Windows 8 Single Language 64 bit (English Version)
3 MB (L3 Cache)
Intel® Core™ i3-3227U Processor 1.90 GHz*1
Intel® HM76 Express Chipset
DDR3L SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
4 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3L SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 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
1 GB DDR3
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 740M with NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology / Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Color mode setting (Vivid, Natural, Text)
15.5 (39.4 cms) wide (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT colour display (LED backlight)
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, Not support for copyright protection)*6
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
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
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*8, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*8
Wireless LAN Type
Front Side Camera
HD web camera powered by "Exmor R for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 720, Effective Pixels: 0.92 Mega pixels)
Internal Monaural Microphone
Internal Stereo speakers + subwoofer
ClearAudio+ mode (Music, Video), S-FORCE Front Surround 3D, Clear Phase, xLOUD, VPT
Intel® High Definition Audio
19 mm key pitch/1.5 mm keystroke, 103 keys
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Number of cells
VGP-BPS35A Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.0 hours of use*9
Rapid Wake + Eco
380.3 x 25.1 x 260.8 mm
2.5 kg (including the supplied battery)
VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update
Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*11
Music app, Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (ACID™ Music Studio 9, Sound Forge™ Audio Studio 10)
Video & Photo
PowerDVD, Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (DVD Architect™ Studio 5.0, Movie Studio Platinum 12), PlayMemories Home, VAIO Movie Creator, Album app
VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Adobe® Reader® XI, Norton™ Online Backup, Power2Go, Intel® AppUp
Microsoft® Office Trial*10
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 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 2013. However, it is not guaranteed that all SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards or SDXC 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 1 month trial for new Microsoft Office 365 customers
*11 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
*12 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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