Equipped with a built-in battery, for cord-free convenience, the VAIO® Tap 20 easily moves from home office to couch for the enjoyment of all. Simply pick it up and carry it room to room-no without having to worry about shutting down and re-booting. Perfect for when you want to bring the VAIO® Tap to the garage to watch a how-to clip on car repair or when you need it in the kitchen to follow your favorite online recipe.
Experience full-impact surround sound anywhere with Dolby® Home Theater® v4 technology on your PC. Whether you listen through headphones, the speakers in your laptop, or a connected home theater, a more captivating entertainment experience can be yours anytime. Dolby Home Theater technology offers total control over audio settings, so you can customize the sound for the maximum impact. It makes audio levels more consistent: set the volume once, and that’s where it stays.
Easily exchange messages, photos, MP3 files, and URLS from one NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled device to another by simply tapping on the touch icon. It’s instant and requires zero setup. Switch from listening to music on your VAIO® PC to your compatible headphones by touching the headphones to the VAIO® Tap 20 or VAIO® Duo 11. Or if you want to see the same website on your PC from your Sony Xperia™ smartphone, just touch the mark and watch it on a larger screen.
With the newest version of VAIO Care™ software you get an easy-to-use tool that lets you tune up, update and troubleshoot your VAIO® PC. Just press the ASSIST button to effortlessly install and uninstall new software and drivers, use the visual interface to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues, create restore and recovery media, and connect with Sony phone, chat or online support when you need to talk with a Sony expert.
The VAIO® Tap 20 features exceptional picture quality and a capacitive touchscreen. Every touch of your finger elicits snappy performance no matter what you're doing. The 20” 1600 x 900 touchscreen LCD is equipped with IPS (in-plane switching) technology so you can enjoy a crisp image from any viewing angle. Backed by Sony TV technology, the Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2 adds sharpness filters and noise reduction to display rich, beautiful content on your VAIO® Tap. Experience deep and vivid colors, noise reduction for seamless video, and sharpness filters to bring out every minute detail.
ArtRage® Studio Pro contains all the tools of ArtRage Studio: oils, watercolors, and inking pens making it easy to produce natural looking artwork on your computer. This version is ideal for artists who need to edit their work in more depth, supporting Photoshop® compatible filters, real world color blending, post-spray editable stickers, and more.
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 close the lid to put your 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 days7.
Designed for kids to paint, draw, and express themselves artistically. Family Paint™ software provides comprehensive drawing tools including size-adjustable colored pencils, crayons, markers, stamps and an eraser. On the VAIO® Tap, you can choose a split screen so more than one person can join in the fun. With 10 point capacitive touch, kids can apply all the tools directly on the screen with two hands as if they're painting or drawing on the real canvas.
G-Sensor™ Shock Protection technology counteracts sudden movements by locking up the spinning hard drive to help prevent potential damage, such as scratching, which could lead to data loss.
The multi-position stand lets you tilt the VAIO® Tap to achieve the ideal angle for any activity. From an upright position, just push down gently on the PC until the position is perfect for you. Lay it flat to play board games or prop it up to read. You can even hold it in your lap while sitting on the sofa while surfing the web.
Experience your content like never before with Sony's Media Apps. We bring together the very best of Sony’s state-of-the-art technologies to provide an exceptional experience. You get seamless connectivity across all of your Sony devices to your content. Share and play with it as you choose. Connect to your favorite social networks and discover moments with your friends. Quick and easy access to the Sony Entertainment Network and other online content services, for an endless array of content.
The built-in webcam and microphone let’s your family and friend see you clearly while chatting. The Exmor® sensor helps guarantee a clear, bright picture even in dimly-lit rooms. And with select applications, you can use the webcam and a few simple hand gestures to turn pages, skip songs, adjust the volume and more
This is not your ordinary calendar or message board. This unique app lets you post voice messages, photos, drawings, and video messages online to help the whole family stay organized and aware of everyone’s schedule. Get creative and add your favorite team's logo on game days, or record a happy birthday song to play on your kid's birthday, or post a photo of your vacation destination on the days you will be gone.
( Rated 4.0 out of 5 Stars AVERAGE RATING | 1 REVIEWS Ratings Snapshot )
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Reviewer: Berberticus (Prince George, BC Canada)
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Pros: Ready for future technology and smart design
Cons: Hardware is too limited for today's standard
When I first had a look at this I was impressed and wanted one right away. Looking at what you get for the price you pay, I was rather quickly very disappointed. It is a step ahead on other brands by entering this market with something totally new, yes it is really a class of its own. However, for all the great uses I can think of it just doesn't seem to have the power and capability it should have. Processor speed is something that was considered awesome 5 years ago but today, you need a lot more than that. For something that is a step in to the future you would expect it has room for more than 8 GB of RAM, and resolution on a 20" screen should be at least 1920 X 1080, not 1600 X 900. I still want to give it an overall rating of 4 out of 5 because it is a daring step towards what may become standard in the future.
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