Sony unveils the 15.4-inch VAIO BZ notebook series

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Sony Vaio BZ

Sony has announced several new models of its famous VAIO notebook series. One of these is the VAIO BZ series notebooks geared for the business and IT professional. This lightweight notebook PC features a 15.4-inch LCD widescreen display with an option to have an anti-glare screen using Sony’s XBRITE-ECO LCD technology. The VAIO BZ series notebooks are also said to be made of a durable magnesium alloy casing and include a G-Sensor Shock Protection technology that would protect the machine from bumps, knocks and accidents usually encountered by users who bring their notebook PCs while traveling.

Now for its technical specs, the Sony Vaio BZ notebooks feature Intel Centrino 2 processors, Wi-Fi 802.11, biometric fingerprint sensors, a Trusted Platform Module compliant chip, hard disk drive password protection software for data security, Windows Vista OS with an option to downgrade to XP and other hardware configurations that would depend on users needs. In addition, the Sony Vaio BZ notebook series are Energy Star 4.0 and EPEAT compliant and are said to incorporate some environment-friendly features including mercury-free LED backlit LCD. And finally, like we said the VAIO BZ notebook series is a lightweight piece of hardware weighing less than 6 pounds.

The Sony VAIO BZ notebooks will be available later this month and retail starting at around $1000.

Read [Sony Press Room]

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