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Sony VAIO S1511 SVS15116FX/S 15.5" Notebook Computer (Silver)

Sony VAIO S1511 SVS15116FX/S 15.5" Notebook Computer (Silver)

Sony VAIO S1511 SVS15116FX/S 15.5" Notebook Computer (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 2.1GHz Intel Core i7-3612QM Quad-Core
  • 8GB of DDR3 RAM (4GB + 4GB)
  • 750GB Hard Drive (5400rpm)
  • nVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE Graphics (2GB)
  • 15.5" Widescreen LED-Backlit IPS Display
  • 1920 x 1080 Native Resolution
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
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Overview
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The VAIO S1511 SVS15116FX/S 15.5" Notebook Computer (Silver) from Sony delivers optimal performance and excellent mobility. The beautiful brushed aluminum shell conceals the storage technologies for ultra-fast boot times as well as the battery for longer battery life. The fully flat design provides an ultra-smooth build without adding any extra heft. It also makes it easier to place in bags and laptop sleeves.

For viewing all your favorite videos or photos, this Sony VAIO Ultrabook supports Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology, which allows you stream HD video content to your HDTV. You'll need an Intel WiDi-compliant TV adapter, such as the Netgear Push2TV (sold separately), to utilize this technology. You can also use the integrated HDMI port on your Sony VAIO Ultrabook to connect to your HDTV using an HDMI cable (sold separately), which supports both audio and video signals.

The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.1GHz Intel Core i7-3612QM processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM (4GB onboard + 4GB removable), 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also integrated stereo speakers that utilize Clear Phase and xLoudClear Phase technologies for richer sound. xLoud technology enhances speaker volume without sacrificing quality. Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.

Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
This Sony VAIO Ultrabook features an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3612QM processor. Its quad cores can reach a speed of up to 2.1GHz. The processor can also be overclocked to reach a speed of up to 3.1GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask smoothly and seamlessly
Amazing Full HD 1080p Display
The widescreen display includes an LED backlight that ensures a bright display while conserving battery power. Enjoy a wider spectrum of color for more true-to-life images with this display. Plus, the 15.5" screen features a Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution and IPS (in-plane switching) technology so you can enjoy a crisper image and wider viewing angle
Hybrid Graphics
The nVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE graphics card with 2GB of dedicated memory delivers the perfect balance of graphics performance with long battery life. With nVIDIA Optimus technology, the nVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE graphics card is used for graphics-intensive tasks, such as video editing or PC gaming, but can also seamlessly switch to integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 for simpler tasks, such as word processing and web surfing
PlayMemories Home
PlayMemories Home software makes organizing, editing and sharing your photos and videos a breeze. Instantly import and sort your content by event or date. Then edit your favorites with intuitive adjustments and stunning filters. You can even create slideshows complete with transitions and soundtracks in 3 simple steps. After you're done, you can share your pictures privately with family and friends or on popular social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube. PlayMemories Online service can also securely store your content in the cloud, which is accessible from virtually all of your devices
Media Gallery
The included Media Gallery software can automatically create unique song playlists based on beat, tone and rhythm as well as help you rediscover forgotten favorites with recommendations based on your previously played tracks. Playback can be controlled by hand gestures using the built-in webcam. Simply wave your hand and Media Gallery software will advance to the next track or photo. Media Gallery software even makes it easy to share your personal photos and videos. Publish your favorites to popular sites like Facebook, YouTube, Picasa and many more directly from Media Gallery interface
VAIO Gate
VAIO Gate offers fast and easy access to favorite multimedia programs and content. A bar with large icons, located at the top of your desktop, keeps track of your most frequently used programs and media. It's simple and easy to use. Just click on an icon to go straight to a program without having to go through the Start menu. Personalize VAIO Gate by moving icons within the browser or by adding and removing them completely with drag and drop
Sony Entertainment Network
The Sony Entertainment Network is the ultimate digital entertainment portal. It's your all-access pass to music and movies. You can access all of these media files from just one account. Listen to your favorite songs through Music Unlimited Service and watch your favorite HD movies and TV shows with Video Unlimited
One Button Bliss
This Sony VAIO Ultrabook comes with three shortcut hardware buttons, which are VAIO, ASSIST and WEB. Get one touch access to the web without having to fully boot up into Windows with WEB button. Press the VAIO button to launch either PlayMemories Home or Media Gallery software and access music, photos and movies in an instant. The ASSIST button links directly to VAIO Care software that helps maintain and troubleshoot PC issues for optimal performance
Rapid Wake
With Sony Rapid Wake technology, you'll be able to simply close the lid of your Sony VAIO Ultrabook and it'll automatically go into sleep mode. When you're ready to use your computer again, just open the lid and the Sony VAIO Ultrabook will resume in 2 seconds with all your data safe and secure. If you're unplugged, you don't have to worry about draining your battery because the Sony VAIO Ultrabook uses very little energy in sleep mode for prolonged battery life
Take it to the Big Screen
You can output in Full HD 1080p content to your HDTV using the HDMI port on your Sony VAIO Ultrabook. The HDMI cable (sold separately) has the ability to output both video and audio signals so you only need one cable
In the Box
Sony VAIO S1511 SVS15116FX/S 15.5" Notebook Computer (Silver)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • Preloaded Software
    • Microsoft Office Starter
    • VAIO Care
    • Media Gallery
    • PlayMemories Home
    • Kaspersky Internet Security 30-Day Trial Offer
    • Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum
    • ACID Music Studio
    • Sound Forge Audio Studio
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Processor 2.1 GHz Intel Core i7-3612QM Quad-Core
    Cache L3: 6 MB
    System Bus 5 GT/s
    Memory Type: 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
    Installed: 8 GB (1x4 GB Onboard, 1x4 GB)
    Capacity: 12 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Hybrid Graphics System
    Installed: Intel HD Graphics 4000 Shared; NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE with 2 GB Dedicated
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 15.5"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Storage
    Hard Drive Installed: 750 GB 5400 rpm
    Type: SATA
    Optical Drive Slot-Load SuperMulti DVD Burner
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 2x USB 3.0 (A)
    1x USB 2.0 (A) (Charge)
    Display 1x HDMI
    1x VGA
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Integrated Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Microphone Input
    Flash Media Slot 1x SD
    1x Memory Stick Duo
    Communications
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Modem None
    Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
    Mobile Broadband None
    GPS None
    Webcam Yes
    1.3 MP Photo
    General
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
    Security Infineon TPM Software Professional Package
    Keyboard Keys: 103
    Type: Full-Size
    Stroke: 1.7mm
    Pitch: 19.05mm
    Features: Backlight, Numeric Keypad
    Pointing Device TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
    Battery Built-In Lithium-Polymer  Providing up to 6.25 Hours per Charge (4400 mAh)
    Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.0 x 1.0 x 10.1" / 38.0 x 2.4 x 25.6 cm
    Weight 4.42 lb / 2.00 kg

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