• Language Pack

        Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai

      • Operating System

        Windows 8 Pro 64 bit (English Version)

      • Cache Memory

        4 MB (L3 Cache)

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™ i7-3540M Processor 3 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.70 GHz*1

      • Chipset

        Intel® HM77 Express Chipset

      • Memory Speed

        1333 MT/s

      • SO-DIMM Slots

        DDR3L SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 0)

      • Pre-installed/Max

        8 GB (4 GB (On Board) + 4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3L SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 12 GB*3)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        Hybrid HDD 750 GB*4 (HDD 750 GB + NAND Flash Memory for cache 8 GB*5, Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        DVD+R: 8x(SL), 8x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 8x(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: 10x

      • Drive

        DVD SuperMulti Drive

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        2 GB DDR3 (SPEED MODE)

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M LE GPU(SPEED MODE) / Intel® HD Graphics 4000(STAMINA MODE)

      • Type

        13.3 inch wide (WXGA++: 1600 x 900) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Premium, LED backlight)

      • Ambient light sensor

        Yes

      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported, Copyright protection function (CPRM))*9

      • Others

        Port replicator connector x 1

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 2, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*6

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        HDMI Out x 1

      • Extend Battery Connector

        x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

        1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1

      • Memory Stick Slot

        "Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function ("MagicGate" is not supported for 256 MB or less capacity media. ))*8

      • Headphone

        Stereo, Mini Jack x 1 (also serves as Headset jack)*7

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        Maximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*10, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*10

      • Wireless LAN Type

        IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*10

      • Security Chip

        TCG ver.1.2 compliant

      • Front Side Camera

        HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)

      • Microphone

        Internal, Monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Internal, Stereo speakers

      • Audio Technology

        Dolby® Home Theater® v4, "Clear Phase", "xLOUD"

      • Sound Chip

        Intel® High Definition Audio

      • Keyboard

        19.05 mm key pitch/1.7 mm keystroke, 82 keys, Backlit Keyboard

      • Touchpad

        Touchpad (Gesture supported)

      • Optional Battery

        VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.5 hours of use*12

      • Optional Battery2

        VGP-BPS24 + VGP-BPSC24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 13.0 hours of use*12

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.5 hours of use*12

      • Rapid Wake

        Rapid Wake + Eco

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        331 x 22.8 x 224.6 mm

      • Weight

        1.69 kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update

      • Communication

        Socialife

      • Security

        Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*14

      • Music

        Music app

      • Video & Photo

        PowerDVD, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 11, PlayMemories Home, Album app

      • Utilities

        VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Adobe® Reader® XI, Norton™ Online Backup, VAIO Gate, Power2Go

      • Media Player

        Media Go

      • Microsoft Office

        Microsoft Office trial*13

      • AC Adaptor

        VGP-AC19V34 or VGP-AC19V38

      • Others

        Cleaning Cloth

      • Battery

        VGP-BPS24*15

  • Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
    *1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
    *2 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.
    *3 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
    *4 GB means one billion bytes when referring to storage capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of storage space is reserved as a recovery partition.
    *5 This flash memory is not for data storage, it is used as cache for HDD.
    *6 Charging function via USB port may fasten battery consumption. Change the default setting when using this function.
    *7 Your headset may not be compatible with your VAIO computer. An external microphone does not work even if you connect it to the headset compatible headphones jack.
    *8 Compatible with any Sony branded "Memory Stick" of up to 32 GB, available as of September 2012. However, "Memory Stick" compatibility is not guaranteed in all cases.
    *9 Compatible with SD memory cards (up to 2 GB), SDHC memory cards (up to 32 GB) and SDXC memory cards (up to 64 GB) available as of September 2012. However, it is not guaranteed that all SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards or SDXC memory cards will be compatible with the computer.
    *10 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.
    *11 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.
    *12 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0,measurement method (a)).
    Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. For further details, please visit http://www.sony‑asia.com/support/vaio/jeita
    *13 1 month trial for new Microsoft Office 365 customers
    *14 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
    *15 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.

    <Important notice when playing back HD contents>
    [AVC HD Playback]
    ‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.

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