Screen is, as usual for Sony, perfect although the overall look of the laptop is a bit functional rather than nice to look at. Keyboard is tactile and slightly raised which makes for easier key pressing. The keyboard is also backlit which is extremely useful when travelling and can be adjusted ... Read review
"This is a fast machine!
The specification of the Intel i5 dual core 2.4ghz cpu, 4Gb ram (8Gb Max), 500Gb hard drive and 512Mb dedicated graphics coupled with Windows 7 64-bit make this laptop fly.
It's not cheap but for a business laptop but it is the business.
Screen is, as usual for Sony, perfect although the overall look of the laptop is a bit functional rather than nice to look at. Keyboard is tactile and slightly raised which makes for easier ..."
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Easy to carry to and from the office or between rooms at home. The slim and compact VAIO S series includes a strong cylinder hinge for holding in one hand. Take it wherever you go. A tough magnesium alloy body protects the notebook from knocks and shocks as you travel.Leave nothing to chance. Your precious work and leisure files are fully protected by advanced security features. Should you accidentally drop your notebook, advanced HDD protection kicks in to minimize hard disc damage. A fingerprint sensor prevents intruders accessing your data and saves you time getting into your PC.Multimedia comes to life on a real-wide VAIO display screen with high contrast and vivid colors. Enhanced 1366 x 768 resolution gives you more space to work and play. Watch presentations and movies with reduced black bars and scroll through the Internet with ease. A tough LCD coating increases resistance to marks and scratches so you can work confidently wherever you go. Write reports and presentations in outdoor environments such as cafes, gardens and parks or while away on business trips.
Dimensions & weight
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, Sony Picture Motion Browser, Adobe Reader 9
Microsoft Office Preloaded
Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess Licence Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Connections & expansion
1 x ExpressCard/34 ( 1 free )
4-pin FireWire ¦ Headphone output ¦ Microphone input ¦ LAN ¦ HDMI ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 ¦ VGA ¦ Dock