This is Vaio's first Windows smartphone. Sony Electronics Inc. Sony Vaio product lines.

Sony still holds the copyright trademarks for the VAIO brand and logo. Pressing [F10] at the Vaio logo during boot-up will cause the notebook to boot from the recovery partition; where the user has the choice of either running hardware diagnostics without affecting the installed system, or restoring re-imaging the hard drive to factory condition — an option that destroys all user installed applications and data. The AR series also includes an illuminated logo below the screen.

Network media solutions by Sony will also carry the Vaio brand. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, and Windows.