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Sony Releases New Blu-ray Equipped Laptops

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. btarunr

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    Sony released two models of the Vaio laptop, the Vaio CS and Vaio NS. Both these models come with Blu-ray drives, with the option of having them without the drives as well. The Vaio NS comes with a 15.4" display and is powered by a 2.00 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 processor. It comes with 3 GB of DDR2 memory and a 250 GB hard drive. Additionally, the Sony Vaio NS has an integrated A/V mode, featuring a dedicated menu for quicker access to nine user-selected programs. With the Blu-ray drive installed, the product range starts at US $1000. Without it, the range starts at $650.

    The Vaio CS features a smaller 14.1" screen with the same optional Blu-ray drive feature. It comes with the much more powerful Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 processor at 2.26 GHz, 4 GB of memory, and a 320 GB hard drive. It also offers a uniquely configured keyboard, designed with spacing between the keys, for a more comfortable typing experience. The notebook has a 12-tone music analyzer that translates your music into a colorful LED light show. Prices start at $970 without the Blu-ray drive, and $1070 with it.

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    Blu-ray prices are really dropping, I think my next laptop will probably have one.
     
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    Ummm just one thing with such a small screens woudnt it not be at a res to fully appreciate blueray? I thought a 17 like my lappy or bigger would of been a better choice if ur gonna have a blueray drive with it.
     
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    I think 15.4" you can still get like 1600x1200, depends on the company honestly.
     
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    well yeah but thought a 1920x1200 res would of been more the go if ya wanted to wach br on a lappy.
     
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    ummm a difference of $350 means it is really dropping??
     
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    Hey man considering it was like 1000 a year ago and 500 like a few months ago, I'd say the prices are dropping.
     
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    I wish they were dropping when i bought mine 3 and half grand i paid :/
     
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    I think that this option was a good decision on SONY's part to let there be a drive or not. If the price goes down i will get it:toast:
     
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    3 and a half grand!?!?!?! :laugh:
     
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    blueray on a laptop???
    thats totally pointless really.... you only need bluerays resolution when viewing something on a large screen with 24bit digital sound... on a laptop?
    what a waste!
     
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    Yeah look at the specs i bought that over a year ago and ya no prices are higher over in good old Oz.
     

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