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Sony announces its first ultrabook

Vaio T13 will tip up in early June
Wed May 02 2012, 12:47

JAPANESE ELECTRONICS MAKER Sony has announced that it will release its first ultrabook, the Vaio T13, in early June.


As the name suggests, Sony's slender piece of laptop kit will have a 13.3in 1366x768 LED backlit screen. It will also have a 1.4GHz Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3-2367M chip and 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM.

Buyers will have a choice of a SSD drive or a 320GB 7200RPM hard disk drive with a 32GB SSD cache.

The Vaio T13 also comes with a built-in HD web camera, 2.4GHz 802.11n WiFi, an SD/MMC media slot, one USB 2.0 port and one USB 3.0 port and HDMI out.

Sony has promised that the Vaio T13 will offer nine hours of battery life with the SSD option.

Bundled with the Vaio T13 will be Sony's Playmemories HD video editing suite as well as a fully-functioning version of Adobe Acrobat X Standard for PDF document creation.

Considering how easy these lightweight laptops are to steal, Sony has also included a 90-day trial of Intel's Anti-Theft Service 3 to protect the machine and personal data.

The Sony Vaio T13 will retail for £679. µ


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