Sony has announced today the Sony VAIO Duo 11, a hybrid ultrabook with a sliding LCD display that switches between slate and keyboard mode.
The VAIO Duo 11 works both as a PC and tablet through the use Sony’s new Surf Slider design. If you want to use it as a tablet, just slide into slate mode and use its 11.6-inch (1920 x 1080) OptiContrast Panel touchscreen display to browse the internet or use Windows apps. If you need to work on documents that require a keyboard, just simply slide into keyboard mode and off you go.
The Duo 11 also has a digitizer stylus that lets you write down notes directly onto a document. Powering the device is the latest generation Intel Core processor and a battery that can last up to 4.5 hours.
Sony VAIO Duo 11 specs:
11.6â€ OptiContrast Panel, full HD (1920×1080) capacitive touchscreen
Intel Core i5-3317U Processor
Intel HD Graphics 4000
WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0 + HS
USB 3.0 (x1)
USB 3.0 with USB charge (x1)
VGA out, HDMI out, Memory Stick Duo / SD memory card combined slot
xLOUD stereo speakers
Full HD (2.07MP) web cameras (front and back)
NFC, GPS, Accelerometer, Gyro, Digital Compass
320 x 17.85 x 199 mm
1.3kg (with standard battery)
VGP-BPS31 Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.5 hours of use
The Sony VAIO Duo 11 has a price tag of Php69,999 and will be available on October 26 when Windows 8 is formally launched.