The world’s lightest UltrabookTM laptop VAIO Pro 11(11.6”), Pro 13(13.3”) and VAIO Duo PCs are the latest add-ons to the wide-ranging VAIO portfolio of family-friendly VAIO Tap 20 and entertainment-centered VAIO Fit. Ultrabooks are amazingly light, sleek and resilient whereas the improved design of Duo 13 supports multitude of new use solutions with its unique form factor and versatile pen solution.
Sony with a rich heritage of best picture technology recreates more accurate reds, blues and greens to display intense colors in the new VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo lines. In addition to this TRILUMINOS Display, the new range also dons X-RealityTM , Sony’s picture engine to experience a high level of picture quality.
Along with high quality display technologies and the Exmor R® CMOS Sensor technology for camera, the Ultrabooks are also loaded with unique sound processing technologies for a matchless music and movie experience.
According to Pedro LaFarga, SVP, Sony VAIO & Networked Products Division, Sony VAIO is leading with its display, digital imaging and sound technology with new and innovative form factors and enhancing work efficiency and play of consumers as well.
VAIO Pro 11/13
The VAIO Pro line is encased in carbon fiber and features an aluminum palm rest design for maximum comfort while typing in addition to its features like lightness. It is also the first notebook PC with a high speed PCIe SSD drive and an optional extended sheet battery for road warriors.
VAIO Duo 13
The new VAIO Duo 13 slider hybrid Ultrabook is a touchscreen slate and a fully conventional laptop with increased screen size that weighs 2.93 lbs only. Its Surf Slider® design features a thinner hinge that allows quick transition between tablet and laptop modes.
The 8-megapixel rear-facing camera features the Exmor RS for PC image sensor that enables the computer to recognize and tag text in photos. Crisp images of documents with editing facility are also possible through CamScanner application.
The intuitive digitizer pen stored on the side of the PC permits for a flawless writing, drawing and tapping experience. Note or crop anytime with edge detection technology is also possible in the new PC.
Its standby technology maintains a constant connection in sleep mode also. This adds to update applications and receive emails in no time. VAIO Duo PC has 10 hours of battery life with a full-size backlit and full-pitch keyboard; track pad and instant PC resume technology.
Near Field Communication technology enables the users to exchange website URLs and Bluetooth® connections by simply tapping a compatible NFC device to the new VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo PCs.
Both the VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo lines is also armed with the new fourth generation of Intel® CoreTM processors and ArtRage® Studio (VAIO Duo includes ArtRage Studio Pro), the premiere digital arts software. The VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo lines include VAIO® Movie Creator for video creation and an award winning one-year limited warranty that includes In-home service and VAIO Care software.
The VAIO Pro 11/13 models are available from June 9th in Carbon Black and Carbon Silver for about $1149 and $1249 whereas the VAIO Duo 13 model is available in Carbon Black and Carbon White for about $1399.