VGN-FW455J/H
VAIO® FW Series Notebook PC
Broaden your HD horizons
POWERFUL PC PERFORMACE
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6500 processor (2.10GHz1 ) with Intel® Centrino® processor technology and 4GB pre-installed
RAM.
The VAIO® FW notebook comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit14 .
Built-in Wireless-N technology offers a boost in wireless connection speed and range3 .
BORN FROM SONY® HD TECHNOLOGY.
Fall in love with your favorite movies all over again with an extra-wide, theater inspired 16.4”4 display (1600x900
resolution) using energy-efficient XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology.
With a Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive you can enjoy high definition movies and playback and record CDs and DVDs18 .
The 16:9 aspect ratio ensures that you won’t miss an inch of the original picture from your favorite movie while also
providing valuable extra workspace. Compare two documents or websites side-by-side without the hassle of having
to tab back and forth.
An HDMI™ output delivers video and audio to external sources via a single cable so you can enjoy HD entertainment
on your compatible big screen TV without a myriad of extra cables (required HDMI™ cable sold separately)16 .
Broaden your entertainment horizons with the VAIO® FW notebook featuring an extra-wide 16.4”4 XBRITE-ECO™
LCD display. Great for watching16 widescreen Blu-ray Disc™ movies or viewing two websites side-by-side, this
entertainment-rich notebook minimizes those annoying black bars you see when playing widescreen movies.
Watch16 and record17 CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Disc™ movies and get the most out of your games with an Intel®
Core™ 2 Duo processor. An HD entertainment powerhouse, the VAIO® FW notebook is inspired by theater
screens, born from Sony® HD expertise and powered by the energy-efficient and super-powerful Centrino®
processor technology – the latest and greatest from Intel®.
VGN-FW455J/H
Specifications
VAIO® FW Series Notebook PC
Broaden your HD horizons
Inputs and Outputs
Dimensions
Modem Jack: 1
Wireless/Networking
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-
T (Gigabit)
Microphone Input: 1
POWERFUL
PC PERFORMACE
Weight: 6.9 lbs (with standard
capacity battery)
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
USB
Port(s):
3
(2.0
compliant)
1
Intel® Core™
2 Duo T6500 processor (2.10GHz ) with Intel® Centrino® processor technology and 4GB pre-installed 3
Measurements: 15.1"(W) x 1.14-1.46"(H)
x 10.3"(D)
Wi-Fi: Intel® WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n)
5,6
VGA Output(s): 1
RAM.
5
DC-In: 1
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP
General
Bluetooth®
Technology
(2.1 +64-bit
EDR) 1214 .
The VAIO® FW notebook i.LINK®
comesConnection:
pre-installed
with Genuine
Microsoft® Windows
Vista® Home
Premium
1 (4pin)
i.LINK® connector
Computer Type: Notebook
Built-in Wireless-N technology offers a boost in wireless connection speed and11)
range3 .
(IEEE 1394)7
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-
Headphone Output(s): 1
Type of Use: Portable
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
SONY® HD TECHNOLOGY.
Inputs and Outputs
Action Buttons: S1, Volume - /BORN
+, PlayFROM
/ Pause,
Stop, Rewind, Forward, DVD
Play,
A
/
V
Mode,
Fall in love with your favorite
movies
all
over
again
with
an
extra-wide,
theater
inspired
16.4”4116display (1600x900
Power
HDMI™
Output(s):
WLAN / Bluetooth® on / off
resolution) using energy-efficient XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology.
Pointing Device: Electro-static touch pad
Hardware
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion
Supplied Accessories
Battery
With a Blu-ray Disc™ optical
drive(VGP-BPS13/S)
you can enjoy high definition movies and playback and record CDs and DVDs18 .
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion battery (VGPEstimated Battery Life: Up to 4.0 hours8 Standard
BPS13/S)
The 16:9 aspect ratio ensures
that you
won’t miss an inch of the original picture
from your favorite movie while also
Capacity
Battery
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys, 19.05 mm pitch, 2
8
providing
valuable
extra
workspace.
Compare
two
documents
or
websites
side-by-side
AC Adapter without the hassle of having
Up
to
6.0
hours
Large
Capacity
Battery
mm stroke
to tab back and forth. Power Requirements: 105W + 10%
Power Cable
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and
microphone
Processor
An HDMI™ output delivers
video and audio to external sources via a single cable
so you
can enjoy HD entertainment
Optional
Accessories
Software
on your compatible big screen TV without a myriad of extra cables (required HDMI™ cable sold separately)16 .
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T6500
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows
Vista® Home Premium 64-bit14
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-
BPS13A/B)
Supplied
Software:
Microsoft®
Works
9.0 w/
Broaden your entertainment
horizons
with
the VAIO®
FWSE
notebook
featuring
an extra-wide 16.4”4 XBRITE-ECO™
60-Day
Trial
16
Version
of
Microsoft®
Office
Home
Stick
ACtwo
Adapter
(VGP-AC19V30)
Blu-ray Disc™ movies or viewing
websites
side-by-side, this
Front Side Bus Speed: 800MHzLCD display. Great for watching widescreen
and Student 200711
ACwhen
Adapter
(VGP-AC19V31)
entertainment-rich
notebook
minimizes
those
annoying
black
bars
you
see
playing
widescreen movies.
L2 Cache: 2MB
The VAIO®
Experience:
Watch16 and record17 CDs,
DVDs Software
and Blu-ray
Disc™ VAIO®
moviesStartup
and get the most
Neoprene
out Case
of your
(VGP-AMC7)
games with an Intel®
Technology: Intel® Centrino® processor
Assistant
Core™
2
Duo
processor.
An
HD
entertainment
powerhouse,
the VAIO® FW
notebook
is inspired
by theater
Classic
Messenger
Bag (VGP-AMB10/R)
technology
VAIO® Care
screens, born from Sony® HD expertise and powered by the energy-efficient
and super-powerful
Centrino®
Bluetooth®
Laser Mouse12 (VGP-BMS33/B)
Multimedia Suite: VAIO® Startup Assistant
Memory
processor technology – VAIO®
the latest
and greatest from Intel®.
Deluxe Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB11/L)
Speed: 2.10GHz1
Installed: 4GB PC2-6400 (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR2 SDRAM/800MHz
Hard Drive
Capacity: 320GB2
Click to Disc Editor - Import, Edit, Burn
VAIO® Movie Story - Simple Movie Creation
VAIO® MusicBox - Music by Mood
VAIO® Media plus - Multimedia Streaming
Software
*Please access VAIO® Help and Support from
your PC for a complete list of software
applications and trials.
Type: Serial ATA
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet Security™ 2009
30-Day Trial Offer15
Display
Service and Warranty Information
Screen Size: 16.4"4
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical
telephone assistance, available 24/710 .
Speed: 7200rpm
Resolution: 1600 x 900
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
Online and Email Support: Support available
from http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
Expansion Slots
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty11 .
See actual warranty for details.
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick
PRO™ (STD / Duo) media slot with
MagicGate® functionality
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media
slot
Environmental Information
RoHS®: Compliant
For more information:
www.sony.com/vaioeco
ENERGY STAR®: 5.0
Audio
Sound System: Dolby Sound Room® Audio
Optical Drive
BD-R DL Read: 2x max
Graphics
BD-R Read: 4x max
Processor: ATI Mobility Radeon® HD 4650 with
Total Available Graphics Memory of 2790MB
(max.)13
BD-RE DL Read: 2x max
Video RAM: 1GB of dedicated video RAM
Blu-ray Disc™ Support: Read Only (BD-ROM)18
Chipset: Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
Max. External Resolution via VGA: 2048x1536
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/RAM)
Max. External Display Resolution via
HDMI™: 1920 x 108016
BD-RE Read: 2x max
BD-ROM Read: 4x max
Urban Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB12)
Other
Color: Titanium Gray
UPC Code: 027242772618
VGN-FW455J/H
Specifications
VAIO® FW Series Notebook PC
Broaden your HD horizons
Inputs and Outputs
Dimensions
Modem Jack: 1
Wireless/Networking
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-
T (Gigabit)
Microphone Input: 1
POWERFUL
PC PERFORMACE
Weight: 6.9 lbs (with standard
capacity battery)
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
USB
Port(s):
3
(2.0
compliant)
1
Intel® Core™
2 Duo T6500 processor (2.10GHz ) with Intel® Centrino® processor technology and 4GB pre-installed 3
Measurements: 15.1"(W) x 1.14-1.46"(H)
x 10.3"(D)
Wi-Fi: Intel® WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n)
5,6
VGA Output(s): 1
RAM.
5
DC-In: 1
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP
General
Bluetooth®
Technology
(2.1 +64-bit
EDR) 1214 .
The VAIO® FW notebook i.LINK®
comesConnection:
pre-installed
with Genuine
Microsoft® Windows
Vista® Home
Premium
1 (4pin)
i.LINK® connector
Computer Type: Notebook
Built-in Wireless-N technology offers a boost in wireless connection speed and11)
range3 .
TypeFootnotes
of Use: Portable
(IEEE 1394)7
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-
Headphone Output(s): 1
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
SONY® HD TECHNOLOGY.
Inputs and Outputs
Action Buttons: S1, Volume - /BORN
+, PlayFROM
/ Pause,
1. Rewind,
GHz denotes
microprocessor
internal
clock speed; other factors may affect application performance. CPU speed will be reduced
under certain operating
Stop,
Forward,
DVD
Play,
A
/
V
Mode,
Fall in love with your favorite
movies
all
over
again
with
an
extra-wide,
theater
inspired
16.4”4116display
(1600x900
Power
HDMI™
Output(s):
WLAN conditions.
/ Bluetooth® on / off
resolution) using energy-efficient XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology.
Pointing
Device:
Electro-static
pad referring to hard
Battery
Type: Standard
Capacity
Lithium-ion
2. GB
means
one billion touch
bytes when
drive capacity.
Accessible
capacity
may vary. A portionSupplied
of hard disk
space is reserved as a recovery
Accessories
Battery
partition.
With a Blu-ray Disc™ optical
drive(VGP-BPS13/S)
you can enjoy high definition movies and playback and record CDs and DVDs18 .
Hardware
8
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion battery (VGPBattery
Up to
4.0 hours
Standard
3. Requires 802.11n compatible access point. SomeEstimated
functionality
may Life:
require
Internet
services.
BPS13/S)
The 16:9 aspect ratio ensures
that you
won’t
miss
an inch
of the original picture
from your favorite movie while also
Capacity
Battery
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys, 19.05 mm pitch, 2
8
4. Viewable area measured
diagonally.
providing
valuable
extra
workspace.
Compare
two
documents
or
websites
side-by-side
AC Adapter without the hassle of having
Up
to
6.0
hours
Large
Capacity
Battery
mm stroke
to tab
back and
forth. Power
Power Cable
5. Non-metric
weights
and
measures
andRequirements:
may vary.
105W + 10%
Camera:
Built-in MOTION
EYE®
camera
andare approximate
microphone
6. Measured at the narrowest
point. output delivers video and audio to external sources via a single cable
An HDMI™
so you
can enjoy HD entertainment
Optional
Accessories
Software
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only to designate
that a
an of
IEEE
1394cables
connector.
All products
withcable
an i.LINK
connector
may not
Processor
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows
communicate with each other.
Vista® Home Premium 64-bit14
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGPType: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T6500
8. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage patterns and environmental conditions.
BPS13A/B)
Supplied
Software:
Microsoft®
Works
9.0 w/
Broaden your entertainment
horizons
with
the VAIO®
FWSE
notebook
featuring
an extra-wide 16.4”4 XBRITE-ECO™
Speed: 2.10GHz1
9. See actual limited warranty
for
details.
For
a
copy
of
60-Day
Sony's
Trial
16 warranty,
Version
please
of
Microsoft®
visit
www.esupport.sony.com,
Office
Home
call
toll-free
888-476-6972
(888-4SONYPC),
Stick
AC
Adapter
(VGP-AC19V30)
Blu-ray Disc™ movies or viewing
two
websites
side-by-side,
this or
Front Side Bus Speed: 800MHzLCD display. Great for watching widescreen
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FortStudent
Myers, FL
2007
33913
ACwhen
Adapter
(VGP-AC19V31)
entertainment-rich
notebook
minimizes
those
annoying
black
bars
you
see
playing
widescreen
movies.
L2 Cache: 2MB
16 applications, 17
The
VAIO®
Software
Experience:
VAIO®
Startup
10. For certain third partyWatch
software
provides
level
phone
support.
Additional
support
be
available
and record Sony
CDs,
DVDs first
and
Blu-ray
Disc™
movies
and telephone
get the most
Neoprene
outmay
Case
of your
(VGP-AMC7)
games from
with the
an applicable
Intel®
Technology: Intel® Centrino® processor
Assistant
3rd party vendor. Availability
and
schedule
for anyAn
such
support
is determined
by the applicable
software
vendor.
Core™
2
Duo
processor.
HD
entertainment
powerhouse,
the
VAIO®
FW
notebook
is
inspired
by
theater
Classic
Messenger
Bag
(VGP-AMB10/R)
technology
VAIO® Care
born
from
Sony®
and
powered
theafter
energy-efficient
andwill
super-powerful
Centrino®
11. 60-Day Trial Version ofscreens,
Microsoft®
Office
2007
- This HD
trialexpertise
software will
work
only for 60by
days
you first use
it. You
not be
able12to(VGP-BMS33/B)
use
the software if
Bluetooth®
Laser
Mouse
VAIO® Multimedia Suite: VAIO® Startup Assistant
Memoryyou do not activate itprocessor
as described
technology
the first time –you
theuse
latest
the software.
and greatest
You canfrom
activate
Intel®.
the software by Internet:
Internet
service
charges
may apply. If you
Deluxe Messenger Bag
(VGP-AMB11/L)
Click to Disc Editor - Import, Edit, Burn
want to 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
VAIO® Movie Story - Simple Movie Creation
Urban Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB12)
Installed:instructions
4GB PC2-6400
(2GBx2)
presented
during setup and paying the required fees.
VAIO® MusicBox - Music by Mood
Maximum: 8GB
12. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth®
devices
vary.
Other
VAIO®
Media
plus - Multimedia Streaming
Type/Speed: DDR2 SDRAM/800MHz
Software Vista classification of graphics memory, which varies depending on the operating condition,
13. Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows
Color: Titanium Gray
version of device driver and system memory size. *Please access VAIO® Help and Support from
Hard Drive
UPC Code: 027242772618
your PC for a complete list of software
14. Compatibility
and performance in a 64 bit environment
may vary.and
Check
with the manufacturer of your software or accessory to ensure you have the latest
applications
trials.
Capacity:
320GB2
updates.
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet Security™ 2009
Speed: 7200rpm
15.
Norton
pre-installed
Trial Offer
on 15your Sony VAIO PC. You need to activate the software for the product to work. You
Type: Serial
ATAInternet Security™ 2009 30-day subscription is30-Day
can activate in the Sony VAIO Startup Assistant or by double clicking the Norton Internet Security icon on your desktop. After your 30-days are finished, buy
Service
and Warranty
Information
from viruses,
hackers and
identify theft.
DisplayNorton Internet Security to continue to be protected
16. Requires high definition-capable display with HDMI™
connector.
Image
quality
will technical
vary.
Telephone
Support:
1 year
toll-free
Screen Size: 16.4"4
10
assistance,
available
.
17. Broadband
Internet service required along with thirdtelephone
party services
which may
require24/7
a subscription
or other service fee.
Resolution:
1600 x 900
Online and Email Support: Support available
XBRITE-ECO™
18. Certain
Technology:
circumstances
Yes may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media playback. For optimal performance, download all updates from
from http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
http://esupport.sony.com/EN/DRIVERS.
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty11 .
Expansion Slots
See actual warranty for details.
Computer
Interface:
this
product,
there are a multitude of varying software packages and add-on hardware options. This product is not manufactured to
Multimedia
Card
Reader:For
One
Memory
Stick
work(STD
with /
any
specific
software,
cannot make any
warranty or representation with respect to the performance of this product with any
PRO™
Duo)
media
slot withand Sony does not and
Environmental
Information
particular software
packages and/or non-Sony add-on hardware options except those mentioned here. Sony hereby disclaims any representations or
MagicGate®
functionality
warranties
that this
product
compatible with any combination
RoHS®: Compliant
of non-Sony products you may choose to connect to it. While Sony representatives or Sony
One
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media isslot
authorized
dealers
may
be able
to assist
you and may For
make
more
recommendations,
information:
they are NOT authorized to vary or waive this disclaimer. Purchasers must
One
Secure Digital
(SD
memory
card)
media
determine for themselves the suitability and compatibility
www.sony.com/vaioeco
of the hardware and software in each and every particular instance. Software titles pre-installed on
slot
the Sony computer are subject to change without notice.
Preinstalled
software may not be identical to retail versions or have all documentation. Features and
ENERGY
STAR®: 5.0
specifications are subject to change without notice.
Audio
Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these
materials
may be regulated due to environmental considerations. This product meets Energy Star
Optical
Drive
Sound
System: for
Dolby
Sound
Room®For
Audio
guidelines
energy
efficiency.
disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance
BD-R DL Read: 2x max
(www.eiae.org).
Graphics
©2009 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction
BD-R Read:
in whole
4x max
or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, VAIO, XBRITE-ECO, Sony
logo, HDNA logo, VAIO logo, MOTION EYE, Memory Stick
PRO
MagicGate
BD-RE
DL and
Read:
2x max are trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Intel, Centrino and
Processor: ATI Mobility Radeon® HD 4650 with
Core are trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of the Microsoft
Total Available Graphics Memory of 2790MB
BD-RE Read: 2x max
Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Bluetooth and the Bluetooth logo are registered trademarks of SIG, Inc. Dolby is a registered trademark of Dolby
(max.)13
BD-ROM
Read: 4xthe
max
Laboratories. The Blu-ray Disc and it's logo are trademarks.
Symantec,
Symantec Logo, and Norton Internet Security are trademarks or registered
18
Video
RAM: 1GBof
ofSymantec
dedicatedCorporation
video RAM or its affiliates inBlu-ray
Disc™
Support:
Read Only
(BD-ROM)
trademarks
the U.S.
and other
countries.
The Energy
Star mark is a registered U.S. marks. Energy Star is a registered
Chipset:
Mobile
Intel®
PM45
Express
Chipset
mark owned by the U.S. government. HDMI is a trademark
of HDMIRead
Licensing
LLC.
All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
CD Support:
/ Write
(CD/-R/-RW)
03/09.
Max.Printed
External
Resolution via VGA: 2048x1536
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/Max. External Display Resolution via
HDMI™: 1920 x 108016
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Last Updated: 11/15/2010