S Series 13.3" -
VPCSB28GG


Windows®. Life without Walls™. Sony recommends Windows 7.

Operating System 
Operating System

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Language Pack / Language Interface PackLanguage Pack: Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack: Vietnamese
Processor 
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7-2620M Processor 2.70 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.40 GHz*1
ChipsetIntel® HM65 Express Chipset
Architecture 
Memory Bus1333 MT/s
Cache Memory4 MB (L3 Cache)
Main Memory 
Pre-installed4 GB (4 GB (On Board)) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
SO-DIMM SlotsDDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot 1)
Storage 
Hard Disk640 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Optical Disc Drive 
Optical Disc DriveDVD SuperMulti Drive
Maximum Reading SpeedDVD+R: 8x(SL), DVD+R: 8x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 8x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 8x / DVD-ROM: 8x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-ROM: 24x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing SpeedDVD+R: 8x(SL), DVD+R: 4x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 4x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 10x
Graphics 
Graphics AcceleratorAMD Radeon™ HD 6470M (SPEED MODE) / Intel® HD Graphics 3000 (STAMINA MODE)
Dedicated Video Memory512 MB DDR3 (SPEED MODE)
Display 
Display13.3 inch wide (WXGA: 1366x768) TFT colour display VAIO Display Plus, LED backlight)
Interface 
USBHi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) Type A Connector x 2,
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Type A Connector x 1
Network (RJ-45) Connector1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x 1
Display Output ConnectorAnalogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1
HeadphoneStereo, Mini Jack x 1
Microphone-
HDMI In/Out ConnectorHDMI Out x 1
Memory Stick™ Duo"Memory Stick Duo"
("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate"
("MagicGate" is not supported for 256 MB or less capacity media. ))*5
SD Memory Card SlotSD memory card (SDHC, SDXC compatible, Copyright protection (CPRM))
DC INx 1
OthersPort Replicator connector x 1/ Extend Battery Connector x 1
Wireless Connection 
Wireless LANIEEE 802.11b/g/n*6
Wireless LAN Data RateMaximum transmission speed: 150 Mbps*7, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*7
Bluetooth®Bluetooth® standard Ver. 2.1 + EDR
Security 
Fingerprint SensorYes
Camera 
Front Side CameraFront Side Camera, web camera (Resolution: 640 x 480, Effective Pixels: 0.3 Mega pixels)
Audio 
AudioIntel® High Definition Audio / Internal Stereo Speakers / Internal Monaural Microphone / Dolby Home Theater® v3
Input 
Keyboard/Input Device19.05 mm key pitch , 2.0 mm keystroke, 82 keys, Backlit Keyboard / Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Battery Life 
Bundled BatteryVGP-BPS24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 6 hours of use*8
Optional Long BatteryVGP-BPS24 + VGP-BPSC24 Lithium-ion battery: up to 12 hours of use*8
General 
Dimensions (W x H x D) mm331 x 23.9 x 224.5 mm
Weight (With Supplied Battery)1.72 kg (including the supplied battery)
Bundled Software 
AV EntertainmentMedia Gallery*9, Windows® Media Center, Quick Web Access
Content Creation/EditingPMB VAIO Edition
Word Processor/SpreadsheetMicrosoft® Office Starter 2010*10
SecurityTrend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 60days*13, TrueSuite
ToolsAdobe® Reader® X
UtilitiesVAIO Control Center, VAIO Gate, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, Remote Keyboard*11, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*12
SupportVAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*13
Supplied Accessories 
Supplied AccessoriesAC Adaptor: VGP-AC19V36 or VGP-AC19V42 / Battery: VGP-BPS24*14 Others: Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit Recovery Media
Warranty 
Local Warranty and VAIO™ International Repair ServiceOne Year
Remarks 
Remarks
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. For the availability of Intel® Virtualization Technology, please visit our web site at
http://www.sony-asia.com/subtype/notifications/asset/339736/productcategory/it+personal+computer
*2 If memory modules of the same capacity are installed to both of the two memory module slots, the supported dual channel mode provides better performance.
*3 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*4 GB means one billion bytes when referring to storage capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of storage space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*5 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only
*6 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.
*7 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.
*8 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0, measurement method (a)). Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. For further details,
please visit http://www.sony-asia.com/support/vaio/jeita
*9 When you use your PC with battery only or change the Power Plan to “Power saver”, WMV HD contents may not playback smoothly. In that case, please connect your PC to AC adapter or change the Power Plan to “Balanced” or “High performance”.
*10 Microsoft® Office Starter 2010 includes reduced-functionality versions of Word 2010 and Excel 2010 with advertising. Does not include PowerPoint®, Outlook® or Publisher. To activate full-featured Office software, purchase an Office 2010 Product Key.
*11 Compatible with certain devices only.
*12 Available in certain countries only.
*13 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
*14 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.
   
[Important notice when playing back HD contents]
[Restriction on Windows® 7 Professional 32-bit Recovery Media]
Note that certain features and software of the followings may be unusable/limited after recovering from Windows® 7 Professional 64-bit to 32-bit (applies to the VAIO models equipped):

- Motion Reality HD
- The copyright protection function of the SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
- Memory Stick and SD card drive appears on Device and Printer
Addition to the listed above, other features and software may be unusable/limited.
- Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD play back.
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- - 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.