Sony is finally trying out its luck on the ultrabook department in the United States, sometime after announcing the new Sony Vaio T Series.
This line of ultrabooks boasts of the third-generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor with a speed of up to 2.60GHz with TurboBoost, or the i7-3517U with a speed reaching 3.00 GHz, also with TurboBoost. Inside the sleek and flat form factor, users may select from 4 GB to 8 GB of DDR3-1333 MHz memory depending on their needs. There are various internal storage options such as 320GB + 32GB hybrid hard drive, 500GB + 32GB hybrid hard drive, or solid state drives starting from 128 GB to as much as 512 GB. Its graphics are powered by Intel HD Graphics 4000.
Using default settings and under normal conditions, its 4050 mAh battery can run for as long as 7 hours and 30 minutes. For expansion, it carries a Memory Stick PRO Duo media slot and an SD memory card slot as well.
The device can be connected to others via the Gigabit Ethernet port (RJ-45), USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA output, and headphones output. Intel High Definition Audio with xLOUD and Clear Phase technology is responsible for the audio. A built-in 1.3MP HD web camera by Exmor and an integrated microphone also make video conferencing possible.
Users are given various connectivity options such as Wi-Fi wireless networking (802.11b/g/n), 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet LAN, and Bluetooth 4.0 + HS.
However, the line of devices comes in only one color, Silver Mist, which is an elegant silver color that comes from the combination of brushed aluminum and magnesium. This color, which suggests modernity and simplicity, complementing its ultrabook specifications. That said, more color options are always welcome.
The Sony Vaio T Series ultrabook will be available this summer for prices starting from 799 US Dollars. In the United States, it joins Sony’s desktop series in promotional campaigns.