SOURCE: Sony Europe

Sony Europe

January 06, 2010 19:30 ET

New VAIO F Series Has the Power to Entertain

Bring Your Multimedia to Life With Pro-Grade Full HD Screen and Powerful Graphics

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - CES

-- VAIO F Series: your ultimate private cinema and studio notebook PC

-- Pro-grade 41.6cm (16.4") Full HD display

-- NVIDIA® performance graphics with GDDR3 VRAM

-- Dolby® Home Theater v3 for cinema-style surround sound

-- Power-saving ambient light sensor and Display Off button

Now there's no need to compromise if you need a notebook computer to handle all your multimedia creation and entertainment needs with ease.

There's power inside the new VAIO F Series from Sony to make light work of editing Full HD video and RAW image files, watching movies on Blu-ray Disc™ and more.

Your ultimate Full HD studio, the range-topping VAIO VPCF11Z1E/BI is distinguished by its luxurious premium black finish that's accented by a comfortable elastomer palmrest.

Movies, games and your personal media collection are brought to life by the professional-grade 41.6cm (16.4") Full HD VAIO Display Premium. The anti-glare screen offers full 100% Adobe RGB coverage for the truest, most vivid reproduction of colour tones you've seen from a notebook computer. Other VAIO F Series models feature a high-quality VAIO Display with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution.

Dazzling multimedia performance is assured by the latest line of Intel® Core™ i7 processors (Quad Core, 8 threads). Awesome power is complemented by a Blu-ray Disc writer, plus 8GB of DDR3 main memory to handle demanding video applications with ease. NVIDIA® GeForce® GT330M graphics combined with 1GB of GDDR3 VRAM with CUDA™ parallel architecture deliver dazzling, detail-packed 3D graphics and silky smooth Full HD video playback.

The sheer processing power and graphics capabilities of the new VAIO F Series also makes it a perfect platform for editing Full HD video captured with your Handycam® or RAW files from your ALPHA DSLR camera. Hook up an external SATA hard disk drive via the eSATA/USB port to enjoy super-fast file transfers up to 5x faster than via USB2.0.

Great movie entertainment comes naturally to the new VAIO F Series, with either a Blu-ray Disc Drive or Blu-ray Disc Combo Drive as standard. Unique to Sony, Motion Reality HD and Video Optimiser ensures smoother, more cinematic playback of Full HD movies on Blu-ray Disc.

Rich, immersive audio adds an extra dimension to an exhilarating personal cinema experience. Latest Dolby® Home Theater v3 wraps you in powerful surround sound with exceptional clarity, whether you're listening to music, movie dialogue or games.

Shipped with Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, the new VAIO F Series is a talented all-rounder that can effortlessly handle your everyday notebook computer needs. Comfortable typing on the premium keyboard is enhanced by the addition of a full-size numeric keypad for quick, positive data entry -- just as you'd find on a desktop PC.

Bundled software includes the latest version of PMB (Picture Motion Browser) VAIO Edition, now optimised for blazing performance with the quad-core processor. This easy-to-use application makes it quicker, easier and more intuitive than ever to create your own professional home movies in just few easy steps and transfer them to DVD or Blu-ray Disc.

The new VAIO F Series has also been designed with energy efficiency in mind. A light sensor automatically adjusts screen illumination levels, saving power in dim conditions. There's also a handy Display Off button that cuts consumption when you're listening to music or watching Blu-ray Disc movies on a connected TV.

The new VAIO F Series high-performance multimedia notebook computer is available in stores from the end of January 2010. Customers pre-ordering from Sony Style ( can tailor their PC with a choice of HDD capacities and other exclusive options using the 'VAIO by you'* selector on the website.

*'VAIO by you' available in UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Netherlands.

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About Sony:

Sony is a leading global innovator of audio, video, communications and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. Sony is renowned for its audio-visual products, such as the BRAVIA™ LCD high-definition television, Cyber-shot™ digital camera, Handycam® camcorder and Walkman® MP3 player as well as its VAIO™ personal computers and high-definition (HD) professional broadcast equipment, highlighted by the XDCAM® HD. Offering a complete end-to-end HD value chain and with its electronics, music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is one of the world's leading digital entertainment brands, employing approximately 170,000 people worldwide.

Through its long-term football partnerships as an official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League until 2012, Official FIFA Partner until 2014 and global sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™ in 2010 and 2014, Sony is inspiring a sense of excitement for the millions of football fans around the world.

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