Sony unveils new Touch-Screen HD PC/TV

Sony today unveiled its new touch-enabled, multi-media machine-Vaio L Touch HD PC/TV. Equipped with a 24-inch (diagonal) WUXGA (1920×1080) widescreen panel, the unit displays high-definition content in Full HD resolution. It comes with Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional 64-bit operating system. The unit packs a powerful Intel Core2 Quad processor (select models), loads of RAM, and a dedicated Nvidia GeForce series graphics for graphic-intense gaming and movies. Select models feature a built-in tuner so you can connect to your digital cable TV service and Over-The-Air (ATSC) HD TV signals (antenna required) and watch television on your PC.

In addition to the unit’s built-in HD features you can connect a compatible HD cable box, satellite receiver or Playstation3 (all sold separately) via an optional HDMI input without powering on the PC. With built-in DVR capabilities and up to a terabyte of storage, you can create a personal entertainment library with up to 100 hours of HD television. The Sony Vaio L Touch HD PC/TV will start at about $1,300.