Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64-bit (English Version)
3 MB (L3 Cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-580M Processor 2.66 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.33 GHz*1
Intel® HM57 Express Chipset
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 0)
6 GB (4 GB x 1 + 2 GB x 1) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
128 GB*4 (64 GB x 2 (RAID 0)*5, Serial ATA)
Optical Disc Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x(SL), 8x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 8x(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
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
DVD SuperMulti Drive
Dedicated Video Memory
1 GB DDR3 (SPEED MODE)
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M GPU(SPEED MODE) / Intel® HD Graphics(STAMINA MODE)
13.1 inch wide (WXGA++: 1600x900) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Premium, LED backlight)
Display Output Connector
Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card (SDHC,SDXC compatible, Copyright protection (CPRM))
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Port Replicator x 1
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) x 3
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI Out x 1
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick Duo (Memory Stick PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate )*6
PC Card Slot
ExpressCard™/34 x 1
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 2.1 + EDR
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*8, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*8
Wireless LAN Type
TCG ver.1.2 compliant
Front Side Camera
Resolution: 640 x 480, Effective Pixels: 0.3 Mega pixels
Internal Monaural Microphone
Internal Stereo Speakers
Intel® High Definition Audio
19.05 mm key pitch/2.0 mm keystroke, 82 keys, Backlit Keyboard
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
VGP-BPL20 Lithium-ion battery: up to 8.0 hours of use*9
VGP-BPS20/B Lithium-ion battery: up to 5.5 hours of use*9
314 x 23.8-32.7 x 210 mm
1.39 kg (including the supplied battery)
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
VAIO Media plus
McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*11, Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 90-day Free Trial*12
Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® 9
PMB VAIO Edition, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 8, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 8
VAIO Control Center, Battery Care Function, VAIO Gate, VAIO Window Organizer, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, Infineon TPM Professional Package, Protector Suite 2009
Media Gallery, Windows® Media Center
Noise Cancelling Headphones:MDR-NC021LP/BM2, Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit Recovery Media
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 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*4 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.
*5 Set to RAID 0 (Striping) at initial shipment settings. It will be displayed as 128GB x 1 on the Windows operating system.
*6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*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,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
*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 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
*12 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
*13 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
*14 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.
<Restriction on Windows® 7 Professional 32‑bit Recovery Media>
Note that certain features and software of the followings may be unusable/limited after recovering from Windows® 7 Professional 64‑bit to 32‑bit (applies to the VAIO models equipped):
‑ Motion Reality HD
‑ The copyright protection function of the SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
‑ Memory Stick and SD card drive appears on Device and Printer Addition to the listed above, other features and software may be unusable/limited.
Addition to the listed above, other features and software may be unusable/limited.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "Sony", "VAIO"and "Memory Stick" 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, 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.
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.