Sony (NYSE:SNE) recently revealed that the Sony Vaio T ultrabooks are set to be released by the company within the month although it did not reveal the specific markets where the devices will be released in or the price tags. The Sony Vaio T ultrabook lineup is the entry of the company into the ultrabook market. The company revealed that this latest product lineup will feature ultrabooks with screens measuring 11.6 and 13.3 inches.
The inspiration of the Sony Vaio T ultrabooks was the MacBook Air of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in terms of the materials used for the device. Aluminum and magnesium will be used on the Sony Vaio T ultrabooks.
The 13-inch Sony Vaio T ultrabook with its standard battery will be somewhat heavier compared to the 13-inch model of the MacBook Air. The Sony device will weigh around 1.6kgs compared to the 1.35kgs of the Apple device.
The company initially indicated that the 13-inch Sony Vaio T ultrabook will feature the Core i3 processor of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) even as it did not reveal the specifications of the device using the Ivy Bridge processor. The Ivy Bridge processor designed for ultrabooks is set to be released into the market by June.
The 13-inch version of the Sony Vaio T ultrabook will also feature a 4GB RAM along with a 320GB internal storage. Sony also revealed that aside from a hard disk drive, another version using solid state drives will be available for the Sony Vaio T ultrabook as well as hybrid configurations which use both a hard disk and a SSD using the Smart Response Technology of Intel.
The Sony Vaio T ultrabooks will reportedly have a battery life that will allow the device to be used for nine full hours when the SSD storage is used. The deep sleep mode of the device will also allow the device to be used for ninety days.