Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack
Windows 8 Single Language 64 bit (English Version)
3 MB (L3 Cache)*1
Intel® Core™ i5-4200U Processor 1.60 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.60 GHz*1
DDR3L SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)*3
4 GB (4 GB (PC3L-12800 SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3L SDRAM (upgradeable up to 8 GB)*2
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x(SL), DVD+R: 8x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 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), DVD+R: 6x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 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 4400
Color mode setting (Vivid, Natural, Text)
14 inch 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)
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1, 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*5
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS*7
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*6, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*6
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)
Built-in Monaural microphone
Built-in Stereo speakers
S-FORCE Front Surround 3D, "Clear Phase", "xLOUD", ClearAudio+mode, "VPT"
Intel® High Definition Audio
19 mm key pitch/1.5 mm keystroke, 82 keys
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Number of cells
VGP-BPS35A Lithium-ion battery: up to 5.0 hours of use*8
Rapid Wake + Eco
342 mm x 24.9 mm x 242.5 mm
2.2 kg (including the supplied battery)
VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update
Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*10
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
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
*2 The memory capacity actually available may be smaller than the one displayed depending on the software in use and operating environment.
*3 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*4 One GB means one billion bytes, and one TB or terabyte means one trillion bytes, when referring to storage capacity. Accessible capacity may vary depending on system configuration and preloaded content. A portion of space is reserved as a recovery area.
*5 You can connect external sound output devices (such as speakers, headphones, or a headset) to your VAIO computer. Use a Sony smartphone compatible headset (not supplied) to make an Internet call and voice chat. The remote of your headset does not work with your VAIO computer. Your headset may not work correctly with your VAIO computer. An external microphone with a 3‑pole mini plug does not work with the headset compatible headphone jack.
*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, communications may be cut off depending on the radio conditions.
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, communications may be cut off depending on the radio conditions.
*8 The continuous battery life may vary upon usage pattern, product settings, and environmental conditions.
Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0,measurement method (a)).
*9 1 month trial for new Microsoft Office 365 customers
*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.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "Sony", "VAIO", "Memory Stick", "xLOUD" and "Clear Phase" are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Mobile Communications AB.
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Adobe Reader and Adobe Premiere are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Intel Core, Core Inside, Ultrabook, Ultrabook logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Some applications may require installation via download.
Internet connection may be required in order to install some applications.
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.