Sony unveils VAIO Duo 13 and VAIO Pro 13/11 Ultrabook

Monday, 9 December 2013 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

  • Offering new ways to use your PC in different scenes, whether for work or play
Sony Corporation last week launched in Sri Lanka new additions to the summer 2013 VAIO line-up with the introduction of VAIO Duo 13 and VAIO Pro 13/11. Designed to enhance individuals’ lifestyles, the new slider hybrid PC, VAIO Duo 13, and mobile VAIO Pro 13/11 complete the line-up of existing family-friendly VAIO Tap 20 and entertainment-centred VAIO Fit 14/15. The VAIO Duo 13 and VAIO Pro 13/11 harness Sony’s innovative display, digital imaging, and sound technology, while providing a choice of new personal computing experiences. “Our aim is to provide customers with a variety of new ways to use their PCs by combining powerful Sony technologies with new form factors,” said VAIO and Mobile Business Group SVP and President Ryosuke Akahane. “We’re aiming to make devices that will enhance and enrich individuals’ lifestyles in both work and play. One example is the VAIO® Duo 13’s camera functionality which has the ability to take crisp images of documents using the computer’s camera as if it were a scanner.” The VAIO Duo 13 is a slider hybrid Ultrabook which provides a multitude of new user solutions with its unique form factor as well as accurate and versatile pen solution. The unique Surf Slider design of the VAIO Duo 13 allows for a quick and seamless transition between slate and keyboard modes. The convenience of slate mode, combined with the efficiency of keyboard mode, creates a greatly improved PC experience. VAIO Duo 13’s innovative standby technology offers many advantages, including its constant connection to the internet, even while in sleep mode. However, the most incredible part of this technology is that VAIO Duo 13 is able to provide these benefits without compromising battery life. On the contrary, the VAIO Duo 13 has the longest battery life when compared with any Ultrabook. Camera and pen solutions The 8M built-in rear camera featuring the ‘Exmor RS for PC’ image sensor has made it possible, for the very first time, to take images of documents clear enough for the computer to recognise and tag text. TRILUMINOS Display for mobile allows users access to a wide palette of rich natural colours thanks to Sony’s BRAVIA expertise. Users are in for a treat when they combine TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with a full HD display and Sony’s super resolution technology, X-Reality for mobile. X-Reality for mobile analyses each image and reproduces lacking pixels to optimise quality for the sharpest videos. These display technologies fuse with the audio enhancing ClearAudio+ mode, allows users to effortlessly enjoy audio quality that is distinctly Sony. VAIO Pro 13/11, the world’s lightest touch-capable Ultrabook models in their respective classes, exhibit incredible durability and mobility. VAIO Pro 13/11 are the lightest touch capable Ultrabook in their respective classes. By using carbon fibre throughout the case, the touch enabled VAIO Pro 11 achieves the light weight of 0.870 kg (approx.) and the touch enabled VAIO Pro 13 achieves a weight of only 1.060 kg (approx.). The VAIO Pro 13/11 models also feature a comfortable keyboard to allow for an extremely natural typing experience. TRILUMINOS Display for mobile allows users access to a wide palette of rich natural colours thanks to Sony’s BRAVIA expertise. These technologies, fused with the audio enhancing ClearAudio+ mode was developed with Sony’s own signal processing technologies, enabling users to enjoy Sony’s recommended sound.