Sony VAIO acquires Intel Core 2 Duo Processors for 2008


Sony prides in its proclamation that the VAIO FZ30, AR60, SZ70, CR30 and TP2-Series will now come powered by new Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processors. It will also launch three more models equipped with Blu-ray Disc™ Drives for 2008. Promising outstanding performance, the high-end AR60, FZ30 and SZ70-Series models will bear 4GB SDRAM storage.

Hidetoshi Takigawa, Marketing Director for VAIO of Europe says “With High Definition already shaping the future in so many ways, VAIO is ever-more focussed on HD performance. Better still, the clear advantage offered by the new Intel silicon is leveraged by Blu-ray Disc™. Put together, this means we can offer customers the most complete, most sophisticated High Definition solutions available. Whatever people want, from pure entertainment right through to editing personal HD content, VAIO is the logical choice.”

VAIO AR60-Series

VAIO AR60-Series boasts on being the first notebook with an integrated Blu-Ray Blu-ray Disc™ drive. Now it comes equipped with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T8300 processor. VAIO AR-60 features NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT GPU, 512MB of dedicated VRAM, 50GB Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™, massive 17-inch WUXGA widescreen display, 1080p Full HD, 512MB of dedicated VRAM, integrated hybrid DVB-T digital/analogue tuner and a remote control.

VAIO FZ30-Series

Just like AR60-Series, the FZ30-Series takes benefit of the X-black LCD enhancement with double lamp technology. It features 4GB SDRAM, Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T8300 processor and15.4-inch WXGA screen. View near to life videos with FZ30 Series. Get the power to edit Full HD and archive your clips to the Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™ Drive.

VAIO SZ70-Series

The distinguishing feature of VAIO SZ70 Series is “everywair” integrated HSDPA WWLAN technology that delivers the Internet to users on the road via the mobile phone network. Enjoy higher broadband speed of 3.6Mbps. Weighing just 1.79kg, VAIO SZ70 features Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T9300 processor and 250GB hard disk. It is available in Premium Carbon finish.

VAIO CR30-Series

This trendy series is marked by its distinguished colourful appearance. Featuring Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (T8100 or T8300 depending on the model) the CR30 Series equips 1.3 megapixel Motion Eye™ webcam and widescreen WXGA display with X-black LCD technology.


Last but not the least, in the latest upgraded group, the VAIO TP2 Home Entertainment Centre features 500GB hard disk, BRAVIA Sync technology and DVB-T digital/analogue tuner. Turn any room into a throbbing cinema unit with the VAIO TP2.

Via: Sony