VAIO - Notebook EF
Standout from the crowd
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 that take
the work out of enjoying your media.
In one-step, integrated SensMe™ Technology simplifies your massive music library into
playlists based on the elements of your music as well as your unique listening habits.
Instantly get the scoop on your favorite artist with built-in GraceNote™ support while an
integrated YouTube™ search engine automatically seeks out and suggests music
videos, interviews and other content related to the song being played.
Gesture Control introduces a whole new way to control content playing within Media
Gallery. Using advanced technology, Media Gallery includes the ability to utilize your
integrated webcam to detect specific hand movements that command the player to
play, pause, skip forward or back through a song, video or slideshow.
Enjoy the powerful performance of an AMD® Turion™ II Dual Core P540 (2.40GHz)1 and
4GB of pre-installed system memory.
The VAIO® EF 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.
Store your favorite movies, important documents, and cherished family photos on the
extra roomy 500GB2 hard drive.Tackle virtually any graphics requirement with an AMD®
Vision Premium ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4250 graphics.
A 17.3"4 (1600x900) widescreen, LED backlit display uses power-efficient LCD
technology and delivers dazzling colors and picture clarity.
Not a PC Expert? Don't know what a "de-frag" is? No problem. We've designed an easy-touse tool that lets you tune up, update and troubleshoot your VAIO® PC with just a few
clicks. An ASSIST button on the keyboard panel that puts this helpful program right at
your fingertips.
Enjoy the convenience and accessibility of In-home and International service with the
Sony standard limited warranty14 .
With In-home service, when possible we'll come to you to repair your PC for a variety of
International service provides you with coverage in over 40 countries; Sony assures that
your VAIO® laptop will have a broad range of services and support wherever you travel.
Optional Sony extended service plans are available to extend your limited warranty
coverage up to 4 years from the date of your PC purchase.
Enjoy performance and multimedia entertainment in an affordable 17.3”4 LED backlit
widescreen laptop with an integrated number pad. Add to that an AMD® Turion™ II
Dual Core P540 processor, loads of RAM and amazing picture quality; you’ll have
everything you need in one sleek package.
Computer Type: Notebook
Action Buttons: ASSIST, Wireless on / off
Pointing Device: Electro-static touchpad
Keyboard: QWERTY, 103 keys with 2.0mm
stroke and 19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and
microphone with face-tracking
10-Key Numeric Pad: Yes
VAIO - Notebook EF
Maximum Brightness: Up to 2 hours
Standard Capacity Battery
Start-up Times
Average Boot Time: 60 sec16
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2
First Boot Time: 5 min17
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100BaseTX/1000Base-T
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n3
Type: AMD® Turion™ II Dual Core P540
Speed: 2.40GHz1
L2 Cache: 1MB
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
DVD Support: Read / Write
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft®
Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit12
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office 2010
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet
Security™ 2010 30-Day Trial Offer13
System Maintenance and Support: VAIO
Care™ - System diagnostics and
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.
Expansion Slots
Service and Warranty Information
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory
Stick PRO™ (STD / Duo) media slot with
MagicGate® functionality
One Secure Digital (SD memory card)
media slot
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free
technical assistance available 24/7 at
888-476-6972. For priority support, please
call 239-768-7605 9 .
Online and Email Support: Available at
Onsite/In-Home Service: 1 year limited
warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service14 .
See actual warranty for details.
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.
Installed: 4GB (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/1066MHz
Hard Drive
Capacity: 500GB 2
Speed: 5400rpm
Type: Serial ATA
Optical Drive
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Screen Size: 17.3"4
Resolution: 1600 x 900
Back Light Technology: LED
Processor: ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4250
Inputs and Outputs
Headphone Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 4 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Internal Microphone: 1
HDMI™ Output(s): 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithiumion Battery
DVD Playback: Up to 2.5 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Default Brightness: Up to 3 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Environmental Information
EPEAT™ : Gold
RoHS®: Compliant
Weight: 6.7 lbs (with standard capacity
Measurements: 16.1"(W) x 1.29"-1.50"(H) x
10.79"(D) 5
Supplied Accessories
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Wireless Laser Mouse (VGP-WMS30)
Campus Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB14/B)
VAIO® Notebook Backpack (VGP-CCP5/L)
VAIO® Notebook + AC Adapter Case (VGPAMC2)
VAIO® Canvas Urban Messenger Bag (VGPAMB12)
Color: Matte Black
UPC Code: 027242811539
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.
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
17. Excluding end user interaction
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.
©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
Stick AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V30)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS22A)
Keyboard Skin (VGP-KBV3)
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Last Updated: 11/03/2010
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