Sony | VPCF13CGX/B | Datasheet | Sony VAIO VPCF13CGX/B notebook

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 a Quad Core Intel® Core™ i7- 740QM processor
(1.73GHz1 ) with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology19 up to (2.93GHz1 ).
The VAIO® F Series laptop comes pre-installed with Genuine Windows® 7 Professional
64-bit12 .
Microsoft® Office Starter 201011 includes reduced-functionality versions of Word and
Excel® only, with advertising.
A NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M graphics card with 512MB VRAM delivers smooth,
responsive gameplay.
Store your favorite multimedia, important documents, and cherished family photos on
the roomy 320GB2 Serial ATA hard drive.
A backlit keyboard frames the keys with a soft glow and illuminates the keys for
convenient typing day or night. Plus you have an integrated numeric key pad ideal for
fast and accurate entry of numeric data with just one hand.
The VAIO® F Series laptop, designed with dedicated AV Controls, makes navigating
through your favorite multimedia quick and easy.
Stay connected to friends and family while on the road with real-time video
conferencing10 using the MOTION EYE® camera and microphone with face-tracking
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.
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.
Maximum performance and amazing HD entertainment on a top-notch 16.4"
widescreen laptop with a backlit keyboard and integrated number pad. And with a
Quad Core Intel® Core™ i7 processor, dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M graphics,
and movies, you will experience the ultimate in smart performance and a razor-sharp
picture with amazing depth and clarity.
Start-up Times
Average Boot Time: 60 sec
Action Buttons: S1,VAIO, ASSIST, Play / Pause / Stop,
Wireless on / off, Display off
Pointing Device: Electro-static touchpad (Multi-Finger)
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2 sec
Keyboard: QWERTY, 103 keys with 2.0mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone
with face-tracking technology
10-Key Numeric Pad: Yes
Backlit Keyboard: Yes
Type: Intel® Core™ i7 - 740QM
Speed: 1.73GHz1 with Turbo Boost Technology up to
Technology: Quad Core
L3 Cache: 6MB
Installed: 4GB (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/1333MHz
Hard Drive
First Boot Time: 5 min
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n3
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP (2.1 +
Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64bit12
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office 2010 Starter11
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet Security™ 2010 30-Day
Trial Offer13
System Maintenance and Support: VAIO Care™ System diagnostics and maintenance
Sony® Creativity Suite: PMB – VAIO® Edition - Import,
organize, edit and publish in one easy-to-use
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
Capacity: 320GB2
Service and Warranty Information
Speed: 5400rpm
Type: Serial ATA
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/-RAM)
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical assistance
available 24/7 at 888-476-6972. For priority support,
please call 239-768-76059 .
Online and Email Support: Available at
Onsite/In-Home Service: 1 year limited warranty with
Onsite/In-Home Service14 . See actual warranty for
International Service: 1 year international service plan.
Registration required. See for
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty8 . See
actual warranty for details.
Expansion Slots
Environmental Information
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick PRO™
(STD / Duo) media slot with MagicGate® functionality
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot
EPEAT™ : Silver
RoHS®: Compliant
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio w/ Dolby®
Home Theather® v3
Weight: 6.4 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Measurements: 15.3"(W) x 1.22-1.62"(H) x 10.4"(D)5
Supplied Accessories
Optical Drive
BD-R DL Read: 8x max
BD-R Read: 8x max
BD-RE DL Read: 8x max
BD-RE Read: 8x max
BD-ROM Read: 8x max
Blu-ray Disc™ Support: Read Only (BD-ROM)
Screen Size: 16.4"4
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (5000mAh)
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M GPU
Optional Accessories
Video RAM: 512MB of dedicated video RAM
Inputs and Outputs
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V45)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS21A/B)
Headphone Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL21)
Campus Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB14/B)
USB Port(s): 3 USB (2 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0/eSATA)
VGA Output(s): 1
VAIO Backpack (VGP-CCB6/B)
Bluetooth® Keyboard (VGP-BKB1)
Bluetooth® Remote Mouse (VGP-BMS80)
VAIO® Neoprene Carrying Case (VGP-AMC7)
Rechargeable Bluetooth® Mouse (VGP-BMS77)
Resolution: 1600 x 900
DC-In: 1
i.LINK® Connection: 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector (IEEE
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Internal Microphone: 1
HDMI™ Output(s): 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
DVD Playback: Up to 1.5 hours7 Standard Capacity
Default Brightness: Up to 3 hours Standard Capacity
Up to 4.5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Maximum Brightness: Up to 2.5 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Up to 3.5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
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. This PC is preloaded with reduced-functionality versions of Word and
Excel that include advertising. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key to
activate full-featured Office software on this PC.
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
18. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary
19. Intel®Turbo Boost Technology requires a PC with a processor with
Intel Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel Turbo Boost Technology
performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall
system configuration.
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.
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 (
©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.
Color: Black
UPC Code: 027242814479
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, call toll-free 888-476-6972
(888-4SONYPC) or write to Sony Electronics,12451 Gateway
Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
Sony Electronics Inc. •16530 Via Esprillo •San Diego, CA 92127 •1.800.222.7669 •
Last Updated: 10/29/2010
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