Sony showcase Windows 8 touchscreen support

PC range from Sony reveals touchscreen support in Windows 8

Sony has revealed 10-point multi-touchscreens that dominate the latest VAIO PC range, running on the Windows 8 OS

Sony says that the new VAIO PC range aimed to put touchscreen right at the heart of consumers' personal computing experience. The new Vaio PCs all feature touchscreen interface and all sport the Windows 8 OS. The range includes the 11-inch VAIO Duo 11, the 20-inch new Vaio Tap 20, the 13-inch Vaio T Series and the Vaio L Series of PCs.

“Sony has strengthened and evolved its new VAIO line-up by adding an intuitive touch solution,” said Ryosuke Akahane, SVP and President of VAIO & Mobile Business Group, Sony Corporation. ”This will deliver a unique user experience on VAIO, combined with compelling applications, Sony’s network services, and cross device connectivity features.”

“It’s great to see Sony embracing touch on its upcoming Windows 8 PCs,” said Nick Parker, Corporate Vice President, OEM Division, Microsoft. “The engineering partnership between Microsoft and Sony, combined with Sony’s innovative new hardware designs, will bring rich new touch experiences to customers including interactive applications, family computing and mobile productivity.”

The new line-up of touchscreen-enabled VAIO PCs from Sony, showcasing the Windows 8 OS, will be made available from the end of October 2012.