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The versatile new VAIO® Fit from Sony

Press Release   •   Jun 05, 2013 04:45 BST

Introducing the all-new VAIO® Fit – the notebook from Sony that’s optimised for your needs with a choice of sleek designs and performance options.

If you’re after a slim notebook with powerful sound for playing your music – or a sleek touchscreen notebook for the best multimedia experience – VAIO Fit in a choice of 14” and 15.5” screen sizes has it covered.

VAIO Fit 14E & 15E: Slim with stunning sound

VAIO Fit 14E/15E is a great all-rounder for everyday use with its smart, minimalist design, one-touch listening[1] and premium sound. Large integrated speakers give richer, more life-like sound, making VAIO Fit 14E/15E a perfect companion for listening to your favourite songs and film soundtracks. And if you like playing music out loud, you’ll get thumping bass with the unique subwoofer on VAIO Fit 15E.

Beautiful design is often the simplest. Available in a choice of black, white and pink, the clean, uncluttered styling of VAIO Fit 14E/15E makes everyday computing so much easier.

VAIO Fit 15: Sleek and powerful

VAIO Fit 15 delivers powerful performance for your media entertainment. The elegant design is accentuated by Sony’s signature diamond-cut VAIO logo. Minimalist styling with smooth rounded corners complements the brushed aluminium lid and palm rest; speakers are cleverly concealed within the hinge to complete the look.

With the blazing speed and high capacity of a hybrid HDD, VAIO Fit 15 works hard for your entertainment. Faster than a standard HDD, the hybrid drives boots up and launches applications in a fraction of the normal time.

Try your hand at video and music creation with pre-installed Sony Imagination Studio™ VAIO® Edition that includes four powerful applications: Movie Studio Platinum, ACID™ Music Studio, Sound Forge™ Audio Studio and DVD Architect™ Studio. Once you’ve created your videos you can enjoy them in vibrant colour on the ultra-sharp Full HD touch screen.

Generous features at your fingertips

Enhancing your notebook experience, ‘touch’ comes alive with VAIO Fit[2]. The responsive touchscreen lets you explore the fun features of Windows 8: gets the most from your media by scrolling effortlessly through your music library, organising images or flicking to navigate and zoom.

All new VAIO Fit models include Near Field Communication (NFC), allowing quick exchange of web URLs and simplifying Bluetooth® connection with other devices. Just touch your NFC enabled speakers or headphones against your VAIO Fit to pair instantly: no cables, no tricky settings, no fuss.

Integrating unique Sony technology, you’ll find precision sound across a wide audio spectrum from deep lows to intense highs with ClearAudio+ mode. Pick from four different settings, or use the custom equaliser and sculpt sound effects to your taste. Additionally, the integrated web camera features Sony’s award winning ‘Exmor R for pc’ CMOS image sensor, delivering pin-sharp HD pictures even if you’re in a dark room.

VAIO Fit is engineered to make computing as simple and pleasurable as possible. Discrete-class graphics with NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology (selected models only) switch automatically between longest battery life and maximum performance, delivering an instant power boost when you’re playing games, watching movies or editing video. The comfortable backlit isolation keyboard (selected models only) lets you keep typing into the night, with individually spaced keys and perfect pressure points to help you type without errors.

The new VAIO Fit range from Sony is available in the UK from June.

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VAIO Fit: key features & specifications (varies by countries)


Model

VAIO Fit 15E

Processor

Intel® Core™ i7-3537U Processor

Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor

Intel® Core™ i3-3227U Processor

Intel® Core™ i3-3217U Processor

Intel® Pentium® Processor 987

OS

Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro

Memory

8GB / 6GB / 4GB

Drive

500GB / 750GB / 1TB

Screen

15.5” Resolution 1366x768

Touch Screen

Available on selected models

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 740M with NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology

1GB or 2GB Video RAM Memory size

Intel® HD Graphics 4000

Intel® HD Graphics

Optical drive

DVD SuperMulti Drive

Blu-ray Disc (BDXL™) ROM Drive with DVD SuperMulti

Others

WLAN 802.11b/g/n; Ethernet (RJ-45 Direct Port); Bluetooth® Ver. 4.0 + HS; USB 2.0 (x2), USB 3.0 (x1), USB 3.0 with USB charge (x1); HDMI out; SD memory card slot; stereo speakers & subwoofer; HD Web Camera powered by ‘Exmor R for pc’; Touchpad with gesture support; ClearAudio+ mode; NFC

Dimensions DxHxW

Approx. Non Touch 260.8 x 25.1 x 380.3mm

Approx. Touch 260.8 x 26.1 x 380.3mm

Weight

Approx. Non Touch 2.5 kg

Approx. Touch 2.7 kg


Model

VAIO Fit 14E

Processor

Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor

Intel® Core™ i3-3227U Processor

Intel® Pentium® Processor 987

OS

Windows 8

Memory

8GB / 6GB / 4GB

Drive

500GB / 750GB

Screen

14” Resolution 1366x768

Touch Screen

Available on selected models

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 740M with NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology

1GB Video RAM Memory size

Intel® HD Graphics 4000

Intel® HD Graphics

Optical drive

DVD SuperMulti Drive

Others

WLAN 802.11b/g/n; Ethernet (RJ-45 Direct Port); Bluetooth® Ver. 4.0 + HS; USB 2.0 (x2), USB 3.0 (x1), USB 3.0 with USB charge (x1); HDMI out; SD memory card slot; stereo speakers; HD Web Camera powered by ‘Exmor R for PC’; Touchpad with gesture support; Clear Audio+ mode; NFC

Dimensions DxHxW

Approx. Non Touch 242.5 x 24.9 x 342mm

Approx. Touch 242.5 x 25.9 x 342mm

Weight

Approx. Non Touch 2.2 kg

Approx. Touch 2.4 kg


Model

VAIO Fit 15

Processor

Intel® Core™ i7-3537U Processor

Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor

OS

Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro

Memory

8GB

Drive

Hybrid HDD 1TB + NAND Flash Memory for cache 8 GB

Hybrid HDD 750GB + NAND Flash Memory for cache 8 GB

Screen

15.5” Full HD Resolution (1920x1080)

Touch Screen

Available on all models

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 735M with NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology

2GB Video RAM Memory size

Intel® HD Graphics 4000

Optical drive

DVD SuperMulti Drive

Blu-ray Disc (BDXL™) Drive with DVD SuperMulti

Others

WLAN 802.11b/g/n; Ethernet (RJ-45 Direct Port); Bluetooth® Ver. 4.0 + HS; USB 2.0 (x1), USB 3.0 (x1), USB 3.0 with USB charge (x1); HDMI out; SD memory card slot; stereo speakers; HD Web Camera powered by ‘Exmor R for PC’; Touchpad with gesture support; Backlit Keyboard; Clear Audio+ mode; NFC

Dimensions DxHxW

Approx. With Touch 255 x 22.5 x 379mm

Weight

Approx. With Touch 2.6 kg

For more information and images, please contact:

The Sony Network team at Cake

sonynetwork@cakegroup.com / 0207 307 3103

Product images are available from http://presscentre.sony.co.uk

About Sony:

Sony is a leading global innovator of audio, video, communications and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. Sony is renowned for its audio-visual products, such as the BRAVIA™ LCD high-definition (HD) television, Cyber-shot™ digital camera, Handycam® camcorder, “α” (pronounced Alpha) digital SLR camera, Sony Tablet and Walkman® MP3 player as well as its VAIO™ personal computers and 3D HD professional broadcast equipment.

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[1] Sony’s one-touch listening incorporates Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Sony one-touch listening compatible audio devices: SRS-BTX500/BTX300, SRS-BTM8, DRC-BTN40/40K, MDR-1RBT, SRS-BTV5.

[2] Touch available as standard on VAIO Fit 15 and optional on VAIO Fit 14E/15E