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The Tablet PC that Does it All

Can't decide between a tablet or a PC? Now you don't have to. Tap into the power of a PC without sacrificing the portability of a tablet with the 2-in-1 VAIO Tap 11 Tablet PC – the world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet PC with Intel® Core processor27. Type accurately on the included wireless keyboard that doubles as a cover, browse the web by touch, write and sketch with the Active Pen stylus, and scan and edit documents. Think watching TV couldn't get any better? Master your home entertainment center with the built-in IR remote control and discover new ways to enjoy your favorite movies or TV shows.

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Behold the powerful potential of Active Pen.

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A Stroke of Genius

Use the Active Pen to write, draw, and tap the touchscreen with effortless precision. With every stroke, the Active Pen captures even the most subtle nuances as you press harder or softer so you can adjust your line. And don't worry about smearing your work as you write, because the touch sensors turn off when the pen is near the screen so you can write normally and comfortably. With two interchangeable tips that simulate common artistic and design materials, Active Pen lets you imbue your work with a unique artistic edge.

More Brilliant Color than Ever

Backed by Sony TV technology, the 11.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) touchscreen LCD with TRILUMINOS Display for mobile creates incredibly true, natural shades of colors – just the way you want to see them. It's a new-generation technology that makes colors purer and more distinct with a wider color range, giving images a heightened sense of depth. IPS (in-plane switching) technology lets you enjoy a crisp image from any viewing angle and OptiContrast Panel reduces glare – perfect for giving an important presentation or watching the latest blockbuster hit. And with the X-Reality for mobile video quality is vastly improved making that blockbuster hit look even sharper.

Capture Every Moment

Snap photos and shoot video of the world around you with the rear 8MP camera powered by Sony Exmor RS® sensor. There's also a front-facing HD web camera powered by an Exmor R® sensor that's perfect for chatting on-line or capturing your own antics. With its amazing low-light performance and face tracking technology, the camera automatically adjusts to keep you in focus as you move about.

Coverage You Can Type On

Featuring a full QWERTY keyboard and multi-gesture touchpad, the included slim, aluminum cover both protects your VAIO Tap 11 display and gives you the typing experience you're used to. Because this cover is wireless and magnetic, you can easily detach from the PC to find your most comfortable writing or working position. And you'll never have to worry about plugging it in because this cover automatically charges when attached to the PC.

Master of the Living Room

Master your A/V devices from a single source using the universal remote control application and built-in IR remote. Add another dimension of entertainment to your TV watching experience with the TV SideView app from the Windows 8 store. Flip through the channels, peruse the channel guide, or search for your favorite content online to find the perfect program to watch. Once you settle on something, discover episode details, research cast information, or tweet about it right from your 2-in-1 tablet PC.

Rapid Wake

With Sony's own Rapid Wake technology, you never have to shut down your computer again. Whether you are done working for the day or just heading out to get some coffee, simply put the PC into sleep mode. Then, when you're ready to start again, resume in two seconds with your data safe and secure. If you are unplugged, don't worry about draining your battery. Your PC can stay in sleep mode for days2.

Unique Sony Sound

ClearAudio+ mode allows you to effortlessly enjoy audio quality that is distinctly Sony. One simple operation activates the perfect sound settings for your music and video. With Sony's unique sound processing technologies you will hear dynamic bass and soaring highs with less distortion for an unmatched music and movie experience.

Instant Exchange

Effortlessly share to Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled wireless devices with a simple touch. It's all about wireless connectivity that's so easy, anyone can do it. Share and display websites from your phone on your VAIO laptop. Stream your favorite playlist to a wireless speaker instantly. Take connecting with friends to the next level by sharing web addresses with one touch to their smartphone. NFC makes it all possible, with more fun and less hassle.

Speed Things Up

Boot up faster, launch apps quicker and enjoy enhanced overall performance with cutting edge SSD (Solid State Drive) technology. And of course, since SSD includes no moving parts, you'll get a more durable storage solution less prone to physical damage.

Sony Entertainment Network

It's all on Sony Entertainment Network – your all-access pass to stream millions of songs, and rent or buy the latest movies, TV shows and games, all through one account. Enjoy millions of songs from Music Unlimited or download your favorite blockbuster hits with Video Unlimited. It's also easier than ever to access all your other favorites like Netflix®, YouTube and many more22.

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PlayMemories

With PlayMemories Online, all of your photos and videos can finally be stored, accessed and neatly organized in one place – regardless which device they were taken with. Enjoy your memories wherever, whenever you want on your smartphone, tablet, computer or TV. All images and video clips are automatically optimized to the screen size they're on. Create a photo album in 3 easy steps to share with friends and family via email or brighten a loved one's inbox with a personalized postcard – it's easy.

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Sony's Got You Covered

Nobody knows VAIO computers better than a Sony Premium Services Expert. Get personalized tech support in your home or office, or receive help by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Need assistance setting up your new computer? Try our convenient on-site installation – we'll even show you how it works22.