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    News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    A tablet device with kick-stand, type cover, stylus, plus choice of Intel Haswell processor.
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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    Any info as to the price? Looks like a real contender compared to the Surface Pro, especially in terms of storage!

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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    This looks like what the surface pro should have been. If it competes on price and the battery life is good I would be very interested

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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    That kickstand looks useless.

    Given that everyone knows MS has a surface Pro replacement (is it due Nov?) I can't see this selling that well.
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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    8" and 10" versions of this would be good with full HD screens.
    Backlit keyboard?
    The overall width of this looks to be similar to a 13" ultrabook. If the new iPad goes with a smaller bezel similar to its mini sibling its as likely that Windows/Android tablets will all follow suit which can only be a good thing.

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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

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    That kickstand looks useless. Given that everyone knows MS has a surface Pro replacement (is it due Nov?) I can't see this selling that well.
    Hmm yes, that stand does look a little bit like an after thought. Not sure I'm going to agree with you on Surface Pro mk2 - after all remember that the Vaio "brand" has quite a bit of recognition whereas a "Microsoft" computer is a bit of an unknown quantity.

    One thing though - it's a Vaio - so the price will not be for the weak of stomach!

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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    Yeah that kickstand looks a bit wobbly tbh!

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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    I wouldn't exactly say this challenges the surface as much as it is complimenting it. Microsoft originally intended for companies to pick up on the design that they used in hopes that their operating system would grow.

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    Re: News - New Sony VAIO Tap 11 challenges Microsoft Surface Pro

    Weight seems very high on this, hopefully that means really good battery and subsequent battery life.

    Very nice looking device - be interesting to see the reviews for this.

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