Last year saw the adoption of tablet PC in the market which gave rise to convertibles. Sony at this CES 2014 announced Vaio Flip and today on January 21, 2014 the company has announced the convertible laptop in India.
Sony VAIO Flip which is a convertible laptop has the ability to flip the screen by 360 degrees so that it can be used as a tablet. This laptop-cum-tablet will be available in three different models varying in screen sizes and specifications.
The Sony VAIO Flip has one of the unique design which allows it to get transformed into a tablet or a laptop cleanly surprising the user. It has packed in a lot of enhancements like backlit keyboard, large touch pad and bigger palm rest with opti-contrast panel to make it fit for everyone.
Sony known for it’s TRILUMINOS display technology along with BRAVIA expertise ensures bright reproduction of colors and sharpest picture quality which is there on VAIO Flip. Sony’s unique sound technologies such as Clear Audio+TM, xLoud, Clear phase, VPT, Voice Zoom and S-FORCE front surround 3D are also inbuilt on this series to offer an unmistakeably rich audio experience.
Sony VAIO Flip series laptop has three models F13N, F14N and F15N. All of them have 4th generation Intel processors Core i5 and i7 respectively. F13N has a SSD whereas F14N and F15N has hybrid drive storage. F15N also has NVIDIA auto switchable graphics to make the experience even better as if it was not enough. F13N has a weight of just 1.31 kg making it one of the lightest UltraBook available in the market that too with a convertible facility.
VAIO Flip F13N’s battery lasts up to 7.5 hours whereas F14N and F15N lasts up to 6 hours and 5 hours respectively. Adding to this, Sony has included Exmor RS for PC imaging sensor and CMOS sensor which allows the tablet-cum-laptop to capture high definition shots even in low-light conditions.
VAIO Flip has dedicated USB port inside charging adaptor for quick smartphone charging. This provides instant charging without blocking USB ports on laptop. With VAIO’s unique sleep & charge technology, it allows to charge our smartphone, even when your VAIO® Flip is shutdown.
Pricing and Availability
Sony VAIO Flip comes with a complementary premium Headphone MDR-XB910A worth Rs. 12,990 (Limited period offer till stock last). Sony has also bundled Sony Music – Jive subscription for 3 months which allows unlimited song downloads on the VAIO flip directly. It comes with one year accidental damage protection to keep it safe which can be further extended for two more years by paying just 999 between 15th Jan’14 to 31st March’14.
The new VAIO Flip F13N/F14N/F15N will be available starting 29th January, 2014 across select Sony Center, VAIO flagship stores and major electronic stores across India.
VAIO Flip F15N17 – ₹1,19,990 – Silver
VAIO Flip F15N12 – ₹1,04,990 – Silver
VAIO Flip F14N16 – ₹94,990 – Silver
VAIO Flip F13N1A – ₹99,990 – Silver, Black
6 months EMI on select credit cards with zero processing fee also available.