Sony has issued a cautioning to all Vaio Fit 11a owners, saying that the non removable batteries in the machines could overheat and burst into flames.
The organization posted a note on its Web webpage on Friday asking its clients to quit utilizing the Vaio Fit 11a, saying the battery packs “have the possibility to overheat, bringing about incomplete copies to the lodging of the PC.” Sony asked Vaio Fit 11a holders to “promptly suspend use, close down, and unplug the PC.”
The Vaio Fit 11a hit store retires in February at a beginning cost of $799. The 11-inch portable computer accompanies a swivel screen that could be flipped around and put so it blankets the console, making what’s intended to be a tablet like experience. It likewise works with a stylus.
As stated by The Wall Street Journal, which prior provided details regarding the issue and spoke with Sony about the defect, something like 26,000 Vaio Fit 11a units are accepted to be influenced by the glitch. The batteries at danger were made by Panasonic.
Sony told the Journal that it has so far accepted three reports of overheating bringing about flame harm to the PC, and that it quit offering the machine recently in light of those reports.
Sony was clear in its proclamation on the matter that it didn’t handle the batteries, yet it didn’t recognize Panasonic as the producer.
Notwithstanding affirming the defect, Sony gave an adviser for clients to discover their PC serial numbers and figure out if they have a broken unit. Sony says that it’s at present chipping away at a system to either repair or supplants the culpable units and will proclaim more points of interest on that in the nearing weeks.