Sony | VGN-AW220J/H | Datasheet | Sony VAIO VGN-AW220J/H notebook

VAIO® AW Series Notebook
Stunning 18.4"6 Full HD masterpiece.
Enjoy the powerful performance of an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6400 processor
(2.0GHz1 ) with Intel® Centrino® processor technology and 4GB of preinstalled system memory.
The VAIO® AW notebook comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft®
Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit5 .
Tackle virtually any graphics requirement with a NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M
GT graphics card and 512MB of dedicated video RAM.
Store your digital photos, videos and important documents on the roomy
400GB2 Serial ATA hard disk drive.
An 18.4"6 extra-widescreen display with stunning XBRITE-FullHD™ LCD
technology delivers dazzling colors and stunning picture clarity in full 1080p
high definition.
A Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive lets you playback4 Blu-ray Disc™ movies in full
1080p resolution.
Immersing you in sound and bringing your HD movies to life, the AW Series
notebook includes Dolby Home Theater® surround sound technology.
An HDMI™ output provides single-cable full 1080p connectivity (audio and
video) to a compatible HDTV (cable sold separately)16 .
A built-in CompactFlash® media slot lets you quickly and easily transfer files
between your digital camera and PC.
Integrated Stereo A2DP Bluetooth® technology15 allows you to wirelessly
connect to useful peripherals and stream CD-quality audio to compatible
Editing digital video and images is quick and easy with VAIO® Movie Story
software. You choose the supplied template and professional-looking
cutaways, cross-fades and soundtrack syncing are automatically done for
The VAIO® AW notebook is an HD multimedia powerhouse boasting an
18.4” extra-widescreen display6 with XBRITE-FullHD™ LCD technology.
Designed to maximize LCD space while minimizing chassis size, this userfriendly notebook packs a powerful punch with Blu-ray Disc™ technology4 ,
external NVIDIA® graphics and Intel® Centrino® processor technology.
VAIO® AW Series Notebook
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium
Computer Type: Notebook
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Works SE 9.0 w/ 60-Day Trial Version of
Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2007
Type of Use: Desktop Replacement
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.
Keyboard: QWERTY, 103 keys, 19.05 mm pitch, 2 mm stroke
Anti-Virus & Recovery Software: Microsoft® Windows Live™ OneCare™
Trial Version
Camera: Built-in 1.3 MP MOTION EYE® camera and microphone with
face-tracking technology
Service and Warranty Information
Action Buttons: S1, S2, Volume - / +, Mute, Play / Pause, Stop, Eject,
WLAN / Bluetooth® on / off, A/V Mode
Pointing Device: Electro-Static touch pad
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Sensor
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical telephone assistance,
available 24/7 .
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T6400
Speed: 2GHz
Online and Email Support: Support available from
Front Side Bus Speed: 800MHz
L2 Cache: 2MB
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty . See actual warranty
for details.
Technology: Intel® Centrino® processor technology
Environmental Information
EPEAT™ : Silver
Type: DDR2
RoHS®: Compliant
For more information:
Installed: 4GB PC2-6400 (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Speed: 800MHz
Weight: 8.2 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Measurements: 17.2"(W) x 1.45 - 1.56"(H) x 11.4"(D)
Hard Drive
Capacity: 400GB
Supplied Accessories
Speed: 5400rpm
Power Cord
Interface: Serial ATA
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS13/B)
Expansion Slots
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V15)
Multimedia Card Reader: CompactFlash® media slot
One Memory Stick PRO™ (Standard / Duo) media slot with
MagicGate® functionality
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot
Optional Accessories
USB Laser Mouse (VGP-UMS55/B)
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio with Dolby® Digital Live
Speakers (Total): Built-in stereo speakers + 2W subwoofer
17. Microsoft® Windows Live™ OneCare™ Trial Version – This trial
software will work for ninety (90) 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 90-day trial period, you must buy a
subscription. You can subscribe online by following the conversion
instructions presented during setup and paying the required fees.
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. For disposal or
recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the
Electronic Industries Alliance (
©2009 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, VAIO, XBRITEFullHD, Sony logo, VAIO logo, 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, Windows Live, OneCare and Windows Vista are
registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and in
other countries. Blu-ray Disc is a trademark. Bluetooth and the Bluetooth
logo is a registered trademark of SIG, Inc. Dolby and Dolby Home Theater
are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. All other trademarks
are trademarks of their respective owners.
Printed 01/09.
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS13A/B)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
Deluxe Backpack (VGP-CCP5/L)
Bluetooth® Laser Mouse (VGP-BMS33/H)
Neoprene Case (VGP-AMC8)
Color: Titanium Gray
Screen Size: 18.4"
UPC Code: 27242761148
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
XBRITE-FullHD™ Technology: Yes
Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT GPU with Total Available
Graphics Memory of 2280MB (max.)
Video RAM: 512MB dedicated video RAM
Chipset: Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset
Max. External Resolution via VGA: 2048x1536
Max. External Display Resolution via HDMI™ : 1920x1080
Max. External Resolution via DVI: 1920x1200
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)
Headphone Output(s): 1
Optical Audio Digital Output(s): 1
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
HDMI™ Output: 1
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-11)
Wireless LAN: Intel® WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP Bluetooth® Technology
(2.1 + EDR)
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS13/B)
Estimated Battery Life: 1.5 to 2.5 hours Standard Capacity Battery
1.5 to 3.5 hours Large Capacity Battery
Power Requirements: 150W + 10%
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. Certain circumstances may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media
playback. For optimal performance, download all updates from
5. 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.
6. Viewable area measured diagonally.
7. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate and may vary.
8. Measured at the narrowest point.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage
patterns and environmental conditions.
15. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary.
16. Requires high definition-capable display with HDMI™ connector.
Image quality will vary.
Input Voltage: 100-240V
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Last Updated: 02/06/2009
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