The VAIO® AR notebook is powered by Intel’s incredible new hafnium-based processor technology. Faster and more efficient than ever, the next-generation Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T9300 processor (2.50GHz1), with 6MB of L2 cache and an amazing 4GB15 of pre-installed system memory, turns up the speed on multi-tasking while curbing energy consumption. The VAIO® AR notebook comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Ultimate with Service Pack 1. Tackle virtually any graphics requirement with a NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT GPU graphics card with 512MB of dedicated video RAM. Offering a massive boost in wireless connection speed and range, work and play quicker almost anywhere within your office or home using next-generation 802.11n integrated wireless LAN technology3.
An HDMI™ output20 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). Stay connected to colleagues, friends and family at the office or on-the-go with real-time video conferencing4 using the integrated MOTION EYE® camera and microphone. Extend the reach of your AR notebook with A2DP Bluetooth® technology16 that is ideal for advanced wireless communication and streaming uncompromised CD-quality stereo music to Bluetooth® speakers or headphones. Whether it’s for YouTube™, a company project or for sharing with family and friends, editing digital video captured by your Sony® Handycam® is quick and easy with VAIO® Movie Story software. You choose the supplied template and professional-looking cutaways, cross-fades and soundtrack syncing are automatically done for you.
Watch all of your favorite Blu-ray Disc™ movies in stunning HD on the 17”6 widescreen display using XBRITE-HiColor™ technology so you can see deeper blacks, brighter whites, true-to-life color and razor sharp detail from almost any angle. With integrated Blu-ray Disc™ technology and optical drive5, you can archive or record 25-50GB2 of home movies, music and digital photos to a single Blu-ray Disc™ media (sold separately). A supplied external ATI TV Wonder™ Digital Cable Tuner lets you enjoy incredibly crisp, live and recorded analog, digital and cable TV, including premium HD channels19 to which you subscribe to, on the 17”6 widescreen display. Record your favorite HDTV programming19 and store your cherished family photos on the spacious 500GB2 hard disk drive with RAID techology.
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.
Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance (www.eiae.org).
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