Sony Discounts High End Handhelds
After a recent $50 price reduction, Sony is now offering an additional $50 off with a mail in rebate. The offer applies to Sony's higher end Clie's, the NX80, NX73 and the UX series. Also, the VR100K Clie video recorder has started to ship.
After the previous price reductions and current rebate, the UX50 can be bought for $599 and the UX40 now retails for $499 USD from SonyStyle. The NX80 is down to $499 while the NX73 is reduced to $399. SonyStyle is also offering free standard shipping.
The rebate is good from October 31st until January 3rd, 2004. The offer applies to a purchase of a PEG-NX80V, PEG-NX73V, PEG-UX50 or PEG-UX40 CLIÉ Handheld. See SonyStyle for more.
About the UX50 and UX40
The models have a mini laptop like design with a large swivel screen, digital camera and built in keyboard. The PEG-UX50 has both integrated in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless, while the UX40 only includes Bluetooth. Read the full PalmInfocenter review here.
Clie Video Recorder Ships
In related news, reports have come in that pre-orders of Sony's Clie Video recorder have begun to ship. The VR100K Video Recorder can record hours off television and video onto a memory stick in a format optimized for Clie handhelds that run Palm OS 5. The accessory retails for $299 and should also be in retail outlets soon.
Thanks to Madeline for the tip!
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