The new Sony VAIO Pro series Ultrabook, powered by the latest 4th generation Intel Haswell processors, are now available to order online, together with its convertible brother, Sony VAIO Duo 13. The Sony VAIO Pro 11 is the 11.6-inch version of the Ultrabook, while the Sony VAIO Pro 13 is the 13.3-inch model. There are four models to choose from that are currently available. Each model varies in display size, processing power, storage, and memory. These are the Sony VAIO Pro SVP11213CX, SVP13213CX, SVP1321ACX, and SVP13215PX. Check out their respective specifications, prices, and where you can get one.
Sony VAIO Pro 11 and VAIO Pro 13 Features
The Sony VAIO Pro is a touchscreen Ultrabook powered by the latest 4th generation Intel microprocessors and offers cutting-edge technology for maximum user experience. It’s ultralight and ultra-thin, thanks to its extra-durable carbon fiber body. Its 11-inch and 13-inch touch screen display feature Full HD resolution with Triluminos and IPS technology for more brilliant colors and wider viewing angles. Sony also added X-Reality Technology for mobile, making video quality vastly improved.
Both the Sony VAIO Pro 11 and VAIO Pro 13 are powered by a 4th generation Intel Core i5-4200U processor or an Intel Core i7-4500U, depending on the configuration. The processor is paired with either a 4GB or 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory. You can also choose from Windows 8 64bit or Windows 8 Pro 64bit for its operating system.
The Sony VAIO Pro series doesn’t have a discrete graphics card, so this is not a gaming laptop. Instead graphics processing is taken care of by the Intel HD Graphics 4400, which is a built-in graphics processor in the CPU. You can still install and play some games, but you might not be able to play games that require a discrete graphics card. Both series also feature Solid State Drive for its storage, in either 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB capacities. Solid State Drives or SSD are way faster than your typical hard drive. They also contribute to the fast loading, wake up, and boot up time.
The good thing about the Sony VAIO Pro 13 is that it uses a PCIe based SSD. This type of SSD performs better and faster compared to your typical SATA or mSATA SSD drive. This gives the VAIO Pro 13 an advantage over its 11-inch brother.
The new Sony VAIO Pro series also features illuminated keys to help you type during low light, dim or dark environments; ClearAudio+ Sound for a better audio quality experience; Sony Rapid Wake technology, Webcam with Sony Exmor R CMOS sensor, One-Touch Connection with NFC, and many more. Check out its complete specifications below.
Sony VAIO Pro 11 and VAIO Pro 13 Specifications
Operating System: Windows 8 64bit or Windows 8 Pro 64bit Processor: Intel Core i5-4200U (1.60GHz to 2.60GHz) or Intel Core i7-4500U (1.80GHz to 3.00GHz) Memory: 4GB or 8GB DDR3L-1600MHz Display: 11.6-inch or 13.3-inch LED-backlit Full HD IPS Triluminos touch screen display at 1920 x 1080 resolution Graphics Processor: Intel HD Graphics 4400 Storage: 128GB, 256GB or 512GB SSD (mSATA for VAIO Pro 11 and PCIe for VAIO Pro 13) Audio: Intel HD Audio with ClearAudio+ Connectivity: HDMI, USB 3.0, Headphone out, SD memory card slot
Network: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 + HS, Intel WiDi, NFC Battery: Li-Po 4740mAh up to 7-hours, optional 4690mAh sheet battery Security Features: Intel Anti-Theft, Intel Identity Protection, Trusted Platform Module Hardware: Blacklist 82 keys QWERTY with 1.35mm stroke and 19mm pitch, clickable touchpad with gesture support, Assist button, 1MP HD webcam with Exmor R Bundled Software: Kaspersky Internet Security (trial), MS Office 2013 (trial), ArtRage Studio, PlayMemories Home, VAIO Care Warranty: 1 year limited, 1 year toll-free 24/7 tech support, 1-year international service plan Dimension: 12.68″ x 0.68″ x 8.50″ Weight: 2.34 lbs with battery Colors Available: Carbon Black or Silver
When you buy a Sony VAIO Pro 11 or 13 Ultrabook, the box includes the following: the unit itself, internal Li-Po battery, AC Adapter and power cord.
Below are specific models, with their respective specifications, that are currently available on online stores. Prices indicated below are subject to change without prior notice. It’s best to visit the link and find out the lowest price as of to-date.
Sony VAIO Pro SVP11213CX 11.6-inch Intel Core i5-4200U 4GB DDR3 128GB mSATA Solid-State Drive 11.6-Inch Touch-Enabled Screen Windows 8 64-bit
Sony VAIO Pro SVP13213CX 13.3-inch Intel Core i5-4200U 4GB DDR3 128GB PCIe Solid-State Drive 13.3-Inch Touch-Enabled Screen Windows 8 64-bit
Sony VAIO Pro SVP1321ACX 13.3-inch Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6 GHz 4GB DDR3 256GB Solid-State Drive 13-Inch Touch-Enabled Screen Windows 8 64-bit
Sony VAIO Pro SVP13215PX 13.3-inch Intel Core i7-4500U 8GB DDR3 256GB PCIe Solid-State Drive 13.3-Inch Touch-Enabled Screen Windows 8 64-bit