Operating System
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic with Service Pack 1 64bit (English Version)
Processor Name
Intel® Core™ i3-2370M Processor 2.40 GHz*1
Chipset
Intel® HM76 Express Chipset
Cache Memory
3 MB (L3 Cache)
Pre-installed/Max
2 GB (2 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
SO-DIMM slots
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
Memory Speed
1333 MT/s
Hard Disk Drive
320 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Drive
DVD SuperMulti Drive
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
Graphics Accelerator
Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Type
14 (35.6 cms) wide (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT colour display (VAIO Display, LED backlight)
USB
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 3, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) with USB charge port Type A Connector x 1*5
Network (RJ-45)Connector
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Display Output Connector
Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15 pin x 1
Headphone
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Microphone
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI Out x 1
Memory Stick Slot
"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO" compatible, Not support for copyright protection)*6
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, Not support for copyright protection)*7
DC IN
x 1
Wireless LAN Type
IEEE 802.11b/g/n*8
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*9, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*9
Bluetooth
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Front Side Camera
HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)
Sound Chip
Intel® High Definition Audio
Speaker
Internal, Stereo speakers
Microphone
Internal, Monaural microphone
Audio Technology
"Clear Phase", "xLOUD"
Keyboard
19.05 mm key pitch/2.0 mm keystroke, 82 keys
Touchpad
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Bundled Battery
VGP-BPS26 Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.5 hours of use*10
Optional Battery
VGP-BPL26 Lithium-ion battery: up to 9.0 hours of use*10
Rapid Wake
Rapid Wake + Eco
Dimensions (WxHxD)
344 x 25.4-33.5 x 243.6 mm
Weight
2.4 kg (including the supplied battery)
AV Entertainment
Media Gallery, PowerDVD, Adobe Flash Player 11, TriDef 3D Ignition, TriDef 3D Photo Viewer
Content Creation/Editing
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*11
Tool
Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® X
Utilities
VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gate, VAIO Gesture Control, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, Remote Keyboard*12, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*13, Remote Keyboard with PlayStation®3
Utilities2
VAIO 3D Portal, Media Go, TrackID™ with BRAVIA*14
Security
Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum Security 2012 60days*15
Support
VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*15
AC Adaptor
VGP-AC19V33 or VGP-AC19V37
Battery
VGP-BPS26*16

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 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 Compatible with any Sony branded "Memory Stick" of up to 32 GB, available as of January 2012. However, "Memory Stick" compatibility is not guaranteed in all cases.
*7 Compatible with 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 SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards or SDXC 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 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
*11 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.
*12 Compatible with certain devices only.
*13 Available in certain countries only.
*14 Compatible only with BRAVIA that has TrackID feature.
*15 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
*16 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.

<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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