When it comes to announcing something new and amazing, Sony has never been in the back. The company will sometimes be the first one among its competitors to announce something new, and the Japan based company has done it again.
Microsoft’s all new operating system, the Windows 8, is about to come out to the public in a variety of ways. A lot of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are working on their Windows 8 based products to release them alongside, or soon after the Windows operating system comes into the market. And Sony is one among them. Microsoft will also release the operating system as a stand alone product for those who want to just upgrade their personal computers without having to buy a new one.
And in this regard, Sony has announced the prices a few of its Windows 8 based products already, becoming the first company to do so. This announcement also tells us that the company is once again, concentrating on its usual premium level products.
To begin with, the Japanese company has come up with two products, one is an all in one desktop computer, the other one is a small device. These are the Sony Duo 11 slider PC and the Sony Tap 20 all in one PC.
“Sony’s Duo 11 will run consumers about $1,930, while the Tap 20 will range from $1,800 to $2,310 depending on the configurations (1.8GHz Core i3-3217U vs 1. Core i5-3317U). Other notable touchscreen enhanced Sony products that will also make their debuts include the T Series 13 laptop (Core i5-3317U, ¥130,000), Vaio E Series 14P (Core i5-3210M, ¥150,000), Vaio L Series (Core i7-3630QM, ¥210,000 to ¥240,000),” writes Vr-Zone.
We can expect other manufacturers to release premium level devices with price tags usually less than these, but also very competitive. The new operating system has already gained some momentum. It is to see how it will actually perform when it comes out to the market.