Sony VAIO Tap 20 – Would you carry around a 20-inch tablet?

With Windows 8 set to be released this October 26th, a whole new generation of touch-capable PCs are slowly making their way on store shelves touting to be running on the new OS from Microsoft. The trend is not only to be touch-capable, but to come in a tablet form factor. From this, you’d expect PCs to be smaller than 14 inches – which is the common screen size for notebook PCs.

Sony, thinks otherwise though. Behold the Sony VAIO Tap 20. Yes, that “20” means 20 inches of touch-capable screen real estate. Check out the video below:

Sony VAIO Tap 20 Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 8
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3317U
  • Graphics Card: Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • RAM: 4GB
  • RAM Upgradable to: 8GB
  • Hard Drive Size: 750GB @ 5,400rpm
  • Hard Drive Type: SATA Hard Drive
  • Display Size: 20 Inch.
  • Display Type: LCD Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution: 1600 x 900 Pixels
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi Model Intel Centrino Wireless-N 135
  • Bluetooth 4.0 + HS , NFC, MicroUSB v3.0
  • Micro SD Cardslot
  • HD Webcam, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Size: 504 x 187 x 304 mm
  • Weight: 5.2 kg

Seriously, would you carry around a 20-inch tablet? The Sony VAIO Tap 20 carries a starting price tag of $879.99 and would be available once Windows 8 comes out.

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