Sony Introduces New VAIO AW Multimedia Series

Multimedia mavens and Spielberg wannabes desirous of a notebook tailor-made for crunching video or editing photos should take a look at the new Sony VAIO AW series. Sporting a 18.4-inch display (in optional 1080p-resolution) and weighing a shade over 8-pounds, the notebooks in this line may not be the most portable, but they have impressive specs:

  • Intel Centrino 2 processors
  • Windows Vista Business, Home Premium,or Ultimate operating systems
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Blu-ray optical drive
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software
  • CompactFlash slot
  • Up to 1TB of storage or dual 64GB solid-state drives combined with 500GB HDDs on select systems (with RAID)
  • HDMI

The Sony VAIO AW series will start at approximately $1,600 (with a premium model starting around $2,000) when they hit retail later this month.

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  1. Andrew Says:

    I would like to buy Sony VAIO AW Series with LED back-light but reviewing Sony web page about those 18.4” Laptops I got confused. How I supposed to know that I am buying Laptop with LED back-light. Sony offers many configurations of 18.4” Laptops but nobody in Sony know which configuration is with standard back-light and which configuration is with LED back-light.

    I got information from other sources that Sony will sell mention above Laptops with LED back-light and with standard back-light. I will appreciate any clarification about that.

    Andrzej.

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