• Operating System

        Windows 8 Single Language 64 bit (French Version)

      • Cache Memory

        3 MB (L3 Cache)

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™ i5-3210M Processor 2.50 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.10 GHz*1

      • Chipset

        Intel® HM76 Express Chipset

      • Memory Speed

        1600 MT/s

      • SO-DIMM Slots

        DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)

      • Pre-installed/Max

        4 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 16 GB*3)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        750 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)

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

      • Drive

        DVD SuperMulti Drive

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        2 GB DDR3

      • Graphics Accelerator

        AMD Radeon™ HD 7670M / Intel® HD Graphics 4000

      • Type

        14 inch wide (WXGA++: 1600 x 900) TFT colour display (VAIO Display, LED backlight, Touch screen(Capacitive))

      • Ambient light sensor

        Yes

      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported, Copyright protection function (CPRM))*6

      • Microphone

        Stereo, Mini Jack x 1

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*5, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 1, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 2

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        HDMI Out x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

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

      • Memory Stick Slot

        "Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function)*6

      • Headphone

        Stereo, Mini Jack x 1

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        Maximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*8, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*8

      • Wireless LAN Type

        IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*7

      • Front Side Camera

        HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)

      • Microphone

        Internal, Monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Internal, Stereo speakers

      • Audio Technology

        Dolby® Home Theater® v4, "Clear Phase", "xLOUD"

      • Sound Chip

        Intel® High Definition Audio

      • Keyboard

        19.05 mm key pitch/1.7 mm keystroke, 83 keys, Backlit Keyboard

      • Touchpad

        Touchpad (Gesture supported)

      • Others

        VGP-BMS21/X Bluetooth® laser mouse

      • Optional Battery

        VGP-BPL26 Lithium-ion battery: up to 9.0 hours of use*9

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS26A Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.0 hours of use*9

      • Rapid Wake

        Rapid Wake + Eco

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        341 x 22.6 (maximum 32.2) x 245 mm

      • Weight

        2.4 kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update

      • Communication

        Skype™

      • Security

        Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*10

      • Movie

        PowerDVD

      • Video & Photo

        Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (ACID™ Music Studio 9, DVD Architect™ Studio 5.0, Movie Studio Platinum 12, Sound Forge™ Audio Studio 10), Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home

      • Utilities

        VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Adobe® Reader® X, Norton™ Online Backup, VAIO Gate, Power2Go

      • Media Player

        Media Go

      • Microsoft Office

        Microsoft® Office Trial*10

      • AC Adaptor

        VGP-AC19V60

      • Others

        AA batteries, alkaline x 2, Keyboard skin(VGP-KBV6/N)*12

      • Mouse

        Bluetooth® laser mouse (VGP-BMS21/X)

      • Battery

        VGP-BPS26A*11

  • Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
    *1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
    *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 Charging function via USB port may fasten battery consumption. Change the default setting when using this function.
    *6 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.
    *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 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
    *11 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.
    *12 Backlit may not function fully with this accessory

    <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.

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