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About Sony Vaio
Sony VAIO computers debuted in 1996, and since their release, this series has pioneered the integration between the computer user and media enthusiast. VAIOs run the most current Windows operating system. The Sony VAIO has some of the best, cost-effective processors from Intel. There are Sony VAIO i5 and i7 processors available. The TX series in 2005 was one of the first to use a backlit LED screen, which helped cut down on energy consumption. These LED screens earned Sony the reputation of the VAIO’s battery being long lasting. But when you do need some juice, a Sony VAIO charger is easy to find, whether you need model specific or universal. In 2006, the VAIO laptops had cutting edge media centers installed that allowed users to store and play music and videos like never before. High-end VAIO models like the ARs have Blu-ray players and 1080p HD capabilities. With the right cables, you can hook your VAIO laptop up to your TV and turn it into a one-stop media station. TZ models have a 64 GB solid-state drives that allow you lightning fast startup and access to applications; the TZ is powerful enough to be a portable workstation. It has a biometric fingerprint sensor for heightened security. The VAIO's built-in camera allows you to teleconference into meetings without setting foot in an office. Sony offers many screen size variations, so whether you want something small in the 10-inch range or larger, like 17 inches, there's a VAIO for you. If you aren't a fan of lots of preloaded software and free trials, then look for a VAIO with a "Fresh Start" option.