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A Touch of Brilliance: New VAIO L Series by Sony


February 22, 2011 - London


  • Slim, space-saving desktop PC with large multi-touch screen
  • Control functions easily with innovative touch sensor in screen bezel
  • 24" (61cm) Full HD VAIO Display Plus with LED backlight
  • HD web camera powered by "Exmor" for clearer video chat
  • Blu-ray Disc (selected models) and S-Force Front Surround 3D for thrilling entertainment
  • Use as Full HD monitor to enjoy PlayStation®3 and other connected devices, even when PC is switched off
  • Surf the Internet in seconds with one-touch WEB access

Everyone in the family can enjoy a beautiful view of their favourite videos, photos, games and more with the stylish new VAIO L series multimedia PC from Sony.

The all-in-one VAIO L Series makes an elegant focal point for your home multimedia collection. Ideal for any living space, the slim, space-saving design features a glossy black finish, with the tilt-adjustable 'floating' display resting on a sleek V-shape stand.

The stunning design of new VAIO L Series is accented by a 24" (61cm) Full HD VAIO Display Plus screen with LED backlight. This super-size display brings all your movies, photos, music and games vividly to life with superb clarity and contrast.

It's beautifully easy to interact with your media collection using the full-frame multi-touch screen. Open and scroll through files, zoom and rotate images with intuitive fingertip gestures... and no mouse or menus needed.

In an exciting innovation by Sony, the LCD screen of VAIO L Series is surrounded by a touch sensitive new "Edge Access" that gives friendly 'no mouse' access to key functions.

Touching the VAIO logo in the top corner of the bezel launches Media Gallery -- the intuitive way to browse and enjoy your collection of photos, videos and music. Other touch-sensitive regions of the bezel let you navigate or zoom documents and web pages, flick between on-screen windows, launch an on-screen 'virtual' keyboard or view a handy operation guide. There's also an illuminated Sony logo on the bezel that dims at a touch for comfortable viewing in darkened rooms.

With the latest generation of speedy Intel® Core™ i7 or i5 processors inside, VAIO L Series provides all the power you need to manage today's media collections. Latest NVIDIA® graphics with DX11 support assure an even more satisfying HD video experience with the new generation of PC games designed for multi-core processors.

Depending on configuration, a Blu-ray Disc™ writer lets you create, edit and store HD content with up to 50GB of storage on a single Blu-ray Disc. And whether you're playing games or watching HD movies, S-Force Front Surround 3D complements your HD entertainment experience with powerful, ultra-realistic audio.

The integrated HD web camera powered by "Exmor" delivers a crisp, clear High Definition image. It's ideal for more realistic, satisfying web chats and video calls.

With a touch of the handily-placed WEB button you're powered up and online in seconds. There's also an ASSIST button that launches VAIO Care software, troubleshooting problems and keeping your VAIO in top condition.

An HDMI output connects VAIO L Series to any HD Ready television to watch video, photos, graphics and games on your TV screen. There's also an HDMI input that turns VAIO into a Full HD monitor, even when the PC's not booted up. You'll enjoy a superb view of PLAYSTATION®3 games and other connected HD sources, with incredible detail and contrast.

Wireless data transfers are accelerated by Bluetooth® 3.0, while SuperSpeed USB 3.0 boosts file transfer speeds by up to ten times compared with USB 2.0.

The all-in-one 24" VAIO L Series family multimedia PC by Sony is available from the end of March 2011.


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Model VAIO VPCL21S1E/B
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Processor Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM
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OS Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit
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Memory 8GB DDR3 SDRAM (1333MHz)
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HDD 1TB Serial ATA
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Screen 61cm (24.0") VAIO Display Plus (1920x1080) multi-touch plus
"Edge Access"
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Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 540M
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Optical drive Blu-ray Disc™ Drive with DVD SuperMulti
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WLAN 802.11b/g/n; Bluetooth® Ver 3.0 + HS; Hi-Speed USB 2.0
(x3), SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (x2); HDMI Output (x1); HDMI Input
(x1); HD Web Camera powered by "Exmor"; S-Force Front
Others Surround 3D; Dolby Home Theater® technology; Internal stereo
speakers 5.5W+5.5W; DISPLAY OFF button, ASSIST button, WEB
button, VAIO button; wireless keyboard and laser wireless
mouse
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Specifications and features vary by model. Please check VAIO for more information.

eco

Environmental Info

Sony Europe is constantly rethinking and re-evaluating its products, processes and potential impact on the planet.

Product: Sony is committed to ensuring its products continue to use less energy -- we aim to reduce the average power consumption of our products by 30% by the end of FY2015*

Process: Our processes throughout the supply chain are as environmentally conscious as possible, from product creation to waste disposal -- we aim to reduce CO2 emissions from Sony Group sites by 30% by the end of FY2015**

Planet: Sony is determined that its practices as a business should be environmentally responsible -- our long term goal is to achieve a zero environmental footprint throughout the lifecycle of Sony's products and business activities.

Please refer to www.sony.eu/eco for more information on Sony's environmental activities

* Compared to the level of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009
** Compared to the level of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001

Product images are available on www.sony-europe.com/presscenter (section Press Releases or Media Library)

About Sony:
Sony is a leading global innovator of audio, video, communications and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. Sony is renowned for its audio-visual products, such as the BRAVIA™ LCD high-definition television, Cyber-shot™ digital camera, Handycam Camcorder®, "α" (pronounced Alpha) digital SLR camera, and Walkman® MP3 player as well as its VAIO® laptop and high-definition (HD) professional broadcast equipment, highlighted by the XDCAM® HD. Offering a complete end-to-end HD value chain and with its electronics, music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is one of the world's leading digital entertainment brands, employing approximately 170,000 people worldwide.

Through its long-term football partnerships as an official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League until 2012, Official FIFA Partner until 2014 and global sponsor of the FIFA World Cup™ in 2010 and 2014, Sony is inspiring a sense of excitement for the millions of football fans around the world.

For more information on Sony Europe, please visit http://www.sony-europe.com and http://www.sony-europe.com/presscenter

"Sony", "WALKMAN", "VAIO", "Cyber-shot", "Handycam", "α", "BRAVIA" and "XDCAM" are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Corporation. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners

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