Sony Vaio Duo 11: A Hybrid of tablet and laptop


The Sony Vaio Duo 11 is both a laptop and a tablet and is one of the newest releases by Sony. The Sony Vaio Duo 11 review offers a great screen; the image produced by this laptop is great making it perfect for media such as watching films. The one difference between this tablet / laptop hybrid in comparison to others on the market is that the keyboard is a permanent fixture, rather than being detachable. This is what makes the Sony Vaio duo 11 a laptop rather than a tablet. It also means that Sony have geared this laptop more for professional use as the keyboard cannot be detached in order to play games.

Retailing at £999 the Sony Duo 11 isn’t the cheapest laptop on the market by far however it does encompass touch screen and we feel this is what makes the biggest price difference between other standard models on the market. After all this is a much more advanced technology than seen in previous products.

Sony say that the Duo 11 is for doing and includes a range of accessories with the laptop allowing the user to interact with the touch screen for example the stylus makes it easy for designers to work on the move and makes a laptop much more accessible for their line of work.

One of the most interesting info about the Sony Vaio Duo 11 is that the processor can increase itself if the laptop is being put under strain. This is by almost double which takes the processor from a standard 1,7GHz to a whopping 2.7 GHz. This means that the Sony Vaio Duo 11 can more than handle many of the tasks you may ask from it making it perfect to run larger programs such as Adobe suites. This makes this laptop perfect for professionals as it will be able to handle any tasks the user may require.

The latest Sony Vaio Duo 11 is extremely lightweight and thin making it very transportable and perfect for business where you might be travelling a lot.

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The Sony Vaio Duo 11 comes ready installed with Windows newest operating system Windows 8, this is handled superbly by the Sony Vaio Duo 11 and there is no lag at all when using this operating system, as some other devices have found. This is due to the massive amount of power the Sony Vaio Duo 11 has in terms of processors and RAM. This is one of the best specifications of the Sony Vaio Duo 11 however it is paid for by the decreased transportability as the Sony Vaio Duo 11 is much larger than its other competitors on the market.

Overall the Sony Vaio Duo 11 is a great tablet and laptop combo with the advanced technology of touch screen alongside a great processor and the ability to tackle any task your desktop computer could. This should be expected however by the price. The extended battery life alongside this laptops ability to handle so much is what makes the Sony Vaio Duo 11 a perfect companion for business.

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