It remains me to Asus Eee Pad Transformer, a tablet PC that can be converted to be laptop-like. Sony VAIO Duo 11 ultrabook is the opposite way, it’s an ultrabook with unique design using Surf Slider method to convert its form from laptop to tablet PC. However, it’s not the first one, two years ago Dell has rolled out a convertible laptop through their Inspiron Duo, and other brands since then. Of course, they are different in design.
In term of performance, this new ultrabook relies on an Intel Core i5 3317U processor, 4GB memory, 128GB SSD, a 11.6-inch Full HD capacitive touchscreen and powered by Windows 8 OS to perform fast operation via keyboard, finger-touch, or stylus pen.
In addition, it also features WiFi, GPS, HDMI output, memory card slot, a 2MP HD webcam, headphone jack, WIMAX, NFC, RapidWake + Eco, Bluetooth, USB 3.0 and so on. Meanwhile, the battery could support up to 7 hours.
The release date and pricing
Fashioned in only 17.85 mm thickness and 1.305kg mass, Sony VAIO Duo 11 convertible ultrabook is going to hit Japanese market in October 26, 2012 in only black color. The price tag is around $1,999. US? It seems this unique ultrabook will say hello to American in December 2012 or even earlier.