Language Pack
Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Operating System
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit (English Version)
Intel® P43 Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
1066 MHz
Processor Name
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7500 (2.93 GHz)*1
Cache Memory
3 MB
Memory Bus
800 MHz
4 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses two)
4GB DDR2 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 12 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 7200rpm)
Maximum Reading Speed
BD-ROM: 4x/BD-R: 4x (SL), 4x (DL)/BD-RE: 4x (SL), 4x (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
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 4x (DL) /DVD-R: 8x (SL), 4x (DL)/DVD+RW: 4x/DVD-RW: 4x/DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-R: 16x/CD-RW: 10x
Blu-ray Disc™ Combo Drive
Dedicated Video Memory
Graphics Accelerator
NVIDIA® GeForce® G210M graphics processing unit (GPU)
24" wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT Colour display (VAIO Display Plus + Full HD 1080, Touch)
Digital (DVB-T)/Analogue Hybrid Tuner x 1*5
i.LINK(IEEE 1394)
4pin (S400) x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card*6 (SDHC compatible, Copyright protection function (CPRM) )
stereo mini jack x 1
VHF/UHF Connector, Remote Sensor, Optical Out Connector, Line-In (stereo mini jack)
High Speed USB 2.0 x 5
Network (RJ-45)Connector
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T x 1
x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick Duo (PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate function)*6
stereo mini jack x 1
Wireless LAN Frequency
2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/n)
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g)/300 Mbps (802.11n)*8
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n*7
Front Side Camera
Effective pixels: 640 x 480
Built-in monaural microphone
Built-in stereo speakers
Sound Chip
"Sound Reality" (Intel® High Definition Audio compatible) , 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
VGP-WKB10 Wireless keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2.7 mm keystroke , 104 keys
VGP-WMS4 Wireless Optical Mouse
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Main unit: 582.4 x 429 x 190 mm (Minimum Tilt) , 582.4 x 385.8 x 300 mm (Maximum Tilt) , Keyboard: 427 x 28 x 129 mm
Main unit: 12.5kg
VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support ,VAIO Data Restore Tool
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*9
Home Network
VAIO Media plus
Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 60-day Free Trial*11
Microsoft® Touch Pack for Windows® 7, Roxio Easy Media Creator, Adobe® Reader® 9, McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*10, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*11
Video Edit/Playback
VAIO Movie Story, Adobe® Premiere® Elements® 7, WinDVD BD for VAIO
VAIO Gate,VAIO Control Center, WebCam Message Board, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects
DVD Creation
Click to Disc, Click to Disc Editor
AV Entertainment
Media Gallery, Windows® Media center
Still Image/Photo
PMB (Picture Motion Browser), Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® 7
Wireless keyboard (VGP-WKB10)
Remote Commander (RM-MCE40E)
Power Cord , AA Alkaline Batteries x 6 , Cleaning cloth , Mounting studs x 4 , Screws x 6 , Accessory tool
Wireless Optical Mouse (VGP-WMS4)

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 Technoloby, please visit our web site at‑
*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 hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk drive space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*5 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.
*6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*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 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 operation
*10 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
*11 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.

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