Sony has launched stylish new Vaio PCs in the US, both featuring Blu-ray drives. The Vaio HTPCs have a circular design and are designed as home entertainment systems – the premium model includes two external CableCARD tuners to record two HD programs at the same time.

Sony said the PCs can record up to 50 hours of HDTV programmes. Other specs include: Windows Vista Home Premium, 2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 processors and 500GB of storage. The systems also support 802.11b/g Wi-Fi and ship with a wireless keyboard to enable users to take control from the couch.

Sony Vaio HTPCs