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Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit (English Version)
Intel® System Controller Hub US15W Chipset
Processor System Bus
Intel® Atom™ Processor Z550*1 (2 GHz, HT Technology supported*2)
512 KB (L2 Cache)
2 GB DDR2 SDRAM (on board*3)
128 GB*4 (Serial ATA)
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 500
11.1" wide (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Premium, LED backlight)
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) )
High Speed USB 2.0 x 2
10Base-T/100Base-TX / 1000Base-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick Duo (PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate function)*5
Stereo mini jack x 1
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n*6
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR
Wireless LAN Frequency
2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/n)
Wireless WAN (HSDPA/HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS)
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g)/150 Mbps (802.11n)*7
Front Side Camera
Effective pixels: 640 x 480
Built-in monaural microphone
Built-in monaural speakers
Intel® High Definition Audio compatible
Approx. 17 mm key pitch/1.2 mm keystroke , 82keys
Optional Long Battery
VGP-BPX19 Lithium-ion battery: up to 14 hours of use
VGP-BPL19 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6.5 hours of use
278 x 13.9 x 185 mm
780 g (including the supplied battery)
VAIO Care, VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*12
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*9
McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*10, Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 90-day Free Trial*11
Adobe® Reader® 9
PMB VAIO Edition
Evernote for VAIO, VAIO Control Center, Battery Care Function
Windows® Media Center
AC Adaptor (VGP-AC10V5)
Windows® XP Professional Install Disc , Cleaning cloth
Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPL19)*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 Some software and device drivers may not work with HT Technology. Contact the software publisher or the peripheral device manufacturer for the compatibility.
*3 Cannot be upgraded on board.
*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 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*6 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.
*7 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.
*8 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
*9 This software is intended for evaluation purposes only. It must be activated before actual use, and the activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch.
Activation requires Internet access, which enables certain functions included. This software has an expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the software will operate under reduced‑functionality mode, limiting options and operation
*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>
[AVC HD Playback]
‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.
<Restriction on OS Downgrade to Windows® XP>
Note that certain features and software of the followings may be unusable/limited after downgrading from Windows® 7 to Windows® XP (applies to the VAIO models equipped):
‑ Blu‑ray Disc™ read / write function (excluding CD/DVD read and write functions)
‑ SSD RAID function
‑ Sony original audio and visual software
‑ Non‑Sony software (e.g. InterVideo WinDVD BD, etc.)
‑Output of Sound / Audio format
‑ Plug and Display function
‑ Dynamic Hybrid Graphic system (need to reboot for changing the speed /stamina mode)
‑ Noise canceling function
‑ Ambient light sensor function
‑ HDMI function
‑ WAN function
‑Copyright protection function of SD card
‑ No manual available on how to use Windows® XP
Addition to the listed above, other features and software may be unusable/limited.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "Sony", "VAIO"and "Memory Stick" are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
Adobe, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader and Adobe Premiere are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Centrino, Centrino Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Pentium, Pentium Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
Windows, Windows Vista, the Windows logo and Microsoft are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
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.