Sony are to shrink the size of their VAIO Y range down to 11.6 inches from 13.3. The new Sony Vaio Y mini laptop will feature an 11.6 inch display with a 1366×768 pixel resolution. Other specs of the laptop will include a 320GB hard drive, an Intel Core i3-380UM 1.33GHz processor, Intel HD graphics card, 2GB of RAM as standard but, can support 8GB of memory. We will also see support for Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1. The VAIO Y will also feature a HDMI out port, enabling you to connect the laptop to your HD TV, as long as it has HDMI ports any way. Windows 7 Home Premium will come preloaded on the netbook.

Unfortunately the laptop will only be released in Japan. The laptop will being selling on November 27th. As of yet the pricing is unknown but, is expected to go on sale for 110,000 Yen. There’s no word on whether we will see the 11.6 inch Vaio Y outside of Japan.


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The fashionable, world’s lightest 8″ notebook, 1.4-pound VAIO P Series Lifestyle PC is set to see an up-lift for itself this June when Sony will release more bolder and vibrant colors. They are to be made available in classic black, hot pink, neon green, icy white and electric orange colors.

The release will also come with a wide array of built-in one-touch button features. You may access the web now without even having to boot through the Operating system instantly by just pushing the “Quick Web Access” button.

You can also adjust the resolution of your screen and tune up your PC with just one click. The price stands at around $800 a piece.

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Sony are replacing their VAIO CS line of laptops with CW notebooks. They will launch in the UK on October 22nd with Windows 7 as the operating system. The VAIO CW is available in blue, red, white and pink. Featuring 4GB of RAM, Dual Core processor and a 320GB hard drive. For the display it’ll use a 14 inch widescreen display with a 16:9 ratio. Other specs include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a web camera, DVD drive and a HDMI output port.

The VAIO CW is also available in black which comes with a Blu-Ray drive.


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Remember the decorated Vaio T designed by Japanese artist Hayashi? Well how about an official decorated notebook from Sony themselves. Over at SonyStyle US a range of new notebooks have been added, dubbed the Signature Collection. The Signature Collection adds a stylish look to various Vaio laptops ranging from the pocketable but not a netbook Vaio P to the Vaio CS range.

As the name suggests, the laptops are part of a collection and therefore limited in quantity. The Vaio TT in electric blue and Carbon Fibre Z are down to 120 left, where as the Vaio P in glossy black and a few other models, still have 1000 left.

The full range in the Signature Collection is as follows;

Vaio P in Glossy Black
Vaio TT in Electric Blue
VAIO SR in Champagne Gold
Vaio Z in Bordeaux Red, Carbon Fibre and Kalidoscope
Vaio CS in Crocodile Brown, Crocodile Red or Crocodile Pink and Deep Violet.

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After reading of the Japanese artist Hayashi who decorates various gadgets including iPods, netbooks, phones and laptops, I noticed one of his designs were created on a Sony Vaio T VGN-TZ72B laptop.

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