Operating System
Genuine Windows Vist® Business (English Version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack
Processor Technology
Intel® Centrino® Mobile Technology
Chipset
Intel® 945GMS Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
533MHz
Processor Name
Intel® Core™ Solo Processor U1500 (1.33 GHz)*1*2
Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Cache Memory
2MB (on CPU)
Memory Bus
533MHz
SO-DIMM Slots
1 SO-DIMM slot
Pre-installed/Max
1GB DDR2 SDRAM (512MB on board, upgradeable up to 1.5GB)
Hard Disk Drive
100GB (HDD Recovery storage: 7GB*3, C:Remain) Ultra ATA/100, 4200rpm
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD-ROM, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW: 8x / DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed
DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL: 4x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 16x
Drive
DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive
Total Available Graphics Memory (Max)
224MB*4
Graphics Accelerator
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Type
12.1" (XGA: 1024 x 768) TFT colour display (White LED, Standard View)
Display Output Connector
Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15pin x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card slot*6 (MMC compatible)
Microphone
stereo mini jack x 1
USB
USB 2.0 x 2
Modem
V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick slot*5 (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)
PC Card Slot
Type I/II x 1
Network (RJ-45) Connector
10Base-T/100Base-TX x 1
Headphone
stereo mini jack x 1
Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/802.11b/802.11g*7
Bluetooth
Bluetooth® standard version 2.0 + EDR, Output: maximum +6dBm, Frequency: 2.4GHz
Wireless LAN Frequency
5 GHz (802.11a), 2.4 GHz (802.11b/g)
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11a/g)*8
Securiry Chip
TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Sensor
x 1
Speaker
Built-in stereo speakers
Sound Chip
Intel® High Definition Audio compatible, 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
Keyboard
Approx. 17mm key pitch / 2.0 mm keystroke, 82 keys
Touchpad
Intelligent Touchpad
Bundled Battery
VGP-BPL7*9 Lithium-ion battery: up to 11.5 hours of use *10
Dimensions (WxHxD)
277 x 23.5-25.5 x 215 mm
Weight
1.15kg (including the supplied battery)
Support
VAIO Recovery Utility, VAIO Update 3.0
Tool
Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0 (Installer) , Adobe® Reader® 7, Norton Internet Security™ 2007*11
Utilities
VAIO Control Center 2.0, VAIO HDD Protection 2.0, Infineon TPM Professional Package (Installer), Protector Suite QL 5.3, Battery Care Function, VAIO Status Monitor, Peripheral Device & Storage Media R
Video Playback
WinDVD for VAIO 8.0
Still Image/Photo
Windows® Photo Gallery
AC Adaptor
AC adapter (VGP-AC16V11)
Battery
Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPL7)
Period
One year*12

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  Necessary data for recovery (setting back to initial shipment settings) in the hard disk drive consuming approximately 7GB in size is available separately.
*4  Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista classification of graphics memory, which is the total of Dedicated Video Memory, System Video Memory and Shared System Memory.
*5  Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*6  The copyright protection and high‑speed data transfer features of the SD memory card are not supported. Not compatible with SD Memory Cards of more than 2GB capacity such as SDHC Memory Card.
*7  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.
*8  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. 
*9  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 
*10  Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged. 
*11  This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model. 
*12  Warranty conditions may vary by region. 
 
  
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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.