Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Windows 8 Single Language 64 bit (English Version)
1 MB (L2 Cache)
AMD E2-1800 Accelerated Processor 1.7 GHz*1
AMD A68M FCH
DDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
4 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3 SDRAM (upgradeable up to 8 GB*2)
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*3 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
AMD Radeon™ HD 7340 Graphics
11.6 inch wide (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT colour display (VAIO Display, 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)*5
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector with charging function x 1*4, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 2
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" compatible, Not support for copyright protection)*5
Stereo, Mini Jack x 1
Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Wireless LAN Data Rate
Maximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*7, Maximum receipt speed: 150 Mbps*7
Wireless LAN Type
Front Side Camera
HD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC" (Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)
Internal, Monaural microphone
Internal, Stereo speakers
"Clear Phase", "xLOUD"
Intel® High Definition Audio
18.43 mm key pitch/1.2 mm keystroke, 83 keys
Touchpad (Gesture supported)
VGP-BPS21A Lithium-ion battery: up to 5.5 hours of use*8
VGP-BPL21 Lithium-ion battery: up to 10.0 hours of use*8
VGP-BPS21B Lithium-ion battery: up to 4.5 hours of use*8
290.0 x 23.5 (maximum 31.5) x 203.5 mm
1.5 kg (including the supplied battery)
VAIO Care, VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update
Trend Micro™ Titanium Maximum Security 60days*9
Video & Photo
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home
VAIO Message Center, VAIO Control Center, VAIO Gesture Control, Xperia Link, Adobe® Reader® X, Norton™ Online Backup, VAIO Gate
Microsoft® Office Trial*9
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
*2 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*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.
*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 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.
The trademarks, including but not limited to "Sony", "VAIO", "Memory Stick", "xLOUD" and "Clear Phase" are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Mobile Communications AB.
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Adobe Reader and Adobe Premiere are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Intel, Core, the Intel logo, the Intel Inside logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
AMD, the AMD logo, and combinations thereof, are registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
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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.