Specifications: In recent times, Sony has been making great headway with their all-in-one PCs, giving Apple a good run for their money. Here is a quick comparison between two great models from both companies. The Sony VAIO VPC-L116FX / B has a 500GB hard drive, 6GB of RAM and a 2.66Ghz Core 2 Quad processor. The Apple iMac MB952LL / A on the other hand comes with a 1TB hard drive, 4GB of RAM and a 3.06Ghz Dual Core processor. Depending on whether you are looking for a spacious storage, a speedy processor or great multitasking performance, both these models have something unique to offer.
Features & Performance: It is in terms of features that these two models distinguish themselves from each other. The Apple iMac MB952LL / A has a gorgeous HD screen that remains unrivaled in terms of resolution. The 27-inch display on the iMac has a 2560 x 1440 resolution (higher than a full HD 1080p display) LED back-lit screen. The Sony VAIO VPC-L116FX / B on the other hand has a full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) 24-inch display. Although the Sony display loses out in terms of size and resolution, it does have a unique feature. The 24-inch screen is a touch screen display. The touch screen adds a whole range of functionality to the PC. On top of that, the Sony model also comes with a Blu-ray drive!
Design: Both these models are so different in design that they clearly cater to very different market sectors. The iMac rests on a desk very much like an LCD monitor while the Sony model rest on a desk like a picture frame. The Apple model has a very distinct overall design while the Sony model has a more bowl and modern fell to it.
Pricing: Considering the very powerful specs and high-end features on both these models, these PCs are very well priced. At the moment, the 27-inch Apple iMac MB952LL / A is selling for around $ 1699 while the 24-inch Sony VAIO VPC-L116FX / B is price at around $ 1799 each.