Sony | VPCEB3FGX/BJ | Datasheet | Sony VAIO VPCEB3FGX/BJ notebook

Standout from the crowd
Rediscover your favorite music, photos and more with Media Gallery™ softward.
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 an Intel® Core™ i3 - 380M processor (2.53GHz1) .
The VAIO® EB 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.
Store your favorite movies, important documents, and cherished family photos on the
roomy 500GB2 hard drive.
The 15.5"4 (1366x768) LED widescreen display delivers dazzling colors and stunning
picture clarity while preserving precious battery life.
Now it’s easy to wirelessly stream content to your HDTV with the Intel® Wireless
Display19 enabled EB Series laptop. Sit back and experience your favorite online TV shows
and movies from the comfort of your couch. Access music and photos from your hard
drive or home network and immediately send it wirelessly to the biggest screen in your
home. With integrated Intel® Wireless Display technology, stringing cables across your
living room is a thing of the past.
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.
Enjoy the convenience and accessibility of In-home and International service with the
Sony standard limited warranty14 .
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 helps assure
that your VAIO® laptop will have a broad range of services and support when 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.
Enjoy performance and multimedia entertainment in an affordable 15.5”
widescreen laptop with integrated number pad. Add to that an Intel® Core™ i3
processor, loads of RAM and amazing picture quality; you’ll have everything you need
in one sleek package.
VAIO - Notebook EB
Action Buttons: VAIO, ASSIST, WEB, Wireless on /
Pointing Device: Electro-static touchpad (MultiFinger)
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
Type: Intel® Core™ i3 - 380M
Speed: 2.53GHz1
L3 Cache: 3MB
VAIO - Notebook EB
Default Brightness: Up to 3.5 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Up to 5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Maximum Brightness: Up to 3 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Up to 4.5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Start-up Times
Average Boot Time: 60 sec16
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2 sec16
First Boot Time: 5 min17
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000BaseT
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP
(2.1 + EDR) 19
Installed: 4GB (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/1066MHz
Wireless Display: Intel® Wireless Display18
Hard Drive
Capacity: 500GB
Speed: 5400rpm
Type: Serial ATA
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 Only18 (BD-ROM)
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/RAM)
Expansion Slots
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
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Screen Size: 15.5"4
Resolution: 1366 x 768
Back Light Technology: LED
Processor: Intel® HD Graphics
Inputs and Outputs
Headphone Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 4 USB (one shared with eSATA)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
Internal Microphone: 1
HDMI™ Output(s): 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion
DVD Playback: Up to 2.5 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7
Professional 64-bit12
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office 2010
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 easyto-use program
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 trials.
Service and Warranty Information
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 details.
International Service: 1 year international service
plan. Registration required. See for details.
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty8 .
See actual warranty for details.
Environmental Information
EPEAT™ : Silver
RoHS®: Compliant
Weight: 5.9 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Measurements: 14.56"(W) x 1.22"(H) x 9.77"(D)5
Supplied Accessories
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Optional Accessories
Stick AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V30)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS22A)
VAIO Backpack (VGP-CCB6/B)
Campus Messenger Bag (VGP-AMB14/B)
Keyboard Skin (VGP-KBV3)
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Reversible Carrying Case (VGP-AMC9)
Bluetooth® Interchangeable Mouse (VGP-BMS15)
Bluetooth® Interchangeable Mice Covers (VGPBMC15)
NETGEAR - Push2TV Adapter for Intel® Wireless
Display (PTV1000)
Color: Matte Black
UPC Code: 027242814387
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.
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.Intel® Wireless Display requires the NETGEAR® PTV1000 Push2TV
Wireless TV Adapter (sold separately) and TV with HDMI™ or
Composite AV input. Content requiring output protection (Blu-ray
Disc™ and DVD movie playback) is not supported. 720p (max.)
output. Image quality may vary.
19. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary
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.
Last Updated: 10/29/2010
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