Sony VAIO Z Canvas


The Sony VAIO Z Canvas is a powerful tablet thus considered as the Best-in-class performance in a tablet system. The top notch keyboard, integrated stand, and connectivity options are excellent.


The Pros

  • Unique Design
  • Runs Cool and Quiet
  • Impressive Detachable Keyboard
  • Nice Integrated Stand
  • Excellent Wide Color Gamut Display
  • Wide Range of Ports


The Cons

  • Pricey
  • Too heavy
  • Dim Screen
  • Included Stylus isn’t responsive enough

The Vaio Z Canvas is a Windows 10 computer that is aimed at professionals and is probably the best tablet available. It features a detachable keyboard, high screen resolution and a battery powered stylus. Its powerful enough thus allowing you to create 3D animation and run video editing software.


It is styled largely in anodized aluminum casing. The rear stand is impressive, the hinge is perfectly engineered and you can set it to any angle you prefer, from flat to upright. Canvas has a tempered glass screen meaning it can survive extreme environments or handling. It measures 11.85in x 8.39 x 0.54in and weighs 2.67 pounds making it quite heavy compared to other laptops.

Input Devices

The island style keyboard is detachable and has a slider switch with three options: on, off and trackpad off. It is not physically connected to the tablet and uses a wireless (RF). It is well spaced and responsive which lets you type comfortably.

The trackpad has enough room and works way better than other Windows trackpad.

The pen works in all programs and is located at the side through a magnet, a pen holder is included to assure you that the pen is in place and is hard to knock off.

Display and Communication

The 12.3 inch display has a 2560 x 1704 pixel resolution and the IPS screen offers good viewing angles. It offers 96% Adobe RGB and 3:2 aspect ratio. The wireless connectivity is strong, it supports 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1.


The VAIO Z Canvas has a wide range of connectivity options. There is a 2 x USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, SD card reader, 3.5mm audio and Gigabit Ethernet.

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Canvas is powered by a 47 watt Intel HQ quad core i7 CPU (2.2GHz) along with Windows 10 Pro that delivers fast and powerful performance. It offers 256GB, 512GB and 1TB choices and 8GB or 16GB choices.

Battery & Warranty

VAIO Z Canvas comes with a 63 WHr battery which is power efficient and usually lasts seven to eight hours. The warranty period is 12 months or 1 year.

The Verdict

Yes Sony VAIO Z Canvas is an impressive piece of technology. It is fast and powerful, has wide range of connectivity options, and has excellent screen quality. Although it is highly recommended to try the system first if you get the chance.

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