Sony's VAIO S Series of laptops are available for pre-sale today at Sony's U.S. web site starting for around $970.
The one-inch profile laptops are featuring a 13.3-inch screen and are powered by second generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors coupled with Hybrid Graphics as well as dual channel solid state drive options (select models).
Select S Series models sport a premium design in black or white with magnesium and aluminum materials, and all of them incorporate a built-in lithium polymer battery that when coupled with the all new and large-capacity optional sheet battery, users can stay mobile and unplugged for up to 15 hours, according to Sony. Intelligent charging enables users to charge the optional sheet battery separately and attach it to the system without shutting down.
AMD Radeon HD 6630 1GB Hybrid Graphics card (select models) gives a performance boost to the processor functions for a faster overall computing experience.
Select models also feature dual channel solid state drive with RAID 0 technology and a Blu-ray drive.
The S Series laptop comes with one-touch VAIO, ASSIST and WEB buttons, for launching Media Gallery software, VAIO Care software and access to the web without full boot-up into Windows, all with a touch of a button.
All models incorporate built-in microphone and backlit keyboards, illuminating the lettering for typing in low light situations. The built-in web camera powered by an "Exmor" sensor also allows for low-light performance.
With Intel Wireless Display 2.0, users can sit back and experience videos, photos and music on your TV.
The VAIO S Series laptops are available for pre-sale today at www.sonystyle.com/sseries starting for around $970, and the optional sheet battery for around $150.