Sony Vaio Duo 13 Deals

Andrew Williams

By Andrew Williams

Reviewed:

danielfrisbee

June 6, 2013, 8:58 pm

no display port!!! That means external displays are limited to 1080p. This is the only issue I have with my vaio duo 11 other than the pen's lack of accuracy. I think I prefer the design of the older one, that touchpad looks less useful than the pointing nub thing. The battery life of 10 hours would be nice though, not that I often run out with my 5 hours runtime.

santos777

June 11, 2013, 12:46 am

Good...!, i hate it. i just bought vaio duo 11 and now, Sony release new Vaio duo 13.

overall, Vaio duo 11 is very impressive device. i have i5 core and 4 G RAM. i am satisfied with the performance. Quick start up and shutdown.

Jorj_X_McKie

June 13, 2013, 2:30 am

How stupid are these reviewers when it comes to what counts in a stylus? It's NOT the levels of pressure. It's *compatibility* with professional graphic arts software like Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, SAI, even cool free ones like MyPaint. Not one of these truly great apps are compatible with the failure that is N-Trig. If you care at all about any kind of artwork on a slate PC, then stay away from N-Trig. If you are content with taking notes with the super awesome OneNote program, either Duo is a killer machine. I have a Duo 11 and other than the Wintab compatibility issue, I LOVE it, but will probably sell it for a Haswell Surface Pro 2 when it comes out, because Microsoft did figure out that Wintab was important and got on the phone with Wacom and actually did something about it.

rich cott

June 23, 2013, 7:31 pm

Is there any difference in the screen quality and art performance
compared to wacom based devices such as the helix etc.. I get that the
styluses are different but is that it?

Thanks

blatha

July 14, 2013, 9:49 pm

I think this admittedly quirky form factor will outlast detachables and yoga paradigms. Its an awesome combination of productivity tools if your a engineer designer type. At this price point--i wish they had gone with a wacom digitizer--although i have read good things out the pen interface, excepting photoshop. I am less put off by the current price than that the next model will be much better--so its not something i want to have for more than a year

Larry_Phoenix

July 17, 2013, 11:46 pm

I just received three Duo 13s that were ordered last month. Spent 2 hours dealing with Sony support.

useless machines. Sony sales insisted that Windows 7 would run - NO DRIVERS.

I now have $7000 worth of boat anchors.

I need to purchase up to 200 of these, but CANT unless we get Win7 drivers.

WAKE UP SONY AND SUPPORT THE ENTERPRISE ORGANIZATIONS. WE DONT USE WINDOWS 8!

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