The VAIO® AR notebook combines the convenience and portability of a notebook with the power and performance of a desktop. Featuring a full-sized keyboard and stunning 17" widescreen display8, this multimedia powerhouse is the perfect productivity and entertainment companion. With spectacular XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology, the massive widescreen improves color contrast in your images, video and television content, delivering the ultimate viewing experience.
Introducing the next great advancement in wireless technology, 802.11n. With built-in 802.11n wireless LAN technology3, the VAIO® AR notebook lets you wirelessly surf the web and e-mail3 with greater performance, range and reliability than ever before. 802.11n offers a massive boost in speed and considerably more range than 802.11a/b/g. Connect to compatible hot spots with ease and experience the incredible difference of 802.11n. You can even wirelessly stream video throughout your home or office with blazing-fast speed12. 802.11n is backward compatible with existing networks, so there is no need for any additional hardware or cables, it’s all built-in.
Get the ultimate mobile experience with unparalleled processing speeds, and enhanced wireless connectivity12. The VAIO® AR notebook features Intel® Centrino® Duo processor technology, Intel’s latest and best notebook technology to date. Powered by an Intel Core™2 Duo processor, this state-of-the-art technology provides screaming-fast performance and the mobility, power and flexibility you need for high-speed3 wireless computing on-the-go. With Intel Centrino Duo processor technology, you've got the dual-core performance to enjoy a rich multimedia entertainment experience.
With its black exterior and sleek profile, the VAIO® AR notebook delivers top-class style and entertainment performance. The chassis is encased in durable and super-lightweight magnesium alloy. This thin-walled, rugged magnesium casing serves as a slender, durable shell, while reducing the weight of the notebook, despite its abundance of high-end hardware and technologies.
Whether you’re watching downloaded content in HD or enjoying crystal-clear video captured from your compatible HDV camcorder, the VAIO® AR notebook lets you playback HD15 content on your compatible big screen HDTV with incredibly high level of resolution. An HDMI™ output delivers video and audio to external sources via a single cable, providing the optimal digital connection to your compatible TV so you can enjoy your entertainment on the big screen without a myriad of extra cables and wires.
Keeping in touch has never been easier or more fun. The VAIO® AR notebook features an integrated camera and microphone for video messaging with family, friends and coworkers12. Enjoy this feature with free video messaging services and stay connected with user-friendly chat and video mail functions1. The MOTION EYE® camera is discreetly located above the LCD screen to allow easy angle adjustment and natural eye movement while video chatting12.
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and therefore, there are a multitude of varying software packages and add-on hardware options. This personal computer is not manufactured to operate any specific software, and Sony does not and cannot make any warranty or representation with respect to the performance of this product with any particular software packages and/or non-Sony add-on hardware options except those mentioned in this document. Sony hereby disclaims any representations or warranty that this product is compatible with any combination of products you may choose to connect. While Sony representatives or Sony authorized dealers may be able to assist you and may make recommendations, they are NOT authorized to vary or waive this disclaimer. Purchasers must determine for themselves the suitability and compatibility of the hardware and software in each and every particular instance. Software titles pre-installed on the Sony Notebook Computer are subject to change without notice. Simulated graphic shown on display. Pre-installed software may not be identical to retail versions or have all documentation. This product meets the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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