Sony today unveiled a portable multimedia PC with Blu-ray Disc technology that packs power and entertainment into a compact package. The new VAIO FZ
notebook comes in multiple configurations, including a premium and standard model. The premium version plays Blu-ray Disc high-definition content so you can enjoy movies in full 1080 HD resolution, as well as record, store and play back personal content on high-capacity 25-50GB Blu-ray disc media. The latest VAIO FZ notebook is also combined with 15.4-inch widescreen display featuring Sony’s patented XBRITE-HiColor technology(on the premium model). The FZ premium model also has an HDMI connector, built-in 802.11n wireless LAN and pre-installed Windows Vista Home Premium operating system. The FZ standard model will start at about $1,400, while the FZ premium Blu-ray Disc model will go for around $2,000. The VAIO FZ series will be available online here
. They will also be sold at Sony Style stores and select retailers starting in mid-May.