Sony is raising the status of its VAIO Duo 13 and VAIO Pro 13 models by releasing a limited number of rich and exotic VAIO | red edition PCs that provide users a premium experience from colour and design to performance and support.
VAIO | red edition is the ultimate expression of Sony craftsmanship, which comes with the tagline “Inspired by a Passion for Perfection”. The signature red finish is achieved by a variety of painting techniques on different materials, including carbon fiber and aluminum. Multiple paint layers are individually applied and hand-polished, building layer upon layer of lustrous colour. To give it that extra glossy finish, a durable protective UV coating creates an extra vibrant sheen with gorgeous depth and richness.
In addition to premium luxury design, the VAIO | red edition is fused with the power of Sony’s display technologies, exceptional camera quality and audio technology.
The VAIO | red edition models deliver super charged performance with Intel Core™ i7 fourth generation processors and comes with 512GB SSD storage, doubling the capacity of the original VAIO Pro 13 and Duo 13 notebooks.
The VAIO | red edition models also include standard Sony features such as a full-size backlit and full-pitch keyboard, track pad and instant PC resume technology. In addition, all models are also touch-enabled and unlock the full potential of Windows 8.
The VAIO | red edition PCs will be available in Singapore exclusively at all Sony Stores from 22 November 2013 onwards and will retail at these prices:
|VAIO Pro 13 | red edition||S$ 3,999.00|
|VAIO Duo 13 | red edition||S$ 4,299.00|
|Model||VAIO Pro 13 | red edition||VAIO Duo 13 | red edition|
|Processor||Intel Core™ i7-4500U Processor 1.80 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3 GHz*|
|Memory||8 GB (8 GB (On Board)) DDR3 SDRAM (Max)**||8 GB (8 GB (On Board)) LPDDR3 SDRAM (Max)**|
(512 GB x 1, PCI Express x 4)
(512 GB x 1, Serial ATA)
|Display||13.3 inch wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (TRILUMINOS DISPLAY for mobile, LED backlight, Touch screen(Capacitive))||13.3 inch wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (TRILUMINOS DISPLAY for mobile, LED backlight, Touch screen(Capacitive), OptiContrast™ Panel)|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4400|
|Camera (Front)||HD web camera powered by “Exmor R for PC” (Resolution: 1280 x 720, Effective Pixels: 0.92 Mega pixels)||Full HD web camera powered by “Exmor R for PC” (Resolution: 1920 x 1080, Effective pixels: 2.07 Mega pixels)|
|Camera (Rear)||–||8M Camera powered by “Exmor RS for PC” (Resolution: 3264 x 2448, Effective pixels: 7.99 Mega pixels)|
|Audio Technology||S-FORCE Front Surround 3D, “Clear Phase”, “xLOUD”, ClearAudio+mode, “VPT”, “Voice Zoom”, “Sound Optimizer”||S-Master(Speaker Amplifier), S-FORCE Front Surround 3D, “Clear Phase”, “xLOUD”, ClearAudio+mode, “VPT”, “Voice Zoom”, “Sound Optimizer”, Playback during sleep mode|
|Battery Life||VGP-BPS38 Lithium-ion battery: up to 8.0 hours of use***||VGP-BPS36 Lithium-ion battery: up to 11.5 hours of use***|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||322 mm x 12.8 (maximum 17.2) mm x 216 mm||330 x 9.2 (maximum 19.5) x 210 mm|
|Weight||1.09 kg (including the supplied battery)||1.333 kg (including the supplied battery)|
* CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
** The memory capacity actually available may be smaller than the one displayed depending on the software in use and operating environment.
*** The continuous battery life may vary upon usage pattern, product settings, and environmental conditions. Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0,measurement method (a)).
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