Sony has announced two new Vaio products at its press conference in Berlin this week. One is a large PC and the other is a convertible device that can toggle between a tablet and a laptop.
The hybrid is a product called the Vaio Duo 11 comes with a keyboard and can slide between a laptop design and a tablet-like slate.
The Vaio Tap 20 is also interesting. It is a 20-inch table top PC that can be used by individuals or as a multimedia center for large groups.
Sony officials say both devices will run Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system.
The products were announced by CEO Kazuo Hirai, and he said the products were a part of Sony’s strategy “to move people emotionally,” and were designed to be compatible with a multitude of Sony products.
Hirai says the new Vaio products will tout the company’s impressive Bravia video technology and ClearAudio+ mode sound feature.
Sony is attempting a comeback in the technological gadgets market, where it once ruled supreme. Recently the company has fallen behind to it rival, Samsung Electronics in smart phones and televisions.