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VAIO® F Series Laptop PC
MULTIMEDIA MADE SIMPLE
Rediscover your favorite music, photos and more with Media Gallery. Developed with
design in mind, Media Gallery includes a stunning UI with easy-to-use features and
technology that takes the work out of enjoying your media. In one-step you can easily
simplify your massive music library into unique playlists. SensMe™ Technology suggests
photos and music based on your unique viewing and listening habits, reminding you of
forgotten favorites. Plus, with integrated GraceNote™ and YouTube™ support, you can
get the full scoop on your favorite artist or uncover music videos and interviews you
didn't know existed.
PMB VAIO® Edition makes managing and enjoying your photos and home videos simple
and easy. Instantly sort your photos and home videos by person, place, or date and
reduce camera shake in your home videos effortlessly with this breakthrough
technology.
Fall in love with your favorite movies all over again with an extra-wide, theater inspired
16.4” (1600x900) display4 using energy-efficent LCD technology. Enjoy the power of HD
Blu-ray Disc™ video playback19 with the convenience and utility of DVD and CD
read/write functionalities.
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 HDTV without a myriad of
extra cables (HDMI™ cable sold separately).
POWERFUL PERFORMACE
Enjoy the powerful performance of an Intel® Core™ i3 - 350M processor (2.26GHz1 ) and
4GB of pre-installed system memory.
The VAIO® F Series laptop comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows® 7
Home Premium 64-bit12 .
Microsoft® Office Starter 201011 includes reduced-functionality versions of Word® and
Excel® only, with advertising.
A NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M graphics card with 512MB VRAM delivers smooth,
responsive gameplay.
Store your favorite multimedia, important documents, and cherished family photos on
the massive 500GB2 Serial ATA hard drive.
ENDLESS FEATURES
A backlit keyboard frames the keys with a soft glow and illuminates the keys for
convenient typing day or night. Plus you have an integrated numeric key pad ideal for
fast and accurate entry of numeric data with just one hand.
The VAIO® F Series laptop, designed with dedicated AV Controls, makes navigating
through your favorite multimedia quick and easy.
Stay connected to friends and family while on the road with real-time video
conferencing10 using the MOTION EYE® camera and microphone with face-tracking
technology.
Maximum performance and amazing HD entertainment on a top-notch 16.4"
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widescreen laptop with a backlit keyboard and integrated number pad. Intel®
Core™ i3 processor, dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, and a Blu-ray Disc™
drive19 , you will experience the ultimate in smart performance and a razor-sharp
picture with amazing depth and clarity.
VPCF12AFM/H
VAIO® F Series Laptop PC
Specifications
Start-up Times
General
Average Boot Time: 60 sec
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Action Buttons: S1,VAIO, ASSIST, Play / Pause / Stop,
Wireless on / off, Display off
Pointing Device: Electro-static touchpad (Multi-Finger)
Hardware
Keyboard: QWERTY, 103 keys with 2.0mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone
with face-tracking technology
10-Key Numeric Pad: Yes
Backlit Keyboard: Yes
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2 sec
First Boot Time: 5 min
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Wireless/Networking
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
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Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP (2.1 +
EDR) 18
Software
Processor
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows® 7
Home Premium 64-bit12
Type: Intel® Core™ i3 - 350M
Speed: 2.26GHz1
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office 2010 Starter
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Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet Security™ 2010 30-Day
Trial Offer13
Cache: 3MB
System Maintenance and Support: VAIO Care™ System diagnostics and maintenance
Sony® Creativity Suite: PMB – VAIO® Edition - Import,
organize, edit and publish in one easy-to-use
program
VAIO® Media Gallery - Bring forgotten favorites to life
*Please access VAIO® Help and Support from your
PC for a complete list of software applications and
trials.
Memory
Installed: 4GB (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/1333MHz
Hard Drive
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Capacity: 500GB
Speed: 5400rpm
Type: Serial ATA
Service and Warranty Information
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical assistance
available 24/7 at 888-476-6972. For priority support,
please call 239-768-76059 .
Online and Email Support: Available at
http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
Onsite/In-Home Service: 1 year limited warranty with
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Onsite/In-Home Service . See actual warranty for
details.
Optical Drive
BD-R DL Read: 2.2x max
BD-R Read: 4x max
BD-RE DL Read: 2.2x max
BD-RE Read: 4x max
BD-ROM Read: 4x max
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Blu-ray Disc™ Support: Read Only (BD-ROM)
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/-RAM)
Expansion Slots
International Service: 1 year international service plan.
Registration required. See www.sony.com/IRSP for
details.
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty8 . 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
Audio
ENERGY STAR®: 5.0
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio w/ Dolby®
Home Theather® v3
EPEAT™ : Silver
RoHS®: Compliant
Dimensions
Display
Weight: 6.4 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Measurements: 15.3"(W) x 1.22-1.62"(H) x 10.4"(D)5
Screen Size: 16.4"4
Supplied Accessories
Resolution: 1600 x 900
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (5000mAh)
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Graphics
Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M GPU
Video RAM: 512MB of dedicated video RAM
Inputs and Outputs
Headphone Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 3 USB (one shared with eSATA)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
i.LINK® Connection: 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector (IEEE
1394)6
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Internal Microphone: 1
HDMI™ Output(s): 1
8. See 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) or write to Sony Electronics,12451 Gateway
Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
9. For certain third party software applications, Sony provides first level
phone support. Additional telephone support may be available from
the applicable 3rd party vendor. Availability and schedule for any
such support is determined by the aplicable software vendor. Long
distance charges may apply
10. Broadband Internet service required along with third party services
which may require a subscription or other service fee.
11. Includes Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded. Purchase a Product Key
to activate a full Microsoft Office 2010 suite.
12. Compatibility and performance in a 64-bit environment may vary.
13. Norton Internet Security™ 2010 30-day subscription is pre-installed
on your Sony VAIO PC. You need to activate the software for the
product to work. After your 30-days are finished, buy Norton Internet
Security to continue to be protected from viruses, hackers and
identify theft.
14. When available, Sony will provide Onsite/In-Home Service in
fulfillment of its limited warranty obligations. Any such services are
subject to the terms and conditions of the limited warranty. See
actual Limited Warranty for details. Onsite/In-Home Service will be
provided via third-party technician to be dispatched as needed
following phone-based troubleshooting. Some repairs may be
accomplished with self repair kits. Onsite/In-Home Service may not be
available in all locations.
15. Requires high definition-capable display with HDMI™ connector.
Image quality will vary.
16. Based on original factory image and will vary with product
configuration changes and additional software added to the hard
drive.
17. Excluding end user interaction
18. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary
turboboost
19. Certain circumstances may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media
playback.
Computer Interface: For this product, there are a multitude of varying
software packages and add-on hardware options. This product is not
manufactured to work with any specific software, and Sony does not and
cannot make any warranty or representation with respect to the
performance of this product with any particular software packages
and/or non-Sony add-on hardware options except those mentioned here.
Sony hereby disclaims any representations or 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
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 the Sony computer are subject
to change without notice. Preinstalled software may not be identical to
retail versions or have all documentation. Features and specifications are
subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are
approximate and may vary.
Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may
be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or
recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the
Electronic Industries Alliance (www.eiae.org).
©2010 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO, Memory
Stick PRO, MOTION EYE, MagicGate and i.LINK are trademarks of Sony in
the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of
the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Intel and
Centrino are registered trademarks and Core is a trademark of the Intel
Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries. Bluetooth and the
Bluetooth logo are registered trademarks of SIG, Inc. Symantec, the
Symantec Logo, and Norton Internet Security are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S.
and other countries. Blu-ray Disc and the Blu-ray Disc logo are
trademarks. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC. All other
trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Optional Accessories
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V45)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS21A/B)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL21)
Campus Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB14/B)
VAIO Backpack (VGP-CCB6/B)
Bluetooth® Keyboard (VGP-BKB1)
Bluetooth® Remote Mouse (VGP-BMS80)
VAIO® Neoprene Carrying Case (VGP-AMC7)
Rechargeable Bluetooth® Mouse (VGP-BMS77)
Color: Titanium Gray
UPC Code: 027242804562
Power
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
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DVD Playback: Up to 1 hours Standard Capacity Battery
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Default Brightness: Up to 3 hours Standard Capacity
Battery
Up to 4.5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Maximum Brightness: Up to 3 hours7 Standard Capacity
Battery
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Up to 4.5 hours Large Capacity Battery
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed and may vary.
2. GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.
Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk space is
reserved as a recovery partition.
3. Requires a compatible 802.11 access point (802.11n recommended)
and internet connection.
4. Viewable area measured diagonally.
5. Measured at the narrowest point
6. 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 communicate with each other.
7. Rating based upon laboratory testing. Actual performance varies
based on settings, environmental conditions, and usage. Battery
capacity decreases over time and use.
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Last Updated: 12/08/2010