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Lightweight and easy to handle at 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™ i7 technology, dedicated AMD graphics, a backlit keyboard 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 7.5 hours of standard battery life, and up to 15 hours of total combined battery life with the all new large capacity sheet battery (sold separately) – helping to keep you unplugged longer4.
Whether it’s HD, multitasking or multimedia, this processor can handle it all with headroom to spare. Its top-of-the-line speed is complimented by Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which adapts processor speed for more performance when you need it11. Combined with Intel’s richest set of features, the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor is the ideal choice for visibly smart performance at its best.
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.
An AMD Radeon™ HD 6630M dedicated graphics card with 1GB of VRAM gives a performance boost to your day-to-day processor functions for an optimized overall computing experience regardless of the task. Plus, the S Series puts you in control by offering a Hybrid Graphics system that allows you to easily set your graphics performance to deliver power when you need it and energy savings when you don’t. You can even set 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
For maximum performance and ample storage, the S Series features dual channel SSD with RAID technology. RAID technology coordinates between the two solid state drives to keep them operating simultaneously at optimal capacity. The result is quicker boot-ups, faster application launches and overall enhanced performance. And of course, since SSD technology includes no moving parts, you get a more durable storage solution less prone to physical damage.
The best picture. The best sound. The ultimate high-definition experience. With pristine HD resolution and stunning clarity, Blu-ray Disc™ technology is an impressive way to enjoy your entertainment.
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. With integrated Intel® Wireless Display technology, searching for cables and stringing them across your living room or office is a thing of the past10.
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