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Sony VAIO Duo 11: Hybrid ultrabook with a keyboard, a digitizer and Windows 8 | Specs & Features

Sony is not in a hurry to announce their own devices based on the OS Windows 8, and one of the first that it is only now presented at the exhibition IFA 2012, Sony VAIO Duo 11 was very unusual product that combines a tablet features and full ultrabook complemented digitizer and electronic pen.

Sony VAIO Duo 11

Sony VAIO Duo 11 is apparatus to obtain a compact, but very powerful. So, with the size 320 x 199 x 17, 85 mm and weight of 1.3 kg, it contains a processor Intel Core i7-3517U, Core i5-3317U or Intel Core i3-3217U, up to 8 GB of RAM, 128 – or 256-gigabyte SSD and company 11.6-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of OptiContrast 1920 x 1080 pixels. The role of the graphics subsystem performs integrated solution Intel HD Graphics 4000.

Sony VAIO Duo 11

In Sony VAIO Duo 11 used a very unusual slayderny mechanism to access the keyboard. Also, this solution can be seen at Samsung and ASUS. Thus, the state of the tablet in notebook and vice versa moves per second. Sony has taken care of all kinds of sensors, including an accelerometer, gyroscope, GPS, NFC and even a magnetometer. By the way, NFC-chip in the unit is not for show. It can be used to interact with other products of Sony, including the periphery, such as wireless headphones, tablet Xperia Tablet S and smartphones.

Sony VAIO Duo 11

Communication capabilities of Sony VAIO Duo 11 is wide because presence of modules Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet adapter Ethernet, two-port USB 3.0 (one of them supports USB charge, that is, charging portable devices when the laptop is in sleep mode), HDMI and VGA, a slot for SD memory cards and Memory Stick Duo, two web cameras FullHD the front and back panels. The operating system can be Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. Release of Sony VAIO Duo 11 is scheduled for the end of October this year, moreover price of this Sony device is also not yet revealed, so stay tuned for more updates.