|   by Josh Grant

The Sony VAIO S features a 15.5-inch screen, integrated Intel HD graphics and an Intel Core i5-3210M dual-core processor in an eye-catching frame.

  • 15.5-inch anti-glare 1080p IPS display with wide viewing angles (1920×1080 resolution)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel Core i5-3210M dual-core processor (2.5GHz, up to 3.1GHz Turbo Boost, 3MB cache, 35W TDP)
  • Integrated Intel HD graphics
  • 4GB DDR3-1600 RAM (1x 4GB; 8GB max. – 2x 4GB)
  • 500GB 5400RPM hard drive (Hitachi HTS547550A9E384)
  • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235
  • Integrated Bluetooth v4.0+HS
  • Integrated HD webcam
  • Internal slot-load DVD burner
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • 4400mAh li-ion battery
  • Weight: 4.42 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 14.97 x 10.06 x 0.95 inches

  • Pros

    • Beautiful 1080p IPS display
    • 0.95" thin and just 4.4 lbs.
    • Backlit keyboard
  • Cons

    • Keyboard a little too soft
    • Lid too flexible
    • Inaccurate clickpad

Quick Take

The Sony VAIO S is an attractive combination of basic multimedia features and stylish design in a relatively thin and light chassis at a fair price.

Read Our Full Review: Sony VAIO S Review



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