Last week it was Toshiba's HD-DVD laptop, this week it's Sony's Blu-ray Notebook.

In an article from Yahoo! News, Sony has unveiled the the VAIO AR, the first Blu-ray laptop. It will be available to own this summer.

According to the article, "the VAIO AR comes in two different configurations: Premium and Standard. The AR Premium version plays Blu-ray Disc high-definition content, so you can enjoy movies in full 1080p HD resolution. The notebook has a 17-inch WUXGA (1920 x 1200) widescreen display and uses Sony's XBRITE Hi-Color LCD technology."

Their is an HDMI connector that comes with the VAIO AR that users can attach to an HDTV if they want to watch content on a larger screen.

The VAIO AR also supports HD playback and has "the capability to record high-definition camcorder content to Blu-ray Discs. Now aspiring moviemakers can shoot, edit and burn their HD creation on a PC -- all in native 1080 resolution."

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Evan Jacobs