• Operating System

        Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (English Version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack

      • Chipset

        Mobile Intel® PM965 Express Chipset

      • Processor System Bus

        800MHz

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T8100(2.10GHz)*1*2

      • Cache Memory

        3MB

      • Memory Bus

        667MHz

      • SO-DIMM slots

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

      • Pre-installed/Max

        2GB DDR2 SDRAM *3*4/-

      • Hard Disk Drive

        500GB*5 (Serial ATA, 7200rpm)

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        BD-ROM: 2x/ BD-R: 2x (SL), 1.6x (DL)/ BD-RE: 2x (SL), 1.6x (DL)/ DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/ DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/ DVD+RW: 6x/DVD-RW: 6x/ DVD-ROM: 8x/DVD-RAM: 5x/ CD-ROM: 24x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x

      • Maximum Writing Speed

        BD-R: 2x(SL), 1x (DL)/ BD-RE: 2x(SL), 1x (DL)/ DVD+R: 8x (SL), 2.4x (DL)/ DVD-R: 8x (SL), 2x (DL)/ DVD+RW: 4x/DVD-RW: 4x/ DVD-RAM: 5x/ CD-R: 8x/CD-RW: 8x

      • Drive

        Blu-ray Disc™ Drive*6

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        256MB

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® 8400M GT GPU

      • Type

        22.0" Wide (WSXGA+:1680x1050) TFT Colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD)

      • Tuner

        Digital (DVB-T)/Analogue Hybrid Tuner x 2*7

      • i.LINK(IEEE 1394)

        4pin (S400) x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD Memory Card*9 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible)

      • Microphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • S Video In/Out Connector

        Input x 1

      • Others

        VHF/UHF Connector, Optical Out Connector, Infrared Receiver, Line-In (stereo mini jack)

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        High Speed USB 2.0 x 5

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

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

      • AV In/Out Connector

        Input x1

      • Compatible Memory Cards

        Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible) , SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible) , Multi Media Card

      • Modem

        V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1

      • Memory Stick Slot

        Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*8

      • PC Card Slot

        ExpressCard™/34 x1・Type I/II x 1

      • Headphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Wireless LAN Frequency

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

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

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

      • Network Connection

        Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

      • Wireless LAN Type

        Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft n *10

      • Front Side Camera

        Effective Pixels: 1280x1024

      • Microphone

        Built-in monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Built-in stereo speakers , Subwoofer speaker for bass frequencies

      • Sound Chip

        DSD compatible high quality sound chip: "Sound Reality"(Intel® High Definition Audio compatible) , 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)

      • Wireless Mouse

        VGP-WMS1 Wireless Mouse

      • Keyboard

        VGP-WKB5IE Wireless keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2.7 mm keystroke , 99 keys

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        Main unit :643 x 418 x 178mm (Under minimal tilt), 643 x 368 x 298mm (Under maximal tilt) / Keyboard :338 x 31.3 x 159mm

      • Weight

        9.7 kg

      • Support

        VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update 3.0, VAIO Data Restore Tool 1.0

      • Word Processor / Spreadsheet

        60-Days Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*14

      • Home Network

        VAIO Media 6.0

      • Tool

        Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.1, Adobe® Reader® 8, Norton Internet Security™ 2008(Installer)*15

      • Music

        VAIO MusicBox 1.1, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.4, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3, DSD Direct Player 1.0

      • Video Edit/Playback

        VAIO Movie Story 1.1, VAIO Content Exporter 1.2, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 4.0, VAIO Edit Components 6.4*12, WinDVD BD for VAIO 8.0

      • Utilities

        VAIO Control Center 2.1, VAIO Camera Capture Utility 2.7, Setting Utility Series 3.1, ArcSoft Magic-i™ Visual Effects 1.0

      • AV Entertainment

        Windows® Media Center, Image Converter 3

      • BD / DVD Creation

        Click to Disc 1.0*13, Click to Disc Editor 1.0

      • Still Image/Photo

        Windows® Photo Gallery, Picasa™, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6.0(Installer)

      • AC Adaptor

        AC Adaptor(VGP-AC19V18)

      • Others

        Wireless Keyboard (VGP-WKB5IE) , Optical Mouse(VGP-WMS1) , Remote Commander (RM-MCE20E) , TV Coaxial Cable , 8cm Disc Adaptor , 8 AA Batteries

      • Period

        One year*16

  • 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, the supported dual channel mode provides better performance.
    *4 A portion of the system memory over 3GB may not be available to the operating system.
     Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
    *5 GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk space is reserved as a recovery partition.
    *6 This optical drive is not capable of writing data onto an 8cm disc.Please use the bundled 8cm disc adaptor for reading data of an 8cm disc.
    *7 There may be some cases in which the programmes cannot be seen depending on the Cable TV Service. Please contact each Cable TV Service for further information.
    *8 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
    *9 The copyright protection of the SD memory card is not supported.
    *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 Though the software is not pre‑installed, the official license is registered. It can be downloaded free of charge.
    *13 When a BDMV format disc is to be created, a hard disk margin of two times the capacity of the material other than the actual space necessary for itself, plus approximately 1GB is required.
     BD‑J discs created by "Click to Disc" or "Click to Disc Editor"are verified for playback on Playstation3 and VAIO with Blu‑ray Disc Drive. The system software of Playstation3 and "WinDVD BD for VAIO" may require upgrade to enable playback.
    *14 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 operations.
    *15 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
    *16 Warranty conditions may vary by region.


    <<Important notice when playing back Blu‑ray discs>> 
    [Supporting Disc] 
    ‑Supports writing data to BD‑R 1.1 discs (single‑layer discs  with the capacity of 25 GB, dual‑layer discs with the capacity  of 50 GB) and BD‑RE 2.1 discs  
    (single‑layer discs with the  capacity of 25 GB, dual‑layer discs with the capacity of 50 GB). The Blu‑ray drive on your computer does not support BD‑RE  1.0 discs and Blu‑ray cartridge discs. 
     
    [Blu‑ray Disc Playback] 
    ‑ As with other optical media devices, circumstances may limit compatibility or prevent Blu‑ray disc playback VAIO computers may not support movie playback on packaged media recorded in AVC or VC1 formats at high bit rates. 
    ‑ 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

    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.
    Centrino, Centrino Inside, Centrino Logo, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Pentium and Pentium Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
    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.