VAIO® Pro 13 Ultrabook

VAIO® Pro 13 Ultrabook

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, a comfortable infinite palm rest design, plus long battery life and you have a computer that's lightweight- but all business. VAIO<sup>®</sup> Pro 13 Ultrabook<sup>™</sup>


Ultra-light with durable carbon fiber

Ultra-light with durable carbon fiber

With uncompromising attention to detail and a passion for design, the VAIO® Pro 13 is an expertly engineered and extremely durable and weighs only 2.34 lbs. 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.
More brilliant color than ever
High speed SSD

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 drives.17Get 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.

High Speed Wireless Internet – 802.11ac

The new 802.11 ac Wi-Fi® standard is the latest on the market and offers a super speedy wireless connection speed. With this 5th generation 802.11 internal wireless card, you can do away with messy Ethernet cables and send and receive data via wireless network faster than ever.

Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 12

Empower your creative vision with editing options for every user level, and turn ordinary snapshots into something spectacular. Easily organize, edit, and create brilliant photos to share via print, the web, Facebook, and more. New effects include Zoom Burst, which brings dramatic action to your photos; Photo Puzzle, which gives a fun puzzle effect; and Old Photo Restore, which helps you fix an old or worn photo.

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.
Night Shift

All-Day Mobility

Enjoy all day mobility and long battery life with VAIO Pro.10With 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

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.
ClearAudio+ Sound

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.

Voice Control

Turn your talk into text and make virtually any computer task easier and faster. The VAIO® Pro 13 is equipped Dragon Speech Recognition Software and dual array microphones to capture your voice letting you use simple voice commands to control many of the popular programs you use every day at home, work – and beyond.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Award winning service

There's nothing "standard" about the standard Sony limited warranty on VAIO® computers. Case in point: To give our customers the ultimate in speedy and convenient service, when possible we'll come to you to repair your PC for a variety of issues.18Not many other manufacturers offer in-home service, and this is one of the reasons why Sony was awarded as the Tech Support Showdown Winner 2 years in a row by Laptop Magazine.


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
Anti-Virus Software Kaspersky® Internet Security 30-Day Trial Offer12
Operating System Windows 8.1 64-bit
Supplied Software Microsoft® Office trial, VAIO Care, PlayMemories Home, ArtRage® Studio, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 12
Screen Size 13.3"
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Backlight Technology LED
Display Technology Full HD, Triluminos Display for Mobile
Touch Technology Capacitive Touchscreen
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
Storage Type PCIe Solid State Drive
Storage Capacity 128GB4
Backlit Keyboard Yes
Camera HD Web Camera powered by Exmor R® for PC
Keyboard QWERTY, 82 keys with 1.35mm stroke and 19mm pitch
Microphone Built-In Dual Array Microphone
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
Headphone Output + Microphone Input 1
Bluetooth® Technology Bluetooth Standard (4.0 + HS)
Wi-Fi® Adapter Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 (802.11ac/a/b/g/n)
WiDi Ready Yes - Intel® Wireless Display Technology9
Service and Warranty Information
Onsite/In-Home Service Yes13
International Service Yes5
Toll-Free Phone Support 888-476-69728
Limited Warranty Term 1 Year
Priority Phone Support 239-768-76058
Environmental Information
ROHS® Compliant
EPEAT Silver
Security Intel® Identity Protection Technology, Intel® Platform Trust Technology
Action Buttons ASSIST
Pointing Device Clickable Touchpad (Gesture Supported)
Battery Type Internal Lithium Polymer Battery (VGP-BPS38 4740mAh)
Battery Life Up to 7 hours 30 minutes10
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) 12.68" (W) x 0.68" (H) x 8.50" (D)
Weight (Approx.) 2.34 lbs. (with Internal Battery)

What's in the Box

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