Sony Launches New Vaio Hybrid Ultrabook
Hybrid Ultrabook PC- VAIO Duo 11Sony aims to combine PC productivity with tablet’s convenience.
Sony India today unveiled the next generation of Hybrid Ultrabook PC – VAIO Duo 11. The company is calling it the PC from Sony that turns into a smart, intuitive touchscreen tablet on-the-go.
With its Surf Slider design, the powerful VAIO Duo 11 PC switches smoothly between tablet and PC modes, giving users the best computing experience.
The VAIO Duo 11 can be picked up in one hand and used in tablet mode to browse the web or enjoy music and videos on-the-go. The slide out keyboard aims to maximize user productivity with a fully-featured PC, powered by latest-generation Intel Core processor.
VAIO Duo 11 puts touch and handwriting right at the heart of Windows 8 computing experience with its responsive, touch capable, Full HD OptiContrast Panel. Users can now make notes, sketch diagrams or ring key points on a presentation with supple responses and imperceptible latency. Smart text recognition even lets users convert handwritten notes to text for easy archiving and searches.
Sharing photos and videos on the super-bright 29.4cm (11.6”) Full HD OptiContrast Panel is an added feature. While on a break, the VAIO powers down into a deep energy-saving Sleep mode, keeping documents safe and enabling a quick boot. With RapidWake + Eco, everything’s ready for instant wake-up.
Despite its slim size, VAIO Duo 11 is ready for business with a full complement of ports and interfaces including Bluetooth Smart Ready, USB 3.0, USB Sleep Charge to charge your USB charging devices like mobiles or music players on the go; even when the PC power is off, HDMI, Ethernet and VGA video ports. VAIO Duo 11 also comes with a digital noise canceling feature and is designed to provide networked entertainment experiences.
Optional accessories include a screen protection cover and carrying case. VAIO Duo 11 hybrid Ultrabook PC will be available in India across Sony Centers, VAIO flagship stores and other major electronic and IT stores. The product is priced at Rs 89,990, and will be available in the market by December 2012.
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