At just 2.34 lbs. the carbon fiber VAIO® Pro 13 Ultrabook™ offers exceptional performance, a FULL HD TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with 10 point touchscreen, all day mobility in a sleek design. Get even longer battery life with the optional extended sheet battery. Equipped with a 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, card and 4GB4 of memory, and with a high speed PCIe solid state drive the VAIO® Pro is an ideal solution for your mobile computing needs.


  • Ultra-light with durable carbon fiber
  • Triluminos Display for mobile (1920 X 1080) with touch
  • PCIe SSD drive for faster performance
  • Type in dim light with the backlit keyboard
  • Enjoy all day mobility with long battery life
  • Resume instantly with your data secured with Rapid Wake
  • Bring power and clarity to everything you listen to with ClearAudio+
  • HD web camera with Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
  • Easy touch sharing between NFC™ enabled devices
  • Intel® Identity Protection Technology
  • VAIO Care™ software-tune up, update and troubleshoot
  • Easy to use multi-gesture, buttonless touchpad
  • Fast data transfer and charging with USB 3.0 port
  • Produce natural looking artwork with ArtRage® Studio
  • Make movies in a snap with VAIO® Movie Creator
  • Sony's Media Apps for organizing and experiencing your media
  • Organize, edit, & share your photos & home videos
  • 1 month trial for new Office 365 customers
  • A social, news & web discovery app
Features Benefits:
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.10
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.
A touch of sharing 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.16
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.

Processor Specifications Detail:
Processor Type Intel® Core™ i5-4200U
Processor Technology Dual Core
Processor Speed 1.60GHz1 with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.60GHz2
Processor Cache 3MB

Software Specifications Detail:
Operating System Windows 8 64-bit
Supplied Software Microsoft® Office trial, VAIO Care™, PlayMemories Home™, ArtRage® Studio
Anti-Virus Software Kaspersky® Internet Security 30-Day Trial Offer12

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

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

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

Storage Specifications Detail:
Storage Type PCIe Solid State Drive
Storage Capacity 128GB4

Hardware Specifications Detail:
Camera 1.0 MP HD Web Camera powered by Exmor R® for PC and microphone
Keyboard QWERTY, 82 keys with 1.35mm stroke and 19mm pitch
Backlit Keyboard Yes

Audio Specifications Detail:
Sound System Intel® High Definition Audio with ClearAudio+

Inputs and Outputs Specifications Detail:
DC-In 1
USB 3.0 1 + 1 (Charge)
Secure Digital (SD) Slot 1
HDMI® Output(s) 1
Headphone Output + Microphone Input 1

Wireless/Networking Specifications Detail:
Bluetooth® Technology Bluetooth Standard (4.0 + HS)
Wi-Fi® Adapter Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (802.11a/g/n)
WiDi Ready Yes - Intel® Wireless Display Technology9

Service and Warranty Information Specifications Detail:
Limited Warranty Term 1 Year
Onsite/In-Home Service Yes13
International Service Yes5
Toll-Free Phone Support 888-476-69728
Priority Phone Support 239-768-76058

Environmental Information Specifications Detail:
ROHS® Compliant
EPEAT™ Silver

General Specifications Detail:
Security Intel® Identity Protection Technology, Intel® Anti-Theft Technology14
Action Buttons ASSIST
Pointing Device Clickable Touchpad (Gesture Supported)

Power Specifications Detail:
Battery Type Internal Lithium Polymer Battery (VGP-BPS38 4740mAh)
Battery Life Up to 6 hours and 30 minutes10

Weights and Measurements Specifications Detail:
Dimensions (Approx.) 12.68" (W) x 0.68" (H) x 8.50" (D)
Weight (Approx.) 2.34 lbs. (with Internal Battery)

Supplied Accessories

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Internal Lithium Polymer Battery (VGP-BPS38 4740mAh)
AC Adaptor
Power Cord
Warranty Card
Operating Instructions


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  • 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
  • 4. 1 GB = one billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity will be less.
  • 5. Not all models applicable. Registration required. See for details.
  • 8. For some third party software, Sony provides initial support. Additional support may be available from the applicable vendor. Availability may vary by vendor.
  • 9. (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
  • 10. Based on Sony engineering testing. 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.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Availability may be limited. See limited warranty for details.
  • 14. 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
  • 16. 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
  • 17. Versus same capacity SSD. Performance varies depending on SSD capacity, system specifications, settings, and usage.
  • 18. As of June 5th, 2013

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