Windows 8 Single Language 64 bit (English Version)
6 MB (L3 Cache)
Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM Processor 2.40 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.40 GHz*1
Intel® HM76 Express Chipset
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
8 GB (8 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 16 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
1 TB*4 (Serial ATA, 7200 rpm)
Optical Disc 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
DVD SuperMulti Drive
Dedicated Video Memory
2 GB DDR3
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 620M GPU
24 (61 cms) wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight, Touch screen(Capacitive))
4-pin (S400) port x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported, Copyright protection function (CPRM))*7
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 3, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*5, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 2
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI In x 1 / HDMI Out x 1
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1, 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1*6
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector for monitor x 1
Memory Stick Slot
"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function)*7
Video In/Out Connector
Video In x 1
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*9, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*9
Wireless LAN Type
Front Side Camera
HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)
Internal, Monaural microphone
Internal, Stereo speakers (6W+6W+8W)
S-Master(Speaker Amplifier), Sound Reality™, S-FORCE Front Surround 3D, "Clear Phase"
Intel® High Definition Audio
VGP-WKB12 Wireless Keyboard: 19.05 mm key pitch/2.0 mm keystroke, 103 keys
VGP-WMS21 Wireless laser mouse
Minimum tilt angle : 588 x 411 x 172 mm, Maximum tilt angle : 588 x 423 x 186 mm, Keyboard: 391 x 25 x 125 mm
VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update
Family Paint, Fingertapps Organizer, Skype™
Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*10
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
VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Adobe® Reader® X, Norton™ Online Backup, VAIO Gate, Power2Go
Microsoft® Office Trial*10
Wireless Keyboard (VGP-WKB12)
AA batteries, alkaline x 2
Wireless laser mouse (VGP-WMS21)
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 TB means one trillion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of storage space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*5 Change the default setting when using this function.
*6 This network connector is only for monitor.
*7 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.
*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 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
<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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