In addition to presenting the VAIO Pro 11 and 13, Sony has also announced the VAIO Duo 13, an Ultrabook with less than previous conventional design a hybrid that can be used as laptop and tablet. To convert from one form to another system uses the Surf Slider, which allows for quickly switching between the two modes to adapt the device to our way of working. To do this, it features a full sliding keyboard that sits below the screen. Nor need the presence of a trackpad, so we are facing a team that is committed to offering great dynamism.
Sony has invested heavily in its design, using high-quality materials like aluminum and carbon fiber, which allows it be very resistant to shock and the weight stays in just 1.35 kilograms, so it’s a team Ideal to carry with us always. Also to emphasize the almost absence of frame, allowing that the screen becomes the great protagonist. It is also a fairly compact model, with overall dimensions of 330 × 19.5 × 210 mm. As we see, it is also quite thin, ensuring great mobility.
Like the VAIO Pro, screen 13.3-inch features the technology TRILUMINOS, plus Full HD resolution (1920×1080 pixels). Technology super-resolution Sony X-Reality for mobile allows the creative palette is expanded with a wide range of actual colors that evoke the natural essence of each scene. This technology analyzes each image and reproduces the lost pixels to optimize the quality and show the most defined videos.
In addition, their peers presentation, the Duo 13 has support for a sensitive digital stylus pressure we exert on the line. This facilitates interaction with the screen, allowing you to make sketches, draw pictures or take notes by hand in tablet mode. When removing the digital stylus automatically run the application “Note Anytime for VAIO” will allow us to take notes instantly. It is, therefore, also a perfect team to capture, shape and share our thoughts and ideas, anywhere, whether in our office or on a trip.
At any time, we can change the way Ultrabook to create documents and complete presentations, using its comfortable backlit keyboard and multi-touch screen.
There are different configuration options and can choose up processor Intel Core i7-4500U, 8GB of RAM and a memory SSD 512GB which ensures maximum speed and performance when working with Windows 8 and other applications.
A note also the rear autofocus camera with 8MP with Exmor RS sensor, which captures images with a sharpness and detail. The application also includes ‘CamScanner’ able to clean up images, straighten crooked photos and ensure that both photos and scanned text to see straight and reliable. For its part, the OCR (optical character recognition) allows scanned recognize words and make the image more easily searchable. Images can be exported to “Note Anytime for VAIO” and modified, adding notes and comments using the digital stylus. All the results can be uploaded to the cloud and thus share the work with our friends and co-workers instantly.
In point of connections, we have two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI output and SD card reader. Nor need the technology NFC; Sony is incorporating all equipment, and GPS. Sony wanted to highlight the great dynamism that offers the Vaio Duo 13, similar to that offers a smartphone, thanks to its great autonomy and connectivity Wi-Fi and 3G.
These features ensure that we never get thrown away without a battery or Internet connection. It also incorporates the Wi-Fi router we’ve seen in their brethren presentation, and engaging with the feeder AC converts an Ethernet connection to our own access point that can connect wirelessly to five smartphones or tablets simultaneously.
The battery offers up to 15 hours of operation, a figure well above what we usually offer most ultrabooks. On the other hand, the standby technology allows us to establish the system at rest by simply pressing the off button. This feature allows us to stay connected to the Internet, receive emails and receive updates from our social networks. When we want to use the device again, the Duo 13 will wake up in less than a second.
Also included mode audio enhancement Clearaudio + developed from technologies signal processing from Sony, and can enjoy total comfort of the highest quality and audio clarity.