Consumer electronics and PC vendor Sony has announced today the launch of the new Vaio E series, the company's new line of personal laptops, featuring the latest Intel processors and boasting a 15.5-inch display. In addition to the power delivered by the new Intel CPUs, Sony's latest Vaio E series will enable consumers to pick some of the most colorful laptops on the market.
With choices that include Caribbean Green or Iridescent Blue, Sony's new Vaio E series is sure to catch the attention of consumers worlwide.
Under the hood, the new E series packs support for Intel's newest CPUs, including the 2.4GHz Core i5-520M or a more affordable Core i3 unit. According to the outfit's Sony Style website
, Core i5-equipped systems should become available on February 7, providing users with the benefits of the Intel Turbo Boost Technology. Aside from that, these machines can be equipped with up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard drive or the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics chip.
Designed to impress, the new Vaio E series laptops offer a choice for some interesting color options, such as Coconut White, Gunmetal Black, Lava Black, Hibiscus Pink, Iridescent Blue, or Caribbean Green. The basic configuration starts at just US$800, but the battery life, according to the outfit's website, is a poor 3.5 hours. Upgrades will be available on February 7th, including both the new Core i5 processor but also an option for Blu-ray, replacing the standard CD/DVD burner.
over at expertreviews were lucky enough to be among the first to have one of Sony's new Vaio E series for a review. According to them, the review sample offers “very good value for money”, making it a noteworthy alternative for a new laptop. They are holding on giving it an award until they finish a few more tests.