New Sony VAIO FJ Series Available (pics), VAIO S and FS Upgrade, VAIO BX540

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The new Sony VAIO FJ 14.1″ widescreen notebook, available in five colors (blue, green, raspberry, white, black) and built-in video camera is now available for purchase via in North America.  Weighing 5.3lbs this notebook makes for a cool looking, powerful and highly mobile laptop.

Sony VAIO FJ raspberry color (view larger image)

The VAIO FJ features a full-sized, comfortable keyboard and 14.1-inch (measured diagonally) widescreen display with Sony’s exclusive XBRITE-ECO LCD technology making this PC more than just a pretty face.  Also included is the latest technology hard drive (SATA 5400RPM hard drive), Intel Pentium M processor, and the latest 533MHz DDR2 memory for faster computing.  A built-in camera and 802.11 b/g wireless makes for eacy face-to-face video conferencing.

The FJ notebook is also well-equipped to be a home theater away from home. With the vibrant display and onboard DVD+R double layer/DVD+RW drive you can watch your favorite home movies and DVDs with stunning clarity.

The FJ series also comes with a full suite of Sony multimedia applications, including SonicStage software for managing music in a variety of formats and Click to DVD software for easy one-click DVD mastering. To make data sharing and transfer a breeze, the notebook also comes standard with a multitude of connector interfaces, including an i.LINK (IEEE 1394) and two USB 2.0 ports as well as a Memory Stick media slot.

Pricing on the Sony VAIO FJ starts at around $1,499 and can now be ordered at

Sony S Series Upgrade, FS Upgrade Coming

The Sony S-580 Series now has the option to include the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6400. The upgrade requires the 512 MB option ($50) and costs $70 over the standard integrated graphics option.

The FS series will follow suit in the coming weeks.

Customize your S Series notebook now! (Thanks to Eliwood for this news tip!)

Sony VAIO BX540 Available for Customization

In other news, the Sony BX540 (14.1″ series) is now available for customization on the SonyStyle site, but will feature an undisclosed NVIDIA video card instead of the ATI X700.



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