Almost an year after introducing its first smartphone, VAIO presented its second mobile device. Named Vaio Phone Biz
, it is without doubt aimed at business users and sports a trendy elegant design with a classic silver finish. It has a solid build, at least according to Vaio, with its body being made of aluminum alloy and tempered glass. Moreover, the company applies to each of its handsets the "Azumino Finish", which means that each piece is exhaustively tested by experienced technicians by hand. Its waistline measures 8.3 mm, while the total weight is 167 grams. In addition, the smartphone packs a 5.5-inch display with a 1080p resolution. Under the hood ticks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset that includes a 1.5GHz octa-core CPU and an Adreno 405 GPU. The on-board RAM and storage measure 3GB and 16GB, respectively. More interestingly , the Vaio Phone Biz
runs Windows 10 Mobile with Continuum for using it in desktop mode. It also supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE Cat. 4 networks as well as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi HotSpot, Bluetooth 4.0, etc. The camera department is a mid-range one and features a 13-megapixel primary camera along with a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper. Power is supplied by a 2800 mAh battery The model is priced at ¥50,000 (USD 424) off-contract and will most probably will go on sale via Japan's NTT DoCoMo carrier.Source
VAIO has presented the Phone A for the domestic (Japanese) market. The device has an all-metal body made of a single slab of aluminum alloy, the only exception being the antenna areas, which are covered by hard plastic caps. Under its hood ticks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset with a 1.5GHz octa-core CPU and an Adreno 405 GPU. They are coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB of internal memory. On the front a...
22 March 2017
The first VAIO phone is a fact and don't be misled - VAIO is no longer part of Sony. It is owned by Japan Industrial Partners and its first smartphone is called VAIO Phone. A classic mid-range device, it sports a 5-inch IPS screen with a 720p resolution. Performance relies on an unnamed chipset (most probably a Qualcomm Snapdragon one) with a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. The rear...
12 March 2015