They range from laptops to tablet PCs to AIOs

Sony has announced prices and release dates for its new batch of portable VAIO Flip and Tap PCs. 

Sony gave up the details on the VAIO Flip, VAIO Tap 11 and VAIO Tap 21 today. All three are due to be released throughout this fall. 

The VAIO Flip has a laptop form factor that transforms into a tablet viewer with just one (you guessed it) flip. It will come in three screen sizes: 13.3 inches, 14 inches and 15.5 inches. Color choices are black or silver.

As for the other Flip specs, they'll pack Core i3-4005U/Core i5-4200U/Core i7-4500U processors (the 14-inch model have a Pentium 3556U); Full HD 1920 x 1080 IPS, 10 point touchscreens (select 15-inch models have 2880 x 1620 resolution); Intel HD 4400 graphics (15-inch models get NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M); 128/256/512 SSD storage for 13-inch models and standard/hybrid/SSD drives (up to 1GB HDD or 512 SSD) for the 14 and 15-inch models; up to 8GB RAM for the 13 and 14-inch models and up to 16GB RAM for the 15 inch; an Exmor R HD Web Camera (the 13-inch model also gets an 8MP Exmor RS rear camera); Windows 8 OS and ports include HDMI OUT and SD Card Slot (the 13 and 14-inch models get 2 USB 3.0 ports while the 15-inch model gets 3 USB 3.0 ports and Dual Array MIC).

The VAIO Flip will be available in late October for $799 (15-inch model), $749 (14-inch model) and $1,099 (13.3-inch model). 

The VAIO Tap 11 is a tablet PC that can run with or without a keyboard and is touted by Sony as the thinnest Windows 8 tablet at 0.39 inches.

The Tap 11 comes in either black or white, and sports an 11.6-inch display; Full HD 1920 x 1080 IPS, 10 point touchscreen; Intel Pentium 3560Y/Core i3-4020Y/Core i5-4210Y/Core i7-4610Y processors; Intel HD/Intel HD 4200 graphics; 128/256/512 SSD storage options; 4GB RAM; 8MP Exmor RS rear camera and Exmor R HD Web Camera front camera; an Active Pen; a magnetic wireless detachable keyboard; Windows 8 OS, and ports include 1 USB 3.0 port + Sleep Charge, Micro HDMI OUT, Micro SD reader and Dual Array MIC.

The VAIO Tap 11 will be available in late October for $799. 

As for the VAIO Tap 21, it's Sony's latest portable AIO that weighs about 8.6 pounds and comes in black only. It features a 21.5-inch screen size with a Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 10 point touchscreen; Core i5-4200U/Core i7-4500U/Core i7-4558U processors; Intel HD 4400/Intel Iris 5100 graphics; Hybrid Hard Drive up to 1TB SSD up to 512GB storage options; up to 16GB RAM; Exmor R HD Web Camera; Windows 8 OS, and ports include Memory Stick/SD Card slot, Gigabit Ethernet and 2 USB 3.0 ports (1 charging).

You can pick up the AIO in late October for $999.

If you're looking to jump ahead of the pack, all PCs can be pre-ordered at Sony and Best Buy now. 

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