Sony VAIO S Series VPC-S12V9E/B

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Sony VAIO S Series VPC-S12V9E/B

Easy to carry to and from the office or between rooms at home. The VAIO S series is slim and compact. Take it wherever you go. A tough magnesium alloy...

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Before going into the main review of Sony’s latest S-series Vaio, the VPCS12V9E/B, let me delve into the history, technology and the drawbacks of the Vaio series laptops. The reason why I have not mentioned the advantages is obvious. Matter of Attitude: Nobody can deny the fact that the invention...

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Product Information : Sony VAIO S Series VPC-S12V9E/B

Manufacturer's product description

Easy to carry to and from the office or between rooms at home. The VAIO S series is slim and compact. Take it wherever you go. A tough magnesium alloy body protects the notebook from knocks and shocks as you travel.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO S Series VPC-S12V9E/B - 13.3" - Core i5 520M - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit - 6 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i5 520M / 2.4 GHz ( 2.93 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache

Memory: 6 GB DDR3

Storage: 500 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL

Display: 13.3" 1366 x 768 / HD

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 310M - 512 MB

Networking: 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR , Gigabit Ethernet , wireless cellular modem

Wireless Broadband (WWAN): 3G

Battery: Up to 4.5 hours

Dockable: Yes

Security: Fingerprint reader

Colour: Black

Dimensions (WxDxH): 31.5 cm x 22.9 cm x 3.2 cm

Weight: 2 kg

Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

Manufacturer Warranty: 2 years warranty

General

MPN: VPCS12V9E/B.CEK

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Core i5 520M / 2.4 GHz

Max Turbo Speed: 2.93 GHz

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Cache: L3 - 3 MB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Chipset: Mobile Intel HM55 Express

Features: Intel Turbo Boost Technology

Memory

RAM: 6 GB

Max RAM Supported: 8 GB

Technology: DDR3 SDRAM

Speed: 1066 MHz / PC3-8500

Storage

Main Storage: 500 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - fixed

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL)

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Display

Type: 13.3"

Resolution: 1366 x 768 ( HD )

Widescreen: Yes

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce 310M - 512 MB

Total Available Graphics Memory: 3259 MB

Camera: Integrated webcam

Resolution (MP): 0.3 Megapixel

Resolution: 640 x 480

Sound: Stereo speakers , microphone

Compliant Standards: Dolby Home Theater

Input

Type: Touchpad, backlit keyboard

Communications

Wireless: 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Network Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Features: Gobi2000 Technology

Compliant Standards: Wi-Fi CERTIFIED

Wireless Broadband (WWAN)

Generation: 3G

Max Transfer Rate: 7.2 Mbps

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 5000 mAh

Run Time: Up to 4.5 hours

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 1 x ExpressCard/34 ( 1 free )

Interfaces: HDMI ¦ VGA ¦ Headphone output ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 ¦ LAN ¦ Microphone input ¦ Dock

Memory Card Reader: Yes ( SD Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo )

Software

Software Included: VAIO Update, McAfee AntiVirus (60 days trial), Windows Live Essentials, VAIO Care, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, VAIO Gate, Norton Online Backup (Trial), VAIO Transfer Support, Google Chrome, VAIO Smart Network, Adobe Reader 9, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter

Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

Miscellaneous

Colour: Black

Dockable: Yes

Security: Fingerprint reader

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

Included Accessories: Power adapter

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 31.5 cm

Depth: 22.9 cm

Height: 3.2 cm

Weight: 2 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 2 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 2 years - pick-up and return

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