VAIO is back in Singapore. This time, it is under its own brand VAIO (Instead of the previous Sony VAIO). Early birds can get them with free gifts (worth up to S$500) and 2 years warranty. More details below.
VAIO Returns To Singapore With Their Premium VAIO® S Series
Singapore, 16 August July 2018 – Licensing partner of VAIO Corporation in Asia, Hong Kong based Nexstgo Company Limited unveils the premium VAIO® S Series in Singapore today. The VAIO® S11 and VAIO® S13 laptops will feature sleek Japanese-made craftsmanship, incorporating materials to ensure robustness, durability and weight reduction.
Unique Design: Thin & Lightweight meets Sleek & Trendy
The VAIO® S11 and VAIO® S13 feature a modern hexagonal design on both its exterior and interior and adopts materials like magnesium alloy (VAIO® S13) and carbon fibre (VAIO® S11) in the chassis to offer sturdy protection from all angles. Both laptops are just 5mm thin at their slimmest point with the VAIO® S11 weighing in at only 0.85kg and the VAIO® S13 at 1.07kg.
The VAIO® S11 will come in black, silver, brown, pink and white. The VAIO® S13 is available in silver and black.
VAIO TruePerformance: Technology to Optimise CPU Performance
The VAIO TruePerformance technology incorporates the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5/i7 processors, increasing the laptops’ CPU performance by 11% to 13%. The technology optimises the architecture of the heat sink, thus maintaining higher performance for longer periods of time by increasing CPU power limits while efficiently eliminating processor heat.
Additionally, the VAIO® S13 also features a thicker cooling vent, new fan system with higher heat dispersing capability and a new module design to ensure stable and high-capacity operation of the processor.
Hardware Support customised for personal and business use
The VAIO® S series has an intuitive fingerprint reader, making logging in easier and more secure. The laptops are also equipped with anti-spill keyboards and have undergone stringent tests to ensure that no hardware damage is caused by drink spills of up to 150ml.
In terms of connectivity, the VAIO® S13 offers three full-size USB 3.0 Type-A ports. It also has a full-size HDMI port, a VGA port, an Ethernet jack, and an SD card reader.
Pricing and Availability
The VAIO® S Series will be available exclusively at the VAIO shop at Bugis Junction and the
VAIO® Showcase at Clarke Quay Central (to be opened in September 2018).
The VAIO® S11 and S13 laptops will retail at:
- VAIO® S11 – From SGD $2,299
- VAIO® S13 – From SGD $2,199
Promotional details include:
- Early Bird Special – Customers who purchase the S11 or S13 stand to receive free
gifts worth up to SGD $500 (while stocks last)
- Extended Warranty – Customers who purchase the S11 or S13 from now till 31
October 2018, will be guaranteed 24 months warranty on their laptops
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About VAIO Corporation
VAIO Corporation was established on 1 July 2014, spinning off from Sony’s PC business. With
its headquarters and manufacturing base located in Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture, it is
engaged in planning, design, development, manufacturing, sales and ancillary services in the
PC business and EMS business.
About Nexstgo Company Limited
Established in 2016, Nexstgo Company Limited was co-founded by Mr. Wilson Leung, CEO,
Alco Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0328), and Mr. Alex Chung, out of a shared passion and pursuit
of quality tech-innovation. Nexstgo is committed to bringing new revolutionary experiences
in technology through introducing a wide product range, which includes PC, Smart home,
IoT, artificial intelligence and corporate solutions.
Nexstgo is growing steadily in the Asia Pacific region. In August 2016, its Hong Kong
headquarters and Taiwan Design Centre were set up to kick off preparation for the regional
business. It owns the American consumer electronics brand AVITA.
VAIO and are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. The names of companies,
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