VAIO® C Series Notebook PC
Express your inner VAIO®
With its cool colors and trendy design, the VAIO® C Notebook is just too
pretty to leave at home. The VGN-C140G/B Notebook weighs in at just 5.07 lbs.
with the standard battery 12 .
In addition to its eye-catching design, the VAIO® C Notebook also has the
heart of a champion. Backed by an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, DVD
burner4 and energy-saving 13.3" widescreen11 LCD display with XBRITE-ECO™
technology, this beautiful and powerful notebook has the latest and
greatest technologies to get you through the day.
Send e-mail from the sofa, share photos while lounging by the pool, or chat
with friends for hours from the café, campus or airport. The VAIO® C
Notebook's integrated wireless LAN capability3 and extended battery life
keeps you connected longer at hotspots and wireless networks at coffee
shops, airports, work, school or home.
The VAIO® C Notebook is equipped with the Windows® XP MCE 2005
operating system, giving you the tools needed to conveniently manage and
enjoy your music, movie and photo collections. Windows XP MCE makes
content management a breeze and is a smart, easy way to enjoy your digital
entertainment on-demand.
Celebrate your style with the sleek form, striking copper trim and
dimpled surface of the portable, powerful and exquisitely designed
VAIO® C Notebook. In addition to its powerful Intel® Core™ 2 Duo
processor, CD/DVD4 burner and light weight, it features a 13.3”
widescreen display11 with energy-saving XBRITE-ECO™ technology.
The VGN-C140G/B Notebook is a "Windows Vista™ Premium Ready5 "
VAIO® C Series Notebook PC
Interface: VGA Out with Smart Display Sensor
Inputs and Outputs
Computer Type: Notebook
Type of Use: Ultra-Portable
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.5mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Pointing Device: Electro-Static touch pad
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T5500
Speed: 1.66GHz 1
Front Side Bus Speed: 667MHz
L2 Cache: 2MB
Technology: Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology
Ethernet Port: 1
Headphone Jack: 1
i.LINK®Interface: 1(4-pin) interface6
Memory Stick®Media Slot: 1
Modem Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
Port Replicator Connector(s): 1
S-Video Output(s): 1
USB Port(s): 2 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
Express Card™ Slot: /34 x 1
Type: DDR2
Installed: 1GB (512MBx2) PC2-4200
Maximum: 2GB
Speed: 533MHz
Ethernet Protocol: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Ethernet Speed: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Modem Type: Integrated V92/V.90 Modem (RJ-11)
Wireless LAN: Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network
Connection (802.11a/b/g)3
Hard Drive
Capacity: 120GB 2
Speed: 5400rpm
Interface: Serial ATA
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.
CD Read: 24x max.
DVD Read: 8x max.
DVD-RAM Write: 5x max
DVD-R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max.
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: Multimedia Card Reader14
Supports Memory Stick Duo™ media with
MagicGate® functionality.
ExpressCard™ /34 Slot: 5-in-1 Memory Card Adaptor
(VGP-MCA20) supporting Memory Stick®, Memory
Stick PRO™ , Secure Digital, xD-Picture Card, and
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Sound System: Windows® sound system compatible
Screen Size: 13.3” 11
Resolution: 1280 x 800
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
Technology: WXGA LCD
Processor: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Video RAM: 128MB Dynamically Allocated Shared
(RAM/Video) Memory
Chipset: Intel® 945GM
Battery Type: Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS2C)
Estimated Battery Life: 3.0-4.5 hours7 (Standard
Power Requirements: 110W+10%
Operating System: Windows® XP Media Center
Edition 2005 13
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
*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: 5.07 lbs. with standard battery (weight is
approximate and may vary)
Measurements: 12.98” (W) x 1.45” -1.47” (H) x 9.28” (D) 12
Supplied Accessories
Standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS2C)
AC adapter (VGP-AC19V13)
Memory Card Adapter (VGP-MCA20)
Power Cord
Optional Accessories
Port Replicator (VGP-PRC1)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS2C)
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Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL2C)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V10)
Battery Charger (VGP-BC1)
Neoprene Notebook & AC Adapter (VGP-AMC1)
Protection Case (VGP-CKSZ1)
USB Communication Camera (VGP-UVC100)
Wireless Presentation Mouse (VGP-WMS50)
Mouse Talk™ Internet Phone and Mouse (VN-CX1
Color: Espresso Black
UPC Code: 027242705715
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 802.11b or 802.11g compatible access point. Some
functionality may require Internet services, which may require a fee.
4. DVD Media/Formats are not universally compatible.
5. 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.
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,
battery 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. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate and may vary.
13. Microsoft Windows® XP MCE 2005 available only on models VGNC140G/B and VGN-C190M/G. No TV tuner is included in the models.
Certain features of Windows XP MCE 2005 that require a TV tuner will
not be available. Other models are pre-loaded with Windows XP
14. Does not support Memory Stick media and Memory Stick PRO™ media
using the MagicGate® function or high-speed data transfer. Supports
memory cards with capacitities up to 1GB. Does not support 5.0V
SmartMedia media or the ID function of SmartMedia media with IDs.
Does not support the SD Memory Card media copyright protection
function. This adapter has been tested with only Sony® branded
Memory Stick PRO™ media. Sony® branded Memory Stick PRO™ media
is recommended for use with this adapter.
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, Sony logo, VAIO logo,
i.LINK, Memory Stick, VAIO, XBRITE-ECO, XBRITE-ECO logo, Memory Stick PRO,
Memory Stick 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 Vista is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Printed in U.S.A. 09/06.
Last Updated: 09/25/2006