VGN-FW480J/T
VAIO® FW Series Notebook PC
Broaden your HD horizons
POWERFUL PC PERFORMACE
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo P7350 processor (2.0GHz1 ) with Intel® Centrino® 2 processor
technology and 6GB of pre-installed system memory.
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.
XBRITE-ECO™ is a pristine technology that offers razor-sharp details and crisp, bold
colors.
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.
-ECO
A Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive lets you playback18 HD Blu-ray Disc™ movies in crystalclear resolution as well as playback and record CDs and DVDs.
An HDMI™ output provides single-cable full 1080HD connectivity (audio and video) to a
compatible HDTV (required HDMI cable sold separately)16 .
ATI Mobility Radeon™ 4650HD Graphics with 512MB video memory.
MULTIMEDIA FEATURES
Now there's a fast, easy way to produce your own high-quality home movies and
slideshows. Sony's VAIO® Movie Story software breaks complex movie production into
three simple steps, freeing you from tedious hours spent mastering difficult and
expensive video editing software.
VAIO® MusicBox offers a fun and new way to enjoy music - based on your mood. Just
turn it loose on your stored music and VAIO MusicBox will quickly categorize your
collection based on mood.
Easily import and burn your personal videos to DVD with Sony’s Click to Disc software. Or,
take it a step further and edit your personal movies with Click to Disc Editor software.
VAIO Media plus lets you wirelessly stream the entertainment stored on your VAIO PC
(music, photo, and videos) throughout your home network.
ENDLESS FEATURES
Store your favorite multimedia, important documents, and cherished family photos on
the roomy 400GB2 Serial ATA hard disk drive.
The VAIO® FW notebook, designed with dedicated AV Controls, makes navigating
through your favorite multimedia quick and easy.
Stay connected to colleagues, friends and family with real-time video conferencing
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using the integrated MOTION EYE® camera and microphone.
Featuring an extra-wide 16.4”4 XBRITE-ECO™ LCD display. Great for viewing
Blu-ray Disc™ movies18 or two web sites side-by-side. Minimizes those
annoying black bars you see when playing widescreen movies. Powered
by the energy-efficient and super-powerful Centrino® 2 Processor
Technology.
VGN-FW480J/T
VAIO® FW Series Notebook PC
Specifications
Software
General
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium
64-bit
Computer Type: Notebook
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Works SE 9.0 w/ 60-Day Trial Version of
Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2007
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Type of Use: Portable
Action Buttons: S1, DVD Play, A/V Mode, Volume - / +, Play / Pause /
Stop, WLAN / Bluetooth® on / off
The VAIO® Software Experience: VAIO® Startup Assistant
VAIO® Care
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone
VAIO® Multimedia Suite: VAIO® Startup Assistant
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.
Processor
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet Security™ 2009 30-Day Trial Offer
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor P7350
Service and Warranty Information
Pointing Device: Electro-static touch pad
Hardware
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.0mm stroke and 19.05mm pitch
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Speed: 2.0GHz
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Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical telephone assistance,
available 24/7 .
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Front Side Bus Speed: 1066MHz
L2 Cache: 3MB
Technology: Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology
Online and Email Support: Support available from
http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
Memory
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty . See actual limited
warranty for details.
Installed: 6GB PC2-6400 (4GBx1) + (2GBx1)
Environmental Information
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Maximum: 8GB
EPEAT™ : Silver
Type/Speed: DDR2 SDRAM/800MHz
RoHS®: Compliant
Hard Drive
ENERGY STAR®: 5.0
Capacity: 400GB
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Dimensions
Speed: 5400rpm
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Weight: 6.9 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Type: Serial ATA
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Measurements: 15.1"(W) x 1.14-1.46"(H) x 10.3"(D)
Optical Drive
Supplied Accessories
BD-R DL Read: 2x max
Standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS13/B)
BD-R Read: 4x max
AC Adapter
BD-RE DL Read: 2x max
Power Cable
BD-RE Read: 2x max
Optional Accessories
BD-ROM Read: 4x max
16. Requires high definition-capable display with HDMI™ connector.
Image quality will vary.
17. Broadband Internet service required along with third party services
which may require a subscription or other service fee.
18. Certain circumstances may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media
playback. For optimal performance, download all updates from
http://esupport.sony.com/EN/DRIVERS.
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.
Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may
be regulated due to environmental considerations. This product meets
Energy Star guidelines for energy efficiency. For disposal or recycling
information, please contact your local authorities or the Electronic
Industries Alliance (www.eiae.org).
©2009 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, VAIO, XBRITEECO, Sony logo, HDNA logo, VAIO logo, MOTION EYE, Memory Stick PRO
and MagicGate are trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries.
Intel, Centrino and 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 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 Laboratories. The Blu-ray
Disc and it's logo are trademarks. 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. The
Energy Star mark is a registered U.S. marks. Energy Star is a registered
mark owned by the U.S. government. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI
Licensing LLC. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective
owners.
Printed 03/09.
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Blu-ray Disc™ Support: Read Only (BD-ROM)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS13A/B)
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/-RAM)
Stick AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V30)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V31)
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick PRO™ (Standard / Duo)
media slot with MagicGate® functionality
Neoprene Case (VGP-AMC7)
Classic Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB10/R)
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Bluetooth® Laser Mouse (VGP-BMS33/B)
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
Deluxe Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB11/L)
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot
Urban Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB12)
Audio
Color: Chocolate Brown
Sound System: Dolby Sound Room® Audio
UPC Code: 027242772663
Display
Screen Size: 16.4"
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Resolution: 1600 x 900
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
Graphics
Processor: ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4650 with Total Available Graphics
Memory of 3820MB (max.)
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Video RAM: 512MB dedicated Video RAM
Chipset: Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset
Max. External Resolution via VGA: 2048 x 1536
Max. External Display Resolution via HDMI™ : 1920 x 1080
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Inputs and Outputs
Modem Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 3 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
i.LINK® Connection: 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector (IEEE 1394)
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Headphone Output(s): 1
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
HDMI™ Output: 1
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Power
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS13/B)
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Estimated Battery Life: Up to 4.0 hours Standard Capacity Battery
Up to 6.0 hours Large Capacity Battery
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Power Requirements: 110W + 10%
Wireless/Networking
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T (Gigabit)
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
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Wi-Fi: Intel® WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP Bluetooth® Technology
(2.1 + EDR)
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Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-11)
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed; other factors may
affect application performance. CPU speed will be reduced under
certain operating conditions.
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 802.11n compatible access point. Some functionality may
require Internet services.
4. Viewable area measured diagonally.
5. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate and may vary.
6. Measured at the narrowest point.
7. 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.
8. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage
patterns and environmental conditions.
9. See actual limited warranty for details. For a copy of Sony's warranty,
please visit www.esupport.sony.com, call toll-free 888-476-6972 (8884SONYPC), or write to Sony Electronics, 12451 Gateway Boulevard,
Fort Myers, FL 33913
10. 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 applicable software vendor.
11. 60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® 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 you do not activate it as described the first time you use
the software. You can activate the software by Internet: Internet
service charges may apply. If you 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
instructions presented during setup and paying the required fees.
12. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary.
13. Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista
classification of graphics memory, which varies depending on the
operating condition, version of device driver and system memory size.
14. Compatibility and performance in a 64 bit environment may vary.
Check with the manufacturer of your software or accessory to ensure
you have the latest updates.
15. Norton Internet Security™ 2009 30-day subscription is pre-installed
on your Sony VAIO PC. You need to activate the software for the
product to work. You 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 Norton Internet Security
to continue to be protected from viruses, hackers and identify theft.
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Last Updated: 09/04/2009