This hybrid can shift between laptop, tablet, or kiosk modes, and includes a copy of Photoshop Elements 12.
CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
Sony's thin, powerful Tap 11 tablet shows up the competition in terms of design. It's not ideal for everyone, but only a few tweaks away from being the runaway leader in this smallish category.
Sony's unique attempt at a big-screen hybrid looks great and is reasonably priced, but it works better as a laptop than a tablet.
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There may be a lot of touch-screen tabletop Windows 8 tablet PCs, but the Vaio Tap 21 has the looks to compete.
The Sony Vaio Duo 13 is ambitious, but less universally useful than other Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrids. There may not be a real need for a slider-style PC.
The superthin, superlight Sony Vaio Pro 11 is everything we expect from an excellent ultrabook.
For those who want an excellent ultraportable laptop with more than just the latest Intel processors, the Sony Vaio Pro 13 Touch is it.
The Sony Vaio Fit 14 is an all-around excellent laptop for the money that will satisfy the basic demands of everyday use for many people and look good doing it.
While there are certainly things to like about the Sony Vaio Duo 11, the design gets in the way of enjoying them.
A compelling experiment in tablet-desktop hybridization, the Sony Vaio Tap 20 is a great fit for home tech enthusiasts willing to try something new.