sony14 8 inch portable computing wonder: the Sony VAIO P

The VAIO P may be one of the more desirable ultraportables in the market, but it also comes with a very impressive price tag which for most people happens to be way out of reach considering its hardware specifications. We take a look at the new, improved VAIO P to see if it has what it takes to justify its price premium.

Read on for more information.

sony1 8 inch portable computing wonder: the Sony VAIO P

It is not often an ordinar brown box such as this finds its way into the VR-Zone office, but this one is an exception. Of course, common sense dictates that anybody who receives such a nondescript box should be wary of what lies beneath. But then again, this is VR-Zone you are talking about, and suffice to say, we often have more technological sense than common sense.

With that in mind, we carefully opened up the box to reveal our prize: the new Sony VAIO P.

sony2 8 inch portable computing wonder: the Sony VAIO P

sony6 8 inch portable computing wonder: the Sony VAIO P

We would go into a little more detail, but first up, a quick glance at the hardware specs of the unit. Note that these may not be the final specs due to the unit being a factory sample.

Sony VAIO P  specifications:


Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32 bit) 
StorageSanDisk pSSD-p2 (64GB)
Memory2GB
ProcessorIntel Atom Z540 1.86GHz
Display8-inch UWXGA at maximum resolution of 1600 x 768
WiFiIEEE 802.11 b/g/n