E Series 14'' -

Sony recommends Windows® 7.


Sony Store Exclusive Model

Operating System 
Operating SystemGenuine Windows® 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1 64-bit (English Version)
Language Pack / Language Interface PackLanguage Pack: Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Language Interface Pack: Vietnamese
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7-3612QM Processor 2.10 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.10 GHz*1
ChipsetIntel® HM76 Express Chipset
Memory Bus1600 MT/s
Cache Memory6 MB (L3 Cache)
Main Memory 
Pre-installed4 GB (4 GB (SO-DIMM) x 1) DDR3 SDRAM*2 (upgradeable up to 16 GB*3)
SO-DIMM SlotsDDR3 SO-DIMM slots (Unused Memory slot: 1)
Hard Disk750 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: 6x(DL) / DVD-R: 8x(SL), DVD-R: 6x(DL) / DVD+RW: 8x, DVD-RW: 6x, DVD-RAM: 5x, CD-R: 24x, CD-RW: 10x
Graphics AcceleratorAMD Radeon™ HD 7670M / Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Dedicated Video Memory1 GB DDR3
Display14 inch wide (WXGA++: 1600 x 900) TFT colour display (VAIO Display, LED backlight)
Ambient light sensorYes
USBHi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port Type A Connector x 2,
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) port Type A Connector x 1,
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) with USB charge port Type A Connector x 1*5
Network (RJ-45) Connector1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x1
Display Output ConnectorAnalogue RGB, Mini D-Sub 15 pin x 1
HeadphoneStereo, Mini Jack x 1
MicrophoneStereo, Mini Jack x 1
HDMI In/Out ConnectorHDMI Out x 1
Memory Stick™ Duo"Memory Stick Duo"("Memory Stick PRO-HG" compatible, "MagicGate" function)*6
SD Memory Card SlotSD memory card(SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported , Copyright protection function (CPRM))*6
Wireless Connection 
Wireless LANIEEE 802.11b/g/n*7
Wireless LAN Data RateMaximum transmission speed: 300 Mbps*8, Maximum receipt speed: 300 Mbps*8
Bluetooth®Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Front Side CameraHD web camera powered by "Exmor for PC"
(Resolution: 1280 x 1024, Effective Pixels: 1.31 Mega pixels)
AudioIntel® High Definition Audio / Internal, Stereo speakers / Internal, Monaural microphone / Dolby® Home Theater® v4, "Clear Phase", "xLOUD"
Keyboard/Input Device19.05 mm key pitch/1.7 mm keystroke, 82 keys, Backlit Keyboard/ Touchpad (Gesture supported)
Others: Bluetooth® laser mouse (VGP-BMS21/S or VGP-BMS21/X)
Battery Life 
Bundled BatteryVGP-BPS26A Lithium-ion battery: up to 5.0 hours of use*9
Optional Long BatteryVGP-BPL26 Lithium-ion battery: up to 8.5 hours of use*9
Sleep Mode 
Rapid WakeRapid Wake + Eco
Dimensions (W x H x D) mm341 x 22.1-31.7 x 245 mm
Weight (g)2.27 kg (including the supplied battery)
Bundled Software 
AV EntertainmentMedia Gallery, Windows® Media Center, PowerDVD, Adobe Flash Player 11, TriDef 3D Ignition, TriDef 3D Photo Viewer
Content Creation/EditingAdobe® Photoshop® Elements 10, PlayMemories Home
Word Processor/SpreadsheetMicrosoft® Office Starter 2010*10
SecurityTrend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum Security 2012 60days*14
ToolsEvernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® X
UtilitiesVAIO Control Center, VAIO Gate, VAIO Gesture Control, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects, Remote Keyboard*11, Remote Play with PlayStation®3*12, Remote Keyboard with PlayStation®3, VAIO 3D Portal, Media Go, TrackID™ with BRAVIA*13
SupportVAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*14
Supplied Accessories 
Supplied AccessoriesMouse: Bluetooth® laser mouse (VGP-BMS21/S or VGP-BMS21/X)
AC Adaptor : VGP-AC19V32 or VGP-AC19V36 or VGP-AC19V42
Battery: VGP-BPS26A*15
Others: AA batteries, alkaline x 2, Keyboard skin (VGP-KBV6/V or VGP-KBV6/N)*16
Local Warranty and VAIO™ International Repair ServiceOne Year

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.  

*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. For the availability of Intel® Virtualization Technology, please visit our web site at
*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 Charging function via USB port may fasten battery consumption. Change the default setting when using this function.
*6 Memory Stick Duo slot and SD Memory Card slot share one slot. Compatible with any Sony branded "Memory Stick" of up to 32 GB, SD memory cards (up to 2 GB), SDHC memory cards (up to 32 GB) and SDXC memory cards (up to 64 GB) available as of January 2012. However, it is not guaranteed that all memory cards will be compatible.
*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 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
*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 Compatible only with BRAVIA that has TrackID feature.
*14 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
*15 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model.
*16 Backlit may not function fully with this accessory.
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