The type A series from the new Sony VAIO notebooks offers consumers a full digital media center. The Sony VAIO AS53B/AS53S notebooks have integrated a complete entertainment package with InterVideo InstantON. By integrating InstantON with the notebooks, consumers can benefit from instant access of TV, DVD, and CD-Audio playback all from one product. In addition, the notebooks include a remote control that allows users to select their media entertainment programs.
By utilizing InterVideo InstantON as a dual-boot configuration, users can enjoy both CE entertainment features and PC-based computing tasks all in one machine. The Sony VAIO notebooks are also equipped with built in TV Tuner cards that allow users to directly record their favorite TV programs to a DVD disc while in "Instant Mode." The Sony VAIO AS53B/AS53S offers users with instant access to an extensive digital entertainment package from viewing and recording TV programs, watching DVD movies or even listening to audio CDs with superior playback clarity. Playback is enhanced with advanced navigation technology that allows users to skip DVD chapters, fast forward/backward, and pause.
The AS53B/S VAIO notebooks are equipped with a 15.4" WSXGA screen, 512MB of memory storage, 100GB HDD, and wireless internet connection through IEEE 802.11b/g, FeliCa wireless interface. Also, the notebooks include instant AV mode that allows audio CD, DVD, TV and direct recording TV programs onto DVD-RW or DVD-RAM drives.