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Sony Unveils Carbon Fibre Vaio X

At IFA 2009 in Berlin, Sony unveiled the amazingly sexy Vaio X ultra portable that has an 11.1-inch screen, features an 'all-day' battery, weighs just 1.5 lbs and is just half an inch (14 mm) thick. Perhaps making it all the more attractive is that its casing is built from carbon fibre.

Check out the video from Netbooknews:

As much as we love it from the outside, the Vaio X's internals are still very much a mystery. There's strong indication right now that it's an Atom processor inside – and even if it'll be the based on the upcoming Pine Trail platform, it's a little unpowered for how great rest of the design looks.

Stay tuned for more as we hear about it.

  • curnel_D
    Sony tax can be as bad as Apple tax sometimes. Specially when it's a new or high profile product. That combined with an integrated battery and a low powered processor means that it wont catch the eye of anyone who has work to do.
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  • doomtomb
    I'm not impressed
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  • eddieroolz
    Carbon fibre is nice but I'm not sold on that VGA port on the side. Isn't it about time we drop VGA and upgrade to DVI or HDMI?
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  • Major7up
    doomtombI'm not impressedMe either.
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  • Major7up
    eddieroolzCarbon fibre is nice but I'm not sold on that VGA port on the side. Isn't it about time we drop VGA and upgrade to DVI or HDMI?Yes, we should have stopped support for VGA years ago. But alas, too many people still have VGA only monitors and sadly, more VGA only LCD's are still being produced.
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  • p00dl3_h3r0
    Did anyone else notice the intense flexing the screen did as she opened it up? I much prefer to have more rigidity with my notebooks/netbooks.
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  • aspireonelover
    p00dl3_h3r0Did anyone else notice the intense flexing the screen did as she opened it up? I much prefer to have more rigidity with my notebooks/netbooks.I noticed that as well, I was just about to write that :P
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  • I like how having a touchpad with TWO buttons is considered a very nice feature ¬_¬
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  • matt87_50
    the specs will be crap, (tho it'd probably have an ssd) but it will cost a fortune! but thats ok, ultra light, small cool looking netbook, with long battery life. not to mention the coolness of carbon fiber! great for people with money to burn, for everyone else, no reason to buy this.
    (btw carbon fiber is fairly strong, so i wouldn't worry about the flimsy look of it)
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  • Hatecrime69
    Curnel_DSony tax can be as bad as Apple tax sometimes. Specially when it's a new or high profile product. That combined with an integrated battery and a low powered processor means that it wont catch the eye of anyone who has work to do.
    actually sony can be worse than apple, one of sony's desktops (an imac-like thing) can go as high as $4000, and it only has a core 2 quad, at least at apple you'd get dual quad core xeons and still pay less
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