Genuine Windows Vista® Business (English Version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack
Intel® Centrino® Processor Technology
Mobile Intel® 945GMS Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor U7600(1.20 GHz)*1*2
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
1 SO-DIMM slot (The pre-installed memory module uses one)
1GB DDR2 SDRAM (upgradeable up to 2GB*4)
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive
100GB*5(Ultra ATA/100, 4200rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 4x (SL), DVD-R: 8x (SL), 4x (SL), DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 6x, DVD-ROM: 8x/DVD-RAM: 5x, CD-ROM: 24x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 4x (SL), DVD-R: 8x (SL), 4x (SL), DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 6x, DVD-RAM: 5x, CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 16x
DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
11.1" (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT Colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD: White LED)
4pin (S400) x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card*7 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible)
Stereo mini jack x 1
Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15pin x 1
Docking Station Connector x 1
High Speed USB 2.0 x 2
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T x 1
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible), SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible), Multi Media Card
V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*6
PC Card Slot
Stereo mini jack x 1
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.0+EDR
Wireless LAN Frequency
5 GHz(802.11a/Draft n), 2.4 GHz(802.11b/g/Draft n)
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft n *8
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum data rate:11 Mbps(802.11b),54 Mbps(802.11a/g),300 Mbps(Draft 802.11n) *9
TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Front Side Camera
Effective Pixels: 640x480
Approx. 17 mm key pitch / 1.7 mm keystroke ･82 keys ･ Intelligent Touchpad
Built-in monaural microphone
Built-in stereo speakers
Intel® High Definition Audio compatible, 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
Optional Long Battery
VGP-BPX11 Lithium-ion battery: up to 16.5 hours of use*10
VGP-BPL11 Lithium-ion battery: up to 11 hours of use*10
277 x 22.5 - 29.8 x 198.2 mm
1200 g (including the supplied battery)
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
60-Days Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*12
VAIO Media 6.0
Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.1, Adobe® Reader® 8, Norton Internet Security™ 2008(Installer)*13
VAIO MusicBox 1.1, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.4, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3
VAIO Movie Story 1.1, VAIO Content Exporter 1.2, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 4.0, VAIO Edit Components 6.4*11, WinDVD for VAIO 8.0
VAIO Control Center 2.1, VAIO Camera Capture Utility 2.7, Setting Utility Series 3.1, Infineon TPM Professional Package 3.0(Installer)
Click to Disc 1.0, Click to Disc Editor 1.0
Instant Mode, Image Converter 3
VAIO Launcher 1.1, ArcSoft Magic-i™ Visual Effects 1.0, Protector Suite QL 5.6
Windows® Photo Gallery, Picasa™, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6.0(Installer)
Cleaning cloth, Windows®XP Professional Install Disc
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
*2 Intel® Virtualization Technology is not supported on VAIO.
*3 The maximum operating frequency of the memory bus is 533 MHz due to the capacity limitation of the processor system bus.
*4 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*5 GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*7 The copyright protection of the SD memory card is not supported.
*8 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.
*9 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.
*10 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method (ver.1.0).)
Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. For further details, please visit vaio‑online.sony.com
*11 Though the software is not pre‑installed, the official license is registered. It can be downloaded free of charge.
*12 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 operations.
*13 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
*14 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.
*15 Warranty conditions may vary by region.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "SONY", "VAIO", "Memory Stick" and "SonicStage" 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, Centrino Logo, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Pentium and 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.
<OS Downgrade to Windows® XP>
Note that you cannot use the following features and software that you could use on Windows Vista® after downgrading to Windows® XP:
‑ Plug and Display feature
‑ Instant Mode (on models with Instant Mode only)
‑ VAIO HDD Protection (on models with a hard disk drive only)
‑ Sony original audio and visual software
‑ Non‑Sony software (e.g. Norton Internet Security, InterVideo WinDVD, etc.)
‑ VAIO Recovery Tool
Refer to the Windows® Professional Install Disc User Guide for further details.