Sony VAIO Duo 11 will be a convertible Windows 8 tablet

Sony VAIO Duo 11 will be a convertible Windows 8 tablet
The official release of Windows 8 and the Surface tablet isn't expected for another two months, but that's not stopping the leaks about various Windows 8 tablets that will be available. The newest leak is for Sony's VAIO Duo 11 tablet, which looks very ready to take on Microsoft and the other Windows 8 manufacturers, like Lenovo, and Samsung

Unfortunately, not a lot is known about the tablet. We do know that it will feature an 11 inch screen, that it will have a stylus, and that it will be a convertible tablet with a full backlit hardware keyboard. Not much else is known about the device. It is assumed to be running full Windows 8, and not Windows 8 RT, because one of the leaked images shows a full version of Office being run. 

Overall, the tablet looks a lot like any other Windows 8 tablet that we've seen. The convertible keyboard looks nice as long as it doesn't add too much bulk, and the backlit keys are very nice. And, of course, it's nice to see tablets moving past the 10" barrier finally. 

source: pocketnow




FEATURED VIDEO

29 Comments

1. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Go Sony !

12. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Go Kony 2012 ! Lol, this kinda looks like the Eee Pad Slider, in a way. I like it.

18. AppleIsGod

Posts: 56; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Apple is sooo much better than sony. Apple is God and Apple wins :)

21. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

what part makes apple God?? dont forget, they copy an old prototype walkman from sony hahahaha

27. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

so you mean to say that a "god" is the last one to enter an existing market of phones? :)) You're ridiculous. Without motorola, nokia, sony, and ericson. THERE'S NO CELLPHONE/SMARTPHONE!.

2. TheLibertine

Posts: 484; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Go Sony !

3. HTCFreak

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 17, 2010

Go Sony !

4. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1244; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Please let this one have a full HD display...

5. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Go Sony!

6. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Go Sony !

7. ahomad

Posts: 175; Member since: May 15, 2012

come Sony!

13. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

c-c-c-c-c-c-c-ooombooo breaker !!!

29. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

c-c-c-c-c-c-c-ooombooo breaker !!!

30. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

c-c-c-c-c-c-c-ooombooo breaker !!!

8. Aaron_R96 unregistered

Wow, now do I sell my Sony Tablet S for this, the Xperia Tablet or Nexus 7!? or keep Tablet S? Decisions!

11. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

I will keep my Sony Tablet S and buy a Windows 8 Laptop/Tablet :)

15. Aaron_R96 unregistered

Yeah I'm thinking the same for a new laptop/ultrabook, dont know about my tablet though, I love my Tablet S, but the Xperia tablet and nexus 7 and now this are just soo tempting!

31. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

I know right? I guess we should just wait to know if the Tablet S will get Jelly Bean...even though it became ridiculously fast after ICS

9. captn3x

Posts: 46; Member since: Aug 08, 2011

Was hell bent on the Microsoft surface but the backlit keyboard on the this thing will definitely make me take a closer look!

10. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

woah! i might buy me this one when the time is right. will be my first tablet and would be cool next to my next Sony XPERIA phone :D

14. Gcombs

Posts: 136; Member since: Aug 22, 2011

W8 is going to be huge it seems like. We're starting to see the different OEM's hardware and competition is going to be fierce for our consumer dollars. I would seriously consider a Sony W8 tablet if price is right.

16. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

I wonder if this will play nice with the PS3. I am very excited about these Windows 8 tablets coming out. Can't wait to play with them. Also is this a step for Sony to produce a Windows Phone powered handset? After a slow start in the smartphone/tablet game. Sony is definitely ramping up the intensity and mass appeal.

17. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Another candidate for my money...

19. sophara

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

really waiting this news for long time. now i got it. very nice

20. p1natic

Posts: 7; Member since: May 22, 2012

Go Sony!

22. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i wonder why sony mobile wont make a phone with WP8...

23. Gcombs

Posts: 136; Member since: Aug 22, 2011

They should make a Vaio WP8 device to compliment that Tablet.

25. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

but the vaio is for loptop only.. but i want sony to make one... xperia on android vaio on windows /windows phone... what do you think?

24. oister85

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

This can probably replace the laptops. Go Sony

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.