Sony’s latest notebook, the VAIO SR17, is a 2.98-pound, one-inch thick machine with a 750MHz Intel Pentium III processor with SpeedStep technology, 20GBhard drive and 128MB of SDRAM. Priced at about £2,000, the system is available now across the world, a spokeswoman for Sony said. Buyers can choose between Microsoft's Windows Millennium Edition operating system (PCG-SR17) or Windows 2000 Professional operating system (PCG-SR17K), Sony said. The VAIO SR17 has a 10.4-inch (1024 x 768) XGA (eXtended Graphics Array) TFT (Thin Film Transistor) screen with XBRITE polysilicon technology and built-in stereo speakers. The notebook is also fitted with a dedicated MagicGate Memory Stick media slot that is SDMI (Secure Digital Music Initiative) compliant.