- Vaio brand makes a comeback in India with E15 and SE14 laptops
- Hong Kong-based Nexstgo has signed a license agreement with Vaio Corporation
- Vaio E15 and SE14 prices start at Rs 66,990
Vaio E15 and SE14 laptops have been launched in India, as promised by the brand earlier this month. This also marks the company’s return to the laptop space after being in the dark for a while. Hong Kong-based Nexstgo company is responsible for the comeback as it has licensed agreement with Vaio Corporation. Interestingly, Vaio SE14 is already on sale in markets like Malaysia. While the Vaio E15 ships with AMD Ryzen processors and a 15.6-inch display, the SE14 comes with an Intel-based CPU ticking at its core and a 14-inch screen. Both the laptops are equipped with Windows 10 Home OS, 512GB SSD storage, and 8GB DDR4 memory.
Vaio E15 and SE14 price in India
- Vaio E15 price in India starts at Rs 66,990. It comes in Tin Silver and Graphite colours
- Vaio SE14 starts at Rs 84,690 and comes in Red Copper and Dark Gray colours
Both the laptops are currently available for pre-orders on Flipkart and will be on sale from January 19th. The e-commerce giant is offering extra Rs 3,000 discounts for pre-paid orders.
Vaio E15 and SE14 specifications
Vaio E15 sports a 15.6-inch full-HD anti-glare IPS LCD display with 1,920 x 1,080 pixels resolution and ultra-wide viewing angle. The laptop comes in two models: RMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 paired with Radeon Vega 8 or Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics, 8GB DDR4 RAM, and 512GB SSD storage. It runs Windows 10 Home and comes bundled with MS Office 365. The laptop is equipped with integrated dual speakers, dual microphones, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a backlit keyboard. There is a 1MP webcam for video calls. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 and ports onboard are two USB Type-A 3.1 ports, single network LAN, single HDMI port and a USB Type-C port with Power Delivery (PD) 3.0. It measures 358.7mm × 239.2mm × 19.9 mm and weighs 1.77 kgs.
Vaio SE14 flaunts a smaller 14-inch full-HD anti-glare IPS LCD display with 1,920 x 1,080 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the 8th generation Intel Core i5–8265U CPU paired with Intel UHD Graphics 620, 8GB DDR4 RAM, and 512GB PCIe SSD storage. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Home and has an island-style keyboard with optional backlit support with spill resistance. The laptop is equipped with a 720p webcam for video calls, with an optional FHD 1080p camera. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0. There is a fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button and Windows Hello support. Ports onboard include 2 x USB Type C 3.1 (gen1 with Power Delivery), two USB type A 3.1 (one support charging), and HDMI V1.4.
The Vaio SE14 has four speakers and a microphone optimised for Cortana. It is claimed to last up to 13 hours on a single charge and measures 324.4 x 229.6 x 19.55mm and weighs 1.35 kgs.