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Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXS 13.3" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer (Carbon Silver)

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Product Highlights
  • 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-4500U (Haswell)
  • 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 256GB PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400
  • 13.3" Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 Native Resolution
  • Secure Digital Media Card Slot
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
  • Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
  • Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)

The carbon silver VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXS 13.3" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer from Sony features an ultraportable design with a carbon fiber build that leads to a 0.68" thickness and a weight of just 2.34 pounds. The carbon fiber construction keeps it light but also provides durability. The palm rest allows for comfortable typing sessions.

The 13.3" widescreen display features LED backlight technology for low power consumption and better energy efficiency. The display is also a capacitive touchscreen that supports 10-point touch and multi-touch gestures found in Windows 8 Pro. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. The high resolution allows the VAIO Pro 13 to play Full HD 1080p content natively without upscaling.

The system is powered a dual-core Haswell Intel Core i7-4500U processor. It also has 8GB of onboard 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 256GB PCIe solid state drive, a Secure Digital media card slot, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Intel High Definition Audio with ClearAudio+ technology.

Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 Pro introduces a redesigned Start Screen with tiles that update in real-time. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on cloud storage as well as offers various apps through the Windows Store. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on data security. BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on this Sony VAIO Pro 13, thanks to its TPM chip. SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. Windows 8 Pro provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.

VAIO Pro 13

Dual-Core Haswell Intel Core i7 Performance
The VAIO Pro 13 houses a Haswell Intel Core i7-4500U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.8GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.0GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The fourth generation processor in this VAIO Pro 13 uses low voltage, which provides 6.5 hours of use on a single charge (battery life may vary). With a dedicated 4MB L3 cache, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
13.3" Multi-Touch Capacitive Touchscreen
The 13.3" widescreen display is actually a capacitive touchscreen that allows you to take full advantage of the integrated multi-touch gestures of Windows 8 Pro. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution provided by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400
Ultraportable Carbon Fiber Design
The VAIO Pro 13 features carbon fiber construction, which gives it a thickness of 0.68" and a weight of just 2.34 pounds. The carbon fiber build keeps the VAIO Pro 13 ultraportable yet durable. The palm rest offers maximum comfort while typing so your hands will feel less stress while using the keyboard for long periods of time
Solid State Drive
Get quicker boot times, faster application launches and overall enhanced performance with the 256GB PCIe solid state drive in this VAIO Pro 13. And of course, since solid state drive technology does not use moving parts, you get a more durable storage solution less prone to physical damage or mechanical failure
Full Connectivity
For Internet access, you can go wireless with 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi. You can use Bluetooth 4.0+HS 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
ClearAudio+ Sound
ClearAudio+ mode allows for high audio quality that is distinctly Sony. One simple operation activates the optimal sound settings for your music and video. With Sony's unique sound processing technologies, you'll hear dynamic bass and soaring highs with less distortion
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Quickly share music and websites with compatible devices. See the same website that's on your smartphone from your Sony VAIO PC. With NFC (Near Field Communication), it all happens by simply tapping compatible devices together on the touch icon. Please note that both devices must have NFC in order for the data sharing to work
PlayMemories Home
PlayMemories Home software makes organizing, editing and sharing your photos and videos easy. Instantly import and sort your content by event or date. Then transform your favorites with intuitive adjustments and stunning filters. Share your pics privately with family and friends or on popular social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube. PlayMemories Online service can even securely store your content in the cloud allowing virtually all of your devices to access it anytime, anyplace
Sony's Media Apps
With Sony's Media apps, you get seamless connectivity across all of your compatible Sony devices to your content. Share and play with your content as you choose. Quick and easy access to content stored locally, on DLNA servers or from PlayMemories Online
ArtRage Studio
ArtRage Studio is a stylish, intuitive painting and drawing package that makes it easy to produce natural looking artwork on your computer. Its wide range of artistic tools lets you get right down to the creative process without forcing you to learn complex or technical controls
VAIO Movie Creator
VAIO Movie Creator adds the transitions and effects automatically so your movie looks polished and professional. Enhance your movies with your choice of 45 design themes and music. Once your movie is ready, share it on Facebook, YouTube or other social networking and video sharing sites

Windows 8 Pro

The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 Pro introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
Seamless Integration of Multi-Touch Gestures
Windows 8 Pro supports multi-touch gestures. Now, you can use your keyboard, mouse or the touchpad using simple gestures. Whether you're browsing apps, reading a book or typing on the go with touch, you'll be able to seamlessly switch between all three interactive components. With the touchpad, Windows 8 Pro allows you to use multi-touch gestures, such as swipe, drag, tap, slide, pinch-to-zoom and more
To the Cloud
With Windows 8 Pro, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
Windows Store
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
BitLocker
BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on mobile PCs that include a trusted platform module (TPM) chip. BitLocker now encrypts hard drives more quickly, helping to keep your data safe without interrupting your productivity. BitLocker also supports encrypted drives
SmartScreen
SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. It checks the reputation of any new app or website in order to keep you safe no matter what browser you're using. This helps prevent malware and other viruses from infiltrating your PC or your corporate network
DirectAccess
DirectAccess allows remote users to more securely and seamlessly access resources inside of a corporate network without having to launch a separate virtual private network (VPN) connection
Windows Media Center
Windows Media Center lets you turn your PC into a home entertainment system that can play and record high-definition TV (if you have additional tuner hardware), DVDs and CDs. It also has a software DVR that can play photo slideshows and Internet TV content
Performance
Processor 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-4500U Dual-Core Haswell
Cache L3: 4MB
System Bus 5GT/s
Memory OnboardType: 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 8GB
Graphics Card Type: Integrated
Installed: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display
Type Touchscreen
Size 13.3"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
Storage
Hard Drive Installed: 256GB SSD
Optical Drive None
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 2x USB 3.0 (A) (1 x Charge)
Display 1x HDMI
Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
Integrated Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
Flash Media Slot 1x SD
Communications
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
NFC Yes
Webcam Yes
General
Operating System Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)
Security Not Specified By Manufacturer
Keyboard Keys: 82
Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
Stroke: 1.35mm
Pitch: 19mm
Features: Backlight
Pointing Device TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
Battery Lithium-Polymer  Providing up to 6.5 Hours per Charge (4740mAh)
Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 12.6 x 0.6 x 8.5" / 32.0 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm
Weight 2.34 lb / 1.06 kg
Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXS 13.3" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer (Carbon Silver)
  • VGA Adapter for VAIO Pro 11 / Pro 13 & VAIO Duo 13 Laptops
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    4.0

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    4.0

    Fast and light

    By Del Silva

    from Brasilia, Brazil

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    Pros

    • Fast
    • Lightweight
    • Long Battery Life
    • Quality Display
    • Quiet

    Cons

    • Poorly Designed Keyboard

    Best Uses

    • Business Use
    • Web Browsing

    Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXS 13.3" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer (Carbon Silver):

    Very light for those who mind weight as I do. Fast enough! The touch screen is great but the keyboard is small to face so light weight! Good purchase!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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    4.0

    Great Product; performance, capabiliies

    By Yan

    from Mountain View, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Lightweight
    • Long Battery Life
    • Powerful
    • Quality Display
    • Quiet

    Cons

    • Poorly Designed Keyboard

    Best Uses

    • Music
    • Video
    • Web Browsing

    Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXS 13.3" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer (Carbon Silver):

    good performance ! not load fan, good battery life. Good music / video capabilities

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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