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VAIO Duo 13

Get to Know Duo Ultrabook

Built for work. Designed for life.

Imagine this: a touchscreen tablet and a Full HD laptop in one. It's called VAIO® Duo Ultrabook, and it opens up a wonderful world of possibilities. Use it in tablet mode for quick, convenient access to apps, photos, music and more. Touch, tap and slide your way through the web, or grab the included digitizer stylus to write notes and even draw on the 13.3" screen. Need to draft a document or lengthy email? Just slide back the screen and you'll have a full-sized keyboard in no time. With an available 4th generation Intel® Core i7 processor, master the most demanding tasks: multimedia, full on gaming and more at thrilling speeds while still enjoying an extra-long lasting battery life. Ultrabook. Inspired by Intel®.

Clip and Keep

See an image on your PC that you want to save for later, send to a friend or simply keep for inspiration? Use VAIO® Clip and your digitizer stylus to trace or draw a freehand outline around the image, then save it to your clipboard for safekeeping. Crop images in seconds with auto edge detection. Or open the picture in the VAIO Paper where you can draw on it, add notes or email it to a friend.

Always at the Ready

Pick up right where you left off in no time – it takes less than a second to wake your Duo 13. Even in sleep mode, Duo 13 stays connected to the web, keeping your apps running and ready to go at a moment's notice. Instantly see who's sent you an email, tweeted the latest news or posted a new pic on social media right away, just like on a smartphone. Plus, Duo 13 makes all-day mobility a reality with an extra-long lasting battery that goes for longer on a single charge.

Webcam X2

Snap photos and shoot video of the world around you with Duo 13's rear 8MP camera powered by Sony Exmor RS® sensor. Duo 13 also features a front-facing Full HD 2MP web camera powered by Exmor R® sensor that's perfect for chatting on-line or capturing your own antics – even in low light.

Scan and Save

Quickly scan, archive, edit and share documents with the clever CamScanner app. Simply snap a photo of a document, letter, bill or even notes jotted on a whiteboard. From there, the image can easily be sent to a note app to edit or add comments of your own. Looking for something in particular? Conveniently search for archived files using OCR technology. It recognizes text within PDF documents saving you the hassle of searching through them one-by-one.

Loud and Clear

ClearAudio+ mode allows you to effortlessly enjoy audio quality that's distinctly Sony. One simple operation activates the perfect sound settings for your favorite music, blockbuster movies and the latest games. With Sony's unique sound processing technologies, turn up dynamic bass and soaring highs with less distortion for an unmatched video watching, music listening experience.

Instant Exchange

Effortlessly share to Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled wireless devices with a simple touch. It's all about wireless connectivity that's so easy, anyone can do it. Share and display websites from your phone on your VAIO laptop. Stream your favorite playlist to a wireless speaker instantly. Take connecting with friends to the next level by sharing web addresses with one touch to their smartphone. NFC makes it all possible, with more fun and less hassle.

Speed Things Up

Boot up faster, launch apps quicker and enjoy enhanced overall performance with cutting edge SSD (Solid State Drive) technology. And of course, since SSD includes no moving parts, you'll get a more durable storage solution less prone to physical damage.

Included Software Solutions

From keeping your computer in tip-top shape to creating virtual masterpieces, VAIO PCs come pre-installed with helpful software made for getting things done. Keep things running smoothly with VAIO Care software – one press to the ASSIST button can effortlessly install software, identify problems, perform maintenance and more. Create virtual masterpieces with ArtRage® Studio software. Preinstalled on all VAIO touch laptops, its easy-to-use interface puts the fun at your fingertips. Or inspire your inner artist with Sony Imagination Studio VAIO Edition – a suite of four powerful creative software applications that comes with select VAIO laptops.

Sony Entertainment Network

It's all on Sony Entertainment Network – your all-access pass to stream millions of songs, and rent or buy the latest movies, TV shows and games, all through one account. Enjoy millions of songs from Music Unlimited or download your favorite blockbuster hits with Video Unlimited. It's also easier than ever to access all your other favorites like Netflix®, YouTube and many more22.

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PlayMemories

With PlayMemories Online, all of your photos and videos can finally be stored, accessed and neatly organized in one place – regardless which device they were taken with. Enjoy your memories wherever, whenever you want on your smartphone, tablet, computer or TV. All images and video clips are automatically optimized to the screen size they're on. Create a photo album in 3 easy steps to share with friends and family via email or brighten a loved one's inbox with a personalized postcard – it's easy.

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Sony's Got You Covered

Nobody knows VAIO computers better than a Sony Premium Services Expert. Get personalized tech support in your home or office, or receive help by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Need assistance setting up your new computer? Try our convenient on-site installation – we'll even show you how it works22.

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  1. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate and may vary.
  2. 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.
  3. GHz denotes maximum microprocessor internal clock speed and may vary based on application.
  4. Availability may be limited. See limited warranty for details.
  5. 1GB = one billion bytes. 1TB = one trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity will be less.
  6. 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.
  7. Buy Microsoft® Office 2013 to use the full-featured Office software on this PC.
  8. Available on select Intel® Core processors. Requires an Intel® HT Technology-enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit http://www.intel.com/info/hyperthreading.
  9. Requires an Intel® Wireless Display-enabled system, compatible adapter, and TV. 1080p and Blu-ray Disc or other protected content playback only available on 2nd gen or newer Intel® Core processor-based 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 http://www.intel.com/go/widi.
  10. 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 http://www.intel.com/go/turbo.
  11. For some third party software, Sony provides initial support. Additional support may be available from the applicable vendor. Availability may vary by vendor.
  12. No system can provide absolute security under all conditions. Requires an Intel® Identity Protection Technology-enabled system, including a 2nd 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 http://ipt.intel.com.
  13. Not all models are eligible. Registration required. See http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/support-info.pl?info_id=363 for details.
  14. Allocation of system memory to graphics varies depending on operating condition, version of device driver and total system memory size.
  15. Accidental damage from handling ("ADH") shall apply to damage caused by things such as drops or spills that arise from normal handling and use of the product. ADH coverage only applies to operational or mechanical failure caused by an accident from handling that is the result of an unexpected or unintentional external event that arises from your normal daily usage. If the original product is replaced due to ADH coverage, all ADH coverage obligations will have been satisfied and will not apply to replacement products. ADH coverage does not protect you in the cases of (a) theft, loss, misplacement, war, terrorism, fire, abuse, a willful or intentional act, (b) alteration or modification of the Product in any way, (c) damage caused by failure to perform manufacturer's recommended operating instructions/standards or recommended maintenance, or (d) cosmetic damage (e.g., scratches or dents) that does not prevent the proper functionality or use of the Product.
  16. PC Essentials is available ONLY in store and for 30 days after purchase, and includes Recovery Media Creation, Optimization, Data Migration and Software Installation (for additional terms and conditions regarding PC Essentials, please see http://www.sony.com/psterms).
  17. Requires wall mount bracket sold separately.
  18. 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 http://www.intel.com/go/anti-theft.
  19. Requires devices connected to the same wireless home network.
  20. With built-in keyboard. As of June 5th, 2013.
  21. As of June 5th, 2013.
  22. Broadband speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended (10 Mbps for HD). Content subject to change and may require fees. Wireless connectivity requires an 802.11 home network (802.11n recommended).
  23. Wireless service sold separately. 4G speeds not available everywhere.

PC hardware and software are available in a wide variety of options and every VAIO PC may not be compatible with all such options. Sony disclaims any representation or warranty that your VAIO PC will be compatible with every combination of products that you may connect. While Sony representatives or authorized dealers may make recommendations to help you make your purchase decision, they are not authorized to modify this disclaimer. Simulated graphic shown on display. Features, specifications and pre-installed software are subject to change without notice.

Certain Microsoft products included with this computer may use technological measures for copy protection. IN SUCH EVENT, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE PRODUCT IF YOU DO NOT FULLY COMPLY WITH THE PRODUCT ACTIVATION PROCEDURES. Product activation procedures and Microsoft's privacy policy will be detailed during initial launch of the product, or upon certain reinstallations of the software product(s) or reconfigurations of the computer and may be completed by Internet or telephone (toll charges may apply).

This product meets the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency.

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