By Craig Zammit
SYDNEY: Sony has followed hot-on-the-heels of brands such as Acer and Asus in releasing its latest CR Series range of Vaio notebooks in five different colour finishes, continuing the trend of fashionable and stylised laptop PCs.
Featuring an Intel Core2 Duo Processor, 1GB main memory, 100GB hard disk space, Windows Vista Home Premium, 14.1-inch Clear Bright LCD Lite Display, Bluetooth Standard 2.0+EDR and 1.3 megapixel camera, the CR Series will retail for $1,999 and comes in blue, pink, red, black and white.
The new VAIO CR series will also offer the new AV mode, which allows users to access stored music and photos or even play DVDs with the single click of a button and without the need to power up.
Asus also recently entered the ‘fashion notebook’ market with a hot-pink leather-finished laptop known as the S6 (RRP $2,699), which featured an 11.1-inch widescreen, dual core processor, Bluetooth V2.0+EDR, wireless connectivity and ExpressCard capabilities.