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Sony unveils new ultrabooks

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Jun 2012 11:28 User comments (1)

Sony unveils new ultrabooks Sony has unveiled their first ultrabooks this week, the VAIO T series and VAIO Series Z.
The first is the VAIO T13, an aluminum case with a 13.3-inch display (1366-by-768 resolution), your choice of a new Intel Ivy Bridge ultra-low-voltage processor, an SSD and HDD, and ports like USB, VGA, HDMI, SD and Memory Stick.

Unfortunately, the T13 isn't the lightest or thinnest ultrabook on the market, weighing in at 3.5 pounds and .71-inches thick. It is, however, one of the cheapest around, starting at $769.99.

The Series Z has a 13.1-inch screen with a full 1080p resolution, weighs in at 2.6 pounds and is thinner, at .66-inches thick.

Making it more powerful than the T is its quad-core processor and two SSD bays with a capacity of 512GB. Finally, you can attach a "sheet battery" to the bottom of the laptop, making it heavier but giving a quoted battery life of over 14 hours.

Of course, with all that power comes a higher price point. For $1600, you can get a Z with an Intel i5 processor, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD and some extras like a pair of Sony noise-canceling earbuds. The top model, with an i7 and 512GB of SSD and a sheet battery will set you back $2999.99.

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1 user comment

15.6.2012 22:09

Yeah...what a crock of sh*t!

that 512 SSD costs 500 buck by itself. Sony Laptops= overpriced and under featured. This has been their story since the inception of the Vaio. Never will buy one.

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