• Language Pack

        Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai

      • Operating System

        Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit (English Version)

      • Cache Memory

        3 MB (L3 Cache)

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor 2.40 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.93 GHz*1

      • Chipset

        Intel® HM55 Express Chipset

      • Memory Bus

        1066 MHz

      • SO-DIMM Slots

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

      • Pre-installed/Max

        4 GB DDR3 SDRAM *2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)

      • Hard Disk Drive

        500 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 7200 rpm)

      • 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

      • Drive

        DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        512MB DDR3 SDRAM

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M GPU with CUDA™ Technology

      • Type

        21.5" wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT Colour display (VAIO Display Plus + Full HD 1080, Touch)

      • i.LINK(IEEE 1394)

        4pin (S400) x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

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

      • Microphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        High Speed USB 2.0 x 4

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

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

      • Memory Stick Slot

        Memory Stick Duo (PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate function)*5

      • Headphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Wireless LAN Frequency

        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 (802.11g)/150 Mbps (802.11n)*7

      • Wireless LAN Type

        Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n*6

      • 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

        VGP-WKB11 Wireless Keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2.7 mm keystroke / 104 keys

      • Others

        VGP-WMS30 Wireless Laser Mouse

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        Main unit: 525 x 398 x 185mm (Minimum Tilt)525 x 366 x 310 mm (Maximum Tilt)Keyboard: 427 x 28 x 129 mm

      • Weight

        Main unit: 9.8 kg

      • Support

        VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*11

      • Word Processor / Spreadsheet

        Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*8

      • Home Network

        VAIO Media plus

      • Security

        McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*9, Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 90-day Free Trial*10

      • Tool

        Microsoft® Touch Pack for Windows® 7, Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® 9

      • Content Creation/Editing

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

      • Utilities

        VAIO Gate, VAIO Control Center, YouPaint, WebCam Message Board, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects

      • AV Entertainment

        Media Gallery, Windows® Media Center

      • Keyboard

        Wireless Keyboard (VGP-WKB11)

      • AC Adaptor

        AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V16 or VGP-AC19V46)

      • Others

        AA Alkaline Batteries x 2

      • Mouse

        Wireless Laser Mouse (VGP-WMS30)

  • 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 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
    *4 GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk drive 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 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.
    *9 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
    *10 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
    *11 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.

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