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2011 Sony VAIO C Series refresh, price, specs and photos

Yesterday we told you all about the new Sony VAIO E series laptops, today we have all of the exciting information regarding the recently refreshed C series line up, these laptops should become available this summer.

As with most modern day Sony laptop offerings there are plenty of options available to you, firstly let’s talk about processing power. The top-end models will feature second-gen Core i5 processors, however if you are not a performance freak there are also Core i3 options available.

There are also two displays to choose from and choosing the 14-inch model results in up to 9 hours of battery life, if you choose the larger 15.5-inch model you get a maximum of 8 hours from your battery. These displays should look great with Radeonâ„¢ HD 6630M graphics and a maximum resolution of 1600 x 900 for the 14-inch model, as for the 15.5-inch model this allows for a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080.If you want you can watch Blu-ray movies on the new C Series (if you choose this option) and you can output via both HDMI and VGA.

In terms of memory and storage there are lots of options, the new C Series models allow for up to 8GB DDR RAM and a 750GB hard drive, however if you want a 7200rpm HDD the maximum capacity is 500GB.

As for ports and connectivity there is everything most people need, there is built-in WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and there is also an Ethernet port, you also get USB 2.0 ports, a single USB 3.0 port, a built in webcam and an SD memory card slot. You can find out more regarding tech specs via this link.

Prices start at just $730, however optional upgrades can bump this price up massively, below we have embedded a few press images which show off the new series, please note that there will be four colors available, these are Neon Orange, Bolt Black, Neon Green and Lightning White.

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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