Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 32-bit (English Version) with Service Pack 1
Intel® P43 Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7400 (2.80 GHz)*1*2
2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses one)
2 GB DDR2 SDRAM*3*4
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*5 (Serial ATA, 7200rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 8x/DVD-ROM: 8x/ DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-ROM: 24x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL) /DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 6x/DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive
Dedicated Video Memory
NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS notebook graphics processing unit (GPU)(Motion Reality HD equipped)
20.1" wide (WSXGA+: 1680 x 1050) TFT colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD)
4pin (S400) x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card*7 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible)
stereo mini jack x 1
Optical Out Connector
High Speed USB 2.0 x 5
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*6
stereo mini jack x 1
Wireless LAN Frequency
2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/Draft n)
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g) 300 Mbps (Draft 802.11n)*9
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/Draft n*8
Front Side Camera
Effective pixels: 1280 x 1024
Built-in monaural microphone
Built-in stereo speakers
DSD compatible high quality sound chip: "Sound Reality"(Intel® High Definition Audio compatible), 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
VGP-UKB3US Wired keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2 mm keystroke , 103 keys
Main unit: 487 x 408 x 157 mm (Under minimum tilt) 487 x 378 x 276 mm (Under maximum tilt) Keyboard: 427 x 23 x 128 mm
Main unit: 8.5kg
VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update, VAIO Data Restore Tool
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*11
VAIO Media plus
Roxio Easy Media Creator, Adobe® Reader® 9, McAfee PC SecurityCenter 90-day Free Trial*12
VAIO MusicBox, SonicStage Mastering Studio, DSD Direct Player
VAIO Movie Story, Adobe® Premiere® Elements® 7, VAIO Edit Components, WinDVD for VAIO
VAIO Control Center, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects
Click to Disc, Click to Disc Editor
Windows® Media center SP1
PMB (Picture Motion Browser), Windows® Photo Gallery, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® 7
Wired keyboard (VGP-UKB3US)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V18)
Wired Optical Mouse (VGP-UMS30)
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
*2 Intel® Virtualization Technology is not supported.
*3 If memory modules of the same capacity are installed to both of the two memory module slots, the supported dual channel mode provides better performance.
*4 A portion of the system memory over 3 GB may not be available to the operating system.
Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*5 GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk drive space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*7 The copyright protection of the SD Memory Card is not supported.
*8 The maximum communication distance can vary depending on the obstacles or the distance between the communication devices, the radio waves, the operating system or the software being used.
*9 The communication speed varies depending on the distance between communication devices, existence of obstacles between such devices, the device configuration, the radio conditions, and the software in use. In addition, communication may be cut off depending on the radio conditions.
*10 This software is intended for evaluation purposes only. It must be activated before actual use, and the activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch.
Activation requires Internet access, which enables certain functions included. This software has an expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the software will operate under reduced‑functionality mode, limiting options and operation
*11 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
<AVC HD Playback>.
‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.
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