Sony introduces new VAIO S series notebook with larger display by

With the success of their VAIO S series laptops, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific has announed their new line-up for the series with slimmer form factor, higher performance and a larger display. According to the manufacturer, the new VAIO S will be available this month.

Sony has announced a new slim, power-packed 15.5-inch notebook to their VAIO S Series. The new model incorporate Intel Core i7 processor and AMD Radeon HD 6630M GPU with 1GB VRAM and claims to offer superb performance for both work and play. It features a Performance Switch that supports Dynamic Hybrid Graphic System which allows users to choose between "Speed" and "Stamina" mode for fastest performance or longer battery life respectively. The VAIO S Series 15.5-inch offers approximately five hours of battery life and with an optional Sheet Battery, that can double to 10 hours.

The VAIO S has a 15.5-inch wide screen of 1920x1080 full high definition VAIO Display Plus with anti-reflective glossy finish, weighs 1.96kg, and comes with aluminium palm rest and magnesium body. It also has backlit keyboard, which makes it easier to type in dim lit rooms. The new line-up of VAIO S Series notebooks will be available in Singapore from September 2011. Pricing details to be announced closer to launch date.