|Sony Vaio Duo 11|
Ralf Jurrien : September 3th 2012 - 12:15 CET
Sony Vaio Duo 11 tablet PC : Boost your productivity and creativity with the new Vaio Duo 11, the PC from Sony that also turns into a smart, intuitive touchscreen tablet. With its premium Surf Slider design, the powerful Sony Vaio Duo 11 tablet PC switches smoothly between keyboard and tablet modes to give the best computing experience - wherever you are and whatever you’re doing. Pick up the new Sony Vaio Duo 11 in one hand and use in tablet mode to browse the web or enjoy music and videos while you’re travelling. In the office, slide out the keyboard and maximise your work productivity with a fully-featured Sony personal computer powered by latest-generation Intel Core processors.|
Sony Vaio Duo 11
Sony Vaio Duo 11 puts touch and handwriting right at the heart of your Windows 8 computing experience. Write, sketch and interact with media and applications on the responsive, touch capable, super-bright Full HD OptiContrast Panel. A unique pressure-sensitive digitizer stylus gives the satisfying, expressive feel of handwriting directly on the touchscreen. Make notes, sketch diagrams or ring key points on your presentation with supple responses and imperceptible latency. Smart text recognition even lets you quickly convert handwritten notes to text for easy archiving and searches.
Vaio Duo 11 apps
A choice of swappable pen tips lets you select between a firm or softer writing feel. With selected Vaio Duo 11 apps even recognises when you’re writing, cleverly ignoring the pressure of your palm on the touchscreen. Sharing photos and videos is a pleasure on the super-bright 29.4cm (11.6”) Full HD OptiContrast Panel. Friends and family will enjoy detail-packed, high contrast pictures with a wide viewing angle - even if you’re outdoors in bright daylight.
Sony Vaio Duo 11 battery life
Don’t let your tablet PC slow things down when you’re in a hurry. Quick Boot gets you up and running in seconds. When you need a break, Sony Vaio powers down into a deep energy-saving Sleep mode, keeping your documents safe. With RapidWake + Eco, everything’s ready for instant wake-up, just as you left off. Optional Sheet-type battery extends battery life, and also incorporates a handy digitizer stylus holder. Despite its slim size, Sony Vaio Duo 11 tablet PC is ready for business with a full complement of ports and interfaces including Bluetooth Smart Ready, USB 3.0, HDMI, Ethernet and VGA video ports. You don’t need extra dongles or adapters to hook up a projector or secondary screen: everything’s on board.
Sony Vaio Duo 11 apps
The Active Clip app makes it easy to crop photos and graphics with no special image editing skills. Just draw roughly around the edge of your chosen picture with the digitizer stylus. Active Clip app uses technology developed by Sony that automatically detects edges and cuts out the background. Then drop the cleanly-bordered image straight into documents or presentations. ‘Note Anytime for Vaio’ lets you make handwritten notes any time… just like using a real notebook. (NB: this application will be available by download after Sony Vaio 11 on-sale date). There’s also an add-in for PowerPoint that brings extra impact and interaction to your presentations. Use the digitizer stylus to highlight points as you talk and capture audience feedback.
One-Touch function - Near Field Communications technology
Through Sony’s One-touch function, you can easily and instantaneously enjoy music and photos across an array of NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled Sony devices. Simply touch one device against another, and instantly establishing a wireless connection without the need for any Bluetooth or Wi-Fi set up. For example, it’s easy to continue listening to music stored on your Vaio through Bluetooth headphones or speakers with One-touch function.
Sony Music & Album applications
You can also enjoy full access to millions of songs and themed radio channels at any time via Sony Entertainment Network’s Music Unlimited service (in selected countries). Expand your entertainment experience even further with three new Sony apps that are available for free download. The ‘Music’ app lets you enjoy your music collection with superb quality thanks to xLoud and ClearPhase. The ‘Album’ app makes viewing, sorting or sharing pictures and videos fun and intuitive. Both Sony Music and Album applications let you ‘throw’ or stream personal photos, video and music content to enjoy on DLNA compatible large screen TV and audio systems.
Vaio Duo 11 tablet PC - Socialife
‘Socialife’ is a unique application that organizes your social and information world. View, sort and manage all your SNS and news feeds through one stylish user interface, alongside your friends’ feeds and posts. Mark interesting articles for later reading when you’re not so busy. Based on what your friends are reading, Socialife also points you to other popular topics and even suggests content that you might like.
Sony Vaio Duo 11 price, accessories & availability
Optional accessories include a screen protection cover and carrying case that protects Vaio Duo 11 while you’re travelling. The new Vaio Duo 11 hybrid Ultrabook PC will be available from the end of October 2012 (depending on country). Sony Vaio Duo 11 price information was not mentioned in the press release.