Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1 64bit (English Version)
6 MB (L3 Cache)
Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM Processor 2.30 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.30 GHz*1
Intel® HM76 Express Chipset
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 0)
8 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 2) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 16 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive
2 TB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
BD-ROM: 6x / BD-R: 6x(SL), 6x(DL) / BD-RE: 6x(SL), 6x(DL) / 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: 10x
Blu-ray Disc™ ROM Drive with DVD SuperMulti
Dedicated Video Memory
2 GB DDR3
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M GPU
24 inch wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, 3D Supported, LED backlight, Touch screen (Capacitive))
4-pin (S400) port x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported , Copyright protection function (CPRM))*7
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 2, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) with USB charge port Type A Connector x 1*5, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 3
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI In x 1 / HDMI Out x 1
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1, 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1*6
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector for monitor x 1
Memory Stick Slot
"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function)*7
Video In/Out Connector
Video In x 1
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*9, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*9
Wireless LAN Type
Front Side Camera
HD web camera with face-tracking function (Resolution: 1280 x 800, Effective Pixels: 1.0 Mega pixels)
Internal, Monaural microphone
Internal, Stereo speakers (6W+6W+8W)
S-Master™, Sound Reality™, S-FORCE Front Surround 3D, "Clear Phase"
Intel® High Definition Audio
VGP-WKB12 Wireless Keyboard: 19.05 mm key pitch/2.0 mm keystroke, 103 keys
VGP-WMS21 Wireless laser mouse
593 x 414-428 x 172-191 mm, Keyboard: 391 x 25 x 125 mm
VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*14
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*10
Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum Security 2012 60days*14
Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® X, Microsoft® Touch Pack for Windows® 7
Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (ACID Music Studio 8, DVD Architect Studio 5.0, Sound Forge Audio Studio 10, Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11), Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home
VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gate, VAIO Gesture Control, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, WebCam Message Board, Remote Keyboard*11, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*12
Media Gallery, Windows® Media Center, PowerDVD BD, NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Viewer, Adobe Flash Player 11
Remote Keyboard with PlayStation®3, Family Paint 3D, VAIO 3D Portal, VAIO Touch Portal, Media Go, TrackID™ with BRAVIA*13
Wireless Keyboard (VGP-WKB12)
AA batteries, alkaline x 2
Wireless laser mouse (VGP-WMS21)
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 TB means one trillion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of storage space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*5 Change the default setting when using this function.
*6 This network connector is only for monitor.
*7 Memory Stick Duo slot and SD Memory Card slot share one slot. Compatible with any Sony branded "Memory Stick" of up to 32 GB, 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 January 2012. However, it is not guaranteed that all memory cards will be compatible.
*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 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 Compatible only with BRAVIA that has TrackID feature.
*14 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
<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.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "Sony", "VAIO", "Memory Stick", "xLOUD" and "Clear Phase" are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Adobe Reader and Adobe Premiere are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Intel, Core, the Intel logo, the Intel Inside logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
All other trademarks are 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.