The VAIO E Series 15 SVE1513KCXS 15.5" Notebook Computer from Sony features a distinctive wrap design with a polished aluminum silver lid sporting a diamond cut VAIO logo. This Sony notebook also has a full size keyboard with a numeric keypad as well as a large touch pad for a comfortable computing experience.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-3632QM processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers that utilize Intel High Definition Audio with xLOUD and Clear Phase technologies.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
Quad-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
This Sony computer houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3632QM processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.2GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
15.5" Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
The 15.5" widescreen display includes LED backlight technology that helps ensure a bright display with lower power consumption for improved battery life. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution provided by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000
For Internet access, you have a choice of using the built-in 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 jack or go wireless with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. You can use Bluetooth 4.0 to wirelessly connect to all your peripherals, such as a wireless mouse or keyboard. The HDMI port allows you to output video to an HDTV
USB 3.0 with Sleep Charge
Forgot to charge your phone or mp3 player? Just plug your device via USB cord into the USB sleep charge port and start charging. Even if this Sony VAIO computer is shut down and not plugged in you can still use it. And don't forget that the USB 3.0 port is perfect for connecting a compatible external hard drive and allows you to wait less and transfer data up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
The keyboard features a precisely engineered keyboard and integrated 10-key number pad. When typing in a low-lit environment, an LED backlight creates a backlit glow, framing the individual keys and illuminating the lettering to make it easier to find the right keys
Scroll with two fingers, pinch to zoom in and out of images, swipe to flip through pages or photos, and even rotate an image with the multi-gesture touchpad. And rather than clicking on a button, just click on the left or right mouse areas in order to activate those functions
With Sony's own Rapid Wake technology, you never have to shut down your computer again. Simply close the lid to put this Sony VAIO notebook into sleep mode. Then, when you're ready to start again, resume in 2 seconds with your data safe and secure
High Quality Audio
The integrated stereo speakers utilize Clear Phase and xLOUD technologies. Clear Phase delivers richer sound while xLOUD enhances speaker volume without sacrificing quality
Sony Imagination Studio VAIO Edition
Included with this Sony VAIO computer are four powerful Sony applications:
Movie Studio Platinum
ACID Music Studio
Sound Forge Audio Studio
DVD Architect Studio
In the Box
Sony VAIO E Series 15 SVE1513KCXS 15.5" Notebook Computer (Aluminum Silver)