• Language Pack

        Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai

      • Operating System

        Windows 8 Pro 64 bit (English Version)

      • Cache Memory

        4 MB (L3 Cache)

      • Processor Name

        Intel® Core™ i7-3517U Processor 1.90 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3 GHz*1

      • Chipset

        Intel® HM76 Express Chipset

      • Memory Speed

        1600 MT/s

      • SO-DIMM Slots

        Custom Slot (Unexchangeable)

      • Pre-installed/Max

        8 GB (4 GB (On Board) x 1 + 4 GB (Custom Module) x 1) DDR3L SDRAM*2 (Max)

      • Flash Memory

        256 GB*3 (256 GB x 1, Serial ATA)

      • Graphics Accelerator

        Intel® HD Graphics 4000

      • Type

        11.6 inch wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight, Touch screen(Capacitive), OptiContrast™ Panel)

      • Ambient light sensor


      • Display Output Connector

        Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1

      • SD Memory Card Slot

        SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported, Copyright protection function (CPRM))*5

      • DC IN

        x 1

      • USB

        SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*4, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 1

      • HDMI In/Out Connector

        HDMI Out x 1

      • Extend Battery Connector

        x 1

      • Network (RJ-45)Connector

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

      • Memory Stick Slot

        "Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function ("MagicGate" is not supported for 256 MB or less capacity media. ))*5

      • Headphone

        Stereo, Mini Jack x 1

      • Bluetooth

        Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS

      • Wireless LAN Data Rate

        Maximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*7, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*7

      • Wireless LAN Type

        IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n*6

      • NFC function


      • Sensor

        Accelerometer, Gyro, Digital Compass

      • Security Chip

        TCG ver.1.2 compliant

      • Intel® Anti-Theft Technology


      • Rear Side Camera

        Full HD web camera powered by "Exmor R for PC" (Resolution: 1920 x 1080, Effective Pixels: 2.07 Mega pixels)

      • Front Side Camera

        Full HD web camera powered by "Exmor R for PC" (Resolution: 1920 x 1080, Effective Pixels: 2.07 Mega pixels)

      • Microphone

        Internal, Monaural microphone

      • Speaker

        Internal, Stereo speakers

      • Audio Technology

        Dolby® Home Theater® v4, S-Master(Headphone Amplifier), Digital Noise Canceling, "Clear Phase", "xLOUD"

      • Sound Chip

        Intel® High Definition Audio

      • Keyboard

        18 mm key pitch/1.2 mm keystroke, 83 keys, Backlit Keyboard

      • Optical Trackpad

        Optical Trackpad

      • Bundled Battery

        VGP-BPS31 Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.0 hours of use*8

      • Optional Battery 1

        VGP-BPS31 + VGP-BPSC31 Lithium-ion battery: up to 8.0 hours of use*8

      • Rapid Wake

        Rapid Wake + Eco

      • Dimensions (WxHxD)

        319.9 x 17.85 x 199 mm

      • Weight

        1.305 kg (including the supplied battery)

      • Support

        VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update

      • Communication

        Fresh Paint

      • Security

        Intel Anti-Theft Service signup (IATS) wizard*10, Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*9

      • Video & Photo

        Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home

      • Utilities

        VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Active Clip™, Adobe® Reader® X, Norton™ Online Backup

      • Microsoft Office

        Microsoft® Office Trial*9

      • AC Adaptor


      • Others

        Noise Cancelling Headphones (MDR-NC033L2/BM(SET)), Digitizer stylus(VGP-STD1), AAAA batteries, alkaline x 1, Pen tip x 2 (Hard tip x 1, Soft tip x 1), Pen cap

      • Battery


  • Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
    *1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
    *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. And this memory is unexchangable.
    *3 GB means one billion bytes when referring to storage capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of storage space is reserved as a recovery partition. Some area of SSD is not available for data storage area because it is used for lower power consumption sleep by OS.
    *4 Charging function via USB port may fasten battery consumption. Change the default setting when using this function.
    *5 Memory Stick Duo slot and SD Memory Card slot share one slot. Compatible with any Sony branded "Memory Stick" of up to 32 GB, SD memory cards (up to 2 GB), SDHC memory cards (up to 32 GB) and SDXC memory cards (up to 64 GB) available as of January 2012. However, it is not guaranteed that all memory cards will be compatible.
    *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 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0,measurement method (a)).
    Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. For further details, please visit http://www.sony‑asia.com/support/vaio/jeita
    *9 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
    *10 Intel® Anti‑Theft Service
    The Intel Anti‑Theft Service is a function incorporated at the hardware level to protect the PC data in the case of loss/theft through remote access.
    If the service is active, it lowers the risk of leakage of your PC data in a situation of loss/theft
    *You can download 90 days trial version through the Installer Wizard.
    If you want to know more about the service:
    English http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/highlights/sftwr‑prod/anti‑theft‑service
    French http://www.intel.com/p/fr_FR/support/highlights/sftwr‑prod/anti‑theft‑service
    Japanese http://www.intel.com/p/ja_JP/support/highlights/sftwr‑prod/anti‑theft‑service
    Traditional Chinese http://www.intel.com/p/zh_TW/support/highlights/sftwr‑prod/anti‑theft‑service
    Simplified Chinese http://www.intel.com/p/zh_CN/support/highlights/sftwr‑prod/anti‑theft‑service
    *11 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.

    <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.

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