Sony’s New Summer 2010 VAIO Signature Collection made its debut this morning, revealing ten new designs. The VAIO Signature Collection is composed of five Sony laptops and one all-in-one desktop.According to Sony, computers in the limited-edition VAIO Signature Collection are “inspired by high fashion” and ” seamlessly blend luxurious yet Stylish designs with a superior computing performance.”
EA Signature Models
With its unique “Arabesque” design, the VAIO EA Signature blends antique-like patterns with contemporary design. The three new models offered are the black, pink, and gold Arabesque models. Pricing starts at $919.
- 14-inch LED Backlit display
- Up to 2.53GHz Intel Core i5-540M processor
- Up to 8GB RAM
- Up to 500GB HDD
Geared towards photo enthusiasts, the Sony VAIO F Signature laptop is the only VAIO F that includes VAIO TransferJet technology, which “lets you transfer photos from compatible cameras to the F series notebook by simply placing the camera on the notebook’s palm rest.” The VAIO F Signature also comes with premium computing power, and a Blu-ray Disc player/burner. The Black VAIO F is available for $2299.99.
- 16.4-inch Full HD widescreen LCD
- 1.86GHz Intel Core i7-840QM
- 8GB RAM
- 640GB HDD
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics card with 1GB of VRAM
Z Signature Models
Sony added two Z Signature models to its Summer line-up. The Carbon Fiber VAIO Z features premium computing power in addition to Verizon Wireless service with new Share my Connection technology. The Carbon Fiber VAIO Z is available for $4799.99.
Geared more towards travelers, the Metal Shield VAIO Z is the second Z Signature model. The outer case design features a triangular object inside of a hexagonal one, giving the illusion that the shapes are spinning. Special features of this laptop include active noise canceling with included noise-canceling headphones, a biometric fingerprint scanner, and optional Share my Connection from Verizon Wireless. The Metal Shield VAIO Z starts at $2019.99, while being handsomely configured at $2449.99.
- 13.1-inch LED Backlit display
- Up to 2.66GHz Intel Core i7-620M processor
- Up to 8GB RAM
- Up to 512GB SSD
- Hybrid Graphics with 1GB of VRAM
X Signature Models
The Summer 2010 VAIO Signature Collection includes two VAIO X models; the Glossy Premium Carbon Fiber model and the Black model. Both models ship with an extended battery, offering up to 12 hours of battery life, as well as a 128GB SSD. The Glossy Premium Carbon Fiber VAIO X and Black VAIO X are available for $1599.99 and $1499.99 respectively.
- 11.1-inch LED Backlit display
- 2.0GHz Intel Atom Z550 Processor
- 2GB RAM
- 128GB SSD
- Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500
The smallest model in the Signature Collection, the VAIO P features built – in Verizon Wireless Broadband, GPS, Bluetooth, and a webcam. Available for $1499.99.
- 8-inch LED Backlit display
- 2.0GHz Intel Atom Z550 processor
- 2GB RAM
- 256GB SSD
- Intel Graphics Media Accelerator
The only desktop populating Sony’s new Signature Collection line-up is the VAIO J all-in-one touchscreen PC. Available in a contemporary white color, this all-in-one is priced at $1545.99.
- 21.5-inch Full HD touchscreen display
- 2.66GHz Intel Core i7-620M processor
- 6GB RAM
- 500GB HDD
- NVIDIA GeForce 310M graphics card with 512MB dedicated VRAM
All of Sony’s new Summer 2010 VAIO Signature Collection computers are available today, in limited quantities, from SonyStyle.