New Sony Vaios With Blu-ray Option Released

Sony has announced two new VAIO notebooks today that both have optional Blu-ray drives – The VAIO NS and the VAIO CS.

The NS Blu-ray drive can also write DVDs and CDs.

The NS has a 15.4-inch LCD and uses Sony XBRITE-ECO LCD technology, an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and has 3GB of RAM.

The Blu-Rry version will sell for about $1000 and it can be had in blue, white, and silver.

The CS comes in four colours including the boozy sangria and cosmopolitan – The Blu-ray version will go for about $1070.

The screen is a 14.1 inch number and uses the XBRITE-ECO LCD. The computer uses an optional Intel Centrino 2 CPU and up to 3GB of RAM.

“With these new units, Sony is now offering consumers a host of multi-media PC options to choose from,” said Mike Abary, senior vice president of VAIO product marketing at Sony Electronics. “And with a starting price of around $1,000 for the NS model, we’re expecting a new audience to experience HD entertainment on their computers.”