Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional with Service Pack 1 64-bit (English Version)
4 MB (L3 Cache)
Intel® Core™ i7-2620M Processor 2.70 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.40 GHz*1
Intel® HM65 Express Chipset
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
4 GB (4 GB (On Board)) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive
640 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
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), 4x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 4x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 10x
DVD SuperMulti Drive
Dedicated Video Memory
512 MB DDR3 (SPEED MODE)
AMD Radeon™ HD 6470M (SPEED MODE) / Intel® HD Graphics 3000 (STAMINA MODE)
13.3 inch wide (WXGA: 1366x768) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight)
Display Output Connector
Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card (SDHC, SDXC compatible, Copyright protection (CPRM))
Port Replicator connector x 1
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) Type A Connector x 2, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Type A Connector x 1
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI Out x 1
Extend Battery Connector
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" ("MagicGate" is not supported for 256 MB or less capacity media. ))*5
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 2.1 + EDR
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*7, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*7
Wireless LAN Type
Front Side Camera
web camera (Resolution: 640 x 480, Effective Pixels: 0.3 Mega pixels)
Internal, Monaural microphone
Internal, Stereo speakers
Dolby® Home Theater® v3
Intel® High Definition Audio
19.05 mm key pitch/2.0 mm keystroke, 82 keys, Backlit Keyboard
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
VGP-BPS24 + VGP-BPSC24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 12 hours of use*8
VGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.0 hours of use*8
331 x 23.9 x 224.5 mm
1.72 kg (including the supplied battery)
VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*13
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*10
Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 60days*13, TrueSuite
Adobe® Reader® X
PMB VAIO Edition
VAIO Control Center, Battery Care Function, VAIO Gate, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, Remote Keyboard*11, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*12
Media Gallery*9, Windows® Media Center, Quick Web Access
VGP-AC19V36 or VGP-AC19V42
Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit Recovery Media
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 Technology, 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 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 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*6 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.
*7 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.
*8 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
*9 When you use your PC with battery only or change the Power Plan to “Power saver”, WMV HD contents may not playback smoothly. In that case, please connect your PC to AC adapter or change the Power Plan to “Balanced” or “High performance”.
*10 Microsoft® Office Starter 2010 includes reduced‑functionality versions of Word 2010 and Excel 2010 with advertising. Does not include PowerPoint®, Outlook® or Publisher. To activate full‑featured Office software, purchase an Office 2010 Product Key.
*11 Compatible with certain devices only.
*12 Available in certain countries only.
*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>
[AVC HD Playback]
‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.
<Restriction on Windows® 7 Professional 32‑bit Recovery Media>
Note that certain features and software of the followings may be unusable/limited after recovering from Windows® 7 Professional 64‑bit to 32‑bit (applies to the VAIO models equipped):
‑ Motion Reality HD
‑ The copyright protection function of the SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
‑ Memory Stick and SD card drive appears on Device and Printer Addition to the listed above, other features and software may be unusable/limited.
Addition to the listed above, other features and software may be unusable/limited.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "Sony", "VAIO"and "Memory Stick" are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
Adobe, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader and Adobe Premiere are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Centrino, Centrino Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Pentium, Pentium Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon, ATI, ATI logo, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Windows, Windows Vista, the Windows logo and Microsoft are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
All other product and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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.