The ultra-portable VAIO(R) T-Series is the first widely available notebook PC with integrated high-speed wireless wide area network (WWAN) technology. An exclusive combination of hardware and software automatically links the notebook to the Cingular Wireless nationwide EDGE Network, the fastest national wireless data network in the U.S.
The latest VAIO notebook is equipped with new Sony's SmartWi(TM) technology. It allows you to quickly and easily toggle between various connectivity options by just using the PC's function keys. The software interface is elegantly integrated to ensure that you can use it right out of the box. You can choose WLAN for Wi-Fi connections at home, office or hotspots, Bluetooth(R) technology for peripherals, or WWAN for access to Cingular's nationwide EDGE network when you're traveling outside the reach of wired networks or hotspots.
VAIO T-Series owners can take advantage of service plans and special promotions from Sony and Cingular. Special trial promotions let you experience a new wireless freedom. Customers will receive free** 30 day trial of Cingular's Wireless WAN Service when they sign up through Sony for a Data Connect plan of $49.99 with a two-year service agreement, or the $79.99 Unlimited Data Connect plan with a one-year service agreement. When customers sign up for the $79.99 Unlimited Data Connect plan with a two-year agreement through Sony, customers receive 60 days of free service.
This ultra-mobile notebook is the latest in the Sony VAIO T-Series line that provides powerful computing in a thin, 3.04-pound design compact enough to fit into a small briefcase or purse. The new PC is also equipped to serve as a high-power mobile entertainment center. Packed with high-end Sony multimedia software, the PC provides music and DVD playback with the touch of a button. Advanced battery optimization technology provides enough juice for both work and play, with 3.5 up to nine hours of action (depending on usage) on a single charge.
The notebook contains all of the multimedia features and functionalities expected from a VAIO PC, including a DVD+R double layer DVD+RW drive, Click to DVD(TM) software for one-click DVD burning, a 10.6-inch wide-format LCD with XBRITE(TM) display technology, and built-in Dolby(R) technology for headphone surround sound.
Sony's complete VAIO Entertainment Software Suite includes applications for video editing, digital photo and music management, and VAIO Media(TM) software, a simple interface for sharing digital content among PCs or compatible consumer electronics devices on a home network.
VAIO T-Series notebooks with a midnight blue chassis will be widely available in June starting at about $2,200. Silver and burgundy color options will be exclusively available online at http://www.sonystyle.com or at SonyStyle(R) stores in high-end shopping malls around the country.