Language Pack
Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack
Vietnamese
Operating System
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1 64-bit (English Version)
Cache Memory
6 MB (L3 Cache)
Processor Name
Intel® Core™ i7-2720QM Processor 2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.30 GHz*1
Chipset
Intel® HM65 Express Chipset
Memory Speed
1333 MT/s
SO-DIMM Slots
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 0)
Pre-installed/Max
8 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 2) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (Max)
Hard Disk Drive
1 TB*3 (Serial ATA, 7200 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(SL), 4x(DL) / BD-RE: 2x(SL), 2x(DL) / 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 DVD SuperMulti
Dedicated Video Memory
1 GB DDR3
Graphics Accelerator
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 540M GPU
Type
24 inch wide (Full HD: 1920x1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, 3D Supported, LED backlight, Touchscreen Function Supported)
i.LINK(IEEE 1394)
4-pin (S400) port x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, Copyright protection (CPRM))*5
Microphone
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
DC IN
x 1
USB
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) Type A Connector x 3, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Type A Connector x 2
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI In x 1 (3D Supported) / HDMI Out x 1 (3D Supported)
Network (RJ-45)Connector
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" )*4
Video In/Out Connector
Viedeo In x 1
Headphone
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 3.0 + HS
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*7, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*7
Wireless LAN Type
IEEE 802.11b/g/n*6
Front Side Camera
HD web camera powered by "Exmor" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31Mega pixels)
Microphone
Internal, Monaural microphone
Speaker
Internal, Stereo speakers(5.5W+5.5W)
Audio Technology
Dolby® Home Theater® v3, S-Master, Sound Reality™, S-FORCE Front Surround 3D
Sound Chip
Intel® High Definition Audio
Keyboard
VGP-WKB11 Wireless Keyboard: 19.05 mm key pitch/2.7 mm keystroke, 103 keys
Others
VGP-WMS30 Laser Wireless Mouse
Dimensions (WxHxD)
608 x 429-439 x 168-187 mm, Keyboard: 427 x 28 x 129 mm
Weight
12.0 kg
Support
VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup  60-day Free Trial*13
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*10
Security
Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 60days*13
Tool
Adobe® Reader® X, Microsoft® Touch Pack for Windows® 7
Content Creation/Editing
PMB VAIO Edition, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 9, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 9, Roxio Easy Media Creator
Utilities
VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gate, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, WebCam Message Board, Remote Keyboard*11, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*12, Family Paint 3D, VAIO 3D Portal
AV Entertainment
Media Gallery*8, Windows® Media Center*9, WinDVD BD, NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Viewer, NVIDIA 3D Vision Video Player, Quick Web Access
Utilities2
VAIO Touch Portal
Keyboard
Wireless Keyboard (VGP-WKB11)
AC Adaptor
VGP-AC19V56
Others
3D Glasses (TDG-BR250) with Built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery, AA batteries, alkaline x2
Mouse
Laser Wireless 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 Technology, 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 TB means one trillion 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.
*4 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.  Memory Stick Duo slot and SD Memory Card slot share one slot.
*5 Memory Stick Duo slot and SD Memory Card slot share one slot.
*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 When you change the Power Plan to “Power saver”, WMV HD contents may not playback smoothly.  In that case, please change the Power Plan to “Balanced” or “High performance”.
*9 When you convert from 2D to 3D or 3D to 2D with Windows Media Center, it may not playback smoothly depending on contents such as high bit rate contents.
*10 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.
*11 Compatible with certain devices only.
*12 Available in certain countries only.
*13 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.

<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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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.
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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.