Before finalizing the deal with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), Sony began to sell its last model under VAIO brand, Flip 11A convertible laptop cum tablet for $799 at Sony Store.
Recently, Sony has announced that it will be selling its VAIO PC and laptop division to JIP, as part of its new business plan. The Japanese company selling its PC business also because of the plunge in PC market, which is being caused by the increase in smartphones and tablets sales. Even IBM is selling its low-end server business to Lenovo of China for $2.3 billion.
Regarding the specifications of the VAIO Flip 11A, it comes with a 11.6-inch full HD display with 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and the device could be converted as a display stand, a tablet and a laptop, similar to the Lenovo Yoga convertibles. Shipping with the latest Windows 8.1 operating system, the Flip 11A runs with the power of a 2.16GHz Intel Pentium N3520 processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage, NFC support, Bluetooth 3.0, HDMI out and a free copy of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 software.
It looks like, Sony is only selling this device in United States. We will let you know, if the Sony VAIO Flip 11A sees the release anywhere else.
[ Source: Sony Store ]