VGN-NS230E/S
VAIO® NS Notebook PC
Everyday computing delivered in style
EVERYDAY PC PERFORMANCE
Enjoy the performance of an Intel® Pentium® (2.16GHz1 ) with 3GB of pre-installed memory.
The VAIO® NS notebook comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium 32-bit15 .
Work and play online from almost anywhere within your home or office using 802.11b/g/n integrated wireless LAN
technology3 .
Store your cherished digital family photos, school projects and important documents on a roomy 250GB2
(5400rpm) Serial ATA hard disk drive .
MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT
A 15.4" widescreen6 display, with XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology, delivers razor-sharp details and bold colors while
perserving precious battery life.
Communicate with family, friends and colleagues using the built-in webcam4 .
Editing digital video and images is quick and easy with VAIO® Movie Story software. You choose the supplied
template and professional-looking cutaways, cross-fades and soundtrack syncing are automatically done for you.
STYLISH YET FUNCTIONAL DESIGN
Clean lines, textured exterior, a rich Granite Silver hue and an aesthetic yet functional design give this notebook a
very contemporary look and feel.
Connect to useful peripherals with 4 conveniently located USB ports.
The 15.4”6 VAIO® NS notebook exemplifies contemporary style in an easy-to-handle mobile PC. Boasting an
aesthetic yet functional design, it will turn heads with its unpretentious charm. Enjoy superior performance with
an Intel® Pentium® processor. Video message with friends and family with the built-in webcam4 . And get things
done with loads of RAM and ample storage. With its good looks and tools like these, the VAIO® NS notebook is a
great PC for all your day-to-day computing endeavors.
VGN-NS230E/S
Specifications
VAIO® NS Notebook PC
VGAdelivered
Output(s): 1 in style
Everyday computing
DC-In: 1
Dimensions
Power Cord
Optional Accessories
i.LINK® Connection: 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector
(IEEE 1394)9
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
7
EVERYDAY
PC
PERFORMANCE
Weight: 6.4 lbs (with standard battery)
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Additional
Standard Lithium-ion Battery (VGPEnjoy thexperformance of an Intel® Pentium® (2.16GHz1 ) with 3GB of pre-installed
memory.
Measurements: 14.18"(W) x 1.24-1.5"(H)
BPS13A/B)
7,8
10.63"(D)
The VAIO® NS notebook Power
comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium 32-bit15 .
Stick
AC Adapter integrated
(VGP-AC19V30)
Work and play online from almost anywhere within your home or office using
802.11b/g/n
wireless LAN
General
Computer Type: Notebook
Type of Use: Portable
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion
USB Optical Mouse(VGP-UMS55/W)
technology3 .
USB Portableon
Speaker
(VGP-USP1)
Store your cherished digitalBattery
family(VGP-BPS13/B)
photos, school projects and important documents
a roomy
250GB2
11
Estimated
Battery
Life:
1.5-4.0
hours
Standard
(5400rpm) Serial ATA hard disk drive .
Neoprene Notebook and AC Adapter Case
Action Buttons: AV Mode, Mute
Capacity Battery
11
Large Capacity Battery
2.0-5.5 hours
MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT
Pointing Device: Electro-static touch pad
Power Requirements: 95W + 10%
(VGP-AMC3)
Notebook Backpack (VGP-CCP3/H)
Sport Backpack
(VGP-CCP4/L)
A 15.4" widescreen6 display, with XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology, delivers razor-sharp
details
and bold colors while
Hardware
perserving precious battery
life.
Software
Other
4
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with
2.5mm strokewith family,
Communicate
Operating
friends and
System:
colleagues
Genuine Microsoft®
using theWindows
built-in webcam
.
Color: Granite Silver
and 19.05mm pitch
Vista® Home Premium 32-bit
UPC Code: 27242758506
Editing
digital
quick and
easy with
VAIO®
Movie
Camera: Built-in 1.3 megapixel
MOTION
EYE®video and images
SuppliedisSoftware:
Microsoft®
Works
SE 9.0
w/ Story software. You choose the supplied
camera and microphone template and professional-looking
cutaways,
cross-fades
and
soundtrack
syncing
are automatically done for you.
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Home
Processor
and Student 200714
STYLISH YET FUNCTIONAL VAIO®
DESIGN
Multimedia Suite: "VAIO® Startup
Assistant
Type: Intel® Pentium® Processor
Clean
T3400
lines, textured exterior,
a rich Granite Silver hue and an aesthetic yet functional design give this notebook a
Click
to Disc Editor - Import, Edit, Burn
very contemporary look and
feel.
Speed: 2.16GHz1
VAIO® Movie Story - Simple Movie Creation
Front Side Bus Speed: 667MHz
VAIO®
- Music bylocated
Mood USB ports.
Connect to useful peripherals
withMusicBox
4 conveniently
L2 Cache: 1MB
VAIO® Media plus - Multimedia Streaming
Software
Memory
*Please
access VAIO®
Help and Support
from
The 15.4”6 VAIO® NS notebook
exemplifies
contemporary
style
in an easy-to-handle mobile PC. Boasting an
your PC for a complete list of software
Type: DDR2
aesthetic yet functional design, it will turn heads with its unpretentious charm. Enjoy superior performance with
applications and trials."
Installed: 3GB (PC2-5300) 2GBx1+1GBx1)
an Intel® Pentium® processor. Video message with friends and family with the built-in webcam4 . And get things
Anti-Virus Software: Microsoft® Windows Live™
15
done with loads of RAM and ample storage. With
its good looks and tools like these, the VAIO® NS notebook is a
Maximum: 4GB
OneCare™ Trial Version5
great PC for all your day-to-day computing endeavors.
Speed: 667MHz
Hard Drive
Capacity: 250GB2
Speed: 5400rpm
Service and Warranty Information
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical
telephone assistance, available 24/713
Type: Serial ATA
Online and Email Support: Support available
from http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
Display
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty12 .
See actual warranty for details.
Screen Size: 15.4"6
Resolution: 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
Environmental Information
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
EPEAT™: Silver
Expansion Slots
RoHS®: Compliant
For more information:
www.sony.com/vaioeco
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick
PRO™ (Standard/Duo) media slot with
MagicGate® functionality
One ExpressCard® / media slot
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media
slot
Audio
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Graphics
Processor: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 4500 MHD with Intel® Clear Video
Technology. Total Available Graphics Memory
of 1320MB (max.)10
Chipset: Intel® GL40 Express Chipset
ENERGY STAR®: 4.0
Regulation and Standard Compliance
Energy Star® Compliant: 4.0
Optical Drive
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/RAM)
Wireless/Networking
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000BaseT (Gigabit)
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Inputs and Outputs
Wi-Fi: Atheros 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Network
Connection3
Modem Jack: 1
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ11)
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 4 (2.0 compliant)
Supplied Accessories
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion battery (VGPBPS13/B)
AC Adapter
VGN-NS230E/S
Specifications
VAIO® NS Notebook PC
VGAdelivered
Output(s): 1 in style
Everyday computing
DC-In: 1
Dimensions
Power Cord
Optional Accessories
i.LINK® Connection: 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector
(IEEE 1394)9
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
7
EVERYDAY
PC
PERFORMANCE
Weight: 6.4 lbs (with standard battery)
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Additional
Standard Lithium-ion Battery (VGPEnjoy thexperformance of an Intel® Pentium® (2.16GHz1 ) with 3GB of pre-installed
memory.
Measurements: 14.18"(W) x 1.24-1.5"(H)
BPS13A/B)
7,8
10.63"(D)
The VAIO® NS notebook Power
comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium 32-bit15 .
Stick
AC Adapter integrated
(VGP-AC19V30)
Work and play online from almost anywhere within your home or office using
802.11b/g/n
wireless LAN
General
Computer Type: Notebook
Type of Use: Portable
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion
USB Optical Mouse(VGP-UMS55/W)
technology3 .
USB Portableon
Speaker
(VGP-USP1)
Store your cherished digitalBattery
family(VGP-BPS13/B)
photos, school projects and important documents
a roomy
250GB2
11
Estimated
Battery
Life:
1.5-4.0
hours
Standard
(5400rpm) Serial ATA hard disk drive .
Neoprene Notebook and AC Adapter Case
Action Buttons: AV Mode, Mute
Capacity Battery
11
Large Capacity Battery
2.0-5.5 hours
MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT
Pointing Device: Electro-static touch pad
Power Requirements: 95W + 10%
(VGP-AMC3)
Notebook Backpack (VGP-CCP3/H)
Sport Backpack
(VGP-CCP4/L)
A 15.4" widescreen6 display, with XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology, delivers razor-sharp
details
and bold colors while
Hardware
perserving precious battery
life.
Software
Other
4
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with
2.5mm strokewith family,
Communicate
Operating
friends and
System:
colleagues
Genuine Microsoft®
using theWindows
built-in webcam
.
Color: Granite Silver
and 19.05mm pitch
Vista® Home Premium 32-bit
UPC Code: 27242758506
Editing
digital
quick and
easy with
VAIO®
Movie
Camera: Built-in 1.3 megapixel
MOTION
EYE®video and images
SuppliedisSoftware:
Microsoft®
Works
SE 9.0
w/ Story software. You choose the supplied
camera
and microphone template and professional-looking
cutaways,
cross-fades
and
soundtrack
syncing
are automatically done for you.
Footnotes
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Home
and Student 200714
Processor
STYLISH internal
YET FUNCTIONAL
1. GHz denotes microprocessor
clock speed;DESIGN
other factors may affect application performance. CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating
VAIO® Multimedia Suite: "VAIO® Startup
conditions.
Assistant
Type: Intel®
Pentium® Processor
Clean
T3400
lines, textured exterior,
a rich Granite Silver hue and an aesthetic yet functional design give this notebook a
1
Click
to Disc Editor
- Import,
Edit, Burn
2. 2.16GHz
GB means
one billionvery
bytes
contemporary
when referring look
to hard
and
drive
feel.
capacity.
Accessible
capacity
may vary. A portion of hard disk space is reserved as a recovery
Speed:
VAIO® Movie Story - Simple Movie Creation
partition.
Front Side Bus Speed: 667MHz
VAIO®
- Music bylocated
Mood USB ports.
Connect to useful peripherals
withMusicBox
4 conveniently
3. Requires
mayplus
require
Internet services.
L2 Cache:
1MB 802.11n compatible access point. Some functionality
VAIO® Media
- Multimedia
Streaming
4. Broadband Internet service required along with thirdSoftware
party services which may require a subscription or other service fee.
Memory
6
*Please
access VAIO®
Help and Support
from
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VAIO®
NSVersion
notebook
contemporary
in anafter
easy-to-handle
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5. Microsoft® Windows The
Live™
OneCare™
Trial
– This exemplifies
trial software will
work for ninetystyle
(90) days
you first use it.mobile
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able to use
your PC for a complete list of software
Type: DDR2
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Installed:apply.
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to an
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after the 90-day
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online by following
. And get
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Anti-Virus
Software:
Microsoft®
Windows Live™
conversion
presented
during setup
and
paying
the
required
fees.
done
with loads
of RAM
and
ample
storage.
With its
good looks and tools like these, the VAIO® NS notebook is a
Maximum:
4GB15 instructions
OneCare™ Trial Version5
great
PC
for
all
your
day-to-day
computing
endeavors.
Speed:
6. 667MHz
Viewable area measured diagonally.
Service
andvary.
Warranty Information
7. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate
and may
Hard
Drive
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical
8. Measured at the narrowest point
Capacity: 250GB2
telephone assistance, available 24/713
9. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an i.LINK connector may not
Speed: 5400rpm
Online and Email Support: Support available
communicate with each other.
Type: Serial ATA
from http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
10. Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista classification of graphics memory,
which varies depending on the operating condition,
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty12 .
Displayversion of device driver and system memory size. See actual warranty for details.
11.Size:
Actual
battery
6
life may vary based on product settings, usage patterns and environmental conditions.
Screen
15.4"
Environmental Information
12. See1280
actual
limited
warranty for details. For a copy of Sony's warranty, please visit www.sony.com/pcsupport, call toll-free 888-476-6972 (888-4SONYPC)
Resolution:
x 800
(WXGA)
or write
to Sony Electronics,
12451 Gateway Boulevard,
FortSilver
Myers, FL 33913.
EPEAT™:
XBRITE-ECO™
Technology:
Yes
RoHS®:
Compliant
13. For certain third party software applications, Sony
provides
first level phone support. Additional telephone support may be available from the applicable
Expansion
Slotsvendor. Availability and schedule for any For
more
information:
3rd party
such
support
is determined by the aplicable software vendor.
www.sony.com/vaioeco
Multimedia
14. 60-Day
CardTrial
Reader:
Version
One
of Memory
Microsoft®
Stick
Office 2007 - This trial software will work only for 60 days after you first use it. You will not be able to use the software if
ENERGY
4.0 You can activate the software by Internet: Internet service charges may apply. If you
PRO™you
(Standard/Duo)
don't activatemedia
it as described
slot with the first time you use theSTAR®:
software.
MagicGate®
want to functionality
keep using the software after the 60-day trial period, you must convert to the perpetual version. You can convert online by following the conversion
Regulation and Standard Compliance
One ExpressCard®
instructions presented
/ media during
slot
setup and paying the required fees.
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media
Energy
Star® Compliant:
4.0
15. A portion of the system memory over 3GB may not
be available
to the operating
system.
slot
Optical Drive
Computer Interface: For this product,there are a multitude of varying software packages and add-on hardware options. This product is not manufactured to
Audio
work with any specific software, and Sony does not and
make
warranty
or representation with respect to the performance of this product with any
CD cannot
Support:
Readany
/ Write
(CD/-R/-RW)
Sound
System:software
Intel® High
Definition
Audionon-Sony add-on hardware options except those mentioned here. Sony hereby disclaims any representations or
particular
packages
and/or
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/warranties that this product is compatible with any combination
of non-Sony products you may choose to connect to it. While Sony representatives or Sony
RAM)
Graphics
authorized dealers may be able to assist you and may make recommendations, they are NOT authorized to vary or waive this disclaimer. Purchasers must
determine for themselves the suitability and compatibility
of the hardware and software in each and every particular instance. Software titles pre-installed on
Wireless/Networking
Processor: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media
the Sony computer are subject to change without notice. Preinstalled software may not be identical to retail versions or have all documentation. Features and
Accelerator 4500 MHD with Intel® Clear Video
specifications are subject to change without notice. Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000BaseTechnology. Total Available Graphics Memory
T (Gigabit)
Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these
materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling
of 1320MB (max.)10
information, please contact your local authorities or the
Electronic
Industries
Alliance
(www.eiae.org).
Ethernet
Speed:
Fast Ethernet
(RJ-45)
Chipset:
Intel®
GL40
Express Inc.
Chipset
©2008
Sony
Electronics
All rights reserved. Reproduction
in whole
or in
part without
permission is prohibited. Sony, Sony logo, VAIO, VAIO logo,
Wi-Fi: Atheros
802.11
b/g/n
Wirelesswritten
Network
XBRITE-ECO, MOTION EYE, MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO
and i.LINK3 are trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft, Windows Live,
Connection
Inputs
and
Outputs
OneCare and Windows Vista are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Intel, Centrino and Core are trademarks of the Intel
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJCorporation
and its logo are trademarks. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Modem
Jack: 1 in the U.S. and in other countries. ENERGY STAR
11)
Printed in U.S.A. 10/08.
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 4 (2.0 compliant)
Supplied Accessories
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion battery (VGPSony For Business - sony.com/business
BPS13/B)
AC Adapter
Last Updated: 03/31/2010