Vaio has come up with its latest handset featuring Windows 10 Operating System. Vaio is actually the laptop unit of Sony. It’s quite interesting to the tech world that unless launching a smartphone under the Sony brand, the Japanese electronics giant has launched a smartphone under its laptop brand. In addition to this, they have launched a Windows smartphone instead of one running on Android. The company declared that the new smartphone is intended on the Business class people. Let us have peek on the specifics of the latest handset from Vaio.
Design and Display
The handset is named as Phone Biz and will be launched to markets by Japan Communication’s sales channels. This handset is measured at 156.1*77*8.3 mm and has a weight of 167 grams. The external case comes in Silver colour. The display is sized at 5.5 inches edge to edge. The display is loaded with a resolution of 1080*1920 pixels.
Processor, Software and Storage
The Phone Biz from Vaio is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon617 SoC which clocks at a speed of 1.2GHz. The processor is classed with Octa-Core feature. The RAM comes to be 3GB while the internal storage comes to be 16GB. Phone Biz also supports external storage with the help of external microSD memory card. The external storage can be expanded to 64GB. As mentioned earlier Phone Biz is powered by the operating system of Windows 10.
Camera, Connectivity and Sensors
The main snapper is loaded with a lens of 13MP and is supported by dual-tone LED flash. The front snapper is loaded with 5MP lens which is suitable for taking selfies with your loved ones. Phone Biz is a single SIM smartphone that has a microSIM port. Connectivity options offered icludesWi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and 4G.Vaio also declared that this handset is loaded with Continuum feature which will enable the users to connect it with TV or any alike screens and use it like a desktop computer. Vaio Phone Biz also supports various sensors such as Compass or Magnetometer, Accelerometer and Gyroscope.
Battery, Pricing and Availability
Vaio Phone Biz features an irremovable battery that has a capacity of 2800mAh.This Windows handset is tagged with a price of $430. For the initial period this handset will be available in Japan. No information is available regarding its availability in other regions. But it is expected to launch in other markets soon.