Lenovo, Sony Laptops Sport Intel -Sandy Bridge' Chips

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Lenovo, Sony Laptops Sport Intel -Sandy Bridge' Chips

by Michelle Maisto

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Lenovo ThinkPad T420s

The ultra-thin, sub-4-pound Lenovo T420s boots up 30 percent faster and features an Intel Core i7 processor, up to 10 hours of battery life, Dolby Home Theater Surround Sound technology, a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port and a 14-inch HD display with a new 16:9 aspect ratio. Pricing starts at $1,329.

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Lenovo ThinkPad L420

The Lenovo L series notebooks are for more cost-conscious business shoppers, but nonetheless feature second-generation Intel Core processors with Hyper-Threading technology and TurboBoost+. This ThinkPad is said to feature 20 percent faster performance and 40 percent better battery life, compared with previous models.

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Lenovo L420, L520

The L420 features a 14-inch HD display and 2.5GHz or 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 processors, or a 2.7GHz Core i7. The L520 comes with a 15.6-inch HD or HD+ display and a 2.1GHz Core i3 or a 2.3GHz Core i5 processor. Pricing starts at $719.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T420

The ThinkPad T420 delivers 15 hours of battery life. For extreme situations—say, a flight to Asia—an external battery slice can boost that to 30 hours. The T and W Series laptops feature Nvidia Optimus automatic graphic switching technology, offering 33 percent better battery life than models with discrete graphics. Pricing starts at $779.

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Sony Vaio S Series

Sonys Vaio S Series also makes battery life a priority, switching between the integrated GPU and AMD Radeon HD 6000 series card—with your choice of 512MB or 1GB VRAM—depending on the task at hand.

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Sony Vaio S Series

Sonys S Series notebooks feature a 13.3-inch display, start at 3.86 pounds, run Microsofts Genuine Windows 7 and feature a Web button above the keyboard for quickly hopping on the Internet without booting up the whole notebook. These Sony laptops will be available at the end of March.

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Sony Vaio C Series

Roller-rink chic? The Sony Vaio C Series comes in four vibrant shades and a choice of 14- or 15.-5-inch configurations. The laptops also feature second-generation Intel Core i5 processors and optional AMD Radeon 1GB Hybrid Graphics cards.

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Sony Vaio C Series

Sonys C Series notebooks also feature fast access to the Web, as well as dedicated buttons for launching backups and the Lenovo Media Gallery. Pricing starts at $880, and theyll be available for pre-sale March 13.

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