Sony Corp: has announced the availibility of a new multimedia notebook notebook. The new Vaio FW notebook, is also the first 16.4 inch laptop to hit the market and promises to enable consumers to view High Definition, Blu ray Disc, movies in a manner they are meant to be seen. The notebooks LCD is constructed with a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is standard used while shooting HD movies. The notebook will be powered by new Intel Centrino 2 technology, with more energy efficiency and performance, along with a HDMI output connector to allow users to connect the laptop to the TV for viewing watch movies on a television set. The packaged Vaio Media software is DLNA enabled and hence allows users to wirelessly stream content stored on laptop throughout their home network. Other features include multiple ports and jacks including Memory Stick media/SD card slot, three USB ports, an i.Link Ieee-1394 port, microphone and headphone jack, and a 34mm ExpressCard slot. The Vaio FW notebook is an eco-friendly product with Energy Star 4.0 compliant. The retail unit will start at $1,000 with the premium edition going upto $1,750.