The new Windows-powered smartphone VAIO Phone Biz debuted in Japan
Who remembers VAIO? Few years ago this brand was owned by Sony and the company used it for selling computers and etc. Back in 2014 Sony sold the brand and now VAIO is a separate manufacturer of computers in Japan. The newest about the company is its first Windows-powered smartphone that debuted in the country. VAIO Phone Biz lands in the mid-range category of handsets. It is a 5.5-incher with a resolution of the screen of 1080p. It sports a slick design with a panel made of aluminum.
The processor ticking under the hood of VAIO Phone Biz is with eight cores and Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chip. It is coupled with 3GB RAM. The device is packed with 64GB native storage. It supports microSD cards for expansion of the memory if needed. The platform that powers the new smartphone is Windows 10 Mobile. On the rear panel of the handset is included a 13MP camera which is the primary snapper of the smartphone. The secondary camera for video calls and selfies is a front 5MP sensor. The newcomer works with a 2800mAh battery.
VAIO Phone Biz will be available for purchase in Japan in April. The price of the phablet is around $427 off-contract. It is still unknown whether the new addition of VAIO will be released to more markets worldwide or it will be launched only locally in Japan. It won’t be a surprise if the company decides to present it to more markets worldwide. Would you buy it if it get launched in your country? Share with us in the comments.