Sony Sony VAIO S13A1 SVS13A12FX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black)

Sony VAIO S13A1 SVS13A12FX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black)

Sony VAIO S13A1 SVS13A12FX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-3210M Dual-Core
  • 6GB of DDR3 RAM (4GB + 2GB)
  • 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
  • 802.11/b/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 S13A1 SVS13A12FX/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 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor. It also has 6GB 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 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.

Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 Performance
The Sony VAIO notebook houses a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.1GHz, 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
In the Box
Sony VAIO S13A1 SVS13A12FX/B 13.3" Notebook Computer (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • Preloaded Software
    • Microsoft Office Starter 2012
    • 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
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    • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Processor 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5=-3210M Dual-Core
    Cache L3: 3 KB
    System Bus Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Memory Type: 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
    Installed: 6 GB (1x4 GB, 1x2 GB)
    Capacity: 8 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Hybrid Graphics System
    Installed: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE with 1 GB
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 13.3"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Native Resolution 1600 x 900
    Storage
    Hard Drive Installed: 640 GB 7200 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 PRO
    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 Kensington Lock Slot
    Keyboard Keys: 82
    Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
    Stroke: 1.7mm
    Pitch: 19.05mm
    Features: Backlight
    Pointing Device TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
    Battery Lithium-Polymer  Providing up to 7 Hours per Charge (4400 mAh)
    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

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