VAIO announced its new notebook line, VAIO Z and its subsequent standard model, VAIO S.
Designed specifically for mobile business professionals, these lightweight devices are available in flip and clamshell models.
“Business professionals need long battery life and portability without sacrificing power or performance, so they can work on-the-go without slowing down,” said Ryosuke Akahane, Executive Vice President, VAIO Corporation.
“We delivered just that, essentially going back to what VAIO has been known for; performance-oriented notebooks with an exceptional user experience so business professionals can take their office environment with them all day long.”
VAIO Z is equipped with Intel’s 6th generation 28W Skylake processor. It uses VAIO Z Engine technology, which miniaturizes the motherboard to make room for a larger battery and fans. The company promises a battery life of up to 11 hours 30 minutes for flip model and 15 hours and 30 minutes for clamshell model.
The VAIO Z flip model comes with a 13.3” WQHD display, while the VAIO Z clamshell model comes with a 13.3” WQHD display or a 13.3” full HD display.
At the same time, the VAIO S provides a 13.3” full HD display. It is equipped with a molded magnesium alloy casing that ensures robustness and durability.
Pricing for the VAIO Z clamshell model starts at $1,499 and that for the VAIO Z flip model starts at $1,799, and the VAIO S starts at $1,099.
The VAIO Z flip model will be available for order starting February 8, 2016. The VAIO S and VAIO Z clamshell model will be available for order starting early March 2016.