Language Pack
Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Operating System
Windows 8 64 bit (English Version)
Cache Memory
6 MB (L3 Cache)
Processor Name
Intel® Core™ i7-3632QM Processor 2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.20 GHz*1
Chipset
Intel® HM76 Express Chipset
Memory Speed
1600 MT/s
SO-DIMM Slots
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
Pre-installed/Max
4 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Maximum Reading Speed
BD-ROM: 6x / BD-R: 6x(SL), 4x(DL) / BD-RE: 4x(SL), 4x(DL) / DVD+R: 8x(SL), 6x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 6x(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), 6x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), 6x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 10x
Drive
Blu-ray Disc™ ROM Drive with DVD SuperMulti
Dedicated Video Memory
2 GB DDR3
Graphics Accelerator
AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M
Type
17.3 inch wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT colour display (VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight)
Display Output Connector
Analogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, Not support for copyright protection)*7
Microphone
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
DC IN
x 1
USB
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*5, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 3
HDMI In/Out Connector
HDMI Out x 1
Network (RJ-45)Connector
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO" compatible, Not support for copyright protection)*6
Headphone
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*9, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*9
Wireless LAN Type
IEEE 802.11b/g/n*8
Front Side Camera
HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)
Microphone
Internal, Monaural microphone
Speaker
Internal, Stereo speakers
Audio Technology
"Clear Phase", "xLOUD"
Sound Chip
Intel® High Definition Audio
Keyboard
19.05 mm key pitch/1.7 mm keystroke, 103 keys, Backlit Keyboard
Touchpad
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Optional Battery
VGP-BPL26 Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.5 hours of use*10
Bundled Battery
VGP-BPS26 Lithium-ion battery: up to 2.0 hours of use*10
Rapid Wake
Rapid Wake + Eco
Dimensions (WxHxD)
408.7 x 27.1 (maximum 37.8) x 278.0 mm
Weight
3.2 kg (including the supplied battery)
Support
VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update
Security
Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*11
Movie
PowerDVD BD
Video & Photo
Imagination Studio VAIO Edition (ACID™ Music Studio 9, DVD Architect™ Studio 5.0, Movie Studio Platinum 12, Sound Forge™ Audio Studio 10), Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home
Utilities
VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Adobe® Reader® X, Norton™ Online Backup, VAIO Gate, Power2Go
Media Player
Media Go
Microsoft Office
Microsoft® Office Trial*11
AC Adaptor
VGP-AC19V59
Battery
VGP-BPS26*12

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.
*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 Charging function via USB port may fasten battery consumption. Change the default setting when using this function.
*6 Compatible with any Sony branded "Memory Stick" of up to 32 GB, available as of January 2012. However, "Memory Stick" compatibility is not guaranteed in all cases.
*7 Compatible with 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 SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards or SDXC memory cards will be compatible.
*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,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
*11 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
*12 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.

<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.

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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.