After waiting a long time, Sony finally decided to join the Ultrabook party by coming up with their VAIO T11 and T13, an 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch Ultrabook.
Unfortunately, while others are gearing to release their 3rd gen Intel Ivy Bridge powered Ultrabooks, these VAIOs still use 2nd gen Intel Sandy Bridge processors starting with a Core i3-2367M. Anyway, Sony is giving its Ultrabook buyers the choice to configure it with a hybrid HDD+SSD drive for storage capacity or a pure SSD drive for better speed performance and longer battery life.
Instead of going with the slimmest title in the Ultrabook market, Sony decided to go with a functional design on the VAIO T11 and T13. Both models come with full-sized VGA, HDMI and even ethernet ports, along with memory card readers and both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports. You’ll also get 4GB RAM, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, Exmor R lens for webcam and Sony’s xLoud and Clear Phase technology for its audio.
Sony is claiming an impressive 9-hour battery life on the pure SSD models, and it can even go up to 90 days on standby mode.
Alas, this is just an announcement with no word on availability and pricing but we’ll keep you posted on that once we got word. For now, welcome to the Ultrabook family Sony.