Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (English version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack
Intel® 945GM Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T5600 (1.83GHz)*1*2
2MB Advanced Smart Cache
2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses one)
1GB DDR2 SDRAM*3 (upgradeable up to 2GB)
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive
120GB (HDD Recovery Storage:7GB*4, C:Remain) Serial ATA, 5400 rpm
Optical Disk Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD-ROM: 8x / DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed
DVD+R, DVD-R: 8x / DVD+RW, DVD-RW: 4x / DVD+R DL: 2.4x / DVD-R DL: 2x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 16x
DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive*5
Total Available Graphics Memory (Max)
NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 7400 notebook graphics processing unit (GPU)
15.4" Wide (WXGA: 1280 x 800) TFT colour display (Clear Bright LCD: Single Lamp, Standard View)
stereo mini jack x 1
4pin (S400) x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card slot*8 (MMC compatible)
stereo mini jack x 1
USB 2.0 x 4
10Base-T/100Base-TX x 1
V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick slot*7(Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)
PC Card Slot
ExpressCard™ /54 x 1, Type I / II x1
stereo mini jack x 1
Wireless LAN Frequency
2.4 GHz (802.11b/g)
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g) *10
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/802.11g*9
Front Side Camera
Effective Pixels: 640 x 480, Image Device: 1/6”, VGA CMOS, Lens: 2 elements in 2 groups, F2.8 (Fixed), Focus distance: f = 2.45mm
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)
Approx.18 mm key pitch / 2.3 mm Keystroke, 82 Keys
VGP-BPS2B*11 Lithium-ion battery: up to 2.0 hours of use *12
470.2 x 289.9 x 141.7 mm (Under minimal tilt with folded keyboard) / 470.2 x 257.9 x 363.5 mm (Under maximal tilt with opened keyboard)
4.5kg (including the supplied battery)
VAIO Recovery Utility, VAIO Update 3.0
VAIO Media 6.0
Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0 (Installer), Adobe® Reader® 7, Norton Internet Security™ 2007*13
SoundFLOW, SonicStage CP 4.2, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.3, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3
DVgate Plus 2.3, VAIO Video & Photo Utility 1.0, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 3.0 (Installer), VAIO Edit Components 6.1 (Installer), WinDVD for VAIO 8.0
VAIO Control Center 2.0, VAIO Camera Utility 2.0
Click to DVD 2.6
Windows® Media Center
Windows® Photo Gallery , Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 5.0 (Installer)
AC adapter (VGP-AC19V12)
8cm Disc Adapter
Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS2B)
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 on VAIO.
*3 If memory modules of the same capacity are installed to both of the two memory module slots, computer will run in dual channel mode and provide better performance.
*4 Necessary data for recovery (setting back to initial shipment settings) in the hard disk drive consuming approximately 7GB in size is available separately.
*5 This optical drive is not capable of writing data onto an 8cm disc.
Please use the bundled 8cm disc adapter for reading data of an 8cm disc.
*6 Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista classification of graphics memory, which is the total of Dedicated Video Memory, System Video Memory and Shared System Memory.
*7 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded "Memory Stick" media only.
*8 The copyright protection and high‑speed data transfer features of the SD memory card are not supported.
*9 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.
*10 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.
*11 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.
*12 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method (ver.1.0).)
*13 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
*14 Warranty conditions may vary by region.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "SONY", "VAIO", "Memory Stick" and "SonicStage" 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.
Intel, the Intel logo, Centrino and the Centrino logo, Intel Core and Core Inside, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
Windows, Windows Vista and the Windows logo 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.