At the Berlin IFA 2013 conference, Sony announced a whole host of new laptops and tablets, including the VAIO Tap 11 series, designed to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro. As a recap, the VAIO Tap 11 is an 11-inch Windows 8 tablet with dual speakers with a 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display and is configurable with up to a 512GB SSD drive and Intel Haswell Core i7 Processor. While at the conference we learned everything could about what the tablet could offer, Sony was mum on its release date and price tag. Now thank to Sony, we can report on the series release date and price.
We’ve all been there. Should I take my laptop or tablet with me? Although it’s very much a #FirstWorldProblem, it’s one nonetheless. With the VAIO Flip PC, Sony looks to remedy this problem by giving us a hybrid notebook/tablet that can give you something from both worlds while creating an entirely new product category. So what exactly is the Sony VAIO Flip PC? Let’s talk details.
If you’ve been drooling over the Sony VAIO Tap 11, the company’s first foray into the Windows 8 tablet world, then you won’t want to miss our gallery that will only further entice you. As a reminder, the Tap 11, as the name suggests is an 11-inch tablet with a 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display and offers Haswell chip (Core i3, i5 or i7) with 128GB to 512GB of solid-state storage. The Tap 11 also features a new keyboard with more depth than the Surface Pro from Microsoft will still managing to be thinner. After the jump, our VAIO Tap 11 image gallery awaits you.
Despite the lukewarm responses to Windows 8 tablets, Sony is finally expanding its mobile fleet beyond Android by announcing the VAIP Tap 11. If you’re at all familiar with the Surface Pro from Microsoft, the VAIO Tap 11 takes most of its cues from that design. Sony would argue however that their tablet not only offers superior specs, but some fresh features as well like an all new attachable keyboard with thicker keys for easier typing while the entire product all together is no thicker than the Surface Pro. Interested? Yea, us too so lets talk details.
At the IFA 2013 in Copenhagen, Sony is expected to announce a slew of new products and one of them might be a new hybrid laptop that solves all of our problems. We’ve all been there when we’re enjoying our tablet but really need a full keyboard to pound out some serious work. Other times, we’re out and about or doing a presentation and wished we’d instead brought our tablet with and didn’t need to lug around a notebook. While this might be a serious case of #FirstWorldProblems, it seems that Sony sees a market for a new product category that’s not quite tablet and not quite PC as the video after the jump demonstrates.
It’s award season – and Sony has won no less than five Product of the Year awards at the annual European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), awards, the largest editorial multimedia organization in Europe. The seductive Xperia Tablet Z won outright in the coveted Tablet of the Year 2013-2014 category, a stunning victory in Sony’s attempt to set new standards in the rapidly expanding tablet sector. Other accolades went to two Sony cameras, a Bravia TV and a HT receiver in a thrilling night.
If the device in question has any form of wireless functionality, you can bet that it will pass through the FCC before its release. While the FCC has been a great source of leaked information in the past, this time the government regulatory arm was able to keep its files hidden long enough for Sony to actually announce the product before revealing it. So can we learn from the FCC documentation of the Xperia Z Ultra?
It wouldn’t be a Sony product announcement without a fantasy based product promotional video that shows off just what the device in question can do. Now all we need is our own private pool, or $2,000 Gucci purse. In all seriousness though, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra promo video though packed with fluff helps you get a sense of the devices size and functionality. After the jump, the promo video awaits you.