Sony VAIO E Series 14 laptops introduce Kinect-like gesture controls

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sony-vaio-e-series-14-laptop-1.jpgSony have today unveiled their newest laptop line, the VAIO E Series 14.

Available in a range of colours including white, black and pink, the Sony are keen to point out the focus on design in the VAIO E Series 14, with a “wrap-around” colour trim on the laptops’ edges, keyboard and touchpad.

Must interestingly though, the range introduces Kinect-like gesture controls. By waving your hand in front of the integrated webcam, you can control playback in Windows Media Player, PowerPoint and PowerDVD, and navigation in Internet Explorer 9.
sony-vaio-e-series-14-laptop-2.jpgThe laptop range also boasts a 7 hour battery life, with a Rapid Wake + Eco function that will protect your work from being wiped by putting the machine in a deep sleep mode for up to 10 days when at critical battery levels.

In terms of core specs, you’re getting a 14-inch VAIO Display (1366×768) with wide (16:9) aspect ratio, an Intel® Core™ i3-2350M Processor, 4GB DDR3 1333MHz memory, an AMD Radeon™ HD 7670M (1GB VRAM) and Intel® HD Graphics 3000 in charge of graphics and a 500GB HDD with a 5400rpm speed.

Available from the end of June, you’re looking at about £650 for Sony’s latest machines.

Gerald Lynch

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