Sony VAIO Pro 13

83
Global
Score
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
HDMI
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to13 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Ethernet
None
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Intel)
Video outputs
Array

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

System

Chipset
Intel

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

WiDi
yes
NFC
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to13 hour
Battery type
Li-polymer

Input

Keyboard
yes
Pointing device
Array

Connections

USB
3.0 (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD)
Model
SVP13213CGB

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
HDMI
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to13 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Ethernet
None
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Intel)
Video outputs
Array

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

System

Chipset
Intel

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

WiDi
yes
NFC
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to13 hour
Battery type
Li-polymer

Input

Keyboard
yes
Pointing device
Array

Connections

USB
3.0 (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD)
Model
SVP13218PGB

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
HDMI
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to13 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Ethernet
None
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Intel)
Video outputs
Array

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

System

Chipset
Intel

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

WiDi
yes
NFC
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to13 hour
Battery type
Li-polymer

Input

Keyboard
yes
Pointing device
Array

Connections

USB
3.0 (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD)