Sony on Friday introduced its new line of light and thin computers with the VAIO NW notebook, featuring with Blu-ray technology and a ‘powerful high-definition experience.’

The NW-series laptop is packed a 15.5 inch WXGA XBRITE- ECO LCD display with HDMI output connector for big screen TV experience and optional Blu-ray disc to its DVD and CD read/write combine functionalities.

It has Intel® Core™2 Duo processor, with an optional dedicated ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4570 graphics card, a Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, a 400GB hard-drive and up to 4GB of DDR2 memory and has an ExpressCard slot, SD and Memory Stick card slots.

“This notebook sets a precedent in the industry merging powerful Blu-ray technology with a portable, head-turning design-- all for an unheard of low price,” said Mike Abary, senior vice president of the VAIO business group at Sony.

It also features an isolated keyboard and translucent trackpad, a webcam, with dedicated “display off” button to switch off the VAIO’s screen while the notebook continues to run in the background. Software includes VAIO Movie Story, VAIO MusicBox, click Disc/ Editor, and Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit pre installed software’s.

The computer will cost $880 and will be available online at and at Sony Style(R) stores and authorized retailers nationwide starting this month.