Ralf Jurrien : September 10th 2012 - 13:15 CET
Sony Vaio Windows 8 products : Bright, responsive 10-point multi-touch screens dominate the latest Sony Vaio products with Windows 8. Alongside stylish notebooks, there’s an innovative slider hybrid, a family-friendly PC and an elegant Ultrabook. Showcasing the power of Windows 8, brand new Sony Vaio products for autumn make work and play beautifully intuitive - whether you’re relaxing at home or on the move. “Sony Vaio has strengthened and evolved its new line-up by adding an intuitive touch solution.” said Ryosuke Akahane, SVP and President of Sony Vaio & Mobile Business Group. ”We will deliver a unique user experience on Sony Vaio through this, in combination with compelling applications and cross device connectivity features.”|
Sony Vaio apps
“It’s great to see Sony Vaio embracing touch on their upcoming Windows 8 Personal Computers,” said Nick Parker, Corporate Vice President, OEM Division, Microsoft. “The engineering partnership between Microsoft and Sony combined with their innovative new hardware designs will bring rich new touch experiences to customers including interactive apps, family computing and mobile productivity.”
Sony Vaio Duo 11 tablet PC
Approximately 1.3kg and 17.85mm thin, Sony Vaio Duo 11 transforms instantly between a power-packed Ultrabook PC and a handy tablet. Write, sketch and interact with media and applications on the bright, detail-packed 29.4cm (11.6”) Full HD touchscreen. A unique pressure-sensitive digitizer stylus gives the satisfyingly expressive feel of natural handwriting. In the office, slide up the Sony Vaio Duo 11 LCD display revealing the backlit keyboard and maximise your productivity with a fully-featured PC powered by latest-generation Intel Core processors.
Sony Vaio Tap 20 Windows 8 tablet
Portable, battery powered Sony Vaio Tap 20 is the fresh concept in home computing that’s a family tabletop PC and more besides. Lay it on a coffee table and let everyone join in games on the large multi-touch screen. Flip out the in-built stand and tilt Sony Vaio Tap 20 at a comfortable angle for ‘lean back’ movie viewing, browsing and entertainment. Or stand Vaio upright and use as a fully-functioning desktop PC. The 50.8 cm (20”) panel offers crisp, clear images with a wide angle of view. Responsive 10-point multi-touch operation lets everyone share games and fun, friendly apps including Family Paint. A built-in battery gives mobility around the home.
Sony Vaio T Series 13
Touch and elegance meet beautifully in Sony Vaio T Series 13 that features premium material like magnesium and aluminium. Now touch-enabled, this stylish Ultrabook teams a responsive 33.7cm (13.3") touchscreen with latest-generation Intel Core processors and speedy SSD or hybrid HDD / SSD storage. Work and entertain easily and intuitively: scroll effortlessly through web pages, navigate documents and explore your media collection - all enhanced by the supple touch experience of Windows 8. Be even more efficient with Rapid Wake + Eco: simply open the notebook lid and you’re up and running in seconds.
Sony Vaio E Series 14P
Touch comes to the smart, easy-to-use Sony Vaio E Series 14P. Enjoy games, applications and your media collection on the 35.5cm (14”) touchscreen: there’s no bezel around the full flush screen, enhancing its premium looks. With latest Intel processors, generous storage and smooth graphics, there’s all the power you need to breeze through the day. Signature styling features a soft-edged ‘wraparound’ design in silver, with distinctive purple accents and a diamond-cut Vaio logo on the aluminium display lid.
Sony Vaio L Series
Touch enhances your ultimate all-in-one computing experience with new Sony Vaio L Series. Thanks to the X-Reality processing engine found inside Bravia TVs, you’ll enjoy impressively clear, natural pictures on the beautiful 61 cm (24”) multi-touchscreen. For an even more satisfying entertainment experience, S-Force Front Surround 3D assures room-filling audio from the 2.1 ch speaker system with dedicated subwoofer. Selected models feature latest-generation ‘glasses-free’ 3D technology. You don’t need glasses to enjoy 3D-ready apps like PlayMemories Home and 3D Family Paint, or touch a button to instantly convert Blu-ray Disc and other 2D video content to 3D.
Sony Vaio price & availability
The new family of touch-enabled Sony Vaio Windows 8 products will be available from the end of October 2012. Sony Vaio price information was not mentioned in the press release.