Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sony VAIO E series notebooks in India: Price and Specifications

On June 8, 2010, Sony launched its VAIO E series notebooks in India. The notebooks are available in a wide range of attractive colors- Glossy Vivid (Pink, Blue, Green) Glossy Basic (White, Black) and Matte Basic (Matte Black, Matte White).

The notebooks are divided into EA and EB series. All the EA series sport 14 inch screen while the EB series has 15.5 inch screen and 17.3 inch screen. The 14 inch VAIO EA and EB series notebooks has a base price of Rs. 34,990.

The VAIO E series notebooks are ideal devices for web surfing and gaming. The notebooks have full key-pitch isolation keyboard makes it very comfortable for typing. There is also a numeric keypad. The notebooks have shortcut buttons for quick web access, accessing media gallery, VAIO Care.

India is becoming an attractive market for notebook. In FY 09, Sony India sold about 1,20,000 units of different models of its VAIO notebooks and earned a revenue of

Rs. 520 crores.

It is expected that 12.5 lakh units will be sold in the month of June. Sony is looking forward to double its sales to Rs.1,000 crore in FY 2010. Masaru Tamagawa, Managing Director, Sony India, said, "The consumer notebook segment (laptops, netbooks, pocket PCs) are growing fast in India. In FY 10 (starting this May), Sony intends to achieve a 20 per cent market share in this segment and double the sales to 2.5-lakh units."

The Sony VAIO E series notebooks come with 15.5 inch Real Wide Display with 16:9 aspect ratio which provides crisp, high contrast images. The 1920X1080 resolution enables the user to watch Full HD video and play high resolution video games.

The eSATA/USb port allows high-speed data transfer to external devices. Thanks to Bluetooth you use mouse, keyboard or headphone without connecting it through wires. There is also Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*.

For more information visit: http://www.sony.co.in/productcategory/it-pc-series-vpce#IT+PC+Series+VPCE

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