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Sony unveils ultra-light 11" VAIO TT w/ blu-ray

World's lightest Blu-ray Disc Notebook

| HT & Movies News | Posted: Sep 24, 2008 3:33 am

Sony has today launched its new VAIO TT which sports some pretty cool features. Coming in at 11.1" with a thickness of just over 1", it's clearly on the small side of things. But the tiny statue hasn't stopped Sony from cramming the new TT with features.

 

Sony unveils ultra-light 11-inch VAIO TT w/ blu-ray

 

Features include the use of an Intel Centrino 2 based processor, HDMI output, Windows Vista while select models will also support a dual 128GB SSD setup in RAID. If that wasn't enough, also available is a Blu-ray ROM which helps make this the worlds lightest Blu-ray laptop.

 

Sony unveils ultra-light 11-inch VAIO TT w/ blu-ray

 

Available in four colors at launch; carbon black, silk black, champagne gold and crimson red, there should be something to suit your mood. At the moment there looks to be two versions, the SSD one which carries a price tag of $2,750 and the Blu-ray version carrying a price tag of around $2,700. If that sounds too expensive, the new VAIO TT will start at $2,000, though we don't know exactly what you get for that money just yet.

 


SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2008- Sony today took the wraps off the world's lightest computer with Blu-ray Disc™ technology- the VAIO® TT Series notebook. Housed in a lightweight carbon-fiber chassis, this new model weighs just 2.87 pounds and is less than 1-inch thin.

 

"This engineering marvel packs the power of HD technology into an ultra-light, ultra-portable notebook," said Mike Abary, senior vice president of VAIO product marketing at Sony Electronics.

 

Select models play Blu-ray Disc movies in full HD 1080p resolution when connected to a compatible HDTV. These units can also record, store and play back personal content on high-capacity BD media.

 

It features an 11.1-inch widescreen display (measured diagonally) with Sony's XBRITE-DuraView™ LCD technology, delivering 100 percent color saturation for a wide range of vibrant colors and true-to-life picture quality. This technology also produces a brighter screen thanks to an energy-efficient white LED backlight so you can view photos in crystal-clear resolution.

 

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