IFA 2012: Sony VAIO Tap 20, a “Family Touch PC” announced

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Following up on the announcement of the VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 hybrid, we also saw Sony announce the VAIO Tap 20, which is dubbed a “Family Touch PC.” This one as you can see from the included images — is able to be used in a wide variety of styles and locations. And similar to the other VAIO announcement, the VAIO Tap 20 will be a Windows 8 device. Well, Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro depending on the configuration. No word yet on the pricing, however the Tap 20 should be available by the end of October. That being said, lets get into those specs;

  • Intel Core i7-3517U, Intel Core i5-3317U or Intel Core i3-3217U Processor
  • 4GB to 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM
  • 750GB or 1TB HDD 5400rpm
  • 20-inch VAIO Display Plus (1600 x 900) with wide (16:9) aspect ratio;10-point multi-touch screen
  • Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0 + HS
  • Ethernet (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1)
  • USB 3.0 (x1), USB 3.0 with USB charge (x1)
  • Memory Stick Duo / SD memory card combined slot
  • 2.1ch speakers with S-Force Front Surround 3D
  • HD Web Camera powered by ‘Exmor for PC’ (1.31 megapixels)
  • Web and Assist buttons
  • Approx. 504 mm x 187 mm x 304 mm(Minimum tilt angle)
  • Approx. 504 mm x 312mm x 45 mm(Maximum tilt angle
  • Approx. 5.2 kg (including battery)

Via [Sony]

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