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Sony VAIO VPC-EA3S1E/W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-EA3S1E/W. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the reliability and usability. The size and design also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the sound and energy efficiency.

performance, design, size, usability, reliability

battery, energy, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPC-EA3S1E/W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VPC-EA3S1E/W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-EA3S1E/W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the keyboard and reliability are generally positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical reviews about the battery, and there are some mixed comments about the sound.

performance, usability, size, reliability, keyboard

battery

71% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VPCEA3S1E/G VAIO 14 Inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-370M Processor,2.4GHz,4GB,500GB HDD,DVD SuperMulti Drive,Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium) - GreenSony VPCEA3S1E/G VAIO 14 Inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-370M Processor,2.4GHz,4GB,500GB HDD,DVD SuperMulti Drive,Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium) - Green

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Vaio EA3S1E review

 

The bright blue EA3S1E1 certainly stands out from the crowd, with Sony's signature Vaio design looking just as good here as in any other colour. It's not all style over substance however, as there's a solid system underneath.

The EA3S1E combines solid performance and excellent connectivity in a stylish package, but has disappointing battery life.

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Darren (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

Poor build quality. I bought two of these - the power connector broke on one after approx 6 months and the hard drive died on the other after just under 2 years. Don't waste your time - get a Mac

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: susan (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

Looks good

Fan is malfunctioning and started making loud noise shortly after end of guarantee period

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: emad (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

I got a problem with its windows and its windows had gone and I didn`t have any refrence and support from the company and any help to repair it

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Lukasz (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

After one year, the laptop has become very loud

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

Good one

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Rupesh (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

the performance and its stylish design of the computer is so good for a good price

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

Really pleased with purchase,however as this is my first laptop I can`t compare it to any others but so much faster than my desktop! Size may be smaller than others but I found this absolutely fine and would be comfortable watching movies on this...

Mouse could be in another colour as quite difficult to see on the black laptop but not a major issue

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Iain (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

Design and quality ; Colour options

Battery life

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E

 

SLeek design, web button

Awkward power lead connection: plugs in at the side

Jan, 2011
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Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution:640 x 480
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WSXGA / WXGA

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Mobility Radeon HD 5145 / Mobility Radeon HD 5470

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 2.231
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:HM55
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor:CORE I3
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor Number:I3-370M
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor package size:37.5