Sony Vaio S Series Review

General Specifications

Processor Type Mobile, Intel Core i5
Memory Size 4.0 GB
Hard Drive Size 320 GB
Display Size 13.3"
Form Factor Ultraportable
Screen Size 13.3
In the box VAIO 13.3" S Series laptop, Standard capacity lithium-ion battery, AC Adapter, Power cord

Weights and Measurements

Weight (with standard battery) 3.8 lbs.
Weight (with extended sheet battery, sold separately) 5.0 lbs.
Dimensions 13.04" (W) x 0.95" (H) x 8.84" (D) (with standard battery)


Processor Intel® Core™ i3-2310M processor (2.10GHz3) Intel® Core™ i5-2410M processor (2.30GHz / 2.90GHz3 with Turbo Boost10) Intel® Core™ i5-2520M processor (2.50GHz / 3.20GHz3 with Turbo Boost10) Intel® Core™ i7-2620M processor (2.70GHz / 3.40GHz3 with Turbo Boost10)
Operating System Microsoft Windows
Color Options Black, Blue, Burnished Brown (Signature), Jet Black, Pink, Platinum, Silver, White
Memory 4GB (4GB Fixed Onboard + 1 Open Slot) DDR3-SDRAM-1333, 6GB (4GB Fixed Onboard + 2GB Removable) DDR3-SDRAM-1333, 8GB (4GB Fixed Onboard + 4GB Removable) DDR3-SDRAM-1333
Hard Drive 320GB (5400rpm) hard drive, 500GB (5400rpm) hard drive, 500GB (7200rpm) hard drive, 750GB (5400rpm) hard drive, 128GB (128GB x1) solid state drive, 256GB (128GB x2) solid state drive with RAID 05, 512GB (256GB x2) solid state drive with RAID, 1TB (512GB x2) solid state drive with RAID
Expansion Slots Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media slot, SD™ memory card slot
Communications 1,000 Gigabit
Hardware Backlit QWERTY keyboard, 82 keys with 2.0mm stroke and 19.05mm pitch Built-in HD camera powered by Exmor™ sensor and microphone Electro-static touch pad with multi-touch control VAIO, WEB and ASSIST buttons
Ports Gigabit Ethernet port (RJ-45) HDMI® output Headphone output USB 2.0 x2 USB 3.0 x1 VGA output


Default Settings Up to 7.5 hours
Full Brightness Up to 6.5 hours
DVD Playback Up to 4.5 hours


Display 1,366 x
Optical CD/DVD player / burner Blu-ray Disc™ player (CD/DVD player / burner capable) Blu-ray Disc™ player / burner (CD/DVD player / burner capable)
Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6470M (512MB VRAM) hybrid graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 6630M (1GB VRAM) hybrid graphics
Audio Intel® High Definition Audio with Dolby® Home Theater® Technology v3