VAIO® N Series Notebook PC
Celebrate style, performance and value.
From furniture and artwork to paint colors and picture frames, you
coordinate your home with style and taste. So why have a PC you have to
hide when the guests arrive? Designed to complement your design motif, the
VAIO® N Notebook PC features cool colors, smooth lines and a soft, relaxing
sense of style.
Engineered for a fantastic viewing experience, the VAIO® N Series Notebook
features an exceptional 15.4" widescreen display11 with Sony's original
XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology. Now you can enjoy videos and photos with
brilliant colors and stunning clarity while conserving valuable power.
Edit and enjoy home movies with the VAIO® N Series Notebook. With DVgate
Plus™ software and built-in DVD burner4 , you can capture video from your
camcorder to enjoy at home or share with friends and family. You can even
create your own customized DVDs complete with interactive menus and
customizable themes.
Elegant design complements your home interior with cool colors, smooth
lines and simplistic style.
Intel® Core™ Duo processor, DVD burner and roomy hard drive support
your everyday PC endeavors.
Easily capture video from your camcorder and create customized DVDs with
DVgate Plus™ software.
Connectivity options include ExpressCard™ , i.LINK®6 , Memory Stick® Media
and 2 USB ports.
Complement your home decor or impress from the road with the cool
colors and smooth lines of the VAIO® N Notebook. In addition to its
Intel® Core™ Duo processor, CD/DVD burner4 and elegant form factor,
this easy-to-use notebook features a suite of multimedia software
and a stunning 15.4” widescreen LCD11 display with XBRITE-ECO™
technology. The VAIO® N Series is a "Windows Vista™ Premium
Ready" PC12 .
VAIO® N Series Notebook PC
Computer Type: Notebook
Type of Use: Portable
Action Buttons: Standby, WLAN on/off
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.5mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Pointing Device: Electro-Static touch pad
Type: Intel® Core™ Duo Processor T2050
Speed: 1.60GHz 1
Front Side Bus Speed: 533MHz
L2 Cache: 2MB
Technology: Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology
Type: DDR2
Installed: 1GB (512MBx2) PC2-4200
Maximum: 2GB
Speed: 533MHz
Hard Drive
Chipset: Intel® 945GM
Interface: VGA Out with Smart Display Sensor
Inputs and Outputs
Ethernet Port: 1
Headphone Jack: 1
i.LINK®Interface: 1(4-pin) interface6
Memory Stick®Media Slot: 1
Secure Digital Slot: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 2 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
Express Card™ Slot: 1
Ethernet Protocol: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Ethernet Speed: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-11)
Wireless LAN: Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network
Connection (802.11a/b/g)3
Capacity: 80GB 2
Speed: 5400rpm
Interface: Serial ATA
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
Estimated Battery Life: 2.5-5.5 hours7
Power Requirements: 86W+10%
Optical Drive #1
DVD+R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD+R Write: 8x max.
DVD+RW Write: 8x max.
DVD-R Write: 8x max.
DVD-RW Write: 6x max.
CD-R Write: 24x max.
CD-RW Write: 24x max.
DVD±RW: Yes4
CD Read: 24x max.
DVD Read: 8x max.
DVD-R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max.
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Media
Center Edition 2005 with Update Rollup 2
Internet Services: America Online® 180-Day Trial New Users Only
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Works 8.5
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office 200310
Sony®Original Software: Click to DVD® - DVD
DVgate Plus™ - Digital Video
Trial Versions of Sony popular games
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: Memory Stick PRO™ and
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media with MagicGate®
ExpressCard™ /34 Slot
Sound System: Windows® sound system compatible
Screen or Display Technology: WXGA LCD
Screen Size: 15.4” 11
Resolution: 1280 x 800
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
Processor: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Video RAM: 128MB [Dynamically Allocated Shared
(RAM/Video) Memory]
*For a complete list of software applications and
trials, please visit VAIO® Support Central
Security and Anti-Virus Software: Norton® Internet
Security™ 60-Day Trial
TrendMicro™ Anti-Spyware 30-Day Trial
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty 8
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical
telephone assistance, available 24/79
Online and Email Support: Support available from
Weight: 6.8 lbs with standard battery (weight is
approximate and may vary)
Measurements: 14.4” (W) x 1.2” -1.6” (H) x 10.5” (D)
Supplied Accessories
Standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS2A/S)
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL2C)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V10)
1GB Memory Expansion Module (VGP-MM1GA)
512MB Memory Expansion Module (VGP-MM512M)
USB Visual Communication Camera (VGP-UVC100)
Battery Charger (VGP-BC1)
Wireless Presentation Mouse (VGP-WMS50)
Neoprene Notebook & AC Adapter (VGP-AMC3)
Bluetooth® Adapter 5 (PCGA-BA2)
Color: White
UPC Code: 027242704916
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 compatible wireless LAN access point(s). Some features may rely
on Internet service which may require a fee.
4. DVD Media/Formats are not universally compatible.
5. Interoperability among Bluetooth® devices varies.
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. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage patterns
and environmental conditions.
8. See actual limited warranty for details. For a copy of Sony’s warranty,
please visit, call toll-free 888-476-6972 (8884SONYPC), 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 applicable software vendor.
10. The Microsoft Office 2003 60-Day Trial software is intended for
evaluation purposes only. This trial software is installed on your system
and you must activate the software before you can use it. Product
activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch of the
software; activation requires Internet access. This software has an
expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the
software will operate under reduced-functionality mode, limiting enduse options and operations.
11. Viewable area measured diagonally.
12. Not all Windows Vista features are available for use on all Windows
Vista Capable PCs. All Windows Vista Capable PCs will run the core
experiences of Windows Vista, such as innovations in organizing and
finding information, security, and reliability. Some features available in
premium editions of Windows Vista -- like the new Windows Aero™ user
interface -- require advanced or additional hardware. Check for details.
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and therefore,
there are a multitude of varying software packages and add-on hardware
options. This personal computer is not manufactured to operate 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 in this document. Sony hereby disclaims any
representations or warranty that this product is compatible with any
combination of products you may choose to connect. 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 Notebook Computer are
subject to change without notice. Simulated graphic shown on display. Preinstalled software may not be identical to retail versions or have all
documentation. This product meets the standards of the International
Energy Star Program for energy efficiency. Features and specifications
are subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and
measurements are approximate.
©2006 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in
part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, VAIO, XBRITE-ECO,
Memory Stick, Sony logo, VAIO logo, X-BRITE-ECO logo, Memory Stick PRO,
Memory Stick PRO Duo, MagicGate, Click to DVD, DVgate Plus and are trademarks of Sony. Intel and Centrino are registered
trademarks and Core is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Microsoft and
Windows are registered trademarks and Windows Vista is a trademark of
Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
Printed in U.S.A. 09/06.
Optional Accessories
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS2C)
Sony Electronics Inc. • 16530 Via Esprillo • San Diego, CA 92127 • 800.222.7669 •
Last Updated: 09/07/2006
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