If you’re a fan of ultrabooks, then you’re in the right place, because today we’ll compare two extremely thin devices that run on the latest Intel processors. The Sony Vaio Pro 13 and the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus are not only useful, but smart too. And you’ll convince yourselves about that after you’ll read this article about their specifications.
Displays and designs
The Sony Vaio Pro 13 is an excellent device that offers a 13.3 inch LED backlight touch screen, featuring X-Reality, a visual technology invented by Sony for mobile. The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus has also a 13.3 inch LED touch screen that renders the same resolution of 1920×1080 pixels.
In terms of dimensions, the Sony Vaio Pro 13 is measuring: 322x216x12.8 mm, wighting a little over 1 Kilogram. The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus is heavier, weighting 1.39 Kg, and has these dimensions: 319.6×222.9×13.6mm.
Hardware and operating systems
Both devices are powered by a 1.60 GHz Intel core i5 processor, but the The Sony Vaio Pro 13 also comes with an i7 processor variant.
The Sony Vaio Pro 13 has 4 GB of RAM and a Flash memory of 128 GB. It has applications like VAIO Movie Creator, Socialife, Air Soccer Fever etc. Samsung’s ultrabook is also equipped with 4 GB of RAM and has a solid-state drive memory of 128 GB.
Both devices run on the 64 bit Windows 8 operating system and offer a trial version of the Microsoft Office suite.
In terms of connectivity, the Sony Vaio Pro 13 is equipped with Micro SD card slot for adding more internal memory, HDMI port, a USB 3.0 port and headset jack. The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus has a Micro HDMI port and a USB 3.0 port, plus a headphone out/Mic-in Combo.
The Sony Vaio Pro 13 offers a great audio experience thanks to its stereo speakers. The device has also dual microphone and a HD “Exmor R for pc” web camera. The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus has a 720p HD Web Camera, stereo speakers and internal digital microphone.
On amazon.com, you can buy the i5 processor variant of the Sony Vaio Pro 13 at the price of 1,000 dollars, while the i7 processor variant costs 1,200 dollars. The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus costs 1,230 dollars.
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