Sony has a new line of Vaio AR series laptops with options for Blu-ray and CableCard. The $1,700 VAIO AR630E offers the Blu-ray drive alone, while the $2,400 VAIO AR660U features the CablecCard, and the $3,300 VAIO AR690U does both. These new laptops are also powered by Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 or T7500 processors, and Vista Home or Ultimate. Other features include a 1.3MP webcam, 1440 x 900 or 1920 x 1200 17-inch display, 8400M GT and 8600M GT NVIDIA video graphic, dual 160GB SATA HDDs and HDMI out. These new VAIO laptops will be released in October 2007.