Sony’s 8-inch VAIO P Series gets GPS, Accelerometer, 3G and lots of color

Sony has refreshed  its 600g whelp, but not only with the colors of the rainbow, the P series gets faster CPU(Intel Atom Z540), an optical touchpad, built-in GPS and a new Digital Compass

It’s a interesting decision from Sony to integrate the optical touchpad and mouse buttons into the 8-inch LCD (1600×768) display, they’re located at either edge of the screen, the buttons are on the left and the  pad is on the right bezel. This is comfortable for operation with both thumbs while you’re holding the computer in two hands. Another new addition for Sony is the built-in accelerometer which allows you with just a “gentle shake to ‘flick’ through pictures or the pages of a PDF document, or navigate back and forth through your web browsing history.” The sensor also recognises when VAIO P Series is turned on its side, automatically ‘flipping’ the screen for easy reading of documents or web pages in portrait mode.

Sony Vaio P series touchpad

The new VAIO P Series netbook will be  available from June 2010 in five colors black, white, pink, green and orange.

Sony VAIO P Series

Sony VAIO P Series


Specification:

Model

VAIO P11S1E

Processor

Intel® Atom™ Z540

OS

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (32-bit)

Memory

2GB DDR2 SDRAM

SSD

64GB SSD Flash Drive

Screen

20cm (8”) VAIO Display Plus (1600×768)

Graphics

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 500

Colours

Orange, Green, Pink, Black or White

Weight & size

0.632kg (with supplied battery);

120 x 19.8 x 245 mm (D x H x W)

Battery life

Up to 5 hours (MobileMark 2007) / Up to 10 hours with extended battery (BPL23, sold separately)

Others

Accelerometer; GPS and Digital Compass; WLAN 802.11b/g/n; Everywair 3G up to 7.2 Mbps; Bluetooth 2.1+EDR; stereo speakers and microphone; MOTION EYE® camera; 2xUSB; Quick WEB Access, Assist, Change Resolution buttons


Source:
Sony

Related posts

Intel to release Ivy Bridge-E in September 2013

The arrival of Haswell in June of this year will soon be followed by the official release of the next generation high-end Intel chips – the LGA2011 Ivy Bridge-E generation. The chips were at first expected in Q3 2013 and later moved to Q4 2013 but the actual release has been pushed back to...

Iiyama offers dual-GPU gaming notebook

Iiyama offers dual-GPU gaming notebook

Gamers are always hungry for hardware power so that their games can run more than smoothly. In this never-ending quest the Japanese company Iiyama has presented a new gaming notebook that comes with two separate GeForce GTX 880M graphics cards. The notebook carries the strange and difficult...

Microsoft Xbox 720 info leaked

A document, which describes Microsoft plans about the Xbox console for the next few years has somehow found its way on the Internet. What’s even more interesting is that the document portrays what steps Microsoft will take to make Xbox 720 and its digital solutions ubiquitous and found on any...

Leave a comment