Sony has today announced the launch of its new line of entry-level priced Sony VAIO E-Series Notebooks in India, comprising of 14-inch EA series and 15.5-inch EB series, that are available in a range of chic new colors and delivers contemporary cool designs at mainstream prices.
The new line of Sony VAIO E Series comes in five translucent, high-gloss colors viz. Caribbean Green, Iridescent Blue, Coconut White, Hibiscus Pink and Lava Black, and three matte colors viz. Maple Brown, Silver White and Gunmetal and comes at starting price of Rs. 34,000/-.
Subtle patterns can be found on the lids, of the glossy models, with the palm rest mirroring the color of the PC adding a splash of brightness to the unit.
Select Sony VAIO E-Series notebook models pack an Intel Core i5 processor with Hyper-Threading and Turbo Boost technologies, delivering the performance needed for multitasking and would be available in 14-inch (comprising of EA series) and 15.5-inch display size versions (comprising of EB series models) powered by integrated Intel HD graphic solution offering upto 1366 x 768 pixel native screen resolution in 16.7-million colors.
Sony also offers the choice of ATI Radeon 5000 series dedicated graphic with upto 1-GB DDR3 VRAM for heavy graphical or gaming usage, and E-Series notebooks also include 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 eSATA/USB combo power port, and built-in media card reader supporting multiple card formats.
In addition, it also includes up to 500GB hard drives, 4-GB DDR2 RAM, providing ample storage for all your photos, files and videos and all E Series notebooks come pre-installed with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.
Sony VAIO E-Series notebook features edge-to-edge isolated chiclet style keyboard that has a numeric pad built-in, giving you the experience of using a larger computer in a much smaller footprint. A pleasing dimpled touch pad is seamlessly integrated into the palm rest.
The Sony VAIO E-Series notebook also features an optional Blu-ray Disc ROM drive, making it ideal for viewing pristine HD content on-the-go. It also has the added convenience of DVD and CD read/write functionalities.
The Sony VAIO E-Series notebook features stunning 14-inch (EA Series models) or 15.5-inch (measured diagonally, in EB series models) widescreen display with optional HD capability so movies, video and photos can be enjoyed in brilliant clarity and razor-sharp detail.
For those who prefer to watch content on a big screen television, the Sony VAIO E-Series notebook features also comes equipped with an HDMI digital out port so it can be connected to a compatible HDTV set for a larger viewing experience (HDMI cable required, sold separately).
The Sony VAIO E-Series notebook also comes with three unique hardware buttons– WEB, VAIO and ASSIST to get you to where you want to go with a touch of a button.
Quickly access the Internet, without full boot up into Windows operating system, by simply pressing the WEB button. Launch directly into Sony’s own Media Gallery software by pushing the designated VAIO button on the keyboard and create high-quality home movies. Finally troubleshoot any issues or facilitate simple do-it-yourself PC maintenance procedures by pressing the ASSIST button and launching the included VAIO Care software program.
Easily and quickly transfer and store data to peripheral devices utilizing the The Sony VAIO E-Series notebook’s eSATA/ USB port and three convenient USB ports. Select models incorporate Bluetooth technology, enabling peripherals such as a wireless mouse to be utilized without tying up the unit’s ports.
A built-in 2 MP webcam with face-tracking technology and microphone let you video chat with family, friends and colleagues. A third-party internet service provider is required.
The Sony VAIO E Series notebook is ENERGY STAR 5.0 Qualified, EPEAT Silver registered and RoHS compliant. Its corrugated cardboard packaging is comprised of 95 percent recycled content.
Though the details on prices and availability of various models are not clear, Sony in the meanwhile declared on Tuesday, that the new Sony E-Series range of entry-level affordable notebook would come at starting price of Rs. 34,000/- with one year standard warranty.