• Language Pack

        Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai

      • Operating System

        Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate 64-bit (English Version)

      • Processor Technology

        Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology

      • Chipset

        Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset

      • Processor System Bus

        1066 MHz

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9600 (2.80 GHz)*1

      • Network Connection

        Intel® WiFi Link 5100

      • Cache Memory

        6 MB

      • Memory Bus

        800 MHz

      • SO-DIMM Slots

        2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses two)

      • Pre-installed/Max

        6 GB DDR2 SDRAM*2(upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        1 TB*4 (500 GB x 2) (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm, RAID 0 support*5)

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        BD-ROM: 5x/BD-R: 5x (SL), 4x (DL)/BD-RE: 4x (SL), 4x (DL)/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

        BD-R: 4x(SL), 4x (DL) /BD-RE: 2x(SL), 2x (DL) /DVD+R: 8x (SL), 4x (DL) /DVD-R: 8x (SL), 4x (DL)/DVD+RW: 6x/DVD-RW: 6x/DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 10x

      • Drive

        Blu-ray Disc™ Drive

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        512 MB GDDR3 SDRAM

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT notebook graphics processing unit (GPU)

      • Type

        18.4" wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Premium + Full HD 1080, Adobe RGB 100% coverage, LED backlight, Motion Reality)

      • i.LINK(IEEE 1394)

        4 pin (S400) x 1

      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15 pin x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible, Copyright protection function (CPRM) )

      • Microphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Others

        CF Memory Card slot x 1, Optical Out Connector (shared with headphone port)

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        High Speed USB 2.0 x 3

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        Output x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

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

      • Memory Stick Slot

        Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size, Memory Stick PRO compatible, MagicGate function)*6

      • PC Card Slot

        ExpressCard™/34 x 1

      • Headphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Wireless LAN Frequency

        5 GHz (802.11a/n), 2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/n)

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11a/g) 300 Mbps (802.11n)*8

      • Wireless LAN Type

        Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*7

      • Fingerprint Sensor

        x 1

      • Front Side Camera

        Effective pixels: 1280 x 1024

      • Microphone

        Built-in monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Built-in stereo speakers , Subwoofer speaker for bass frequencies

      • Sound chip

        "Sound Reality"(Intel® High Definition Audio compatible) , 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)

      • Keyboard

        Approx. 19 mm key pitch/ 2 mm keystroke , 103keys

      • Touchpad

        Intelligent Touchpad

      • Optional Long Battery

        VGP-BPL13: Lithium-ion battery: up to 2 hours of use

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS13A/Q Lithium-ion battery: up to 1 hour of use

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        437.2 x 36.9-39.7 x 288.9 mm

      • Weight

        3.95 kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support ,VAIO Data Restore Tool

      • Home Network

        VAIO Media plus

      • Tool

        Roxio Easy Media Creator, Adobe® Reader® 9, McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*12, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*13, Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 60-day Free Trial*13

      • Video Edit/Playback

        VAIO Movie Story, Adobe® Premiere® Elements® 7, WinDVD BD for VAIO

      • Utilities

        VAIO Gate,VAIO Control Center, VAIO Presentation Support, Protector Suite QL, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects

      • AV Entertainment

        Windows® Media center

      • BD/DVD Creation

        Click to Disc*10, Click to Disc Editor*10

      • Word Processor/Spreadsheet

        60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*11

      • Still Image/Photo

        PMB (Picture Motion Browser), Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® 7, Adobe® Photoshop®Lightroom® 2, Image Data Converter SR

      • AC Adaptor

        AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V16)

      • Battery

        Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS13A/Q)*14

  • Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

    *1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. For the availability of Intel® Virtualization Technoloby, please visit our web site at http://www.sony‑ asia.com/subtype/notifications/asset/339736/productcategory/it+personal+computer
    *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 TB 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.
    *5 Set to RAID 0 (Striping) at initial shipment settings. It will be displayed as 1TB x 1 on the Windows operating system.
    *6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
    *7 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.
    *8 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.
    *9 "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
    *10 Depending on disc type, “Click to Disc” and “Click to Disc Editor” require a maximum of 50GB HDD capacity in addition to the space required for source content.
    *11 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
    *12 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
    *13 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
    *14 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.

    <Important notice when playing back HD contents>
    [Supporting Blu‑ray Disc]
    ‑The Blu‑ray Disc Drive does not support BD‑RE 1.0 discs and Blu‑ray cartridge discs.

    [Blu‑ray Disc Playback]
    ‑ Requires compatible high‑definition display for high definition playback. Playback of AACS protected media may require an HDCP compliant output and HDCP compliant display.
    ‑ You may need to connect to the Internet when playing copyright protected Blu‑ray discs.
    ‑ Region settings are required for Movies and BD‑ROM contents. If the region setting and the region of the disc do not match, playback is not possible.

    [AVC HD Playback]
    ‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.

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    Whilst information given is true at time of printing, small production changes in the course of our company's policy of improvement through research and design might not necessarily be included in the specifications. E&OE. Actual models may differ slightly in appearance to illustrations provided.