Sony Unveils the VAIO C Series Laptops

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Today Sony announced the new VAIO C lineup of entertainment notebooks, each equipped with a second generation Intel Core i5 processor. Select models will come built with a Blu-ray player drive with HD video playback and DVD/CD read/write and a 1GB AMD Radeon 6630 hybrid graphics card.

A glowing light will run around the edges of the neon-colored notebooks, and also around the VAIO logo and the touchpad. Each model will also feature a backlit keyboard. The 14-inch VAIO CA and 15-inch VAIO CB series will be available in neon orange and green, white, and black. Both notebooks will have LED backlit widescreen displays with 1080p resolution.

Each model will also come with three quick-launch buttons on the keyboard: one button to launch media applications, one for Sony VAIO Care, and another to quickly launch your web browser.

Each notebook will have both an HD camera with an Exmor sensor; according to Sony, the camera will work well even when the lighting is low in the room. The camera also includes face-tracking technology (when you move, it moves).

Sony Imagination Studio Suite 2: VAIO Edition Features (included)

  • Vegas Movie Studio Platinum, film-editing software
  • Acid Music Studio, audio-editing/mixing software 
  • Adobe Acrobat Standard
  • “Remote keyboard” option — pair the VAIO C keyboard and touchpad with other Sony devices wirelessly
The VAIO C 14-inch and 15-inch models are expected to be a direct competitor to other similar-sized consumer notebooks such as the popular Dell Inspiron 14R and 15R. 

The VAIO C series will be available for pre-sale on March 13, 2011 through Sony’s online store at an MSRP starting at $880.

Sony VAIO CA models

Sony VAIO CB models


Sony VAIO CB, backlit keyboard



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