The VAIO S Series 13.3" Notebook Computer from Sony features a sleek, full-flat design with carbon fiber elements for mobility. With a large clickable touchpad and a backlit keyboard, you'll be able to move the cursor and type with ease. The system is also loaded with Sony's Media Apps, which allow you to access your music, photos and videos as well as your social networks across all Sony devices.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.9GHz Intel Core i7-3520M processor. It also has 12GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM (4GB are onboard and 8GB are removable), a 512GB solid state drive, a slot-loading Blu-ray Disc player with CD/DVD burning capabilities, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers.
Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) 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.