Sony VAIO Type G (G1)

Sony VAIO Type G

Product Page: (Japanese)
Type: Ultraportable
Model/Product Name: Sony VAIO Type G:
– VGN-G1KBNA (added June 2007)
Market: Japan only as of April 2007.

Note: One of the first laptops to have the option of a Solid State Drive (SSD) – 32GB.

Announced: April 2007 (VGN-G1KBNA announced in June 2007)

– G1AAPS: Intel Core Solo processor U1400 (1.20 GHz) and U1300 (1.06), Celeron M Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) 423 (1.06 GHz)
Front Side bus: 533MHz (U1400 and U1300, Celeron M 423)
Chipset: 945GMS Express chip set
Memory: 512MB – 1.5GB (400MHz – 533MHz speed)

Display: 12.1 TFT
Resolution: 1024×768 (non-widescreen)
Memory: 128MB (shared with main memory)
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (GMA950)
Video Out: 1x DSUB VGA

Width: 215mm
Length: 277mm
Height: 23.5mm – 25.5mm
Weight: @ 900g to 1,145g (right around 2 pounds)

Hard drive: 32GB Solid State Disk (SSD) (Optional)
Hard drive: 40GB, 60GB, 80GB, ATA100, 4200rpm
Optical: Internal DVD drive – Dual-Layer DVD Writer

– Ethernet: Gigabit (1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T)
– Wireless: 802.11a/b/g
– Internal Modem: V.92 and V.90

Flash Memory Card(s): SD, Memory Stick (Pro and Duo), MMC
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire/i1394: 1x i.LINK 400
PC Card: 1x Type II
Audio: Stereo in/out
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
Keyboard/Touchpad: 82/87 key with Touchpad

Security & Software:
Biometric: Fingerprint sensor
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Professional

Battery Life/Information:
– Two batteries: “Standard” with 11 hours of life, “Lightweight” with 5 hours

Specifications of the VGN-G1KBNA:
– Microsoft Windows Vista Business
– Intel U1400 Core Solo (1.20GHz) (similar to the VGN-G1AAPS)
– 1GB Memory
– 80GB Hard Drive
– Internal Dual-Layer DVD Writer
– 802.11 a/b/g + Bluetooth
– “Carbon” body available for special order in Japan.

Akihabara – Extensive gallery of photos – June 2007