Designed with personality and style -in an array of colors and textures to rival Apple's appeal -Sony VAIOs not only look the part, but rank higher than most in customer satisfaction. Being on the pricier side, value is not on the forefront of Sony's strengths but when it comes to their laptops, unique customization is. Sony maintains a keen focus on entertainment, featuring Intel's Wireless Display technology for streaming videos to an HDTV, plus they include an impressive multimedia suite called VAIO Media Gallery. P It's made to slip into a purse, weighing just over a pound and featuring an 8-inch screen, Internet, word processing power, and light multimedia functions. X This laptop is light (made of carbon fiber) with 12 hours of battery life, an SSD, and comes without an optical drive. Z Designed for business travel, it features a Core i7 with an optical drive and an SSD. S This one has a HDD, an optical drive, and uses the Core i5. EA & EB Available with either a Core i3 or i5, these laptops are for students or everyday computing and option a built-in Blu-ray player. EA: 14-inch screen w/5 hours of battery life; EB 15-inch screen w/3.5 hours of battery life. F This is a high-performance machine (think gaming) with a Core i7 (quad-core) processor, a powerful graphics engine, an optical drive, and a 16-inch screen. EC These workstations weigh in at 7.3 lbs. and are built to replace a desktop with a Core i7 processor and a 17-inch screen.