VAIO® CW Notebook PC
Express yourself with color
Enjoy the powerful performance of an Intel® Core™ i3 processor – Coming Soon!
The VAIO® CW notebook comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows® 7
Home Premium - Bilingual (English/French).
14" WXGA display4 and 4GB of pre-installed system memory.
A perfect mix of power and style, the VAIO® CW notebook is a slim, lightweight PC
weighing only 5.3lbs (with standard battery).
Tackle virtually any graphics requirement with a NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M graphics card
and 256MB10 of dedicated video RAM.
Enjoy bright and vivid images on the LED backlit display (1366x768) incorporating
energy-efficient technology.
Enjoying your media has never been more fun with the uniquely smart and easy-to-use
Sony® Creativity Suite. Get instantly organized with smart sorting features, create
personal masterpieces with easy-to-use creative tools and rediscover forgotten music
and memories with breakthrough technology that recommends content based on your
unique listening and viewing habits.
A Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive lets you playback16 HD movies in crystal-clear resolution.
Take advantage of the convenience and utility of DVD and CD read/write functionalities.
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 TV without a myriad of extra
cables (HDMI™ cable sold separately).
A built-in Assist button launches VAIO Care™ software, a simple do-it yourself PC
maintenance tool for tune-ups, troubleshooting and more.
Stay connected to friends and family with real-time video conferencing3 using the
integrated MOTION EYE® camera and microphone with face-tracking technology.
Extend the reach of your notebook with A2DP Bluetooth® technology9 . It's ideal for
advanced wireless communication and streaming uncompromised CD-quality stereo
music to Bluetooth® technology enabled speakers or headphones.
A colorful and fashionable 14”4 notebook expresses your personality and
lets you enjoy multimedia entertainment, web surfing3 and meets all your
computing needs in style. This thin-and-light PC also features a Blu-ray
Disc™ player to enjoy HD movies.
VAIO® CW Notebook PC
Start-up Times
Average Boot Time: 60 sec
Computer Type: Notebook
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2 sec
Type of Use: Portable
First Boot Time: 5 min
Action Buttons: VAIO, Assist, Wireless on / off, Display Off
Pointing Device: Electro-static touch pad (Multi-Finger)
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
Keyboard: QWERTY, 82 keys with 2.0mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch - Bilingual (English/French)
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone
with face-tracking technology
Type: Intel® Core™ i3 processor – Coming Soon!
Installed: 4GB (2GBx2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/1066
Color: Jet Black
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP (2.1 +
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home
Premium 64-bit - Bilingual (English/French)
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
Hard Drive
VAIO® Media Gallery - Bring forgotten favorites to life
Capacity: 500GB2
VAIO® Media plus - Multimedia Streaming Software
Speed: 5400rpm
Type: Serial ATA
Optical Drive
BD-R DL Read: 4x max
BD-R Read: 4x max
BD-RE DL Read: 4x max
BD-RE Read: 4x max
BD-ROM Read: 4x max
Blu-ray Disc™ Support: Read Only16 (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™
media slot (Standard/Duo) with MagicGate®
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Screen Size: 14"
Resolution: 1366x768
Back Light Technology: LED
Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M GPU with Total
Available Graphics Memory of 2007MB (max.)10
Video RAM: 256MB dedicated video RAM
Chipset: Mobile Intel® PM55 Express Chipset
Max. External Resolution via VGA: 2048x1536
Max. External Display Resolution via HDMI™ : 1920x108012
*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 8
International Service: 1 year international service plan.
Registration required. See www.sony.com/IRSP for
Limited Warranty Term: 1 Year
Environmental Information
EPEAT™ : Gold
RoHS®: Compliant
Weight: 5.3 lbs (with standard battery)
Measurements: 13.44"(W) x 1.09-1.52"(H) x 9.18"(D)5
Supplied Accessories
Standard Lithium-ion battery (4400mAh)
AC Adapter
Power Cable
Optional Accessories
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL21)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS21A/B)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V31)
Carrying Case (VGP-CKC4/B)
Neoprene Carrying Case (VGP-AMC5)
Bluetooth® Remote Mouse (VGP-BMS80)
Bluetooth® Mouse 9 (VGP-BMS55/B)
Bluetooth® Keyboard9 (VGP-BKB1)
Inputs and Outputs
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® connector (IEEE
Ethernet Connection (s): 1
HDMI™ Output: 1
Internal Microphone: 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
Estimated Battery Life: Up to 4 hours7 Standard Capacity
Up to 6 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Power Requirements: 108W or less
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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 802.11n compatible access point. Some functionality may
require Internet services.
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. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage
patterns and environmental conditions.
8. See actual limited warranty for details.
9. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary.
10. Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows® 7
classification of graphics memory, which varies depending on the
operating condition, version of device driver and system memory size.
11. Compatibility and performance in a 64-bit environment may vary.
12. Requires high definition-capable display with HDMI™ connector.
Image quality will vary.
13. Broadband Internet service required along with third party services
which may require a subscription or other service fee.
14. Based on original factory image and will vary with product
configuration changes and additional software added to the hard
15. Excluding end user interaction.
16. Certain circumstances may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media
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.
©2009 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO and the VAIO
logo, VAIO Care, Memory Stick Duo, i.LINK, MagicGate and MOTION EYE
are trademarks of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft,
Windows and Windows are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in
the U.S. and in other countries. Intel is a registered trademark. Intel is a
trademark of Intel Corporation in the US and other countries. Bluetooth is
a registered trademark 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.
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