Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Laptops

Sony VAIO CR Series Notebooks Announced in Five Colors

VAIO

Sony today introduced a new line of thin lightweight notebooks featuring eye-popping colors and a chic design.

Sporting a luxurious, glossy finish and framed with a silver, luminous trim, the VAIO CR notebooks reflect style and taste. They are available in five fashion-forward colors –sangria, cosmopolitan, dove, indigo and black (matte finish).

VAIOVAIO

Personalized extras are abundant throughout. A uniquely configured keyboard is comfortable to use, while a specialized keyboard font adds a fun touch. An LED pulsates beneath the notebook’s trim reflecting what the PC is doing — booting up, powering down, hibernating — and glowing and fading accordingly.

Completing the look, each CR notebook comes with its own funky VAIO branded wallpaper and optional color-coordinated carrying bag and mouse.

“Just like the car you drive, notebooks today are an extension of your personality” said Mike Abary, senior vice president of VAIO product marketing for Sony Electronics in the United States. “As such, users expect their PC to reflect their creativity and individuality, as well as handle their spreadsheets.”

Get Moving, Get Noticed
Weighing just 5.5 pounds (with a standard battery), the CR model is portable enough to take just about anywhere. The PC is backed by Intel Centrino Duo processor technology withplentyof power for high-speed performance and an energy-efficient design for computing on-the-go.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Whether surfing the web at a coffee shop or on the couch, the unit’s built-in 802.11n wireless LAN capabilities make it faster and easier to connect to wireless networks with greater performance, range and reliability than ever before.The notebook comes pre-installed with Windows Vista™ Home Premium operating system (with the Windows Vista Business edition optional).

Portable Entertainment Paradise
Equipped with a 14.1-inch widescreen display (measured diagonally) and Sony’s XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology, a CD/DVD player/burner and a set of speakers, the CR model is an easy way to take your entertainment with you.

Instant-on mode and A/V controls provide on-demand access to media content. Select the “instant mode” button just above the keyboard and go straight to watching a movie, playing music, or viewing photos without ever booting-up the operating system. A complete set of multimedia controls make content navigation a breeze.

The PC comes loaded with LocationFree software so you can “place-shift” live TV, access your personal video recorder or DVD player, and view that content on your notebook via the Internet. A base station and broadband connectivity is required, which is sold separately.

A built-in digital camera and microphone let you quickly snap photos and participate in live video chats.

You can create, manage and share your photos and home movies, as well. The PC comes with a suite of multimedia tools for easy backup of data, photos, music and videos including DVgatePlus™ and Click to DVD software for creating customized DVDs.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Importing and editing digital content is easy too. Simply transfer photos from a device such like a digital camera using Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick Pro™ , SD card or ExpressCard™ media slots, an i.LINK IEEE 1394 port or USB ports, and organize them into albums or create slideshows.

The model also includes an S-video port, making it convenient to connect to a compatible television set and watch a DVD or play games on the big screen.

Sony VAIO CR notebooks will be available at the end of June starting at about $1,350. Pre-orders begin online today at www.sonystyle.com/pr/cr and at Sony Style stores (black model online only). Select colors will be available at retail and military base exchange outlets nationwide.

VAIOUpload

sony vaio cr Reviews

From Critics Around the Web

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Our Reviews

HiFiMAN

$349 open-back headphone will amaze first time listeners who have never tried planar magnetic headphones.

Headphone Amps

For only $99, the Magni 3+ is a fully discrete, current-feedback headphone amplifier that's extremely quiet and powerful enough for the vast majority of...

Integrated Amps

Depending on your budget, the $449 NAD C 316BEE V2 might be the ideal stereo integrated amplifier to build a hi-fi system around.

Phono Preamps

Review and comparison of three phono pre-amplifiers priced under $1000 from Croft Acoustics, Pro-Ject and iFi Audio that sounded exceptional, yet nothing alike.

Bookshelf Speakers

The new Lumina collection brings the artistry of Sonus faber loudspeakers to a much wider audience for a lot less money.

Reviews

BDI sets a high bar with another modern media console designed to conceal all your electronics and a sound bar in an elegant ventilated...

You May Also Like

Roundups

Although only a minor upgrade over the WH-1000XM3, the new Sony WH-1000XM4 is the best wireless noise cancelling headphone of 2020.

4K Projectors

For serious videophiles, Sony's new 2020 4K SXRD lamp and laser home theater projectors boast high brightness and new X1 for projector image processing.

New Products

Sony's best wireless noise cancelling headphones get better. Plus there's new convenience features including auto-pause, speak-to-chat and dual device pairing.

Head Units

6.95-inch near bezel-less touchscreen in-dash car AV receiver works with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and WebLink Cast.

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2020 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.