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New VAIO F series has the power to entertain

Press Release   •   Jan 07, 2010 01:30 CET

VAIO F Series 
Now there’s no need to compromise if you need a notebook computer to handle all your multimedia creation and entertainment needs with ease.

There’s power inside the new VAIO F Series from Sony to make light work of editing Full HD video and RAW image files, watching movies on Blu-ray Disc™ and more.

Your ultimate Full HD studio, the range-topping VAIO VPCF11Z1E/BI is distinguished by its luxurious premium black finish that’s accented by a comfortable elastomer palmrest.

Movies, games and your personal media collection are brought to life by the professional-grade 41.6cm (16.4”) Full HD VAIO Display Premium. The anti-glare screen offers full 100% Adobe RGB coverage for the truest, most vivid reproduction of colour tones you’ve seen from a notebook computer. Other VAIO F Series models feature a high-quality VAIO Display with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution.

Dazzling multimedia performance is assured by the latest line of Intel® CoreTM i7 processors (Quad Core, 8 threads). Awesome power is complemented by a Blu-ray Disc writer, plus 8GB of DDR3 main memory to handle demanding video applications with ease. NVIDIA® GeForce® GT330M graphics combined with 1GB of DDR3 VRAM with CUDA™ parallel architecture deliver dazzling, detail-packed 3D graphics and silky smooth Full HD video playback.

The sheer processing power and graphics capabilities of the new VAIO F Series also makes it a perfect platform for editing Full HD video captured with your Handycam® or RAW files from your ALPHA DSLR camera. Hook up an external SATA hard disk drive via the eSATA/USB port to enjoy super-fast file transfers up to 5x faster than via USB2.0.

Great movie entertainment comes naturally to the new VAIO F Series, with either a Blu-ray Disc Drive or Blu-ray Disc Combo Drive as standard. Unique to Sony, Motion Reality HD and Video Optimiser ensures smoother, more cinematic playback of Full HD movies on Blu-ray Disc.

Rich, immersive audio adds an extra dimension to an exhilarating personal cinema experience. Latest Dolby® Home Theater v3 wraps you in powerful surround sound with exceptional clarity, whether you’re listening to music, movie dialogue or games.

Shipped with Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, the new VAIO F Series is a talented all-rounder that can effortlessly handle your everyday computing needs. Comfortable typing on the premium keyboard is enhanced by the addition of a full-size numeric keypad for quick, positive data entry – just as you’d find on a desktop PC.

Bundled software includes the latest version of PMB (Picture Motion Browser) VAIO Edition, now optimised for blazing performance with the quad-core processor. This easy-to-use application makes it quicker, easier and more intuitive than ever to create your own professional home movies in just few easy steps and transfer them to DVD or Blu-ray Disc.

The new VAIO F Series has also been designed with energy efficiency in mind. A light sensor automatically adjusts screen illumination levels, saving power in dim conditions. There’s also a handy Display Off button that cuts consumption when you’re listening to music or watching Blu-ray Disc movies on a connected TV.

The new VAIO F Series of high-performance multimedia notebook computers is available in stores from the end of January 2010. Customers pre-ordering from Sony Style ( can tailor their PC with a choice of HDD capacities and other exclusive options using the ‘VAIO by you’* selector on the website.
*’VAIO by you’ available in UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Netherlands.




Intel® Core™ i7-720QM


Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium




500GB Serial ATA


VAIO Display Premium

41.6cm (16.4”) Full HD (1920 x 1080)

Anti-glare 100% Adobe RGB coverage


NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M


Optical drive

Blu-ray Disc™ Writer


Weight & size

3.2kg (with supplied battery);

263 x 31-41 x 387.2 mm (D x H x W)


WLAN 802.11b/g/n; Bluetooth®; Display Off button; premium black finish