Sony VAIO AW Series VGN-AW170Y/Q

Sony VAIO AW Series VGN-AW170Y/Q

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Manufacturer: Sony
Part number: VGN-AW170Y/Q


Experience entertainment and gaming like never before with the VAIO VGN-AW170Y/Q notebook. It features a cutting-edge design and widescreen workspace that are matched by a suite of multimedia features, like HDMI output and NTSC and ATSC television tuners that let you watch and record live TV. Bring your HD movies to life with the integrated Blu-ray Disc, optical drive, which allows you to play and record Blu-ray Disc movies while Dolby Home Theater surround sound and five built-in speakers provide an immersive audio experience. Boasting an industry first 18.4" extra-widescreen display with XBRITE-FullHD technology, the AW notebook is your own private screening room. Blazing fast Intel Centrino 2 processor technology, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics and 1 TB Serial ATA hard disk drives deliver advanced graphics and computing performance. And you can take the entire show on the road, thanks to the built-in 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN technology.
General Platform Technology
Intel Centrino 2
Built-in Devices
Subwoofer, Stereo speakers, Bluetooth antenna, Wireless LAN antenna
Embedded Security
Fingerprint reader
17.2 in
11.4 in
1.6 in
8.8 lbs
Notebook type
Gaming laptop
Screen type
Wireless capabilities
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11 n (draft), Bluetooth
Processor Processor
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 / 2.53 GHz
Multi-Core processor technology
64-bit processor
Data bus speed
1066 MHz
Chipset type
Mobile Intel PM45 Express
Cache Memory Type
L2 cache
Cache size
6 MB
RAM Installed Size
4 GB / 8 GB (max)
DDR2 SDRAM - 800 MHz
Memory specification compliance
RAM configuration features
2 x 2 GB
Environmental Parameters Environmental standards
Storage Controller Storage controller type
Serial ATA
Storage Controller / Serial ATA Interface
Serial ATA-150
RAID level
Storage Floppy Drive
Hard Drive
500 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 4200 rpm
Hard Drive (2nd)
500 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 4200 rpm
Storage Removable
Hard drive type
Optical Storage Type
BD-RE - Integrated
CD / DVD read speed
24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 4x (BD)
CD / DVD write speed
24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL) / 4x (BD-R) / 2x (BD-R DL)
CD / DVD rewrite speed
16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 2x (BD-RE) / 2x (BD-RE DL)
Card Reader Card reader type
Card reader
Supported flash memory cards
SD Memory Card, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Display Display Type
18.4 in TFT active matrix
Max Resolution
1920 x 1080
Widescreen Display
LED-backlit, X BRITE-FullHD
Video Graphics Processor / Vendor
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Video Memory
VRAM - 512 MB
Total Available Graphics Memory
2280 MB
Audio Audio output type
Sound card
Audio output compliant standards
Dolby Digital Live, High Definition Audio
Audio Input
Notebook Camera Camera Type
Sensor Resolution
1.3 Megapixel
Multimedia Functionality TV Tuner Type
Digital and analog TV
Analog TV System
Digital TV Reception
Input Device(s) Input device type
Keyboard, Touchpad
Keyboard localization and layout
Telecom Modem
Fax / modem
Max transfer rate
56 Kbps
Protocols & Specifications
ITU V.90, ITU V.92
Networking Networking
Network adapter
Networking / Wireless LAN Supported
Wireless NIC
Intel WiFi Link 5100
Data link protocol
Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Networking standards
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.1, IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Expansion / Connectivity Expansion Slots Total (Free)
1 ( 1 ) x ExpressCard/34, 2 ( 0 ) x Memory
1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 pin FireWire, 1 x Network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45, 1 x Modem - Phone line - RJ-11, 1 x Headphones - Output - Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm, 1 x Microphone - Input - Mini-phone 3.5 mm, 3 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type A, 1 x Display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15), 1 x Display / video - S-video output, 1 x Audio / video - HDMI - 19 pin HDMI Type A, 1 x Audio - SPDIF output
Miscellaneous Included Accessories
Remote control
Cables Included
Power cable ( 1 pcs.)
802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN, Fingerprint sensor, Camera, Face tracking, Bluetooth, Remote
Compliant Standards
Power Power device form factor
Voltage Required
AC 120/230 V
Battery Technology
Lithium ion
Installed Qty
Mfr estimated battery life
2.5 hour(s)
Operating System / Software OS Provided
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
VAIO Music Box, VAIO Movie Story, Microsoft Works 9 SE, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, AOL Online (90 days trial), Sony Click to Disc Editor 1.0, Microsoft Windows Live OneCare (Trial), Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition (60 days trial)
Manufacturer Warranty Service & Support
1 year warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 1 year, Product info support - Phone consulting - 1 year

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