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Sony VAIO Pro 13 Silver Ultrabook Computer - SVP13213CXS

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1.60GHz With Intel Turbo Boost Technology Up To 2.60GHz Intel Core i5-4200U Processor/ 13.3" (1920x1080) Capacitive Touchscreen LED Backlit Triluminos Display/ 4GB DDR3/1600MHz Memory/ Intel HD Graphics 4400/ 128GB PCIe SSD/ Web Camera Powered By Exmor R/ Backlit Keyboard/ USB 3.0/ HDMI/ Bluetooth Standard (4.0 + HS)/ WiDi Ready/ Ultra-Light With Durable Carbon Fiber/ Windows 8 64-Bit/ Silver Finish
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Sony VAIO Pro 13 Silver Ultrabook Computer, Model SVP13213CXS

Lighten up with the touchscreen laptop that’s in a class of its own. Wrapped in thin, durable carbon fiber, it even packs our latest Full HD TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with more brilliant color than ever before. Add a high speed PCIe SSD, comfortable infinite palm rest design, plus long battery life and you have a computer that’s lightweight— but all business.


  • Ultra-light with durable carbon fiber
    With uncompromising attention to detail and a passion for design, the VAIO® Pro is an expertly engineered and extremely durable. The carbon fiber construction keeps it light but also helps protect it from the rigors of the road. The palmrest was created for maximum comfort while typing so your hands will feel less stress will keyboarding for long periods of time
  • More brilliant color than ever
    The 13.3” Full HD 1920 x 1080p touchscreen LCD with TRILUMINOS Display for mobile creates incredibly true, natural shades of colors – just the way you want to see them. Thanks to a new-generation technology that makes colors purer and more distinct with a wider color range, giving images a heightened sense of depth. Equipped with IPS (in-plane switching) technology so you can enjoy a crisp image from any viewing angle - perfect for giving an important presentation or watching the latest blockbuster hit. And with the X-Reality for Mobile video quality is vastly improved making that blockbuster hit look even more sharp
  • High speed SSD
    VAIO Pro 13 includes a high speed PCIe SSD drive standard on all models. PCIe technology allows for faster performance than traditional laptop SSD drives17. Get quicker boot-ups, faster application launches and overall enhanced performance. And of course, since SSD technology includes no moving parts, you get a more durable storage solution less prone to physical damage
  • Night Shift
    Practical innovation is a cornerstone of Sony’s vision, and our keyboards are no exception. The keyboard features precisely engineered keys to create a comfortable and intuitive typing experience. When typing in dim light, an LED backlight creates a pleasant glow, framing the individual keys and illuminating the lettering to make it even easier to find the right keys
  • All-Day Mobility
    Enjoy all day mobility and long battery life with VAIO Pro10. With the optional large capacity sheet battery, you leave behind the traditional bulky and protruding long-life batteries of the past. Attaching seamlessly to the bottom of the laptop and by operating in tandem with it, you’ll enjoy up to double the battery life – helping to keep you unplugged longer
  • Rapid Wake
    With Sony’s own Rapid Wake technology, you never have to shut down your computer again. Whether you are done working for the day or just heading out to get some coffee, simply close the lid to put your PC into sleep mode. Then, when you’re ready to start again, resume in two seconds with your data safe and secure. If you are unplugged, don’t worry about draining your battery. Your PC can stay in sleep mode for days
  • ClearAudio+ Sound
    ClearAudio+ mode allows you to effortlessly enjoy audio quality that is distinctly Sony. One simple operation activates the perfect sound settings for your music and video. With Sony’s unique sound processing technologies and you’ll hear dynamic bass and soaring highs with less distortion for an unmatched music and movie experience
  • Exmor R® web camera technology
    The built-in webcam lets your family and friends see clearly while chatting even in low-light. Exmor R® CMOS Sensor technology by Sony that lets you enjoy low noise images even in dimly lit rooms
  • One-touch connection
    Quickly share music and URLs with compatible devices. See the same website that’s on your smartphone from your VAIO® PC. With NFC (Near Field Communication), it all happens by simply tapping compatible devices together on the touch icon. Connecting devices has never been this easy
  • Peace of mind online
    With Intel® Identity Protection Technology you can help protect against identity theft on the Internet by making sure your favorite websites know it’s you
  • PC tune-ups and maintenance made easy
    With the newest version of VAIO Care™ software you get an easy-to-use tool that lets you tune up, update and troubleshoot your VAIO® PC. Just press the ASSIST button to effortlessly install and uninstall new software and drivers, use the visual interface to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues, create restore and recovery media, and connect with Sony phone, chat or online support when you need to talk with a Sony expert
  • Simple multi-gesture touchpad
    The multi-gesture touchpad is the most intuitive way to interact with your laptop. Scroll with two fingers, pinch to zoom in and out of images, swipe to flip through pages or photos, and you can even rotate an image, and much more. Use your touchpad in the same way as if you were touching the screen. Swipe in from the right to reveal charms or return to the start screen. Swipe in from the left to switch to your last used app
  • The handiest port around
    Forgot to charge your phone or mp3 player? Just plug your device via USB cord into the USB sleep charge port and start charging. Even if the PC is shut down and not plugged in you can still use it. And don’t forget that the USB 3.0 port is perfect for connecting a compatible external hard drive and allowing you to wait less and transfer data up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
  • ArtRage® Studio
    ArtRage Studio is a stylish, intuitive painting and drawing package that makes it easy to produce natural looking artwork on your computer. Its wide range of artistic tools lets you get right down to the creative process without forcing you to learn complex or technical controls
  • VAIO® Movie Creator
    Quickly and easily make a movie just the way you like it from your own photos or videos. Enhance your movies with your choice of 45 design themes and music. VAIO® Movie Creator adds the transitions and effects automatically so your movie looks polished and professional. Once your movie is ready, share it on Facebook®, YouTube™, or other social networking and video sharing sites
  • Mircosoft Office Trial
    Get a 1 month trial of Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium. It's the best Office value for an entire household. With an annual subscription, get the smartest, most up-to-date Office applications and cloud services on up to 5 PCs and on select mobile devices
  • Sony's Media Apps
    Experience your content like never before with Sony's Media Apps. We bring together the very best of Sony’s state-of-the-art technologies to provide an exceptional experience. You get seamless connectivity across all of your compatible Sony devices to your content. Share and play with your content as you choose. Quick and easy access to content stored locally, on DLNA® servers, or from PlayMemories Online™
  • Socialife app
    Discover your favorite news, videos, and social networking feeds in one place. You can check out new posts on Facebook®, watch YouTube® videos, add comments and likes. Plus, you'll get recommendations for new blogs and news based on your interests which you can then add to your My Stream. Socialife. See what's happening in your world today
  • PlayMemories Home™ software
    Uniquely smart and easy-to-use, PlayMemories Home™ software makes organizing, editing and sharing your photos and videos a cinch. Instantly import and sort your content by event or date. Then transform your favorites from ordinary to extraordinary with intuitive adjustments and stunning filters. You can even create heartwarming slide-shows complete with transitions and soundtracks in 3 simple steps. Finally, share your pics privately with family and friends or on popular social networking sites like Facebook® and YouTube™. PlayMemories Online™ service can even securely store your content in the cloud allowing virtually all of your devices to access it anytime, anyplace



  • Type: Intel® Core™ i5-4200U
  • Technology: Dual Core
  • Speed: 1.60GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.60GHz
  • Cache: 3MB


  • Operating System: Genuine Windows 8 64-bit
  • Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office trial, VAIO Care™, PlayMemories Home™, ArtRage® Studio
  • Anti-Virus Software: Kaspersky® Internet Security 30-Day Trial Offer


  • Screen Size: 13.3"
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Touch Technology: Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Display Technology: Full HD, Triluminos Display for Mobile
  • Backlight Technology: LED


  • Installed Memory: 4GB (4GB x 1)
  • Memory Type/Speed: DDR3/1600MHz
  • Max. Memory: Fixed


  • Graphics Processor: Intel® HD Graphics 4400
  • Graphics Video RAM: Internal
  • Maximum Resolution HDMI: 1920 x 1080


  • Type: PCIe Solid State Drive
  • Capacity: 128GB


  • Camera: 1.0 MP HD Web Camera powered by Exmor R® for PC and microphone
  • Keyboard: QWERTY, 82 keys with 1.35mm stroke and 16.95mm pitch
  • Backlit Keyboard: Yes


  • Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio with ClearAudio+

Inputs and Outputs

  • DC-In: 1
  • USB 3.0: 1 + 1 (Charge)
  • Secure Digital (SD) Slot: 1
  • HDMI® Output(s): 1


  • Bluetooth® Technology: Bluetooth Standard (4.0 + HS)
  • Ethernet Protocol: 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
  • WiDi Ready: Yes - Intel® Wireless Display Technology
  • NFC: Yes

Environmental Information

  • ENERGY STAR®: 5.1
  • ROHS®: Compliant
  • EPEAT™: Silver


  • Security: Intel® Identity Protection Technology, Intel® Anti-Theft Technology
  • Action Buttons: ASSIST
  • Pointing Device: Clickable Touchpad (Gesture Supported)


  • Battery Type: Internal Lithium Polymer Battery (VGP-BPS38 4740mAh)
  • Battery Life: Up to 6 hours and 30 minutes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 0.68"
  • Width: 12.68"
  • Depth: 8.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 2.34 lbs
  • Shipping: 6 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor Warranty
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details


  1. GHz denotes maximum microprocessor internal clock speed and may vary based on application
  2. Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit
  3. 1 GB = one billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity will be less
  4. Not all models applicable. Registration required. See for details
  5. For some third party software, Sony provides initial support. Additional support may be available from the applicable vendor. Availability may vary by vendor
  6. (WiDi) Requires an Intel® Wireless Display-enabled system, compatible adapter, and TV. 1080p and Bluray* or other protected content playback only available on 3rd or 4th generation Intel® Core™ processorbased PCs with built-in visuals enabled, a compatible adapter and media player, and supporting Intel® WiDi software and graphics driver installed. Consult your PC manufacturer. For more information, see
  7. Based on Sony engineering. Actual performance may vary considerably based on hardware configuration, software, power management settings, environmental conditions, wireless connectivity and other factors. Maximum battery capacity will normally decrease with time and use
  8. Kaspersky Internet Security 30-day subscription is pre-installed on your Sony VAIO PC. You need to activate the software for the product to work. After your 30-days are finished, buy Kaspersky Internet Security to continue to be protected from cybercriminals, identify theft, viruses, and other threats
  9. Availability may be limited. See limited warranty for details
  10. No system can provide absolute security under all conditions. Requires an enabled chipset, BIOS, firmware, and software, and a subscription with a capable service provider. Consult your system manufacturer and service provider for availability and functionality. Intel assumes no liability for lost or stolen data and/or systems or any other damages resulting thereof. For more information, visit
  11. No system can provide absolute security under all conditions. Requires an Intel® Identity Protection Technology-enabled system, including a 2nd or 3rd gen Intel® Core™ processor, enabled chipset, firmware, and software, and participating website. Consult your system manufacturer. Intel assumes no liability for lost or stolen data and/or systems or any resulting damages. For more information, visit
  12. Versus same capacity SSD. Performance varies depending on SSD capacity, system specifications, settings, and usage
Operating PlatformWindows
Display TypeLED Touchscreen
Touch EnabledYes
Form FactorUltrabook
Display FinishGlossy
Display Size13.3
Display Resolution1920x1080
Processor ClassCore i5
Processor BrandIntel
Processor Speed1.6GHz
Processor Turbo Boost Speed2.6GHz
Approx Battery Life6.5 Hours
System Memory4GB
RAM Expandable To8GB
Hard Drive Size128GB
Hard Drive TechnologySSD
Bluetooth EnabledYes
Built In Web CamYes
HDMI OutputYes
Operating SystemWindows 8
Optical DriveNo
Energy StarYes
Height (inches)0.68
Width (inches)12.68
Depth (inches)8.5
Weight (pounds)2.34
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Included SoftwareYes


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Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer

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Sony Vaio Pro 13

By Jay2

from Undisclosed

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

CONS: The first one I bought I owned for a month before one day it just never turned on again, I returned it and received a new one and here are the issues ive had with both: 1.) constantly shuts down on its own due to DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION--I had this issue with both sony vaio 13 laptops and have learned its a hardware issue that ill have to send in for repair, which I have no time to do so I just have to put up with it shutting down on me 6-7 times a day 2.) touch screen is ok and not always responsive and somewhat jerky or overly sensitive 3.) wireless is TERRIBLE. sitting in places where everyone else is able to connect im constantly left hanging 4.) battery life is nowhere near what is claimed, it lasts about 3.5-4 hours PRO: 1.) its light ____ I owned the first computer for a month and this one for about 3 weeks and ive spent at least 5 hours total on the phone with sony helpdesk trying to work through these issues, I have no patience left for this, especially with the shut down issues and poor wireless and I wish I could return it for a refund but ofcourse that's not covered in warrenty. I DO NOT recommend making this purchase. I have friends with touchscreens that are light that work much better and were much cheaper (Lenovo, Samsung, MacBook) also windows 8 is super annoying and counterintuitive and when working on the desktop the start menu keeps popping up and forcing me to reselect the desktop

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Love it!!

By dynamicali

from Bahrain

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

First thing that you will notice is how light it is!! I have the silver one and it looks so good at night <3 the battery of this laptop is excellent, but it depends on what you use it for, if you use word, excel and powerpoint then you should get about 10-11 hours of usage at medium brightness, although using Wi-Fi can get you about 5-6 hours easily. There were few issues with the brightness not working after sleep and auto wake up not working but that can be sorted out by downloading the earlier version of Vaio Control Center (66 MB) which was released in 2012 October. Overall the touch is also very responsive and it is handy when using the internet, but regular touchscreen use can cause fatigue. Overall I Love This Laptop <3

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WiFi Problem

By lwin188

from Undisclosed

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

slower connection speed than my 3 years old netbook, and connection also dropped a lot and often. driver update doesn't help. still looking for fix. what a shame for premium product.

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Very Dissapointed

By CharlesA06

from Dallas, TX

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

Pros: Very Slim, Lightweight, and Touch Screen which is nice. Cons: -No Disk Drive, No ethernet cable port -Wifi connection keeps dropping and when it is working, it's very slow. I even had the laptop a few feet from the router and the connection is still slow. Our internet connection runs at 16 mbps and I checked the speed of the Vaio Pro 13 on and it's running at 2 mbps. Sony claims that the WiFi driver update that was just released on 8/21/13 will fix the problem, but it doesn't. The WiFi connection still drops and is still slow. All in all, I am very disappointed in this laptop especially for the price. I have purchased the Vaio Z-Series in the past and could not be happier, but this laptop does not compare and is a waste of money in my opinion.

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Lovely system, problematic wifi, but appears fixed

By brjoce

from Starkville, MS

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

The Vaio Pro 13 is a great system. Definitely could be a 5 star across the board. It's light, thin, pretty, fast, and battery-economical; all things you would want in a laptop...err ultrabook. So why the 4 stars; well, the wifi was problematic. The issue was associated with wireless n disconnecting when the system was put to sleep. Restarting the system would remedy this issue, but after attempting to use Sony's current drivers, to no effect, the fix involved using the intel wireless 7620 drivers, which were more recent than the ones offered by Sony. It appears that the issue has now been resolved and my wife loves her new laptop. We're a loyal Sony household, and I have no doubt Sony will properly address the issue.

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Very good and light laptop

By szarogesy

from Warsaw, PL (bought in USA)

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

I've bouught this laptop month ago. Mostly using it for work and study (a lot of Excel, C programing, DTP, bash scripts with cygwin - prefere this way than dual boot for Windows and Linux). Pros: - lightwaight (just 1kg!), - with heavy internet usa (or watching movies) up to 5h. With normal work and some web browsing up to 6-7h. - backlit kaybord (you can swith it off with Vaio Control Centre (as well as auto screen brightness adjustment), - it is very preatty piece of work :) - excellent display (better than MacBook retina in my opinion), - touchscreen: fun but gamechanger as for me. - very fast (regarding hard drive, booting etc.) CPU and graphic card - just fine for me. I do not play games. Sometimes watching full hd movies (with this display really nice to watch)! Cons: - too sensitive touchpad. You have to get used to live with it. At desk, usally i do use mouse. when travel, mostly keybord or touchscreen, so this is not big issue, - max resolution 1920x1080. This is an issue for me. I have Dell U2711 external display with max 2540x1400 pix resolution. This computers hould be able to work with it but not. Even if HDMI is 1.4 in laptop I've tried to use very good 1.4 HDMI calbe (this Dell have 1.3 connector so it should not be able to obtain full resolution via HDMI) and HDMI-dualdDVI cable. I think graphic card driveras are an isse here and meybe future udpate will sove this. - This model has 124 GB drive. It is very fast but larger drive to expensive for me. But I've bought 64GB SD card and using it all the time as external partition - works fine for me (Snadisk Ultra, I can get up to 4 MB writing speed).

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Beautiful Laptop

By cder

from NY

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

I was debating between this and the MacBook air, I wanted to run windows regardless but went with the vaio because of the higher resolution. If you buy this run the vaio updates which take care of the wifi issues and noisy fan. This is really a super gorgeous laptop with good battery life. My only problem has been the touchpad is super sensitive when typing, I'm hoping they release some kind of update where you can tweak the sensitivity. I may just need to get a mouse and turn the touchpad off.

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Good but flawed enough to make a return.

By David001

from boston, ma

Comments about Sony VAIO Pro 13 Black Ultrabook Computer:

Many good things in this machine. On paper everything is there: HD screen, haswell, ssd, super light, low batter life..... But some serious flaws made me decide to return this and give you some feedback. The laptop make a high pitch noise even under low workload. It sounds like I have a HDD hard disc installed, or have internet Hub inside. It's not loud but it's different from fan noise which is smooth and regular. It's a distract especially when I work in a lab or quietly at home. The touchpad is not responsive enough. It has a delay when using IE, and occasional just don't respond. Moving up and down a pdf document or IE webpage is like displaying slides. The wifi occasional lose connection. The auto screen light adjustment is a good but not a necessary feature. The adjustment is staged not linear which is another distract. Worse, when i disable it from control center, it continues to adjust. I really like the product and tried many ways not to return. Who wants to spent time and money to return a working computer? But I have to. Please fix the touchpad and fan noise problem. And oh god SONY, for the sake of Harvard, MIT, BC and BU, you should never close your Boston retail store.

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