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Sony's 11-inch VAIO TT: world's lightest Blu-ray laptop

SONY UNVEILS WORLD’S LIGHTEST BLU-RAY DISC NOTEBOOK

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.

The display is ideal for Blu-ray Disc movies. Since many HD films are shot using a 16:9 aspect ratio, the unit’s extra-wide LCD is constructed with the same dimensions. This minimizes the black bars that typically appear, letting you view movies in their intended format.

For those who prefer to watch content on a big screen television, the TT model also has an HDMI™ output connector so you can connect it to a compatible high-definition TV for a larger viewing experience (connector cable sold separately).

It is equipped with Intel? Centrino? 2 processor technology for powerful PC output and energy-conserving features that deliver long battery life.

Select VAIO TT notebooks feature a dual channel 256GB (128GB X 2) solid state drive (SSD) with RAID technology. The result is quicker boot-up times, faster application launches and overall enhanced performance.

The PC integrates wireless Wide Area Network (WAN) technology provided by the Sprint? Mobile Broadband Network and its latest mobile network technology, EV-DO Revision A. For this, a separate Sprint service subscription is required.

The notebook comes with the choice of Windows Vista? Home Premium, Vista Business and Vista Ultimate operating systems. Windows? XP Professional is also available on select models.

All models are ENERGY STAR? 4.0 compliant, hold an EPEAT Silver ranking and incorporates such eco-conscious features as a mercury-free LED backlit LCD.

The TT model starts at $2,000. The BD version will go for about $2,700, while the SSD model (128GB) for around $2,750. It is available in a premium carbon black, silk black, champagne gold and crimson red.

The VAIO TT notebooks will be available online at www.sonystyle.com/pr/tt. They will also be sold at Sony Style? stores, military base exchanges, and select retailers around the country starting this fall.
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Sony is not in the low cost Netbook that is clear, but the perf should be there and it is very beautiful ...
Nevertheless, the extra cost worthwhile ...
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VAIO? TT Series Notebook PC
Intel? Core?2 Duo Processor SU9300 (1.2GHz, 3MB L2 Cache)
Genuine Windows Vista? Business

Series Features:
11.1" widescreen LCD with XBRITE-DuraView?, 2GB RAM, 160GB Hard Drive, CD/DVD burner, webcam, Bluetooth?, fingerprint sensor, trusted platform module, HDMI? out, noise canceling headphones, XP Pro downgrade and black carbon fiber casing
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Features

Take the show on the road with the ultra-portable Silk Black VAIO? VGN-TT190NIB notebook. Boasting top to bottom carbon-fiber casing and weighing only 2.87 pounds, this pint-sized powerhouse redefines portability. The brilliant 11.1-inch XBRITE-DuraView? widescreen LCD and powerful Intel? Centrino? 2 processor technology deliver industry-leading mobile performance. It's easy to stay connected while you're on the road with advanced wireless technologies and integrated MOTION EYE? webcam and microphone. There's also an HDMI? output which lets you enjoy your HD entertainment on your compatible HDTV. In addition, built-in active noise canceling technology and supplied headphones provide crystal clear audio in noisy mobile scenarios.

Mobile PC Performance
Enjoy the performance of Intel? Centrino? processor technology with an Intel? Core? 2 Duo SU9300 processor (1.20GHz1) with 3MB of L2 cache and 2GB of pre-installed system memory. The VAIO? TT series notebook comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft? Windows Vista? Business 32-bit with SP1. 11.1"5 display with XBRITE-DuraView? technology with LED backlight for a brighter LCD with 100% color saturation and scratch-resistant coating.

Ultraportable and elegant design
Thin and lightweight, weighing in at only 2.87 lbs8. The softened matte black tone has a suave look and feel to it that suggests urbane sophistication and grace. Deep black in color, the subtle textured finish plays well with light and highlights the notebook?s clean lines and curved architecture. Top to bottom carbon-fiber casing delivers an elegant look and enhanced durability. Active Noise Cancelling technology and supplied headphones provide crystal-clear audio in noisy mobile scenarios.

Wireless Freedom
Offering a massive boost in wireless connection speed and range with 802.11n integrated wireless LAN technology3. Stereo Bluetooth? technology14 for wirelessly connecting to useful peripherals and streaming CD-quality audio.
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License Agreements

End User License Agreements

Weights and Measurements
  • Dimensions (Approx.) : 10.99"(W) x 0.93"(H) x 7.87"(D)6,7
  • Weight (Approx.) : 2.87 lbs.7

Hard Drive
  • Capacity : 160GB2
  • Interface : SATA
  • Speed : 5400rpm

Hardware
  • Camera : Built-in MOTION EYE? camera and microphone with face-tracking technology
  • Keyboard : QWERTY, 82 keys, 17mm pitch, 2mm stroke

General
  • Action Buttons : Mute, Volume - / +, S1, Eject, WLAN / Bluetooth? on / off
  • Computer Type : Notebook
  • Pointing Device : Electro-static touch pad
  • Security : Biometric Fingerprint Sensor Trusted Platform Module (TPM) TCG Ver.1.2 compliant
  • Type of Use : Ultra Portable

Power
  • Battery Type : Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS14/B)
  • Input Voltage : 100-240V
  • Power Requirements : 68W + 10%

Expansion Slots
  • Multimedia Card Reader : One Memory Stick PRO? (Standard/Duo) media slot with MagicGate? functionality One ExpressCard? /34 slot One Secure Digital (SD? memory card) media slot

Service and Warranty Information
  • Limited Warranty Term : 1 year limited warranty10. See actual warranty for details.
  • Online and Email Support : Support available from http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
  • Telephone Support : 1 year toll-free technical telephone assistance, available 24/711.

Audio
  • Sound System : Intel? High Definition Audio

Optical Drive #1
  • CD Read : 24x max.
  • CD-R Write : 16x max.
  • CD-RW Write : 10x max.
  • DVD Read : 8x max.
  • DVD+R DL Write : 4x max.
  • DVD+R Write : 8x max.
  • DVD+RW Write : 4x max.
  • DVD-R DL Write : 4x max.
  • DVD-R Write : 8x max.
  • DVD-RAM Read : 5x max.
  • DVD-RAM Write : 5x max.
  • DVD-RW Write : 4x max.
  • DVD?RW : Yes (DVD?RW/?R DL/RAM Drive)

Graphics
  • Chipset : Mobile Intel? GS45 Express Chipset
  • Interface : HDMI? and VGA out with Smart Display Sensor
  • Processor : Mobile Intel? Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD with Intel? Clear Video Technology Total Available Graphics Memory: 790MB (max.)9

Processor
  • Front Side Bus Speed : 800MHz
  • L2 Cache : 3MB
  • Speed : 1.20 GHz1
  • Technology : Intel? Centrino? 2 processor technology
  • Type : Intel? Core? 2 Duo Processor SU9300

Networking/Modem
  • Bluetooth? Technology : Integrated Stereo A2DP Bluetooth? Technology14
  • Ethernet Protocol : 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T (Gigabit)
  • Ethernet Speed : Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • Wireless LAN : Intel? WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n)3

Software
  • Anti-Virus and Recovery Software : Microsoft? Windows Live? OneCare? Trial Version13
  • Internet Services : AOL? 90-Day Risk Free Trial - For new users only
  • Operating System : Genuine Microsoft? Windows Vista? Business 32-bit with SP1 and XP Pro Downgrade
  • Supplied Software : Microsoft? Works SE 9.0 w/ 60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft? Office Small Business 200712
  • The VAIO? Software Experience : VAIO? Startup Assistant Click to Disc Editor - Import, Edit, Burn VAIO? Movie Story - Simple Movie Creation VAIO? MusicBox - Music by Mood VAIO? Media plus - Multimedia Streaming Software *Please access VAIO? Help and Support from your PC for a complete list of software applications and trials.

Display
  • Resolution : 1366 x 768
  • Screen or Display Technology : WXGA
  • Screen Size : 11.1"5
  • Back Light Technology : LED
  • XBRITE-DuraView? Technology : Yes

Inputs and Outputs
  • DC-In : 1
  • Ethernet Connection(s) : 1
  • HDMI? Connection Output(s) : 14
  • Headphone Jack : 1
  • i.LINK? Connection : 1 (4pin) i.LINK? connector (IEEE 1394)8
  • Microphone Input : 1
  • Port Replicator Connector(s) : 1 (Bottom)
  • USB Port(s) : 2 (2.0 compliant)
  • VGA Output(s) : 1

Memory
  • Installed : 2GB PC3-6400 (2GBx1)
  • Maximum : 4GB15
  • Speed : 800MHz
  • Type : DDR3
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