The Vaio E15 and Vaio SE14 laptops were launched in India as the company marks its return in India. Both laptops come with high-definition IPS displays and are included with Microsoft Office 365. Windows 10 Home laptops also feature high-powered speakers, along with Dolby Audio and Smart Amplifier. The Vaio SE14 of the series is already on sale in markets such as Malaysia. Hong Kong-based Nexstgo Company, which also sells Avita notebooks, has returned the Vaio brand to the Indian market under a licensing agreement with Japan-based Vaio Corporation. Vaio E15 and Vaio SE14 will be available for purchase domestically through Flipkart.
Vaio E15, Vaio SE14 price in India
Vaio E15 the price in India starts at Rs. 66,990, and the laptop comes in Ink Black and Tin Silver colour options. Vaio SE14, on the other hand, has a starting price of Rs. 84,690 and features Dark Gray and Red Cooper colours. Both laptops will go on sale through Flipkart and are currently available for pre-order.
Next has plans to expand the initial line in India by adding new models later this year. These models will include the Vaio FE14, Vaio SX14 and Vaio E14, as well as some new configurations of the existing Vaio SE14.
Vaio E15 Specifications
Vaio E15 brings the Vaio E series back to the Indian market that was initially introduced by Sony. The laptop features a 15.6-inch Full-HD IPS display with narrow bezels and is powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 or AMD Ryzen 7 mobile processor, along with Radeon Vega 8 or Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics. The laptop also comes with DDR4 RAM and 512 GB SSD.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, two USB 3.0 ports, Micro-HDMI, and a USB Type-C port with Power Delivery (PD) 3.0 charging support. The laptop also features a backlit keyboard and two speakers. It measures 358.7×239.2×19.9 mm and weighs 1.77 kilograms.
Vaio SE14 Specifications
Vaio SE14 comes with a 14-inch Full HD IPS display with anti-reflective coating. It also includes an island-style keyboard with an optional backlit stand along with spill resistance. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, along with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 512GB of SSD. It offers a four-speaker design, with two top-firing speakers and two bottom-firing speakers.
In terms of design, Vaio SE14 comes with an Ergo Lift hinge that elevates the laptop when opened to provide an ideal typing angle. The laptop comes with two USB Type-C and USB 3.0 ports, as well as an HDMI port. It comes with a battery that is touted to offer up to 13 hours of use on a single charge and supports fast charging (70 percent of the battery recharges in less than an hour). The laptop comes with a fingerprint sensor and includes Windows Hello support for biometric authentication.
Vaio SE15 measures 324.4 x 229.6 x 19.55mm and weighs 1.35 kilograms.