Sony Store offers the 5.9-lb. Sony VAIO S Series 15 Intel Core i5 2.5GHz 15.5" LED-Backlit Laptop
in three colors, model no. SVS151290X, for $889.99. Coupon code "DEALNEWS15VAIO" cuts it to $689.99
. With free shipping
, that's $200 off, $60 under our May mention (which included a Blu-ray player, but didn't include a dedicated graphics card), and the lowest total price we could find for this configuration. Features include an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.5" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200 rpm hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 1GB video card, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, webcam, lithium polymer battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. Deal ends August 10.
Of note, add the VAIO Extended Sheet Battery (select it under the "accessories" menu) to your configuration for $839.98 with free shipping after the above coupon.