Sony Windows 8 tablet, VAIO Duo 11, leaked

28 August 2012

Images have leaked of the Sony Windows 8 tablet - the VAIO Duo 11.

Sony Vaio Duo11 1

The images show that it has a backlit keyboard which is attached to the tablet and will have a number of touch and type cover options. You'll notice that there's a pen/stylus too, which means that it could well take both pen and finger manipulation.

Sony VAIO Duo 11 with pen

There's also a retractable stand and it will be running Microsoft Office.

Sony VAIO Duo 11

So what do you make of that then? The latest tablet to not do as well as the iPad, or a reasonable challenger in the tablet market?

[Images: PocketNow]

TOPICS:   Technology   Gadgets


  • Steve O.
    No doubt Apple will sue Sony since Apple thought of the rectangle before anyone else.
  • Dr303
    Ha Ha - spot on Steve O
  • Gr8ter
    Having a proper keyboard that neatly attaches/slips off is a big boost as tablets are pain for doing "proper" typing...
  • Sicknote
    Ha.ha.ha.ha.ha.ha.ha.pauses for breath.ha.ha.ha.ha.ha.ha
  • Mustapha S.
    Also probably nearer £1000 than £200, so no one will buy it, as per every other sony tablet
  • br04dyz
    Asus Transformer is scared said noone ever
  • Tim B.
    The two are not comparable. I use my Windows 8 tablet about as much as my iPad, but for completely different things. Generally, the Windows tablet gets used when I want a keyboard dock (i.e. when a normal laptop would do about as well), and the iPad gets used for pretty much everything else. Basically, the touch screen makes it a laptop that's easier to switch to when you've just been using the iPad...

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