Sony Vaio T13 : First Ultrabook from Sony

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The announcement of the first Intel Ultrabook from Sony comes as a surprise to many as the new Sony Vaio T series Ultrabook is thicker and heavier than Sony’s own flagship Vaio Z series laptops. The ultra thin and light Z series gadgets weigh just 2.57 pounds and are 0.66 inch thick while the newly announced Sony Vaio T13 weighs about 3.5 pounds and 0.7 inches thick! In addition, to think that Ultrabooks were superior!

T Series Vaio Launched

The T series features the 11-inch T11 and the 13 inch Vaio T13 Ultrabooks. Nevertheless, the T series is in line with the current breed of Intel Ultrabooks. They come with HDMI, SD/MMC reader slots and VGA port. There is no word on pricing or availability yet and is expected to be available in the European market within a month.

Vaio T13 Specs

The Sony Vaio T13 comes with the Intel Core i3-2367M processor, main memory of 4 GB, hybrid storage of a 32 GB SSD drive and a 320 GB HDD and Intel HD Graphics 3000. The 13-inch LED display comes with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The battery is claimed to last for about 9 hours and will charge your smartphone ‘any time’ now even if it is plugged in while the Ultrabook is switched off or in the sleep mode.

Ivy Bridge and Ultrabook

When the third generation of Intel processors- the Ivy Bridge- is released in Intel-run systems the current Sandy Bridge chips will become obsolete. Moreover, in a few months from now we will see Ivy Bridge processors and the release of a Sandy Bridge Ultrabook seem puzzling. Are Sony and Intel missing a trick here by using a soon-to-be-old Sandy Bridge processor and assembling inferior gadgets to the Sony Vaio Z series? Its looks like that.

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