Sony recommends Windows Vista™ Business.
Specifications
Model
VGN-SZ453N/B
Processor Technology
Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology
• Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T7200 (2GHz)*1*2 • Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection • Intel® 945GM Express Chipset
OS
Genuine Windows Vista™ Business (English version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack
Processor System Bus
667MHz
Memory Bus
533MHz
Cache Memory
4MB Advanced Smart Cache
Main
Memory
Pre-installed / Max
1GB*3 (upgradeable up to 2GB)
SO-DIMM slots
2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses one)
Hard Disk Drive
Optical
Disc
Drive
®
®
Intel Centrino Duo Processor Technology
VAIO SZ
VGN-SZ453N/B
1
120GB (HDD recovery storage max. 7GB*4, C: Remain) Serial ATA, 5400rpm
Drive
DVD±RW/±
/ R DL/RAM Drive
Maximum
Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x (Single Layer), 6x (Double Layer) / DVD-R: 8x (Single Layer), 6x (Dual Layer) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 8x / DVD-ROM: 8x /
DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-ROM: 24x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 24x
Maximum
Writing Speed
DVD+R: 8x (Single Layer), 4x (Double Layer) / DVD-R: 8x (Single Layer), 4x (Dual Layer) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x /
CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 16x
Graphics Accelerator
NVIDIA
A® GeForce® Go 7400 notebook graphics processing unit (GPU) (SPEED MODE) / Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (STAMINA MODE)
Total Available Graphics Memory (Max)*5
319MB (SPEED MODE) / 224MB (STAMINA MODE)
Display
13.3" Wide (WXGA: 1280 x 800) TFT Colour display (Clear Bright LCD)
USB
High Speed USB 2.0 x 2
i.LINK (IEEE 1394)
4pin (S400) x 1
Network (RJ-45) Connector
10Base-T/100Base-TX x 1
Display Output Connector
Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15pin x 1
Headphone
stereo mini jack x 1
Interfaces Microphone
stereo mini jack x 1
Wireless
Connection
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick Duo Slot (MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO Duo compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*6
DC IN
x1
Others
Docking Station Connector x 1
Wireless LAN
• Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g*7 • Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection • Data rate: maximum 11Mbps
(802.11b) / 54Mbps (802.11a/g)*8 • Frequency: 5GHz (802.11a), 2.4GHz (802.11b/g)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.0+EDR
• Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size, MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO)*10 • SD Memory Card*11 • Multi Media Card • xD-Picture Card
PC Card Slot
• ExpressCard™/34 x1 • Type I/II x 1
Fingerprint Sensor
x1
Security Chip
TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Camera
• Effective Pixels: 640 x 480 • Image Device: 1/8" VGA CMOS • Lens: 2 elements in 2 groups, F4 • Focus distance: f=1.74mm
Audio
• DSD compatible high quality sound chip: “Sound Reality” (Intel® High Definition Audio compatible) • 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
• Built-in stereo speakers • Built-in monaural microphone
Keyboard / Input Device
• Approx. 19mm key pitch / 3.0mm keystroke • 86 keys • Intelligent Touchpad
12
Bundled Battery
VGP-BPS2C Lithium-ion battery: up to 5.5 hours of use
Optional Long Battery
VGP-BPL2C Lithium-ion battery: up to 8.5 hours of use
Dimensions (W x H x D)
315 x 24.7 - 36.0 x 234.3mm
Weight
1.85kg (including the supplied battery)
Included Software
• Video Edit/Playback: DVgate Plus 2.3, VAIO Video & Photo Utility 1.0, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 3.0 (Installer), VAIO Edit
Components 6.1 (Installer), WinDVD for VAIO 8.0 • DVD Creation: Click to DVD 2.6 • Music: SonicStage CP 4.2, SonicStage Mastering
Studio 2.3, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3 • Still Image/Photo: Windows® Photo Gallery, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements
5.0 (Installer) • Home Network: VAIO Media 6.0 • Tool: Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0 (Installer), Adobe® Reader® 7, Norton Internet
Security™ 2007*13 • Utilities: VAIO Control Center 2.0, VAIO Camera Utility 2.0, VAIO HDD Protection 2.0, Infineon TPM Professional
Package (Installer), Protector Suite QL 5.3 • Support: VAIO Recovery Utility, VAIO Update 3.0, VAIO Hardware Diagnostics 3.3
• AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V12) • Lithium-ion battery
One year*15
5
6
(VGP-BPS2C)*14
14
15
17 18
19
20
21 22
(MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO Duo compatible,
High-speed data transfer compatible)
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. *2 Intel® Virtualization Technology is not supported on VAIO. *3 If memory modules of the same capacity are installed to
both of the two memory module slots, computer will run in dual channel mode and provide better performance. *4 Necessary data for recovery (setting back to initial shipment settings) in the
hard disk drive consuming approximately 7GB in size is available separately. *5 Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista classification of graphics memory, which is
the total of Dedicated Video Memory, System Video Memory and Shared System Memory. *6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only. *7 The maximum
communication distance can vary depending on the obstacles or the distance between the communication devices, the radio waves, the operating system or the software being used. *8 The
communication speed varies depending on the distance between communication devices, existence of obstacles between such devices, the device configuration, the radio conditions, and the
software in use. In addition, communication may be cut off depending on the radio conditions. *9 Including cards that can be inserted in direct slots and the supplied memory card adapter
(VGP-MCA20). *10 As for the Memory Stick PRO media, only Sony branded media is recommended to use with the Memory Card Adapter (VGP-MCA20). *11 The copyright protection and
high-speed data transfer features of the SD memory card are not supported (VGP-MCA20). Not compatible with SD Memory Cards of more than 2GB capacity such as SDHC Memory Card.
*12 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver. 1.0). Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. Estimated battery life at
“SPEED MODE” will be approximately 1.5 hours shorter for VGP-BPS2C and approximately 2.0 hours shorter for VGP-BPL2C. For further details, please visit vaio-online.sony.com *13 Free
use of 90 days. Further update will be charged. *14 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model. *15 Warranty conditions may vary by region.
The trademarks, including but not limited to “SONY”, “VAIO”, “Memory Stick” and “SonicStage” are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. Adobe, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe
Reader and Adobe Premiere are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Intel, the Intel logo, Centrino and the Centrino logo, Intel Core and Core Inside, are trademarks or
trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Windows, Windows Vista and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and/or other countries. All other product and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Whilst information given is true at time of printing, small production changes in the
course of our company’s policy of improvement through research and design might not necessarily be included in the specifications. E&OE. Actual models may differ slightly in appearance to illustrations provided.
9. Built-in camera MOTION EYE
10. Built-in monaural microphone
11. Fingerprint Sensor
12. Shortcut buttons
13. Performance selector switch
14. Wireless LAN switch
15. Power button
16. DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive
17. Manual eject hole
18. Disc eject button
19. ExpressCardTM/34 slot
20. USB 2.0 connector (x2)
21. Network (RJ-45) connector (100BASE-TX/10BASE-T)
22. Modular (RJ-11) connector
(availability depends on region)
VGP-BMS33
Docking Station
Carrying Case
● Monitor connector
● Network connector
● USB 2.0 connector (x3)
● Integrated “VAIO Smart Protection™”
for PC cushion
● Solid design matching VAIO SZ
VGP-BPL2C
VGP-CP8
VGP-UMS55
Lithium-ion Battery (L)
VAIO Carrying Pouch
● Rechargeable battery
● Up to 8.5 hours of use*12
● Accommodates largecapacity battery
● Supplied mini-pouch for
accessories
Silver (S), Black (B)
USB Laser Mouse
vaio-online.sony.com
8
1. DC-IN connector
2. Microphone jack (stereo mini)
3. Headphone jack (stereo mini)
4. i.LINK (IEEE 1394) S400 (4-pin) connector
5. Monitor connector (Analogue RGB, mini D-SUB 15-pin)
6. PC Card Slot (Type I/II x 1)
7. PC Card eject button
8. Memory Stick Duo slot
• Memory Card Adapter (VGP-MCA20)
Optional Accessories for VGN-SZ453N/B
VGP-PRSZ1
VGP-CKSZ1
13
16
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Distinct technology and sharp mobility.
7
11
V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1
Warranty
4
10
Modem
Supplied Accessories
2 3
9
Compatible Memory Cards*9
Battery
Life*12
VGN-SZ453N/B
Silver (S), Black (B)
Bluetooth® Laser Mouse
● Smart wireless mouse for mobile use
● Highly accurate laser sensor
● Ergonomic design naturally fits your h
● Highly accurate laser sensor
Sony recommends Windows Vista™ Business.
Powerful Software for creative minds.
VIDEO & PHOTO
Exceptional mobility and style in a powerful notebook
Click to DVD
VGN-SZ453N/B
Create video and photo DVDs on
DVD±RW/±R DL or DVD-RAM discs in
one click, with 5.1 surround sound.
VAIO Video & Photo Utility
Import and export a wide range of AV
files simply and smoothly for playback
and editing.
The 13.3" wide VAIO SZ453N/B has several high-performance
features to meet business needs while you’re on the go. Advanced
Adobe® Premiere® Elements
Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology (featuring the latest Intel®
Enjoy advanced editing of videos,
photos, and music with this renowned
software.
TM
Core 2 Duo Processor) delivers powerful performance, while Sony’s
original Hybrid Graphic System offers freedom to choose the graphic
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements
accelerator you need. With characteristic 13.3" wide Clear Brignt LCD
Add a personal touch to your prized
still images and present them
effectively to your friends.
plus full-pitched, full-sized keyboard, the VAIO SZ453N/B offers
optimum usability for all-around computing and multimedia. What’s
Roxio Easy Media Creator
more, two-toned colouring with exclusive Charcoal Black and light
Back up audio, image, and data files
on CDs and DVDs with ease for
personal archiving.
silver, plus the high-quality aluminium hairline palm rest, brings extra
stylishness to the overall design. And these are just some of the
WinDVD for VAIO / Windows® Photo Gallery
advances concentrated into a 13.3" wide mobile notebook — that’s
the VAIO SZ453N/B.
VAIO mirror logo
Built-in Fingerprint Sensor
Built-in MOTION EYE camera
centred on an LCD bezel
MUSIC
SonicStage CP
Import the music you like from various
sources, create your own playlists and
send your music to a Walkman.*
Advanced tech styled in a 13.3" wide size
SonicStage Mastering Studio
VAIO SZ453N/B’s 13.3" wide size offers optimum
display space for efficient business use or movies.
Open an application window with a task menu, or
two in horizontal layout. Also efficient are the latest
operating system, Windows Vista™ Business, and features offering leading technology.
Innovative Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology ensures extremely smooth and
powerful mobile performance featuring the latest Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T7200
(2GHz), and advanced chipset (Intel® 945GM Express Chipset) supported by FSB 667MHz,
and Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection. Sony’s unique Hybrid Graphic
System offers a choice of external NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 7400 GPU or internal graphics
accelerator. Use SPEED MODE for 3D games, video playing or editing, and STAMINA MODE for
various mobile scenes.
Communication advantages + AV
Mobile endurance and security
For powerful mobile performance, long-lasting stamina is essential. VAIO SZ453N/B offers up to 5.5 hours*
with standard battery VGP-BPS2C, up to 8.5 hours* with optional battery VGP-BPL2C. In addition, VAIO
SZ453N/B is equipped with a TPM security chip, biometric fingerprint sensor, and HDD password capability for
quick log-on and extra data security. Fast and smooth mobility comes from VAIO SZ453N/B’s compatibility with
wireless LAN standards IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b and IEEE 802.11g (Wi-Fi). And, by sensing shakes or shocks and
securing the HDD, VAIO HDD Protection with integrated 3D acceleration sensor prevents important data loss.
VAIO SZ453N/B features advanced mobile PC communication with
built-in MOTION EYE camera and mic. Simply turn on MOTION EYE for
convenient videoconferencing. Or use Bluetooth®-compatible headsets
with applications for smooth voice communication. VAIO SZ453N/B also
features versatile audiovisual capabilities. Sony’s Sound Reality audio
chip takes sound performance to a superior level. And SonicStage
Mastering Studio Audio Filter with 4 exclusive sound presets works
superbly with specially recommended headphones*. With VAIO
SZ453N/B’s DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive, archiving your digital
masterpieces like home videos, edited movies, or photos couldn’t be
smoother. For flexible editing capability, take advantage of the
integrated Memory Stick Duo slot and ExpressCard™/34 slot plus
bundled Memory Card Adapter. Communicate, create, and listen
with VAIO SZ453N/B!
Recommended headset
* Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0). Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. Estimated battery life at
“SPEED MODE” will be approximately 1.5 hours shorter for VGP-BPS2C and approximately 2 hours shorter for VGP-BPL2C.
Instant ID recognition:
Fingerprint Sensor
SonicStage Mastering Studio
Audio Filter
Enhance any audio content played on
VAIO laptop PCs and enjoy it with
excellent headphone presets.
SUPPORT
VAIO Update
Alerting you to important changes via
Internet that appear as reminder
balloons on your desktop.***
Norton Internet Security™ 2007
Highly effective monitoring for viruses and
spyware helps keep computing secure.****
VAIO Recovery Utility / VAIO Hardware Diagnostics
Sony Ericsson HBH-PV705*
✚ Basic specifications
✚ Main features
High-durability:
Magnesium body
Convert analogue music to digitally
enhanced audio** with high-quality
effector modules.
Beautiful viewing:
Clear Bright LCD
Assured security:
TPM Security Chip /
Hard Disk Password
Built-in Camera:
MOTION EYE
Comfortable typing:
Full-pitched Keyboard
Light for its size:
1.85kg
Content sharing:
Memory Stick Duo Slot
Network freedom:
Wireless LAN
802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth®
Handy presentation:
Plug & Display
Broad media capability:
Memory Card Adapter
High quality sound:
Sound Reality
Audio Chip
Intel® CoreTM2 Duo
Processor T7200
(2GHz)
Genuine
Windows Vista™
Business
DVD±RW/±
/ R DL/
RAM Drive
Memory 1GB
(Max 2GB)
13.3" WXGA
1280 x 800
Hard Disk Drive
120GB
NVIDIA® GeForce®
Go 7400 GPU
* Availability depends on region.
** Roland EDIROL AUDIO capture UA-25* or
UA-101* USB audio interface device required.
*** Internet connection required for use.
**** Free use of 90 days. Further update will
be charged.
Note: Any copying or reproduction of
copyrighted material may amount to
copyright infringement. Song titles, names of
artists and other information shown in the
SonicStage CP screen capture are provided
for illustrative purposes only.
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