The Sony VAIO series got two new entries during the IFA event in Berlin this year. One can play as both laptop and tablet, while the other sits on the desktop, both powered by Windows 8. The Japanese mobile Manufacturing Corporation has now started revealing its prices and detailed features at a Tokyo event today.
The slider Laptop cum Tablet PC, Duo 11, it is expected to go for about ¥150,000 ($1,930) when it launches in Japan on October 26th, and it features a Intel 1.7GHz Core i5-3317U, 128GB SSD, 1080p display, 4GB RAM and Wi-MAX. It has 11.6-inch, 1080p touchscreen , joined by a proper digitizer stylus for low-lag handwriting as well as some seriously powerful internal workings
The table top Tap 20 portable all-in-one will range from about ¥140,000 ($1,800) up to about ¥180,000 ($2,310). It will come on November 3. It also has different CPU ranges 1.8GHz Core i3-3217U, 1.7GHz Core i5-3317U or 1.9GHz Core i7-3517U and the RAM (4GB or 8GB), but all three will have the same 20-inch 1,600 x 900 display and 1TB hard drive.
Sony also announced Japan prices for three more existing VAIO models at the Tokyo event. They revealed the T-Series 13 laptop with processor Core i5-3317U costs at ¥130,000, the VAIO E Series 14P laptop with Core i5-3210M at ¥150,000, and the VAIO L Series 24-inch all-in-one with Core i7-3630QM and 1080p display from ¥210,000 to ¥240,000.
The two laptops (T-Series 13 and VAIO E Series 14P) will be available in Japan from October 26th, whereas the all-in-one VAIO L Series will join in from November 3rd.
As of now there is no any information yet now whether US prices will match their Japanese counterparts or not.