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The early 2012 update to the VAIO SA includes refreshed Intel Sandy Bridge processors, as well as optional SSD drives in RAID 0 configuration and a switchable Radeon 6630M GPU in a portable package.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 02/2012
  • Price at launch: $999.99

Availability

  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 13.04 inches
  • Depth: 8.84 inches
  • Thickness: 0.92 inches
  • Weight: 3.6 pounds
  • Color: Black , Silver

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge

Processor (base)

  • Graphics type: Switchable
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6630M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), RAID 0 (SSD)
  • Base drive type: HDD (5400RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 750 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 1 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, Memory Stick Duo

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Tray-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD/CD-RW combo, BD Combo, Blu-ray burner

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2

Audio

  • Biometric scanner: Optional

Sensors

  • USB: 2
  • USB 3.0: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR
  • Wireless video: WiDi
  • Carrier options: Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T
  • 3G: Optional
  • CDMA: Optional
  • GSM: Optional
  • WWAN data standards supported: 1xRTT, EV-DO Rev. A, EV-DO Rev. 0

Connectivity

  • Size: 4400 mAh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)

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