Sony VAIO VGN-C290 Pink Notebook

Sony VAIO VGN-C290 Pink

Sony presents the VAIO VGN-C290, a notebook in pink which would be perfect if you are ging to get a laptop for your girlfriend.

The Sony VAIO VGN-C290 is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 1GB or 2GB of RAM, 60-120GB hard drive and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950. It has also a DVD dual layer burner, a 13.3-inch WXGA (1280×800) LCD display with XBRITE-ECO technology, WiFi 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth and a 5-in-1 Memory Card Adaptor supporting MS, MS Pro, SD, xD, MMC.

Detail Spec.


Processor1 (Configurable)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7600 (2.33GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7400 (2.16Ghz)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7200 (2GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5600 (1.83GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5500 (1.66GHz)
Intel Pentium dual-core processor T2060 (1.60GHz)
Intel Celeron M Processor 440 (1.86GHz)
4MB L2 Cache (with configurations 1-3), 2MB (with configuration 4-5), or 1MB (with configurations 6,7)

Operating System (Configurable)
Windows Vista Business or Windows Vista Home Premium

Front Side Bus Speed
667MHz (with configurations 1-5), 533MHz (with configurations 6,7)

Intel 945GM

Integrated Wireless LAN
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (802.11a/b/g)2

Wireless WAN
Sprint Mobile Broadband service15

Bluetooth Technology
Integrated Bluetooth Technology14

13.3-inch WXGA (1280×800) with XBRITE-ECO technology

Hard Drive (Configurable)
Speed: 5400rpm
Serial ATA

Memory (Configurable)
2GB (1GB x 2) PC2-4200 DDR2, 533MHz
1GB (1GB x 1) PC2-4200 DDR2, 533MHz
1GB (512MB x 2) PC2-4200 DDR2, 533MHz

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
224MB Total Available Graphics Memory

Graphics Interface
VGA out with Smart Display Sensor

Optical Drive(Configurable)6
DVD+R DL Write: 4x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
DVD+R Write: 8x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
DVD+RW Write: 8x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
DVD-R Write: 8x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
DVD-RW Write: 6x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
CD-R Write: 24x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
24x max. (CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
CD-RW Write: 24x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
24x max. (CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
DVD+/-RW: Yes (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW/DVD-RAM drive)
CD Read: 24x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
24x max. (CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
DVD Read: 8x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
8x max. (CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
DVD-RAM Write: 5x max (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
DVD-R DL Write: 4x max. (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW)

10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet with RJ-45 interface

Windows sound system compatible

Audio Interface
Microphone jack, Headphone jack

Multimedia Card Reader
Multimedia Card Reader Supports Memory Stick Duo media with MagicGate functionality
One ExpressCard /34 Slot: 5-in-1 Memory Card Adaptor (VGPMCA20) supporting Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO , Secure Digital, xD-Picture Card, and MultiMediaCard (MMC)

Other Interfaces
4pin i.LINK connector(IEEE 1394), 2 USB 2.0 ports, VGA out

Pointing Device
Electro-Static touch pad

QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.5mm stroke and 19.05mm pitch

Power Requirements

Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS2C), (VGP-BPS2C/S for Seashell Silver models), or Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL2C)

Sony Original Software
Click to DVD – DVD Creation
*Please access VAIO Help and Support from your PC for a complete list of software applications and trials.

Supplied Software
Microsoft Works 8.5
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft Office 200710

Security and Anti-Virus Software
Norton Internet Security 2007 60-Day trial with spyware protection

Internet Services
AOL 90-Day Risk Free Trial – New Users Only

Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty13

Telephone Support
1 year toll-free technical telephone assistance, available 24/7

On-line and Email Support
Support available from

Supplied Accessories
Standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS2C), (VGP-BPS2C/S for Seashell Silver models) or Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL2C)
AC adapter (VGP-AC19V13)
Memory Card Adapter (VGP-MCA20)
Power Cord

Optional Accessories
Port Replicator (VGP-PRC1)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS2C), (VGP-BPS2C/S for Seashell Silver models)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL2C)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V10)
Battery Charger (VGP-BC1)
Neoprene Notebook AC Adapter Case (VGP-AMC1)
Protection Case (VGP-CKSZ1)
USB Communication Camera (VGP-UVC100)
Wireless Presentation Mouse (VGP-WMS50)
Mouse Talk Internet Phone and Mouse (VN-CX1 Series)

Blush Pink, Espresso Black, Glacier Blue, Seashell Silver, Spring Green, Urban Gray

5.07 lbs. with standard battery (weight is approximate and may vary)

12.98-inch (W) x 1.45-inch -1.47-inch (H) x 9.28-inch (D)