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Sony shows MacBook Air-like Vaio notebook

Eee Pad Slider-style netbook-cum-tablet too

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Sony's announcement that it is bringing a pair of Android 3.0 tablets to market this autumn was accompanied - quietly, on the side - by a sneak peek at how it envisages its next slimline notebooks and netbooks will look.

The Japanese giant didn't say much about the machines' specs - it did nothing, in fact, beyond flash pictures of them up on presentation slides.

Here they are, pictures courtesy of Japanese-language site PCWatch. First, the Apple MacBook Air-esque Vaio:

Sony slimline notebook

And here's the "hybrid PC" tablet-meets-netbook, not so very far away from Asus' Eee Pad Slider:

Sony netbook-cum-tablet

Naturally, there's no word when these items may arrive in the shops - or how much they'll cost when they do.

That said, Sony has of late begun waving "concept designs" around about six months before they're launched as product - last year's Nex DSLRs, for example, and this year's Vaio F and C series. So it's entirely possible these two new machines will be out in the same autumn timeframe as the upcoming tablets. ®

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