• Operating System

        Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (English Version)with Service Pack 1(Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese Language Pack)

      • Chipset

        Intel® P43 Express Chipset

      • Processor System Bus

        1333 MHz

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (3 GHz)*1*2

      • Cache Memory

        6 MB

      • Memory Bus

        800 MHz

      • SO-DIMM Slots

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

      • Pre-installed/Max

        4GB DDR2 SDRAM*3*4

      • Hard Disk Drive

        500 GB*5 (Serial ATA, 7200rpm)

      • Maximum Reading Speed

        BD-ROM: 2x/BD-R: 2x (SL), 1.6x (DL)/BD-RE: 2x (SL), 1.6x (DL)/DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD+RW: 6x/DVD-RW: 6x/DVD-ROM: 8x/ DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-ROM: 24x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x

      • Maximum Writing Speed

        BD-R: 2x(SL), 1x (DL) /BD-RE: 2x(SL), 1x (DL) /DVD+R: 8x (SL), 2.4x (DL) /DVD-R: 8x (SL), 2x (DL)/DVD+RW: 4x/DVD-RW: 4x/DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-R: 8x/CD-RW: 8x

      • Drive

        Blu-ray Disc™ Drive*6

      • Dedicated Video Memory

        256 MB

      • Graphics Accelerator

        NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS notebook graphics processing unit (GPU)(Motion Reality HD equiped)

      • Type

        24" wide (WUXGA:1920 x 1200) TFT Colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD 90)

      • Tuner

        Digital (DVB-T)/Analogue Hybrid Tuner x 1*7

      • i.LINK(IEEE 1394)

        4 pin (S400) x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD Memory Card*9 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible)

      • Microphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • S Video In/Out Connector

        Input x 1

      • Others

        VHF/UHF Connector, Optical Out Connector, Remote Sensor, Line-In (stereo mini jack)

      • USB

        High Speed USB 2.0 x 5

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        Input x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

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

      • AV In/Out Connector

        Input 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

      • AC/DC IN

        AC In x 1

      • Memory Stick Slot

        Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*8

      • PC Card Slot

        ExpressCard™/34 x 1

      • Headphone

        Stereo mini jack x 1

      • Wireless LAN Frequency

        2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/Draft n)

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g)/300 Mbps (Draft 802.11n)*11

      • Wireless LAN Type

        Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/Draft n*10

      • Front Side Camera

        Effective pixels: 1280 x 1024

      • Microphone

        Built-in monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Built-in stereo speakers

      • Sound Chip

        DSD compatible high quality sound chip: "Sound Reality"(Intel® High Definition Audio compatible), 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)

      • Keyboard

        VGP-WKB9IE Wireless keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2.7 mm keystroke , 86 keys

      • Touchpad

        Intelligent Touchpad

      • Mouse

        VGP-WMS3 Wireless Optical Mouse

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        Main unit: 657.2 x 467 x 175 mm (Under 0 degree tilt) , Keyboard: 416 x 30.5 x 128 mm

      • Weight

        Main unit: 15.4kg

      • Support

        VAIO Recovery Center 1.4, VAIO Update 4.0, VAIO Data Restore Tool 1.0

      • Word Processor / Spreadsheet

        60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*13

      • Home Network

        VAIO Media plus 1.1

      • Tool

        Roxio Easy Media Creator 10.1, Adobe® Reader® 9, McAfee PC SecurityCenter 90-day Free Trial*14

      • Music

        VAIO MusicBox 2.1, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.6, DSD Direct Player 1.1

      • Video Edit/Playback

        VAIO Movie Story 1.3, Adobe® Premiere® Elements® 4, VAIO Edit Components 6.4, WinDVD BD for VAIO 8.0

      • Utilities

        VAIO Control Center 3.1, WebCam Companion 2, Magic-i™ Visual Effects

      • AV Entertainment

        Windows® Media center SP1

      • BD/DVD Creation

        Click to Disc 1.2*12, Click to Disc Editor 1.2*12

      • Still Image/Photo

        PMB(Picture Motion Browser) 3.2, Windows® Photo Gallery, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® 6 (Installer)

      • keyboard

        Wireless keyboard (VGP-WKB9IE)

      • Commander

        Remote Commander (RM-MCE30E)

      • Others

        Power Cord , TV Coaxial Cable , 8 cm Dics Adaptor , 8 AA Alkaline Batteries

      • Mouse

        Wireless Optical Mouse (VGP-WMS3)

  • 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.
    *3 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.
    *4 A portion of the system memory over 3 GB may not be available to the operating system.
    *5 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.
    *6 This optical drive is not capable of writing data onto an 8cm disc.Please use the bundled 8cm disc adaptor for reading data of an 8cm disc.
    *7 There may be some cases in which the programmes cannot be seen depending on the Cable TV Service. Please contact each Cable TV Service for further information.
    *8 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
    *9 The copyright protection of the SD Memory Card is not supported.
    *10 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.
    *11 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.
    *12 Depending on disc type, “Click to Disc” and “Click to Disc Editor” require a maximum of 50GB HDD capacity in addition to the space required for source content.
    *13 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
    *14 Free use of 90 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.
    <<Important notice when using a set‑top box (STB)>> 
    ‑ This computer does not support video and audio output signals from the STB. To watch TV programs through the STB, 
    the STB needs to be equipped with an RF output port (modulated video output), and connect the STV using the RF output port. 
    ‑ The STB can only be controlled by a remote control supplied with the STB. 
    ‑ TV programs can not be recorded through the STB. 
    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.