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Practical innovation is a cornerstone of Sony’s vision, and our keyboards are no exception. Designed for ease of use, the keyboard 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.
Discover special hardware buttons: VAIO, ASSIST and WEB that get you where you want to go with a touch of a button.
One touch access to the web without full boot up into Windows® with WEB button.
Press the VAIO button to launch either PMB (Picture Motion Browser) or Media Gallery™ software and create movies, and enjoy photos and music in a whole new way.
ASSIST button links directly to VAIO Care™ software that helps maintain and troubleshoot PC issues for optimal performance.
Symantec™ VIP is a powerful 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 PC19. 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 identity19.
Find a new appreciation for your music and photos with Media Gallery™ software. Not only can it automatically create unique song playlists on beat, tone and rhythm, it can also help you rediscover forgotten favorites with recommendations based on your specific taste. Playback can be controlled by hand gestures using the built-in web camera, simply wave your hand and Media Gallery software will advance to the next track or photo. Media Gallery software also makes it easy to create slideshows with high-quality transitions and soundtracks from your personal music library.
A built-in web camera offers you the opportunity to be seen clearly in video chats with your friends. This web camera also offers a includes face tracking technology that allows the camera to automatically adjust and keep you in focus as you move about.
Experience full-impact surround sound anywhere with Dolby® Home Theater® technology on your PC . All the power and nuance of the cinema, all the immediacy of live performance- now from a laptop. Whether you listen through headphones, the speakers in your laptop, or a connected home theater, a more captivating entertainment experience can be yours anytime. Dolby Home Theater technology also offers total control over audio settings, so you can customize the sound for the maximum impact. It makes audio levels more consistent: set the volume once, and that’s where it stays.
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® PC 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 expert8
VAIO Gate offers fast and easy access to favorite multimedia programs and entertainment. This gateway is always there as a visually attractive bar at the top of your desktop and keeps track of your most popular programs and media.
Fully integrated onto your desktop for quick access with large icons
Simple and easy to use – click on an icon to go straight to a program
Personalize VAIO Gate by moving icons within the browser or adding and removing them completely by simple drag and drop
RSS feed enables web recommendations and links
A USB 3.0 port is perfect for connecting a compatible external hard drive and allowing you to wait less and transfer data up to 10x faster than USB 2.0.
We back our computers with industry-leading support that is distinguished by such features as:
In-home service13—that's right, when possible we'll come out to your house to resolve your issue
International service20 available in over 40 countries
24/7 phone and chat support8
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 plans27 that keep you covered up to 4 years from the date of your PC purchase
Whether you’re watching stunning high definition content or enjoying video captured from your compatible camcorder, you can play back HD content on your compatible big screen HDTV with a high level of resolution. An HDMI® output delivers both your video and audio via a single HDMI cable (sold separately), providing the optimal digital connection to your HDMI-enabled HDTV so you can enjoy HD entertainment on the big screen without a myriad of extra cables and wires.
PMB (Picture Motion Browser) makes managing your photos and home videos as easy as taking them. Conditions aren’t always ideal for capturing the perfect video or snapshot but with one-click effects, like video stabilization and red-eye removal, PMB VAIO® Edition makes it easy to transform so-so shots into memorable masterpieces. Using the magic of Sony’s intelligent analysis technologies, PMB eliminates the clutter and automatically organizes content by person, place and date. Intuitive navigation features like face detection make it simple to do just that.
Features and specifications subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate.
This product meets the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency.©2012 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO, Memory Stick Duo, Exmor, VAIO Care Media Gallery and the Sony make.believe logo are trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Intel, Core and Pentium 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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