Sony Bows New Blu-ray-Enabled VAIO9 May, 2007 By: Jessica Wolf
Sony Electronics unveiled its newest Blu-ray gadget last week with the VAIO FZ notebook line.
The new series comes in a premium and standard model, with the premium device stocked with Blu-ray playback and recordability.
The VAIO FZ notebook is small, weighing less than six pounds. The premium model boasts a 15.4-inch widescreen display with Sony's patented XBRITE-HiColor screen technology.
The premium model clocks in at about $2,000. The standard version of the new VAIO is priced at $1,400.
“We are bringing the power of Blu-ray to a portable PC at an unprecedented price,” said Mike Abary, SVP of VAIO product marketing at Sony Electronics. “Now consumers can enjoy stunning HD entertainment on their terms — virtually anywhere, anytime.”