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With uncompromising attention to detail and a passion for design, Sony introduces the next generation in VAIO® laptop design. Simple yet bold, the S Series features a fully flat design concept that abandons traditional bulky batteries, unnecessary seams and protruding ports.
A seamless piece of brushed aluminum milled to precise specifications creates the core of the S Series chassis offering firm structural integrity while creating bold clean contours.
Leveraging the latest innovations in lithium polymer technology, the battery of the S Series is integrated into the PC and conforms to the contours of the chassis offering a thinner battery profile while still supplying up to 7 hours of battery life.9 This concept even extends to the all-new large capacity sheet battery and leaves behind the traditional bulky and protruding long-life batteries of the past. Attaching directly to the standard capacity battery and by working in tandem with it, you’ll enjoy up to 14 hours of total combined battery life (with optional sheet battery) – helping to keep you unplugged longer.9
Symantec™ VIP is a powerful, additional layer of security that links your PC to the online account, VPN or application that you select, decreasing the ability of thieves to access your accounts and information from another PC.25 Created jointly by industry leaders Intel® and Symantec, and available through select member websites, VIP helps ensure that only you can access your online accounts and websites. When you log into any of the hundreds of VIP member websites, you’re asked to provide a one-time password that’s automatically generated by Intel® Identity Protection Technology. Since the password is random, and you get a new one each time you visit, it’s virtually impossible for cybercriminals to hijack your online identity.25 The best part? The identity protection technology is built into your new PC’s processor, so there’s no extra hardware to buy and no tokens or other “credentials” to lug around, forget, or lose. Protecting yourself online has never been easier.25
The S Series laptop features a USB 3.0 port perfect for connecting a compatible external hard drive and allowing you to wait less and transfer data up to10x faster than USB 2.0.
Not a PC expert? Don’t know what a “de-frag” is? No problem. We’ve designed an easy-to-use tool that lets you tune up, update and troubleshoot your VAIO® PC with just a few clicks. With just a few clicks, VAIO Care™ software lets you: • Tune-up your VAIO® PC to help keep it running its best for the long haul. • Check for and install recent updates from Sony and Microsoft to keep your VAIO® up to date. • Identify and troubleshoot issues on your own. • Create recovery discs (media sold separately) to back up your system software and settings. • Connect with Sony phone, chat or online support when you need to talk with a Sony expert.
As our most popular family member, the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor features Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 that increases your PC’s speed automatically. See and feel performance with a visible difference. Get the visibly smart processor with a boost.2
Developed by the same people you trust to engineer amazing flat-panel HDTVs, the VAIO® S Series laptop features exceptional picture quality. The 13.3” widescreen display includes an LED backlight that helps ensure a bright display while conserving battery power.
Now it’s easy to wirelessly stream content to your HDTV with the Intel® Wireless Display enabled S Series laptop. Sit back and experience your favorite online TV shows and movies from the comfort of your couch. Access personal video, music and photos from your hard drive or home network and immediately send it wirelessly to the biggest display in up to full 1080p HD and 5.1 surround sound.8 With integrated Intel® Wireless Display technology, searching for cables and stringing them across your living room or office is a thing of the past.8
From the ground up, we design VAIO® computers to deliver the best experience possible. To help make sure of this, we back our computers with industry-leading support that is distinguished by such features as in-home12 and international26 service. Here’s the high level of support you can expect when you choose a VAIO computer. • In-home service12—that’s right, when possible we’ll come out to your house to resolve your issue • International service26 available in over 40 countries • 24/7 phone and chat support • Parts and labor are covered as part of the standard limited warranty on covered repairs • Online support website with access to drivers, software updates, FAQs, user forums and more • Optional Sony extended service plans4 that extend your limited warranty coverage up to 4 years from the date of your PC purchase
Lightweight and easy to handle at just 3.8 lbs. with a thin 1” profile, the VAIO® S Series laptop is crafted for those on the move. Featuring 2nd generation Intel® Core™ technology, hybrid graphics, optional dual-channel solid state drives, Blu-ray Disc™ technology (select models), up to 8GB RAM and a durable magnesium alloy casing, the S Series laptop has everything it takes to get you through the most demanding of days - all in a thin-and-light 13.3” form factor.
Plus a host of energy-saving features deliver up to 7 hours of standard battery life, and up to 14 hours of total combined battery life with the large capacity sheet battery (sold separately) – helping to keep you unplugged longer.9
The VAIO® S Series puts you in control by offering a Hybrid Graphics system that allows you to easily set your system to deliver powerful AMD Radeon™ graphics performance when you need it and energy savings when you don’t. Plus, you can even adjust your performance level on the fly without needing to reboot. A simple hardware switch enables you to choose between two settings: 1. Select Speed for maximum power while multi-tasking or running heavier applications 2. Select Stamina to conserve energy and extend battery life for light computing and mobile scenarios
Practical innovation is a cornerstone of Sony’s vision, and our keyboards are no exception. Designed for ease of use, the S Series laptop features precisely engineered keys to create a comfortable and intuitive typing experience. And to make it even easier to find the right keys – whether typing day or night, in the dark or light – an LED backlight creates a pleasant glow, framing the individual keys and illuminating the lettering.
The S Series laptop also comes with three special hardware buttons: VAIO, ASSIST and WEB to help you get where you want to go with a simple touch of a button. • Select the WEB button for one touch access to the web without full boot up into Windows™. • Press the VAIO button and instantly launch Media Gallery™ software to enjoy all your photos and music in a whole new way. • ASSIST button links directly to VAIO Care™ software that helps maintain and troubleshoot any PC issues for optimal performance.
VAIO Extended Sheet Battery
VAIO AC Adapter
VAIO Carrying Case
VAIO 13" Laptop Case
Slim Laptop Bag by STM
VAIO Laptop Tote
VAIO Messenger Case
NETGEAR Push2TV HD Adapter
PC Microphone with Tabletop Stand
One-Point Stereo Microphone
Specifications subject to change. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate.
This product meets the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency. ©2011 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO, Memory Stick Duo, Exmor, S-Force, Vegas, ACID, Sound Forge, VAIO Care Media Gallery and the Sony make.believe logo are trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Intel and Core are trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft, Windows and Excel are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Blu-ray Disc and its logo is a trademark. Bluetooth and the Bluetooth logo are registered trademarks of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Dolby and Dolby Home Theater are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Norton Internet Security is a trademark of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
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