Sony Plans Video Version Of Pocket Device

The chief of Sony’s Vaio computer and mobile products, Keiji Kimura, told Reuters he also expected to bring the audio version to Europe this year.

The world’s biggest consumer electronics maker unveiled the new audio pocket player in Japan this week as part of an extended line-up of its Vaio computer products aimed at blurring the distinction between home entertainment and computing.

“Vaio pocket will be launched in Europe within this year,” he said in an interview on the fringes of a global launch tour for the redesigned Vaio range. “As for the video version, we want to productize it as soon as possible. It’s very near future. It will be earlier than (2005).”

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