Designed from the ground up to deliver intense performance and extreme mobility, the Sony VAIO T Series Ultrabook is the ultimate travel companion. Always ready for action, the beautifully full-flat, brushed aluminum shell conceals the latest storage technologies for ultra-fast boot-ups and long battery life--up to 7.5 hours.
This version of the T Series Ultrabook (model SVT13114GXS) features a clear, bright 13.3-inch high-def, LED-backlit display and the latest-generation Ultra Low Voltage Intel Core i5 dual-core processor. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel Turbo Boost Technology for a boost in your performance that you can truly see and feel.
It's also outfitted with a Hybrid Hard Drive system (HHD), combining a 500 GB hard disk drive (HDD) with a 32 GB solid state drive (SSD). Using new Intel Smart Response Technology (iSRT) that teams fast SSD cache memory with the high-capacity HDD, giving you faster access to your data and faster boot up compared to a standard hard drive.
The VAIO T Series Ultrabook is expertly designed to contain all the connectivity ports that other Ultrabook laptops may lack without adding extra heft to the ultra-smooth, full flat design. It offers both HDMI and VGA video outputs as well as a super-speed USB 3.0 port--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices.
This VAIO laptop comes pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Professional and it includes Microsoft Office Starter 2010 with limited-functionality versions of Word and Excel (learn more below).
Note: This VAIO laptop does not include an integrated optical disc drive, but you can connect an optional CD/DVD drive via one of its USB ports.
Bold and Bright
Developed by the same people you trust to engineer amazing flat-panel HDTVs, this laptop features exceptional picture quality. The 13.3-inch (1366 x 768) widescreen display includes an LED backlight that helps ensure a bright display with lower power consumption for improved battery life.
With Sony's 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.
Take It to the Big Screen
Whether you're watching stunning high definition content or enjoying video captured from your compatible camcorder, you can play back HD content on your compatible big screen HDTV with a high level of resolution. An HDMI output delivers both your video and audio via a single HDMI cable (sold separately), providing the optimal digital connection to your HDMI-enabled HDTV so you can enjoy HD entertainment on the big screen without a myriad of extra cables and wires. Or if you just need to connect an external monitor, use the VGA port for a simple connection.
Simple Multi-Gesture Touchpad
The multi-gesture touchpad is the most intuitive way to interact with your laptop. Scroll with two fingers, pinch to zoom in and out of images, swipe to flip through pages or photos, 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.
The integrated stereo speakers utilize the Clear Phase and xLoudClear Phase technologies, which delivers a richer, bolder and louder presence. xLoud technology enhances speaker volume without sacrificing quality.
Not Just for Video Chatting
A built-in 1.3-megapixel HD web camera offers superb video conferencing quality. Powered by an Exmor sensor, this HD web camera offers amazing low-light performance and includes face tracking technology that allows the camera to automatically adjust and keep you in focus as you move about. And with certain programs, you make hand gestures in front of your camera to skip songs, turn pages, or turn the volume up.
The Handiest Port Around
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 the PC 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 allowing you to wait less and transfer data up to 10x faster than USB 2.0.
One Button Bliss
Discover special hardware buttons: VAIO, ASSIST and WEB that get you where you want to go with a touch of a button.
One touch access to the web without full boot up into Windows with WEB button.
Press the VAIO button to launch either PMB (Picture Motion Browser) or Media Gallery software and create movies, and enjoy photos and music in a whole new way. ASSIST button links directly to VAIO Care software that helps maintain and troubleshoot PC issues for optimal performance.
Media Gallery Software
Find a new appreciation for your music and photos with Media Gallery software. Not only can it automatically create unique song playlists based on beat, tone and rhythm, it can also help you rediscover forgotten favorites with recommendations based on your specific taste. Playback can be controlled by hand gestures using the built-in web camera, simply wave your hand and Media Gallery software will advance to the next track or photo. Media Gallery software even makes it easy to share your personal photos and videos. Publish your favorites to popular sites like Facebook, Picasa and many more directly from Media Gallery interface.
PlayMemories Home Photo Management Software
Uniquely smart and easy-to-use, PlayMemories Home software makes organizing, editing, and sharing your photos and videos a cinch. Instantly import and sort your content by event or date, then transform your favorites from ordinary to extraordinary with intuitive adjustments and stunning filters. Share your picks privately with family and friends or on popular social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube.
PC Tune-ups and Maintenance Made Easy
With the newest version of VAIO Care software you get an easy-to-use tool that lets you tune up, update and troubleshoot your VAIO PC. Effortlessly install and uninstall new software and drivers, use the visual interface to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues, create restore and recovery media, and connect with Sony phone, chat or online support when you need to talk with a Sony expert.
Service and Support
There's nothing standard about the standard Sony limited warranty on VAIO computers. To give you the ultimate in speedy and convenient service, we come to you to repair PC issues whenever possible. Not many other PC manufacturers can match our expertise or comprehensive level of in-home support. And we have extensive on-line support where you can chat with an associate and access drivers, software updates, FAQs, user forums and more.