New Best Buy Sony S-Series Sold Early
Some Best Buy stores have started selling their exclusive new Blue Label 2.0 notebooks before their officially-announced 17 Jan availability date. Best Buy’s Blue Label 2.0 notebooks, announced at CES 2010, feature Intel Wireless Display technology, enabling consumers to wirelessly stream HD video and pictures directly from the notebook to HDTVs. For example, Hulu and Netflix shows can be streamed in up to 720p quality.
Specifications and pricing of a Blue Label 2.0 Sony S-series notebook have been leaked in our forums:
- 13.3-inch LED-backlit display (1366×768)
- Intel Core i5-430M processor (2.26GHz)
- Integrated Intel HD graphics
- 4GB DDR3 RAM
- 500GB HDD
- DVD burner drive
- Weight: 4.4 lbs
- Backlit keyboard
- Intel Wireless Display Technology
- Price: $1,049.99
One of our forum members has purchased one of the Blue Label 2.0 S-series and run some preliminary benchmarks (in addition to providing the picture above):
See the full impression thread and more pictures here in our forums.
The Blue Label 2.0 Sony S-series notebook will officially go on sale next week, exclusively at Best Buy for the leaked price of $1,049.99. Other Blue Label 2.0 notebooks will start at $899.99.