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Mobile Intel® Pentium® III processor 700 MHz1
featuring Intel® SpeedStepTM technology2
Cache Memory
256 KB integrated on-die level 2
Bus Speed
100 MHz
Bus Architecture
13.3" XGA (1024x768) TFT
Intel® 815EM graphics chip with up to 11 MB video
SDRAM (shared) and Intel's Dynamic Video Memory
Digital Audio
Windows® sound system compatible
3D surround
MPEG1 and MPEG2 digital video
Supports full screen playback
Standard RAM
64 MB SDRAM, expandable to 512 MB
Hard Drive
10.0 GB3 fixed
8X max. fixed DVD-ROM drive with DVD movie
playback capability
Floppy Disk Drive
Removable 1.44 MB, 3.5" internal operation
Floppy disk drive bay also supports second lithium-ion
battery when floppy drive is removed
10Base-T/100Base-TX integrated Ethernet
Integrated V.90 modem
86 key QWERTY layout
19mm key pitch
3mm stroke
Pointing Device
Electro-Static touch pad
Built-in stereo speakers
Lithium-ion battery
Supports dual battery operation
Battery Life
1.5­2.5 hours with one battery4
4.5­6.5 hours with optional second battery4
PC Card Slots
Supports two type II cards
CardBus support
Other Interfaces
Serial, parallel, VGA monitor, USB(2), RJ-11 phone jack,
i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) S400, port replicator, mic-in,
headphone, RJ-45 Ethernet
Power Requirements
58.5 watts maximum (19.5V DC / AC100-240V)
Power Management
Energy Star compliant
Advanced power management - ACPI compatible
Size (H x W x D)
1.9" X 12.8" X 10.3"
6.6 lbs. (with weight saver in floppy drive bay)
7.1 lbs. (with floppy drive in floppy drive bay)
Supplied Accessories
Lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, weight saver, power
cord and floppy disk drive
Optional Accessories
External 8X4X24X max. CD-RW drive (PCGA-CDRW52)
Additional battery (PCGA-BP71)
Network port replicator (PCGA-PRFX1)
USB mouse (PCGA-UMS1/A)
Carrying case (PCGA-CCF)
Additional AC adapter (PCGA-AC19V1)
Wireless LAN Access Point & PC Card
Wireless LAN PC Card (PCWA-C100)
One year limited Express Service5
Limited Warranty
One year parts and labor (90 days without registration)5
Telephone Support
Hardware: One year6
Software and operating system: 90 days6
Operating System
Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition
Software Applications
Adobe Acrobat® Reader
Adobe PhotoDeluxe® Home Edition
Adobe Premiere® LE
ArcSoft® PhotoPrinterTM 2000 Pro
Quicken® 2001 New User Edition
McAfee® VirusScan®
Microsoft® Word 2000
RealNetworks RealPlayer® 7 Basic
Sony DVgateTM
Sony Media BarTM
Sony MovieShakerTM
Sony OpenMGTM Jukebox
Sony PictureGearTM
Sony Smart Capture
Sony VisualFlow
Online Center
America Online® 7
Compuserve® 20007
EarthLink Network TotalAccess® 7
Netscape Communicator®
Prodigy Internet® 7
VAIO Support Agent
Sony Electronics Inc.
Personal Network Solutions Company
16765 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127
For more information: 1.800.4SONYPC (476-6972)
Web address:
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and therefore, there are a multitude
of varying software packages and add-on hardware options. This personal computer is not
manufactured to 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 option except those mentioned in this document.
Sony hereby disclaims any representations or warranty that this product is compatible with any
combination of products you may choose to connect. 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.
Some pre-installed software titles may not include full documentation. Software titles pre-
installed on the Sony Notebook Computer are subject to change without notice. Simulated
graphic shown on display.
©2001 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written
permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK and VAIO, DVgate, Jog Dial, Media Bar, PictureGear, Handycam,
Movie Shaker, Open MG, 3Max+ and Visual Flow are trademarks of Sony. Intel and Pentium are
registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. This product meets the
standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy efficiency. Features and specifications
are subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measurements are approximate.
Printed in U.S.A. 1/01
· Mobile Intel® Pentium® III processor 700 MHz1
featuring Intel® SpeedStepTM technology2
· 64 MB SDRAM (expandable to 512 MB max.)
· 10.0 GB3 hard drive
· 13.3" XGA (1024 x 768) TFT screen
· High-capacity lithium-ion battery,
dual battery capability
· Approx 7 lbs.** light, about 2" thin
· All-in-one design with floppy drive, hard drive
and DVD-ROM drive
· i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) S400 interface -- supports
high-speed digital video, audio & data transfer
capabilities among equipped Sony products4
· 8X max. DVD-ROM drive
· Integrated V.90 modem
· Three Programmable Power Keys (PPK) for
easy access to key applications such as the
Internet and email
· Intel 815EM graphics chip with up to 11 MB
video SDRAM (shared) and Intel Dynamic
Video Memory technology
· Built-in stereo speakers
Sony VAIO® All-in-One Notebook
* using optional second battery in floppy drive bay
**with weight saver in floppy drive bay
1 MHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed; other factors may affect application
2 The processor may be reduced to a lower operating speed when operating on battery power.
3 GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity
may vary.
4 i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394
connector. All products with an i.LINK connector may not communicate with each other.
5 Estimated battery life. Actual battery life may vary on usage.
6 Certain restrictions apply to Express Repair Service.
7 From date of purchase upon registration.
8 Requires payment of additional fees or subscription for use.
MAX Screen: 13.3" XGA TFT
MAX Battery: 2X battery life*
MAX Mobility: 6.6 lbs.** light; 1.9" thin
· All-in-one design
· i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) interface4
· Integrated Ethernet
Sony Digital Handycam® camcorder sold separately.