Sony Unveils New Hybrid Ultrabook, 20" "Family" Tabletop PC Running Windows 8
October 12, 2012 8:59 AM
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New Sony machines focus on Windows 8 touch control
Sony has announced several new computer products, including its very first hybrid ultrabook (Vaio Duo 11) and a mobile tabletop PC (Vaio Tap 20) all aimed at the U.S. market. Sony's new products also include the T Series Ultrabook and several other new Vaio notebooks.
The Tap 20 is described as a family tabletop PC designed specifically to take advantage of Windows 8. The machine has a 20-inch screen and is designed to lay flat on a coffee table for multiple users to take advantage of at one time. The machine has a removable battery and is designed to be portable enough to move to different areas of the home. The computer is powered by Sony's Mobile Bravia Engine 2 for better picture quality.
The Tap 20 has an integrated stand and wide-angle panel to enable viewing at multiple angles for a group of people. The tabletop PC can also be used as a fully functional desktop work on documents, check e-mail, and surf the web. The machine comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse. The machine supports 10-point multitouch operation and more.
Sony Vaio Tap 20
The Vaio Duo 11 can transform between a normal ultrabook profile and a multimedia tablet. It has an 11.6-inch screen covered with scratch resistant glass and weighs 2.4 pounds. The Vaio Duo 11 features a pressure-sensitive digitizer stylus allowing natural handwriting directly on the screen. The stylus includes swappable tips allowing the user to get a firmer or softer writing feel depending on their preference. The Vaio Duo 11 is available with the latest generation Intel Core processors and offers I/O connectivity and the ability to use Sony's Sheet Battery technology.
Sony Vaio Duo 11
The T Series Ultrabook has a brushed aluminum shell and now features a touch display on the T13 Ultrabook to take advantage of Windows 8. Sony has also unveiled a new T14 Ultrabook that has the same for connectivity options as the T13 and has an integrated optical drive supporting Blu-ray DVDs.
The Sony P series are aimed at students and everyday users and now includes the touchscreen enabled aluminum 14P model along with an E17 17-inch model featuring full HD resolution and a quad-core processor. The E Series also has available 11-inch, 14-inch, and 15-inch models all including backlit keyboards, except for the small 11-inch version.
The Tap 20 will start at $879.99 with black or white colors available. The Vaio Duo 11 will start at $1099.99 with the E Series ranging from $449.99 to $729.99 for starters. The T Series ultrabooks will start at $669.99.
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RE: the tap 20 would be cool if...
10/12/2012 2:38:01 PM
Don't you think we should ask for *more* than a billion dollars? A billion dollars isn't exactly a lot of money these days. Microsoft alone makes over 73 billion dollars a year!
/end Number two.
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