Sony launches VAIO X and is another to challenge the MacBook Air

Sony launches VAIO X and is another to challenge the MacBook Air

Apple hasn't talked about MacBook Air since the beginning of June, when it updated the line at WWDC '09, but it's not out of the media: yesterday, we saw a comparison of it after Dell showed the Adamo XPS to the press International. Today, Sony announced the new VAIO X line, which comes to fight with the… MacBook Air.

Sony VAIO X

This time, the company decided not to talk about thickness, even though it is very thin: about 13.5 millimeters. The promotion goes to the weight of the machine, supposedly the lightest in the world: 725 grams! All of this was only possible thanks to its housing, made of carbon fiber.

Sony VAIO X

The computer features an 11-inch widescreen LED screen (with 1,366 √ó 768 pixel resolution), multi-touch trackpad, Verizon Wireless built-in 3G communication in the United States, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Ethernet port, Bluetooth, two USB 2.0 ports , storage via 64GB SSD, a 2GHz Intel Atom Z550 processor, GPS and j come with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium. According to Sony, its battery can handle 3.5 hours, but there will be a turbocharged version of up to 14 hours (!) On a single charge.

Sony VAIO X

Prices will start at $ 1,300; a golden version, with 128GB SSD, will cost US $ 1,500. Sony VAIO X has an availability forecast for November.

(tip from Humbsnaldo, via Electronist)