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Sony Vaio YB with AMD Fusion now shipping $600

Netbook News - Sony’s AMD Fusion Zacate based, 11.6-inch Vaio YB is already available on home soil back in Japan but now it’s just arrived in the US. Sony Style is now selling pink and white models for $600. That gets you a dual core E-350 (1.6GHz) processor, 11.6″ 1366 x 768 (glossy) display, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 500GB HDD, Gigabit LAN, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, HDMI out and Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit. The standard battery is good for up to 6 hours while the extended battery, sold separately is good for up to 13 hours.

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-Mezzo-2125d ago

Thats a good laptop, with good specs, the only down side according to me is the Small Screen, there are a lot of laptops out there for $600 or under with the same specs & bigger Screen.

I'm not a 17 inch laptop guy, i just don't feel comfortable with it. 11 Inch is to small, 17 inch is to big, 13 or 14 inch is what i like.

michass82125d ago

This screen size segment will definitely find its fans, but the price is not great... there is plenty similar laptops with this specs way cheaper than this, but I suppose small part of the price you are paying for the 'brand'... Sony was always a bit more expensive, because it is Sony :)
My previous laptop was the Sony Vaio, I was really happy with it, but when I upgrade I choose Acer, which have way better specs than Sony in this price range...