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Deal: £1395 Sony VAIO Duo 13 Haswell laptop

Sony came up with a stunning convertible laptop called the Sony VAIO Duo 13 which comes with a fourth generation (Haswell) dual-core Intel processor, the Core i7-4500U, one which is clocked at 1.8GHz and can be turbo boosted to 3GHz.

Its main selling point is the fact that it can transform into a tablet thanks to a sliding keyboard. Saveonlaptops sells this Sony VAIO Duo 13 laptop for £1,395 including a free 12-months license to a security product.

It runs on Windows 8 Professional, has 4GB of RAM, a 128GB SSD, a 13.3in touch display with a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, Intel HD 4400 Graphics, Wi-Fi, Fast Ethernet, Integrated dual webcam, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, a HDMI connector two years warranty, up to seven hours battery life and an integrated 3G module.

At 1.35Kg, the SVD1321X9EB.CEK is certainly one of the lightest Core i7 laptops we've encountered. But we can't help but be surprised by some of Sony's decision. Firstly, bundling 4GB of RAM on such a high end device is a baffling decision. There's also the fact that the integrated 3G module is an unwarranted component that adds another cost.

Furthermore, such a premium product is likely to be paired with a 4G modem instead. You can check out our review of Sony Vaio Duo 11 here.

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