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Sony Vaio X Gets Undressed

by Jon Rettinger | November 2, 2009November 2, 2009 5:53 pm PST

While the Vaio X isn’t slated to be released in the US until the end of the month, our friends in Europe are able to grab one early, and NewGadgetsDE has a great tour of the laptop.  We’re anxious to get one in the TechnoBuffalo labs and see how it measures up. All this hotness does not come cheap, Sony is expected to sell these for  $1,299 (64GD SSD) or $1,499 (128 GB SSD)  I got some limited hands on time last month and really came away impressed with the design.  Performance though, has yet to be seen. Would you drop that kind of coin for something to slim and light?  Specs include:

  • 2GHz Intel ATOM® Processor
  • 533Mhz Front Side Bus Speed
  • Up to 128GB Solid State Drive
  • Estimated Battery Life with Standard Battery (included)
  • Default Settings: Up to 3.5 hours
  • Max. Brightness: Up to 2.5 hours
  • Estimated Battery Life with Extended Battery (included)
  • Default Settings: Up to 14 hours
  • Max. Brightness: Up to 12 hours
  • Power Requirements: 38 watts or less
  • Memory Stick PRO(Standard/Duo) media slot with MagicGate® functionality
  • SD memory card slot
  • QWERTY keyboard, 82 keys with 1.2mm stroke and 17mm pitch
  • Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone
  • Electro-Static touch pad
  • 11.1″ Screen
  • 1366 x 768 Resolution
  • LED Backlight
  • Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 500
  • Intel® System Controller Hub US15W Chipset

Jon Rettinger

Jon, perhaps best known by his YouTube alter ego Jon4Lakers, has a love for technology that can never be quenched, no matter how hard he tries. If...