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Comex 2012 - Notebooks, PC Systems, Networking & PC Accessories Buying Guide

Notebooks & Desktops - Sony & Toshiba

Sony (Level 4, Booth 8210)

 

Sony VAIO T SVT13115FG 

Sony's first Ultrabook, the VAIO T, may not be the most exciting model out there, but it does have a winning combination of attractive looks, excellent connectivity (which includes an RJ-45 Ethernet port and a VGA port), decent performance and an enticing price. It also comes with some interesting unique software such as motion-controlled media controls. Specs are fairly standard for an Ultrabook - this 13.3-inch model is equipped with an Intel Core i5-3317U processor (1.70GHz), 500GB HD and 32GB SSD, and 4GB RAM (upgraded to 8GB if you buy at Comex).

  • Comex Price: $1299
  • Comex Promotion: Free upgrade to 8GB RAM, Sony VAIO carrying case, Logitech wireless mouse, Sony balanced armature earphones, 3 months extended warranty.  
  • More Information: HWZ Review

 

Brochures
Click here for Sony notebook brochures.

 

Toshiba (Level 4, Booth 8143)

 

Toshiba Portege Z930-2002

Toshiba's Portege Z930 is the ideal companion for the frequent traveler, as it weighs just 1.12kg thanks to its magnesium alloy build and slim form factor. In fact, Toshiba claims that it's the world's lightest 13.3-inch Ultrabook. It also boasts excellent battery life, and better than average performance, armed with an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3371U (1.7GHz) processor, 6GB RAM and a 128GB SSD drive. 

  • Comex Price: $1699
  • Usual Price: $2199
  • Comex Promotion: Free Norton Internet Security (1-year), 1 year local pick-up and return service, 3 years extended international warranty, and Toshiba External DVD Drive.
  • More Information: HWZ Article

 

Toshiba Regza LX830-1000X

This 23-inch all-in-one desktop boasts a full HD 1920 x 1080 touchscreen display with impressive 10 point multi-touch recognition. It is equipped with the latest Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3210M (2.5GHz) processor, a 1 TB HDD, and NVIDIA GeForce 630M discrete graphics. If you buy it at Comex, you'll also get a free upgrade to 8GB RAM. A Blu-ray drive and ONKYO stereo speakers and subwoofer make it a great choice for entertainment and movie watching, and it also comes with a built-in TV tuner. A matching wireless keyboard and mouse are also included.

  • Comex Price: $1699
  • Usual Price: $2299
  • Comex Promotion: Free Norton Security (1-year), 1 year local on-site warranty, upgrade to 8GB RAM.

 

Brochures

Click here for Toshiba brochures.