Sony Updates Vaio-P Series


NEW YORK — Sony is all about color this summer with the release of updated versions of its Vaio P-series netbook.

The P series has a severe rectangular shape like an oversized business envelope, and it comes in five colors: Electric Orange, Neon Green, Hot Pink, Icy White and Classic Black.

The 1.4-pound netbook is about 9.5 inches wide and just less than 5 inches tall when opened.

The configuration allows for Sony to place the track pad and mouse buttons on the LCD bezel so the users can hold it like a large PDA. There is also a trackball in the keyboard, and, like smartphone, the device can be turned to view images or documents in either a portrait or landscape mode.

There is also a one-touch resolution button so users can quickly increase the size of the onscreen type. The P series was available for pre-orders starting May 10 and will ship later this spring.


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