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Sony VAIO S13A1 SVS13A18GX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • 2.9GHz Intel Core i7-3520M Dual-Core
  • 8GB of DDR3 RAM (4GB + 4GB)
  • 640GB 7200rpm Hard Drive
  • nVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE Graphics (1GB)
  • 13.3" Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
  • 1600 x 900 Native Resolution
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
  • Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)

The VAIO S13A1 SVS13A18GX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black) from Sony is built with the features and performance you need every day to stay connected and be entertained. The chassis of this Sony VAIO notebook features a lightweight, highly durable carbon fiber lid. The body sports a sleek black finish to give it a stylish look. With a full-flat design, this VAIO notebook abandons the need for bulky traditional batteries, unnecessary seams, protruding ports and trays. The system is also loaded with Sony's Media Gallery software, which makes it easy to organize all of your digital media so you can access your favorite music, photos and movies without having to dig through multiple folders.

For viewing all your favorite videos or photos, this Sony VAIO notebook 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 notebook to connect to your HDTV using an HDMI cable (sold separately), which supports both audio and video signals.

The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.9GHz Intel Core i7-3520M processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 640GB 7200rpm hard drive, a slot-loading SuperMulti DVD burner, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam, microphone and stereo speakers. Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) is the installed operating system.

Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
The Sony VAIO notebook houses a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.9GHz Intel Core i7-3520M processor. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.6GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. It also has Intel Hyper-Threading technology for smooth and seamless multitasking. Built-in Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology allows you to stream HD video content to your HDTV wirelessly with a WiDi-compliant TV adapter (sold separately)
Bold and Bright
This Sony VAIO notebook features a 13.3" widescreen display backlit with LED lamps, which use less power and provide better image quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen features a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is the standard for HDTVs. The 1600 x 900 native resolution is powered by the hybrid nVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE graphics card with 1GB of dedicated memory. You can also connect to an external display, such as a HDTV, via the HDMI port
One Button Bliss
Discover the convenience of three exclusive hardware buttons from Sony on this VAIO notebook, which are VAIO, ASSIST and WEB. The WEB button gives you instant access to the Internet without having to fully boot up the computer. The VAIO button launches either the Picture Motion Browser or the Media Gallery application so you can create as well as organize your music, photos and movies. The ASSIST button links you directly to VAIO Care software, which can help you troubleshoot PC issues in order to maintain optimal performance
PlayMemories Home Software
Uniquely smart and easy-to-use, 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 from ordinary to extraordinary with intuitive adjustments and stunning filters. You can even create heartwarming slide-shows complete with transitions and soundtracks in 3 simple steps. Finally, share your picks 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
Refined Simplicity
This Sony VAIO notebook is a beautifully designed notebook computer featuring a distinctive wrap design that is sure to turn heads. The keyboard features an LED backlight that creates a pleasant glow, framing the individual keys and illuminating the lettering to make it even easier to find the right keys in low-lit rooms. The multi-gesture touchpad allows you to scroll with two fingers, pinch to zoom in and out of images, swipe to flip through pages or photos, and you can even rotate an image, and much more. And rather than clicking on a button, just click on the left or right mouse areas in order to activate those functions. With a full-size keyboard and large touchpad, you'll this Sony VAIO notebook provides a comfortable computing experience
VAIO Gate
VAIO Gate offers fast and easy access to favorite multimedia programs and entertainment. A bar with large icons at the top of your desktop and keeps track of your most popular programs and media. It's simple and easy to use. Just 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
Rapid Wake
With Sony's own Rapid Wake technology, you never have to shut down your computer again. Whether you are done working for the day or just heading out to get some coffee, simply close the lid to put your PC into sleep mode. Then, when you're ready to start again, resume in 2 seconds with your data safe and secure. If you are unplugged, don't worry about draining your battery. Your PC can stay in sleep mode for days
USB 3.0
This Sony VAIO notebook has two USB 3.0 ports, which are 10 times faster than USB 2.0 ports, so you can transfer data faster and with less wait time. You can also charge USB-compliant devices, such as mp3 players or your smartphone through the USB 2.0 port. Even if the VAIO notebook is shut down, you can still charge without having to turn it on
Performance
Processor 2.9GHz Intel Core i7-3520M Dual-Core
Cache L3: 4MB
System Bus Not Specified By Manufacturer
Memory Type: 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 8GB (1x4GB Onboard, 1x4GB SO-DIMM 204-Pin)
Capacity: 8GB
Graphics Card Type: Hybrid Graphics System
Installed: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE with 1GB Dedicated
Display
Type Widescreen
Size 13.3"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
Native Resolution 1600 x 900
Secondary Display
Storage
Hard Drive Installed: 640GB 7200rpm
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" (3.5mm) Headphone Output
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Microphone Input
Expansion Slots Not Specified By Manufacturer
Flash Media Slot 1x SD
1x Memory Stick Duo
Communications
Network 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
Modem None
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Mobile Broadband None
GPS None
Webcam Yes
1.3MP Photo
General
Operating System Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Security Kensington Lock Slot
Keyboard Keys: 82
Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
Stroke: 1.7mm
Pitch: 19.05mm
Features: Backlight
Pointing Device TouchPad
Battery Lithium-Polymer  Providing up to 7 Hours per Charge (4400mAh)
Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 13.0 x 0.9 x 8.8" / 33.1 x 2.3 x 22.5 cm
Weight 3.69 lb / 1.67 kg
Sony VAIO S13A1 SVS13A18GX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Standard 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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