The Sony VAIO FS series notebook containing the latest Intel Pentium M processor is now available on the SonyStyle.ca Canadian website. This notebook has a 15.4″ widescreen XBrite display with anti-glare filtering, DVD Burner, 1.60GHz Intel Pentium M 730 with 533MHz Front Side Bus and a starting price of $2,199 Canadian Dollars ($1,800 US Dollars).
Link to SonyStyle.com Canada FS Series Page: SonyStyle.ca FS Series Product Page
Sony VAIO FS Overview from the SonyStyle.ca website:
VGN-FS550 — VAIO FS Series:
The Style and Performance of the Multimedia Notebook The new Sony VAIO VGNFS550 FS Series is the perfect choice for those who expect a full multimedia experience from their notebook. Versatile and compact, the newly designed VAIO FS is powerful enough to deliver high-quality video and audio with all the features for the busy professional on the move.
The slim and compact VAIO FS comes with an enhanced widescreen XBRITE LCD, a Dual Layer DVD burner, and VAIO Zone software, letting you manage all your media in one simple and easy to use interface. Powered by Intel Centrino Mobile Technology, the Sony VAIO FS has everything you need to let you move wirelessly in one lightweight and stylish notebook.
Enhanced Wide Display and Slim Body 15.4″ Widescreen Display:
Get the whole picture with the larger LCD The 15.4″ wide aspect screen WXGA 1280×800 LCD display of the VAIO FS Notebook provides an enhanced viewing experience and greater detail than the typical notebook. With a screen size 30% larger than a standard XGA, the VAIO FS is perfect for viewing DVD movies in 16:9 widescreen mode.
The extended widescreen display also allows you to do more, providing space for multiple application screens at one time. Check your email, browse the internet, or work on important documents on a full display without having to switch from one program screen to another. With the enhanced VAIO FS widescreen display, you can see and do even more!
Experience the difference of the LCD re-imagined The technology behind Sony’s 15.4″ Wide LCD XBRITE Display optimizes brightness, contrast, and viewing angle for superior picture quality while enhancing your overall viewing experience. With its redesigned multilayered glass panel, the XBRITE LCD allows more light to pass through, generating twice the light of a traditional LCD. The contrast of the XBRITE LCD was also greatly enhanced, providing more vivid colour and image detail. The redesigned glass panel distributes light to all four corners of the screen evenly, letting you enjoy superb video at any viewing angle. With the 15.4″ Wide LCD XBRITE Display of the VAIO FS, discover amazing colour and sharpness for work or entertainment.
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Slim and Featherweight:
The notebook designed for power and mobility
The sleek and stylish Sony VAIO FS Series Notebook is the perfect companion when on the move. At just under 6 pounds, the VAIO FS is powerful to handle any job and light enough to take with you anywhere. Move freely with a wireless notebook that never weighs you down.
With its attractive and slim design, the VAIO FS is compact and slender enough to fit in your briefcase or carrying case. Only 25.4 mm thin, the VAIO FS is elegant as it is powerful. Whether traveling or working from the home or office, the VAIO FS Series Notebook will always get the job done without ever getting in your way.
Behind the Powerful, High-Performance Notebook Performance and Design:
The ideal multimedia and professional notebook in one Behind the smooth and stylish look of the Sony VAIO FS Series is a powerful notebook with superior performance — perfect for your multimedia and professional needs. Equipped with an Intel Pentium M Processor 730 and 4-hour battery life, the VAIO FS is powerful enough to perform any application while delivering a superb audio and video experience. Plus with its integrated wireless LAN and 80GB Hard Drive, the Sony VAIO FS Notebook is designed to let you do more and anywhere. Discover everything this slim and powerful mobile notebook can do for you. Intel Pentium M Processor 730 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 512 MB RAM 802.11b/g Wireless LAN 80GB Hard Drive 4-Hour Battery Life
Dual Layer DVD Burner:
Build your home video collection with Click to DVD Archive your digital video with the VAIO FS Series’ Dual Layer DVD Burner. With the DVD+R Dual Layer/ DVD RW Drive, convert your home movies to DVD with just one click. Store up to 4.7GB on a standard Single Layer disc. Add even more of your memories using DVD+R Dual Layer recording, letting you store even more high quality video — up to 8.5GB on a single disk!
With Sony’s Click to DVD Software, create professional-looking DVDs with just a few simple clicks of the mouse. Edit video clips, still images and music and access them using the easy to navigate chapter menus. Click to DVD Software is the fast and simple way to convert your favourite digital videos to DVD on the VAIO FS Series Notebook.
VAIO Zone Software:
One easy-to-use interface for all your media applications The VAIO FS Series Notebook comes equipped with VAIO Zone Software, allowing you to access your CD/DVDs, music, photos and videos in one convenient interface. Enjoy your entertainment by just using the cursor with arrow keys to switch between “Music”, “Pictures” and “Videos” without the need for multiple applications. Open your SonicStage music files to add a professional touch to slideshows or watch your compilation DVD videos with the simple touch of a button. With VAIO Zone Software, your complete media library is always easy to access and ready when you need it, offering a whole new style of A/V entertainment freedom.
512MB PC-2700 333MHz DDR (256MB x 2 – Expandable up to 1GB)
Intel Centrino Mobile Technology
Processor- Intel Pentium M Processor 730 (1.60GHz1, 2MB L2 Cache)
Wireless- Integrated 802.11b/g Wireless LAN
Battery – 5.5 hours with supplied battery
80GB 4200rpm Ultra ATA
DVD+R Double Layer / DVD RW Drive
Memory Stick media slot
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
VAIO Exclusive Software:
Click to DVD – DVD Creation Software – Easily create your own DVDs
PictureGear Studio – Digital Photo Software
SonicStage – Digital Music Software
DVgate Plus – Digital Video Software
VAIO Zone with WinDVD