Sony | VPCY216FX/P | Datasheet | Sony VAIO VPCY216FX

VAIO® Y Laptop PC
Mobility and performance, not to mention style.
Enjoying your photos and home videos has never been simpler with the
uniquely smart and easy-to-use PMB VAIO® Edition. Get instantly organized
with smart sorting features, create personal masterpieces with one-click
creative tools and share your favorites in two simple steps. Instantly sort
your photos and home videos by person, place, or date and reduce
camera shake in your home videos effortlessly with this breakthrough
An HDMI™ output delivers video and audio to external sources via a single
cable so you can enjoy HD entertainment on your compatible big screen
HDTV without a myriad of extra cables (HDMI™ cable sold separately).
Extend the reach of your Y Series laptop with Stereo A2DP Bluetooth®
technology18 that's ideal for connecting to other Bluetooth-enabled
Enjoy the performance of an Intel® Core™ i3 - 330UM (1.20GHz1 ) and 4GB
of pre-installed system memory
The VAIO® Y Series laptop comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft®
Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit12 .
Microsoft® Office Starter 201011 includes reduced-functionality versions of
Word® and Excel® only, with advertising.
Store your favorite multimedia, important documents, and cherished
family photos on the roomy 500GB2 Serial ATA hard drive.
A 13.3"4 (1366x768) widescreen, LED backlit display uses power-efficient LCD
technology and delivers dazzling colors and stunning picture clarity.
Lightweight and easy to handle at just under 4 lbs. (with standard battery)
with a thin profile.
Packed with energy efficient features, the Y Series offers up to 7 hours7 of
battery life with a standard battery and up to 10.5 hours7 with an optional
large capacity battery (not included).
Not a PC Expert? Don't know what a "de-frag" is? No problem. We've
designed an easy-to-use 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.
Step up to the portable and powerful 13.3”4 VAIO® Y Series laptop. A
breeze to carry at just 3.9 lbs (with standard battery), this PC delivers up to
7 hours of battery life7 for true mobile freedom. Add to that durable
magnesium casing and you get a laptop that’s perfect for those who are
always on the go.
Type of Use: Portable
Action Buttons: VAIO, Assist, Wireless on / off
Pointing Device: Electro-static touchpad (MultiFinger)
Keyboard: QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.0mm stroke
and 19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and
microphone with face-tracking technology
VAIO® Y Laptop PC
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: 802.11 b/g/n3
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP
(2.1 + EDR) 18
Type: Intel® Core™ i3-330UM
Speed: 1.20GHz1
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft®
Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit12
Technology: Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage (CULV)
L3 Cache: 3MB
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office 2010
Installed: 4GB (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/800
Hard Drive
Capacity: 500GB2
Speed: 5400rpm
Type: Serial ATA
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: 13.3"4
Resolution: 1366 x 768
Back Light Technology: LED
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
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™ : Gold
RoHS®: Compliant
Processor: Intel® HD Graphics
Inputs and Outputs
Weight: 3.92 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Measurements: 12.80"(W) x 0.93-1.26"(H) x
Headphone 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® connector6
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
HDMI™ Output: 1
Internal Microphone: 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion
Default Brightness: Up to 7 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Up to 10.5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Maximum Brightness: Up to 6 hours7 Standard
Capacity Battery
Up to 9 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Color: Fuchsia pink
UPC Code: 027242804326
Supplied Accessories
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
AC Adapter
Power Cable
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. Includes Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded. Purchase a Product Key
to activate a full Microsoft Office 2010 suite.
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.
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.
©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. ENERGY STAR is a registered U.S. trademark. All
other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Optional Accessories
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL21)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGPBPS21A)
AC Adapter(VGP-AC19V30)
Carrying Case (VGP-CKS3/B)
Neoprene Carrying Case (VGP-AMC1)
External Optical Drive (DRX-S70UW)
VAIO® Carrying Case (VGP-CCB4/B)
Privacy Filter/ LCD Screen Protector (VGP-FL16)
Bluetooth® Interchangeable Mouse (VGP-BMS15)
Bluetooth® Interchangeable Mice Covers (VGPBMC15)
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Last Updated: 06/28/2010
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