• Operating System

        Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic (English Version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack

      • Processor Technology

        Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology

      • Chipset

        Intel® 945GM Express Chipset

      • Processor System Bus


      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T5500 (1.66GHz)*1*2

      • Network Connection

        Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection

      • Cache Memory

        2 MB Advanced Smart Cache

      • Memory Bus


      • SO-DIMM slots

        2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses one)

      • Pre-installed/Max

        512MB DDR2 SDRAM*3 (upgradeable up to 2GB)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        80GB (HDD Recovery Storage:7GB*4, C:Remain ) Serial ATA, 5400rpm

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        DVD-ROM,DVD+R, DVD-R: 8x / DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL: 6x / DVD-R DL: 4x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW: 24x

      • Maximum Writing Speed

        DVD+R, DVD-R,DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD+R DL,DVD-R DL: 4x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-RW: 16x / CD-R: 24x

      • Drive

        DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive

      • Total Available Graphics Memory (Max)


      • Graphics Accelerator

        Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950

      • Type

        13.3 (33.8 cm) Wide (WXGA: 1280 x 800) TFT colour display (Clear Bright LCD: Single Lamp, Standard View)

      • i.LINK(IEEE 1394)

        4pin (S400) x 1

      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15pin x 1

      • Microphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Others

        Docking Station Connector x 1

      • USB

        USB 2.0 x 2

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

        10Base-T/100Base-TX x 1

      • Compatible Memory Cards

        Memory Stick*8 (Standard/Duo Size, MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO), SD Memory Card*9, xD-Picture Card, Multi Media Card*7

      • Modem

        V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1

      • Memory Stick Slot

        Memory Stick slot*6 (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)

      • PC Card Slot

        ExpressCard™ /34 x 1

      • Headphone

        stereo mini jack x1

      • Network Connection

        Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection

      • Wireless LAN Type

        Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/802.11b/802.11g*10

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth® standard version 2.0 + EDR, Output: maximum +6dBm, Frequency: 2.4GHz

      • Wireless LAN Frequency

        5GHz (802.11a), 2.4GHz (802.11b/g)

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        maximum 11Mbps (802.11b)/54Mbps (802.11a/g)*11

      • Speaker

        Built-in stereo speakers

      • Sound Chip

        Intel® High Definition Audio compatible, 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)

      • Keyboard

        Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2.5 mm keystroke, 86 keys

      • Touchpad

        Intelligent Touchpad

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS2C*12 Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.0 hours of use*13

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        329.6 x 36.7 - 37.2 x 235.6 mm

      • Weight

        2.3kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Recovery Utility, VAIO Update 3.0

      • Home Network

        VAIO Media 6.0

      • Tool

        Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0 (Installer), Adobe® Reader® 7, Norton Internet Security™ 2007*14

      • Music

        SonicStage CP 4.2, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.3, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3

      • Video Edit/Playback

        DVgate Plus 2.3, VAIO Video & Photo Utility 1.0, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 3.0 (Installer), VAIO Edit Components 6.1 (Installer), WinDVD for VAIO 8.0

      • Utilities

        VAIO Control Center 2.0

      • DVD Creation

        Click to DVD 2.6

      • Still Image/Photo

        Windows® Photo Gallery, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 5.0 (Installer)

      • AC Adaptor

        AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V12)

      • Others

        Memory Card Adapter (VGP-MCA20)

      • Battery

        Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS2C)

      • Period

        One year*15

  • Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
    *1  CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. 
    *2  Intel® Virtualization Technology is not supported on VAIO.
    *3  If memory modules of the same capacity are installed to both of the two memory module slots, computer will run in dual channel mode and provide better performance.
    *4  Necessary data for recovery (setting back to initial shipment settings) in the hard disk drive consuming approximately 7GB in size is available separately.
    *5  Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista classification of graphics memory, which is the total of Dedicated Video Memory, System Video Memory and Shared System Memory.
    *6  Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
    *7  Including cards that can be inserted in direct slots and the supplied memory card adapter(VGP‑MCA20).
    *8  As for the Memory Stick PRO media, only Sony branded media is recommended to use with the Memory Card Adapter(VGP‑MCA20). 
    *9  The copyright protection and high‑speed data transfer features of the SD memory card are not supported.(VGP‑MCA20). 
    *10  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.
    *11  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.
    *12  This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.
    *13  Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method (1.0).) 
    *14  Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
    *15  Warranty conditions may vary by region.
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