Sony | VGN-NS160E/S | Datasheet | Sony VAIO VGN-NS160E/S notebook

VAIO® NS Notebook PC
Form and function, not to mention Blu-ray Disc™ entertainment
Enjoy the performance of the Intel® Pentium Dual-Core T3200 processor
(2.0GHz1 ) with 2GB of pre-installed memory.
Pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium 32bit.
Work and play online from almost anywhere within your home or on-the-go
using 802.11b/g/n integrated wireless LAN technology3 .
Store virtually all of your data on a roomy 160GB2 (5400rpm) Serial ATA hard
disk drive .
15.4" widescreen display6 with XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology, delivers razorsharp details and bold colors while preserving battery life.
Watch Blu-ray Disc™ movies5 in crystal clear resolution.
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
Clean lines, a textured exterior, a rich Grainite Silver hue and an aesthetic
yet functional design give this notebook a very contemporary look and
Connect to useful peripherals with 4 conveniently located USB ports
The 15.4”6 VAIO® NS notebook with Blu-ray Disc™ technology exemplifies
contemporary style in an easy-to-handle mobile PC. With such great
performance features as an Intel® Pentium processor, 2GB of RAM, the
VAIO® NS notebook is a great PC for all your day-to-day computing and
entertainment endeavors.
Computer Type: Notebook
Type of Use: Portable
Action Buttons: A/V Mode, Mute
Pointing Device: Electro-static touch pad
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.5mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Type: Intel® Pentium Processor T3200
Speed: 2.0GHz1
Front Side Bus Speed: 667MHz
L2 Cache: 1MB
Type: DDR2
Installed: 2GB PC2-5300 (1GBx2)
Maximum: 4GB
Speed: 667MHz
VAIO® NS Notebook PC
USB Port(s): 4 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
i.LINK® Connection: 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector (IEEE
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-11)
Wireless LAN: Atheros 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Network
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
Estimated Battery Life: 1.5-4.0 hours Standard Capacity
2.0-5.5 hours Large Capacity Battery
Power Requirements: 95W + 10%
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista®
Home Premium 32-bit
Hard Drive
Capacity: 160GB
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: 16x max
CD Read: 24x max
DVD Read: 8x max
DVD-RAM Write: 5x max
DVD-R DL Write: 4x max
BD-R Read: 4x max
BD-ROM Read: 4x max
BD-RE Read: 2x max
BD-R DL Read: 2x max
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max
Blu-Ray Disc™ Support: Yes (Read Only)5 (BDROM/DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/RAM)
BD-RE DL Read: 2x max
Internet Services: AOL® 90-Day Risk Free Trial - New Users
Anti-Virus and Recovery Software: Microsoft® Windows
Live™ OneCare™ Trial Version4
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Works SE 9.0 w/ 60-Day
Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Home and Student
The VAIO® Software Experience: Click to Disc Editor Import, Edit, Burn
VAIO® Movie Story - Simplel 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
Service and Warranty Information
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical telephone
assistance, available 24/7
Online and Email Support: Support available from
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty . See
actual warranty for details.
Environmental Information
RoHS®: Compliant
For more information:
Regulation and Standard Compliance
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick PRO™
(Standard/Duo) media slot with MagicGate®
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
One Secure Digital (SD™ memory card) media slot
Energy Star® Compliant: 4.0
Weight: 6.4 lbs7 (with standard battery)
Measurements: 14.18"(W) x 1.24-1.5"(H) x 10.63"(D)7,8
Supplied Accessories
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS13/B)
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Screen Size: 15.4"6
Resolution: 1280 x 800
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
Technology: WXGA
Processor: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator
4500MHD with Intel® Clear Video Technology
Total Available Graphics Memory: 820MB (max.)
Chipset: Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset
Interface: VGA out with Smart Display Sensor
Inputs and Outputs
Headphone Jack: 1
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. 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.
5. Certain circumstances may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media
playback. For optimal performance, download all updates from
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. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage
patterns and environmental conditions.
12. See actual limited warranty for details. For a copy of Sony's warranty,
please visit, call toll-free 888-476-6972
(888-4SONYPC) or write to Sony Electronics, 12451 Gateway
Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
13. 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.
14. 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 don't 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.
15. A portion of the system memory over 3GB may not be available to
the operating system.
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 ( This product meets the
standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency.
©2008 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, Sony logo, VAIO,
VAIO logo, XBRITE-ECO, MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO and i.LINK are
trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft, Windows
Live, OneCare and Windows Vista are trademarks of the Microsoft
Corporation 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.
ENERGY STAR is a registered U.S. mark. All other trademarks are
trademarks of their respective owners.
Printed in U.S.A. 10/08.
Optional Accessories
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL13)
Additional Standard Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS13A/B)
Stick AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V30)
USB Optical Mouse(VGP-UMS55/SJ)
USB Portable Speaker (VGP-USP1)
Neoprene Notebook and AC Adapter Case (VGP-AMC3)
Notebook Backpack (VGP-CCP3/H)
Sport Backpack (VGP-CCP4/L)
Color: Granite Silver
UPC Code: 27242751958
Modem Jack: 1
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Last Updated: 10/22/2008
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