Sony has extended its Vaio-E line notebook range, releasing a series of portable 11″ laptops.
E-series 11 notebook is an 11.6″ addition to the 15″ and 17″ E-series versions that Sony released past month, and is targeted at customers who want to “stay mobile without sacrificing PC functionality”.
Sony Vaio E-series 11″ includes: AMD dual-core 1.7GHz E2-1800 CPU, the E-series 11″ arrive with integrated AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphic card, 4GB of RAM (max 8GB) and a 500GB HDD.
The 11.6″ Vaio display works with 1366×768 resolution, however the notebook may drive an external monitor at up to 1920×1200 through its VGA or HDMI ports.
Sony claims the E-series 11 will give you up to 6 hrs of battery life from a one charge and will support the mobile phone charge function that tops up your mobile gadgets battery through USB even if the notebook is turned off.
With a weight of 1.5kg, the laptop is heavier than some bigger ultrabook versions, however weighs 100 grams lighter than Sony’s own 13″ ultrabook, the Vaio T13.
Notebook has one USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, gigabit Ethernet, and a cardreader supporting both SD Card and Sony’s own Memory Stick flash cards.
Not surprisingly, there’s also an HD web camera powered by “Exmor for PC” for better, crisper chats.
Sony’s new 11″ notebook is presented in 2 colors – white or black, priced from $620 and will ship with the 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium.