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New Sony VAIO S Series 2011 – 15.5″ Powerful Laptop weighing only 1.96kg

Sony has announced a new line-up for Sony VAIO S Series – a slim, power-packed 15.5 inch notebook in addition to current VAIO S Series. The new Sony VAIO S Series model offers all the performance and thinness of its 13.3 inch sibling, while adding a larger screen to suit anyone who needs more room to work and play.

Key Points:

  • Intel® Core™ i7 processor and AMD Radeon™ HD 6630M GPU with 1GB VRAM
  • Dynamic Hybrid Graphic System, allowing users to switch between SPEED mode for fastest performance or STAMINA mode
  • 15.5 inch wide-screen 1920×1080 Full HD VAIO Display Plus
  • 5 hours of battery life; an optional Sheet Battery is available providing up to 10 hours
  • 1.96 kg and 24.5 mm slim body
  • backlit keyboard, dedicated numeric keypad, and larger touch pad with multi-gesture control supports Flick, Tap and Scroll touch gestures
  • HD web camera powered by ‘Exmor’ technology

The new line-up of Sony VAIO S Series notebooks will be available in Singapore from September 2011 (predict to be end of September).

Full specifications after the break:

Product Name VPCSE17GG/B
Operating System Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 Professional with Service Pack 1 64-bit (English Version)
Language Pack Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack Vietnamese
Architecture Processor Name Intel® Core™ i7-2640M Processor 2.80 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.50 GHz*1
Chipset Intel® HM67 Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
Cache Memory 4 MB (L3 Cache)
Main Memory Pre-installed/Max 4 GB (4 GB (On Board)) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
SO-DIMM Slots DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
Memory Speed 1333 MT/s
Hard Disk Drive Hard Disk Drive 640 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Flash Memory Flash Memory
Optical Disc Drive Drive DVD SuperMulti Drive
Maximum Reading Speed DVD+R: 8x(SL), DVD+R: 8x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 8x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 8x / DVD-ROM: 8x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-ROM: 24x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed DVD+R: 8x(SL), DVD+R: 4x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 4x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 10x
Graphics Graphics Accelerator AMD Radeon™ HD 6630M (SPEED MODE) / Intel® HD Graphics 3000 (STAMINA MODE)
Dedicated Video Memory 1 GB DDR3 (SPEED MODE)
Display Type 15.5 inch wide (Full HD: 1920×1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight)
TV Function Tuner
Interface USB Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) Type A Connector x 2, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Type A Connector x 1
i.LINK(IEEE 1394)
Network (RJ-45)Connector 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Display Output Connector Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1
AV In/Out Connector
S Video In/Out Connector
Headphone Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
HDMI In/Out Connector HDMI Out x 1
Video In/Out Connector
Memory Stick Slot “Memory Stick Duo”(“Memory Stick PRO-HG” compatible, “MagicGate”  (“MagicGate” is not supported for 256 MB or less capacity media. ))*5
SD Memory Card Slot SD memory card (SDHC, SDXC compatible, Copyright protection  (CPRM))
PC Card Slot
DC IN x 1
Extend Battery Connector x 1
Others Port Replicator connector x 1
Wireless Connection Wireless WAN
Wireless LAN Type IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*6
Wireless LAN Data Rate Maximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*7, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*7
Bluetooth Bluetooth® standard Ver. 3.0 + HS
Security/Utilities Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Security Chip
Camera Front Side Camera web camera (Resolution: 640 x 480, Effective Pixels: 0.3 Mega pixels)
Audio Sound Chip Intel® High Definition Audio
Speaker Internal, Stereo speakers
Microphone Internal, Monaural microphone
Audio Technology Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Keyboard/Input Device Keyboard 19.05 mm key pitch/1.7 mm keystroke, 103 keys, Backlit Keyboard
Touchpad Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Pointing Device
Battery Life Bundled Battery VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 5 hours of use*8
Optional Battery 1 VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 5 hours of use*8
Optional Battery 2 VGP-BPS24 + VGP-BPSC29 Lithium-ion battery: up to 10 hours of use*8
Size Dimensions (WxHxD) 380 x 24.5 x 255.9 mm
Weight 1.96 kg (including the supplied battery)
Included Software AV Entertainment Media Gallery*9, Windows® Media Center, Quick Web Access
Content Creation/Editing PMB VAIO Edition
Home Network
Word Processor / Spreadsheet Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*10
Tool Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® X
Utilities VAIO Control Center, Battery Care Function, VAIO Gate, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, Remote Keyboard*11, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*12, Media Go, TrackID™*11
Security Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum Security 60days*13, TrueSuite®
Support VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup  60-day Free Trial*13
Supplied Accessories Keyboard
AC Adaptor VGP-AC19V32 or VGP-AC19V36 or VGP-AC19V42
Battery VGP-BPS24*14
Port Replicator / Docking Station
Others Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit Recovery Media
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