Wednesday, June 8th 2011

Sony VAIO L Series All in One PC Combines Productivity with Entertainment

With so many integrated features, including a 3D display, the L Series delivers the ultimate one-stop shop for your every productivity and entertainment needs. The VAIO L Series All-in-One desktop is a contemporary high-definition PC/TV with a stunning 24-inch (diag.) LED backlit multi-touch display that offers intuitive touch access to Internet and TV(select models), Blu-ray Disc movies (select models), music, photos and more.

The Sony VAIO L Series features a full HD 3D display and lets you enjoy 3D Blu-ray Disc movies and PC games in 3D. You can also connect to a PlayStation 3 entertainment system via HDMI and enjoy 3D gaming on the 24-inch full HD display. One pair of USB rechargeable, active shutter 3D glasses are included with the L Series desktop.

Powerful and Productive:
  • Quad Core Intel Core i7 processor for visibly smart performance at its best (select models)
  • Windows 7 Professional (select models)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (select models)
  • Dedicated NVIDIA graphics with 1GB VRAM (select models)
  • Sleek and sexy All-in-One design from any angle
  • Compact All-in-One design, wireless keyboard and mouse offer a clutter-free workspace
  • Wait less and transfer data faster with USB 3.0 technology
  • HD web camera powered by Exmor sensor offers great low-light performance and superb video chatting quality
  • VAIO Care software makes PC maintenance simple
Easy Entertainment:
  • Explore the web, music, photos and more with a touch of a finger
  • Multi-touch controls offer a simple, intuitive way to explore your PC
  • Edge Access technology incorporates touchable controls into the display's bezel
  • Experience 2D and 3D Blu-ray Disc movies (select models) and games in stunning Full 1080p HD
  • Enjoy your photos and videos in 3D with the 3D photo and video viewer
  • Enjoy rich, full audio with S-FORCE 3D Front Surround Sound technology
  • Connect your PS3 system or set-top box via HDMI input
  • Experience your content in a whole new way with Media Gallery software
  • A true All-in-One solution with a PC, Blu-ray Disc player (select models), HDTV and DVR (select models) in one sophisticated wall-mountable package (mount sold separately).
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13 Comments on Sony VAIO L Series All in One PC Combines Productivity with Entertainment

#1
lnd2288
back in 2006 i think, i had a multimedia PC from Sony very expensive and hard to do upgrades.
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#2
Fourstaff
by: lnd2288
back in 2006 i think, i had a multimedia PC from Sony very expensive and hard to do upgrades.
The very idea of having an all in one is so that people don't need to upgrade, much like a PS3.
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#3
Xyvik
Intel and nVidia in a hard-to-upgrade, 3D-oriented package? No swear word invented by man could be put in front of "no" and be quite strong enough to convey my feelings on this one. I like VAIO laptops but this just sounds hideous.
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#4
Easy Rhino
Linux Advocate
ugh, i dont know why i bother with you people sometimes. you do understand that there is a whole planet of people out there that don't live every waking hour of their lives on their PC, right?

a lot of people who use their home computer for email, some videos and what not probably spend an hour MAX per day on their home PC. this looks like a pretty interesting product and will most likely be expensive and hard to upgrade but the people who buy it dont care about that. they have the money to spend. sony does research, determines that a product like this is worth developing based on what they know about the market, and they manufacture it. blast it all you want, but you are the nerd.
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#5
[H]@RD5TUFF
Does this product also come un-patched and without a firewall ?
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#6
Batou1986
I had to work on a few of the older versions of these hopefully Sony realized fans blowing at each other don't do a good job of anything besides covering everything in dust.

by: [H]@RD5TUFF
Does this product also come un-patched and without a firewall ?
Yes it comes with Windows just like everything else.
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#7
Frick
Fishfaced Nincompoop
by: Batou1986
Yes it comes with Windows just like everything else.
Soooo... You haven't actually been using that Windows 7 you have in your sig? That comment lost its meaning years ago.
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Batou1986
by: Frick
Soooo... You haven't actually been using that Windows 7 you have in your sig? That comment lost its meaning years ago.
If so then why when i tell it to explicitly block all traffic inbound/outbound for specific program does that program still manage to get online
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#9
bostonbuddy
Upgrade the graphics, put it in a 42in and 52in screen versions, a couple hdmi out, and would make a sweet ps4
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#10
Xyvik
by: Easy Rhino
ugh, i dont know why i bother with you people sometimes. you do understand that there is a whole planet of people out there that don't live every waking hour of their lives on their PC, right?

a lot of people who use their home computer for email, some videos and what not probably spend an hour MAX per day on their home PC. this looks like a pretty interesting product and will most likely be expensive and hard to upgrade but the people who buy it dont care about that. they have the money to spend. sony does research, determines that a product like this is worth developing based on what they know about the market, and they manufacture it. blast it all you want, but you are the nerd.
While that rant is very true, it's aimed at the wrong product. This is a 3D capable PC that is quite expensive. If the target consumer is people who only use their computer for email and some videos, why on earth would they spend this much money on a PC?

The true problem, as I see it, is that this product sits squarely between two separate groups of people: those who, as you said, spend only a few hours per day max on their computer, and those who are wanting a little bit more out of their computer but aren't quite up to geek standards. It doesn't hit either group. The latter group tends to play casual games which don't come in 3D yet, and if you're spending this much for 3D why not just get a PS3 which is already 3D capable?

As I see it, this product is for people who don't want the expense of a 3D HDTV but still want to try out 3D. As such it will most likely sell very well, but it certainly isn't going to find its way into my household.
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Wile E
Power User
by: Easy Rhino
ugh, i dont know why i bother with you people sometimes. you do understand that there is a whole planet of people out there that don't live every waking hour of their lives on their PC, right?

a lot of people who use their home computer for email, some videos and what not probably spend an hour MAX per day on their home PC. this looks like a pretty interesting product and will most likely be expensive and hard to upgrade but the people who buy it dont care about that. they have the money to spend. sony does research, determines that a product like this is worth developing based on what they know about the market, and they manufacture it. blast it all you want, but you are the nerd.
This is the ultimate bedroom PC. Get done surfing, fire up the Sat or Cable box, and watch TV on the same unit. Takes no more space than a TV.

I have an all-in-one iMac in my bedroom for space saving reasons.
by: Xyvik
While that rant is very true, it's aimed at the wrong product. This is a 3D capable PC that is quite expensive. If the target consumer is people who only use their computer for email and some videos, why on earth would they spend this much money on a PC?

The true problem, as I see it, is that this product sits squarely between two separate groups of people: those who, as you said, spend only a few hours per day max on their computer, and those who are wanting a little bit more out of their computer but aren't quite up to geek standards. It doesn't hit either group. The latter group tends to play casual games which don't come in 3D yet, and if you're spending this much for 3D why not just get a PS3 which is already 3D capable?

As I see it, this product is for people who don't want the expense of a 3D HDTV but still want to try out 3D. As such it will most likely sell very well, but it certainly isn't going to find its way into my household.
You are forgetting the people that very specifically want this type of footprint, but want a little more than what the typical POS all-in-one offers. If this was an IPS panel, I'd be all over it as an upgrade to mine.
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#13
Xyvik
by: Wile E

I have an all-in-one iMac in my bedroom for space saving reasons.You are forgetting the people that very specifically want this type of footprint, but want a little more than what the typical POS all-in-one offers. If this was an IPS panel, I'd be all over it as an upgrade to mine.
You are completely correct. I had forgotten about that. Perhaps first impressions aren't always the most correct.
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