Lightweight and easy to handle at 3.8 lbs. with a thin 1” profile, the VAIO® S Series laptop
is crafted for those on the move. Featuring 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 technology,
dedicated AMD graphics, a backlit keyboard and a durable magnesium alloy casing, the
S Series laptop has everything it takes to get you through the most demanding of days all in a thin-and-light 13.3” form factor.
Plus a host of energy-saving features deliver up to 7.5 hours of standard battery life, and
up to 15 hours of total combined battery life with the all new large capacity sheet
battery (sold separately) – helping to keep you unplugged longer4 .
The best picture. The best sound. The ultimate high-definition experience. With pristine
HD resolution and stunning clarity, Blu-ray Disc™ technology is an impressive way to
enjoy your entertainment.
An AMD Radeon™ HD 6630M dedicated graphics card with 1GB of VRAM gives a
performance boost to your day-to-day processor functions for an optimized overall
computing experience regardless of the task.
Plus, the S Series puts you in control by offering a Hybrid Graphics system that allows you
to easily set your graphics performance to deliver power when you need it and energy
savings when you don’t. You can even set your performance level on the fly without
needing to reboot.
A simple hardware switch enables you to choose between two settings:
1.Select Speed for maximum power while multi-tasking or running heavier applications
2.Select Stamina to conserve energy and extend battery life for light computing and
mobile scenarios
Whether it’s HD, multitasking or multimedia, this processor can handle it all with
headroom to spare. Its top-of-the-line speed is complimented by Intel® Turbo Boost
Technology 2.0, which adapts processor speed for more performance when you need
it 11 . Combined with Intel’s richest set of features, the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7
processor is the ideal choice for visibly smart performance at its best.
Now it’s easy to wirelessly stream content to your HDTV with the Intel® Wireless Display
enabled S Series laptop. Sit back and experience your favorite online TV shows and
movies from the comfort of your couch. Access personal video, music and photos from
your hard drive or home network and immediately send it wirelessly to the biggest
display in up to full 1080p HD and 5.1 surround sound.
With integrated Intel® Wireless Display technology, searching for cables and stringing
them across your living room or office is a thing of the past10 .
For maximum performance and ample storage, the S Series features dual channel SSD
with RAID technology. RAID technology coordinates between the two solid state drives
to keep them operating simultaneously at optimal capacity. The result is quicker bootups, faster application launches and overall enhanced performance. And of course,
since SSD technology includes no moving parts, you get amore durable storage solution
less prone to physical damage.
At just over 3.8 lbs. the all new VAIO® S Series laptop features the everyday power of a
larger PC packed into a thin-and-light 13.3” form factor. From its seamless contours to
its advanced battery technology that offers all-day mobility, this PC has all the
features that make for a world-class mobile computing experience.
Action Buttons: VAIO, ASSIST, WEB, Eject,
Speed/Stamina, Wireless On/Off
Pointing Device: Electrostatic Touchpad
Keyboard: QWERTY, 82 keys with 2.0mm
stroke and 19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in HD camera and
Backlit Keyboard: Yes
Type: Intel® Core™ i7-2620M
Speed: 2.70GHz1 with Turbo Boost
Technology11 up to 3.40GHz1
Technology: Dual Core
Cache: 4MB
Installed: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3-1333MHz
Max. Memory: 8GB
Optical Drive
Type: Blu-ray Disc™ ROM Drive
Start-up Times
Average Boot Time: 60 seconds
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2
First Boot Time: 5 minutes
Ethernet Protocol:
Bluetooth® Technology: Bluetooth
Integrated Stereo A2DP (2.1 + EDR)
WiDi Ready: Yes - Intel® Wireless Display
WiFi Adapter: Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N
Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7
Professional 64-bit
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office
Starter with reduced-functionality
versions of Word and Excel, VAIO Care™ ,
Media Gallery™ , PMB - VAIO edition5
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet
Security™ 2011 30-Day Trial Offer7
Service and Warranty Information
Onsite/In-Home Service: Yes8
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
International Service: Yes
Limited Warranty Term: 1 Year Limited
Warranty. See actual warranty for details.
Screen Size: 13.3"
Resolution: 1366 x 768
Back Light Technology: LED
Technology: Hybrid Graphics
Graphics Processor: AMD Radeon™ HD
Graphics Video RAM: 1GB dedicated
Inputs and Outputs
Memory Stick® Media Slot: 1
Port Replicator Connector(s): 1
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
HDMI™ Output(s): 1
Secure Digital (SD) Slot: 1
USB 2.0: 2
USB 3.0: 1
Headphone Output: 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity LithiumIon Battery
DVD Playback: up to 4.5 hours4
Default Brightness: up to 7.5 hours4
Maximum Brightness: up to 6.5 hours4
Sony Electronics Inc. •16530 Via Esprillo •San Diego,
Certain Microsoft products included with this computer may use
technological measures for copy protection. IN SUCH EVENT, YOU WILL
THE PRODUCT ACTIVATION PROCEDURES. Product activation procedures
and Microsoft's privacy policy will be detailed during initial launch of the
product, or upon cvertain reinstallations of the software product(s) or
reconfigurations of the computer and may be completed by internet or
telephone (toll charges may apply).
© 2010 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO, Media
Gallery, and VAIO Care are trademarks of Sony. PlayStation and PS3 are
trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Intel and Core are
trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, and Excel are
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Blu-ray Disc is a trademark.
Bluetooth is a trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. HDMI is a trademark of
HDMI Licencing LLC. All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners. Features and specifications are subject to change
without notice. All non-metric weights and measurements are
approximate and may vary.
Adobe Creative Software: Adobe Acrobat
Standard 9.0, Adobe Photoshop®
Elements 8.0, Adobe Premiere® Elements
12. Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel
Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 is available only on 2nd generation Intel®
Core™ i5 and i7 processors. Performance varies depending on
hardware, software and system configuration.
13. Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an Intel® HT
Technology enabled system. Performance will vary depending on the
specific hardware and software used.
14. Mobile broadband service sold separately.
15. Compatible camera and supporting media sold separately.
16. Allocation of system memory to graphics varies depending on
operating condition, version of device driver and total system
memory size.
Environmental Information
RoHS®: Compliant
Weight: 3.8 lbs. (with Standard Capacity
Measurements: 13.04" (W) x 0.95" (H) x
8.84" (D)
Supplied Accessories
Standard Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery
(4540mAh), AC Adapter, Power Cord
Color: Black
UPC Code: 027242830714
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed and may vary.
2. 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity will be less.
3. Viewable area measured diagonally.
4. Estimates only based upon Sony engineering testing. Actual
performance will vary based on notebook settings, environmental
conditions, and usage. Battery capacity decreases over time and use.
5. For certain third party software applications, Sony provides first level
phone support. Additional telephone support may be available from
the applicable 3rd party vendor. Availability and schedule for any
such support is determined by the aplicable software vendor. Long
distance charges may apply.
6.This PC is preloaded with reduced-functionality versions of Word and
Excel that include advertising. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key to
activate full-featured Office software on this PC.
7. Norton Internet Security™ 2011 30-day subscription is pre-installed on
your Sony VAIO PC. You need to activate the software for the product
to work. After your 30-days are finished, buy Norton Internet Security
to continue to be protected from viruses, hackers and identify theft.
8.Availability may be limited. See limited warranty for details.
9. HDMI cable sold separately.
user interaction. •www.sony.com
11. Requires TV adapter and compatible television. Does not support Bluray® disc or other protected content playback.
Last Updated: 04/27/2011