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Default Sony W Series Netbook (VPCW11S1E) - 07-07-2009, 07:38 PM

Hi Guys, Sony has Just Launched a Sony Vaio W Series Netbook (VPCW11S1E) with a 10.1in 1366 x 768 screen 1.6GHz Atom CPU and uses the Intel 950 Graphics chipset, could this be the next Dell Mini 10v / Mini 9 to receive the OSX treatment and possible replace them? Will be available in August for $499.00

What do you guys think?

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Default Hmmm - 07-08-2009, 10:45 AM

I think OS X would almost certainly work, and the larger screen res is nice I think that this is going to be too expensive to replace the Mini 9/10v. It looks like it will cost around £450 which is a tad expensive compared to £199 for the dell!

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Default 07-08-2009, 04:47 PM

If someone buy one of those for Meklort and I... I am sure we can do something about running OSX on it ;-)

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Default 07-08-2009, 05:51 PM

Ya, it is a bit more that the 10v ($500 on sony's website), but it does have the hd screen and the N280 cpu.

It should work fine with os x, although there is no way to know if all of the component work w/o knowing what they are.

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Default 11-20-2009, 12:36 AM

Hey guys. This is one Netbook I'm curious of. I just picked up a Dell 10V and completed a dual boot Win 7/OSX Snow Leopard install this past weekend. (Thanks to the help of you guys here)

I was eyeing the Sony as a possible future project & just wanted to know if anyone's hackint0shed it yet. Even more important, what features work or not in comparison to the Dell 10V

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Default 11-20-2009, 01:16 AM

That's sharp, I want one. Looks like it has a fan too?

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