The VAIO® E Series 14 laptop is a beautifully designed PC featuring a distinctive wrap design that is sure to turn heads. You will not be disappointed as the interior is as striking as the exterior with a full-size keyboard and large touch pad designed for a comfortable computing experience.
Create something worth sharing
Sony Imagination Studio™ VAIO® Edition includes four powerful Sony® applications: Vegas®, ACID®, Sound Forge® and DVD Architect® software so you can create music and movies like never before.
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 picks 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.
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 .
Integrated stereo speakers utilize the Clear Phase™ and xLoudClear Phase™ technologies, which delivers a richer, bolder and louder presence. xLoud technology enhances speaker volume without sacrificing quality.
Not just for video chatting
A built-in HD web camera offers superb video conferencing quality. Powered by an Exmor® sensor, this HD web camera offers amazing low-light performance and includes face tracking technology that allows the camera to automatically adjust and keep you in focus as you move about. And with certain programs, you make hand gestures in front of your camera to skip songs, turn pages, or turn the volume up.
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 2 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.10
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. And rather than clicking on a button, just click on the left or right mouse areas in order to activate those functions.
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.
One button bliss
Discover shortcut hardware buttons: VAIO, ASSIST and WEB that get you where you want to go with a touch of a button. Get one touch access to the web without full boot up into Windows® with WEB button. Press the VAIO button to launch either PlayMemories Home™ or Media Gallery™ software and create movies, and enjoy photos and music in a whole new way. The ASSIST button links directly to VAIO Care™ software that helps maintain and troubleshoot PC issues for optimal performance.
Media Gallery™ software from Sony
Find a new appreciation for your music and photos with Media Gallery™ software. Not only can it automatically create unique song playlists based on beat, tone and rhythm, it can also help you rediscover forgotten favorites with recommendations based on your specific taste. Playback can be controlled by hand gestures using the built-in web camera, simply wave your hand and Media Gallery software will advance to the next track or photo. Media Gallery software even makes it easy to share your personal photos and videos. Publish your favorites to popular sites like Facebook, Picasa and many more directly from Media Gallery interface.
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, rewind, and record TV. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
Bold and Bright
Developed by the same people you trust to engineer amazing flat-panel HDTVs, this laptop features exceptional picture quality. The 14” (1366 x 768) widescreen display includes an LED backlight that helps ensure a bright display with lower power consumption for improved battery life.
Amazing performance starts here.
The visibly smart 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i3 processor provides amazing performance. Effortlessly move between applications with smart multitasking delivered by Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology3
for a difference in your performance that you can truly see and feel.
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. 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.
Service and Support
There's nothing standard about the standard Sony limited warranty on VAIO® computers. To give you the ultimate in speedy and convenient service, we come to you to repair PC issues whenever possible. Not many other PC manufacturers can match our expertise or comprehensive level of in-home support13
. And we have extensive on-line support where you can chat with an associate and access drivers, software updates, FAQs, user forums and more.
VAIO Gate offers fast and easy access to favorite multimedia programs and entertainment. A bar with large icons at the top of your desktop and keeps track of your most popular programs and media. It’s simple and easy to use – click on an icon to go straight to a program. Personalize VAIO Gate by moving icons within the browser or adding and removing them completely by simple drag and drop.
Take it to the big screen
Whether you’re watching stunning high definition content or enjoying video captured from your compatible camcorder, you can play back HD content on your compatible big screen HDTV with a high level of resolution. An HDMI® output delivers both your video and audio via a single HDMI cable (sold separately), providing the optimal digital connection to your HDMI-enabled HDTV so you can enjoy HD entertainment on the big screen without a myriad of extra cables and wires. Or if you just need to connect an external monitor, use the VGA port for a simple connection.
Your Entertainment Now
Sony Entertainment Network is the ultimate digital entertainment portal. It’s your all-access pass to music, movies, games and more, that can be accessed from one account. Listen to a global catalog of over 15 million songs with Music Unlimited Service, watch the latest blockbusters, all-time classics, and your favorite TV shows with Video Unlimited, and play the hottest PlayStation® games. Enjoy what you want, when you want, at home or on-the-go.
Certain restrictions apply. See www.sonystyle.com/espterms for more information.
This product meets the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency.
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Features and specifications subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate.