Sony announces VAIO JS pricing, sets sights on iMac business

Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the Sony VAiMac. Wait no, sorry – the Sony iVAIO? No no, it’s actually called the Sony VAIO JS. All joking aside, Sony has just announced the pricing on its latest creation and its price points are almost directly in line with Apple’s 20″ iMacs, the VAIO JS really is impressive on paper. The VAIO JS PC / display combo box will be available in two models as follows:

VAIO JS190 – $1499.99

  • Intel Core 2 Duo (3.0GHz, 6MB L2 Cache)
  • 20.1″ XBRITE-HiColor LCD
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • 4GB DDR2 RAM
  • 500GB hard drive
  • Integrated 1.3 megapixel webcam
  • Integrated Blu-ray player
  • Integrated Bluetooth

VAIO JS130 – $1099.99

  • Intel Core 2 Duo (2.5GHz, 2MB L2 Cache)
  • 20.1″ XBRITE-HiColor LCD
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • 4GB DDR2 RAM
  • 500GB hard drive
  • Integrated 1.3 megapixel webcam
  • Available in black, silver and pink

Ok seriously, a 20.1″ all-in-one box with a 3.0 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive and Blu-ray for $1500? Where do we sign? The VAIO JS is already live on Sony’s site where is states that units will begin shipping in “early October”.

[Via gadget lab]

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