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Sony netbook pictures on show at CES

Pictures of Sony's entry into the netbook market have appeared on a blog after Sony left them showing on display monitors at the CES tradeshow in Las Vegas.

According to Engadget,  pictures of the Sony Vaio P appeared on display monitors at the tradeshow, and bloggers were able to snatch shots before they were moved on by security staff. (That said, it's difficult to believe that Sony wasn't at least slightly complicit in this, as the publicity is priceless.)

Engadget reckons the Sony Vaio P will sport a 1.33GHz Atom Z520 chip with 2GB of RAM. it will have a hard disk as standard, with optional SSD, GPS, and a 3G WWAN card. The quoted price is around £700, so this is more ultraportable than netbook really.

PC Advisor staff are currently poised like coiled springs, waiting to bring you the biggest breaking news from CES. So watch this space.

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