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From CNN

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Sony said it expects a basic model of its new "type G" computer, which runs for about 12.5 hours on a battery and is not equipped with an optical drive, to sell for about 220,000 yen ($1,881).

It has no plan at the moment to offer the "type G" models overseas.
About 1.8 pounds! That's really light! Makes your wallet feel light though...

And hopefully there won't be problems with battery, durability and the like...
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That would be great for overseas or long business trips. I gotta keep an eye on these. Thanks!!
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does anybody notice the laptop in the picture is has an optical drive? . .ie not a type 'g'?

// heres another link/article for it
 
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post #4 of 15
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Yeah, it does. That's weird...hmm...
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by DanNEBTD View Post
does anybody notice the laptop in the picture is has an optical drive? . .ie not a type 'g'?

// heres another link/article for it
Quoted from the article:
"Sony said it expects a basic model of its new "type G" computer, which runs for about 12.5 hours on a battery and is not equipped with an optical drive, to sell for about 220,000 yen ($1,881)."

post #6 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pwnjohnson View Post
Quoted from the article:
"Sony said it expects a basic model of its new "type G" computer, which runs for about 12.5 hours on a battery and is not equipped with an optical drive, to sell for about 220,000 yen ($1,881)."

Nice catch. Sony might be trying to trick us lol
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post #7 of 15
Light = flimsy?

I prefer my notebooks to be 12-18 pounds of ABS and wrought iron.
    
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
Light = flimsy?

I prefer my notebooks to be 12-18 pounds of ABS and wrought iron.
LOL!

I would love a lightweight notebook, plus I love sony so I might look into this for next year. Nice find!
    
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post #9 of 15
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I hope they send it over here. The Japanese already have all the light laptops...(been there for a transfer flight; I marvelled at the tech some kids had!)
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by numlock2.0 View Post
I hope they send it over here. The Japanese already have all the light laptops...(been there for a transfer flight; I marvelled at the tech some kids had!)
Do share! I know they have tech a year or so ahead, but do tell what those kids have

Quote:
Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
Light = flimsy?

I prefer my notebooks to be 12-18 pounds of ABS and wrought iron.
Wewt! Just throw a suit-case PC together and there you go!
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