• Language Pack

        Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai

      • Operating System

        Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate 64-bit (English Version)

      • Cache Memory

        6 MB (L3 Cache)

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™ i7-740QM Processor 1.73 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.93 GHz*1

      • Chipset

        Intel® PM55 Express Chipset

      • Memory Bus

        1333 MHz

      • SO-DIMM Slots

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

      • Pre-installed/Max

        8 GB DDR3 SDRAM*2 (MAX)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        640 GB*3 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        BD-ROM: 6x/BD-R: 6x (SL), 4x (DL)/BD-RE: 4x (SL), 4x (DL) / DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (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

        BD-R: 6x(Single Layer), 4x (Dual Layer)/BD-RE: 2x(Single Layer), 2x (Dual Layer)/DVD+R: 8x (SL), 4x (DL)/DVD-R: 8x (SL), 4x (DL)DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 6x/DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 10x

      • Drive

        Blu-ray Disc™ Drive with SuperMulti

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        1 GB DDR3

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M GPU with CUDA™ Technology

      • Type

        16.4" wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display(VAIO Display Premium + Full HD 1080, Adobe RGB 100% coverage)

      • i.LINK(IEEE 1394)

        4 pin (S400) x 1

      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15 pin x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible, Copyright protection function (CPRM) )

      • Microphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Others

        eSATA / USB port x 1, Optical Out Connector (shared with headphone port)

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        High Speed USB 2.0 x 2

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        Output x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

        10Base-T/100Base-TX / 1000Base-T x 1

      • Memory Stick Slot

        Memory Stick Duo (PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate function)*4

      • PC Card Slot

        ExpressCard™/34 x 1

      • Headphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Wireless LAN Frequency

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

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11a/g) 300 Mbps (802.11n)*6

      • Wireless LAN Type

        Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*5

      • Front Side Camera

        Effective pixels: 640 x 480

      • Microphone

        Built-in monaural microphone

      • 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 mm keystroke , 103 keys

      • Touchpad

        Intelligent Touchpad (Gesture Supported)

      • Optional Long Battery

        VGP-BPL21 Lithium-ion battery: up to 2 hours of use

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS21A Lithium-ion battery: up to 1 hours of use

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        387.2 x 31-41 x 263 mm

      • Weight

        3.2 kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*12

      • Word Processor / Spreadsheet

        Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*9

      • Home Network

        VAIO Media plus

      • Security

        McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*10, Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 90-day Free Trial*11

      • Tool

        Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® 9

      • Content Creation/Editing

        PMB VAIO Edition*8, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 8, Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 2, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 8, Roxio Easy Media Creator*8

      • Utilities

        VAIO Gate, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Window Organizer, Battery Care Function, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects

      • AV Entertainment

        Media Gallery, Windows® Media Center, WinDVD BD

      • AC Adaptor

        AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V16 or VGP-AC19V46)

      • Battery

        Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS21A)*13

  • 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 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 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.
    *4 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
    *5 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.
    *6 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.
    *7 "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 "
    *8 Depending on disc type, it requires a maximum of 50GB HDD capacity in addition to the space required for source content.
    *9 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.
    *10 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
    *11 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
    *12 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
    *13 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.

    <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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    All other product and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
    Whilst information given is true at time of printing, small production changes in the course of our company's policy of improvement through research and design might not necessarily be included in the specifications. E&OE. Actual models may differ slightly in appearance to illustrations provided.