Merging powerfulPC performance with slim stylish LCD panels, Sony today introduced threenew all-in-ones -- the VAIO(R) JS, LV and RT desktop models. Designed as space-savers, these new models are ideal for everythingfrom everyday computing to editing high-definition video content.
"These new all-in-ones address all your entertainment and computingneeds -- they're an HDTV, Blu-ray Disc(TM) player and PC in afashion-forward, clutter-free design," said Xavier Lauwaert, productmanager for VAIO product marketing at Sony Electronics.
Casual Computing/ Affordably Priced
The VAIO JS All-in-One desktop chassis sits directly on your deskcomplete with a storage space for your keyboard. Equipped with a 20.1-inch (diagonal) LCD display, the JS modelfeaturesSony's own XBRITE-ECO(TM) LCD technology so you will experiencerazor-sharpimages in crisp, vivid detail.
An optional Blu-ray Disc ROM optical drive is available for the JSmodel. Watch pristine HD content or check out exclusive movie previewsanddownloads utilizing BD-Live(TM), a Blu-ray feature that enables you toaccess additional content via your Internet-connected PC.
The unit incorporates an integrated microphone and web cam, withface-tracking technology, so it can follow your movements whilevideo-chatting with friends and co-workers.
The JS model boasts powerful desktop computing while curbing energyconsumption and noise. It comes pre-installed with Windows Vista(R) HomePremium operating system.
The VAIO JS All-in-One model comes in black, silver and pink andstartsat around $1,000.
Power-Packed HD Entertainment
Featuring a floating mirror design, the VAIO LV High-DefinitionPC/TVserves as your entire entertainment hub. It is equipped with a 24-inch (diagonal) WUXGA (1920x1200)widescreenhigh-definition display, with Sony's original XBRITE-FullHD(TM) LCDtechnology, for crystal-clear images.
Most LV models feature a slot-in Blu-ray Disc optical drive so youcanenjoy high-definition movies. A rewritable BD drive for recording,storingand playing back personal content on high-capacity BD media isavailable.
And with built-in DVR capabilities and up to a terabyte of storage,youcan create a personal entertainment library with up to 100 hours of HDtelevision. An industry-unique-feature in an all-in-one PC, the LV modelfeatures a1080p capable HDMI(TM) input so you can connect your compatible HD cablebox, satellite receiver or PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system(all sold separately) via a single cable and enjoy HD entertainmentwithoutpowering on the PC.
Packing powerful components, the LV model can multi-task throughdemanding PC applications while editing HD content. The LV model comeswithyour choice of Windows Vista Home Premium or Vista Ultimate operatingsystems. The LV model is equipped with wireless LAN and an integrated powersupply allowing the unit to be cleanly mounted on a wall. A wirelesskeyboard with a built-in touchpad, mouse and remote control areincluded.
The VAIO RT High Definition Studio is a one-stop-shop handling allyourhigh-definition video-editing needs on a single machine. Its 25.5-inch (diagonal) LCD display, featuring XBRITE-FullHD LCDtechnology, and Blu-ray optical drive enables you to play, record andeditHD video in 1080p resolution.
In addition to the built-in digital TV tuners, an HDMI In port letsyouconnect compatible HD cable and satellite boxes to enrich your HDTVviewingexperience. An HDMI output has also been included, letting you connecttoan external LCD display or HDTV to expand your workspace (HDMI cable,LCD,and HDTV sold separately).
The RT series incorporates Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad processors, up to8GB of RAM and a terabyte hard drive. It is equipped with a high-speedeSATA port, for extra storage, and a CompactFlash(R) slot.
The unit comes pre-installed with Windows Vista Ultimate operatingsystem. A wireless keyboard with integrated touchpad and mouse areincluded. It is also equipped with a built-in power supply enabling youtocleanly mount it to the wall.
The VAIO LV High-Definition PC/TV will start at around $1,600 whiletheVAIO RT High-Definition Studio PC will go for about $3,300. All threeseries will be available online at here. They willalso be sold at Sony Style(R) stores and select retailers around thecountry starting in mid-October.