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Sony releases the luxury VAIO | Red Edition

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Sony released the luxury VAIO | Red Edition series of notebooks. These are retouched versions of the VAIO Fit, VAIO Pro and VAIO Duo, offering plenty of options to choose from and exquisite looks.
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Sony sells a lot of VAIO laptops all over the world, but the brand new VAIO | Red Edition series is not something for the masses. The limited edition Red family consists of the following three models: VAIO Pro 13 | red edition, VAIO Duo 13 | red edition and VAIO Fit 15 | red edition.

All three models mentioned above are luxury versions of the rather common VAIO Pro, VAIO Duo and VAIO Fit notebooks, providing their users "a premium experience from color and design to performance and support." Depending on the underlying material, Sony used different painting techniques to achieve the signature red finish. The multiple paint layers are hand polished and a protective UV coating is applied at the end, ensuring protection from minor scratches and wear.

All the VAIO | red edition laptops mentioned above are powered by Intel Core i7 processors from the Haswell family (except the Ivy Bridge-powered VAIO Fit), featuring up to 12 GB of DDR3 memory, full HD touch displays and up to 512 GB of storage space (the base models feature a single SSD each).

Only available via the Sony stores and online, at www.sony.com/VaioRed, the VAIO | red edition models have the following base prices and specifications:

- VAIO Fit 15 | red edition: $1999 .99, Intel Core i7-3537U processor, 12 GB DDR3, NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M, 256 GB SATA SSD.

- VAIO Pro 13 | red edition: $2599 .99, Intel Core i7-4500U processor, 8 GB DDR3, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 512 GB PCIe SSD.

- VAIO Duo 13 | red edition: $2999 .99, Intel Core i7-4650U processor, 8 GB DDR3, Intel HD Graphics 5000, 512 GB PCIe SSD.

All three come with Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, being touch enabled and are covered by 1 year of protection against accidental damage from handling. For more information, please check the press release below the image gallery.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2013-08- 8 (Update: 2013-08- 8)