Sony Vaio FW series

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Sony Vaio FW series
Sony VAIO VGN-FW590.jpg
Developer Sony Corporation
Type Laptop
Release date April 21, 2008
Operating system

Windows Vista Home Premium SP1

Windows 7
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo
Website Sony Vaio — FW Series

Sony Vaio FW is a discontinued series of notebook computers which were the first laptops ever to have a 1080p 16.4" 16:9 widescreen LCD. Higher end models in the series can support an integral Blu-ray Disc reader or writer. The laptop weighed 3.1 kg. The battery lasts up to 2 hours. In June 2009, the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 was replaced by the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with the release of the FW 4xx series. Additionally, Sony also released a special model of this series apart from the signature series models (Model:VGN-FW590FFD). This model had a futuristic themed cover and came equipped with moderately high-end specifications for $1069.99 U.S. dollars. The VGN-FW590FFD model was also only available for purchase through Sony Style's website.

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Color: Black, Chocolate Brown, Nebula, Silver
  • Memory: 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8 GB of DDR2 SDRAM @ 800 MHz
  • Hard Drive: 160, 250, 320, 400, or 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive @ 5400 RPM, 320 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive @ 7,200 RPM, 128 GB Solid State Drive
  • Optical Disc Drive: CD/DVD reader/writer, Blu-ray Disc reader, or Blu-ray Disc reader/writer
  • Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 w/256 MB of vRAM, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 w/512 MB of vRAM, or ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 w/1 GB of vRAM
  • Display: 16.4" XBRITE-ECO w/1600×900 resolution, or 16.4" HiColor-FullHD w/1920×1080 resolution, or 16.4" XBRITE-FullHD w/1920×1080 resolution
  • Extras: SD and magic gate pro card reader, 3 USB 2.0 slots, i.LINK IEEE 1394 slot and a HDMI cable slot


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