The price and release date details of Sony Vaio Duo 11 suggest that the convertible notebook’s launch will follow that of the Windows 8 OS. Interested users will have multiple options to consider in the laptop-tablet hybrid category as along with the gadget in question, the month of October will witness the debut of a number of other similar devices including ThinkPad Twist and IdeaPad Yoga.
A durable Surf Slider mechanism of the Duo 11 facilitates smooth transition between tablet and laptop. It tips the scales at merely 2.84lbs and is outfitted with a scratch-resistant full HD LCD touchscreen spanning 11.6 inches. Additionally, users also have the option to use the accompanying pressure-sensitive digitizer stylus for writing, sketching or drawing on the touch panel.
The notebook even tags along a backlit keyboard and gains steam from the latest generation Intel Core processors. Needless to say, it extends support to the Windows 8 OS. The device can be paired with the optional Sheet Battery technology and establishes connections with peripherals through various I/O ports.
Furthermore, it has been pre-loaded with Active Clip to crop images with a little assistance of the stylus, while Note Anytime permits users to take down notes quickly in natural handwriting. The device has even acquired NFC certification and delivers an improved entertainment experience, thanks to Dolby Home Theater v4 audio technology and Sony Entertainment Network’s Music Unlimited service.
The Sony Vaio Duo 11 will be up for grabs later this month for a price tag of $1099.99. It comes drenched in a shade of black.
– Third generation Intel Core processors
– Windows 8
– Backlit keyboard
– Surf Slider mechanism
– Pressure-sensitive digitizer stylus
– Active Clip, Note Anytime
– Dolby Home Theater v4 audio technology