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Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 387 reviews of Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and price. The design and usability are also appreciated, but comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the sound and battery.

performance, usability, design, price, keyboard

battery, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 275 user reviews of Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the keyboard and design. The price and usability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the sound. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

performance, usability, price, design, keyboard


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO EB1E0E 15.5 inch notebook (Core i3-330M 2.13GHz, 3Gb, 320Gb, DVDRW, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium 64bit (Matte White))Sony VAIO VPCEB1E0E 15.5 inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-330M 2.13GHz, 3Gb, 320Gb, DVDRW, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium 64bit (White)Sony VAIO VPCEB1E0E 15.5 inch notebook (Intel Core i3-330M 2.13GHz, 3Gb, 320Gb, DVDRW, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium 64bit (White)

May, 2016

Expert review by: Tommy Melville (

Sony VAIO VPC-EB1Z0E/B review


An excellent proposition with great performance and a wealth of features

Blu-ray drive ; Powerful components ; Full HD screen ; Connections

Battery life

A powerful laptop with awesome multimedia capabilities that is only let down by its poor battery life

May, 2010

Expert review by: Tech Staff (

Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S0E/WI review


Sony has struck gold with this excellent all-round laptop

Great performance ; Good keyboard and build quality ; eSATA and HDMI ; Good 3D power

Screen not as good as other Sony models ; Glitter effect may put off some people

The all round performance and build quality of this laptop make it one of the best in the current crop of Vaio models

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: (

Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S0E/WI review


This Vaio EB1S0E is the first laptop we've seen to use Intel's new Core i3 mobile processor, and so we couldn't wait to benchmark it. An overall score of 77 may not sound much, but considering that it's equivalent to the fastest laptop in our recent...

A gorgeous design and a fast, new processor make the EB1S0E stand out, but the screen isn't as good as it could be.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Kat Orphanides (

Sony Vaio EB1Z0E review


Sony's Vaio EB1Z0E is one of the best looking laptops around, with its sleekly understated black chassis. We expected a lot from Sony's latest and the EC1S1EB delivers on all fronts, with a range of features that's among the best we've seen from any...

The Vaio EB1Z0E has a great specification and performance that's among the best for a laptop of its price and size. Despite its slightly cramped touchpad, the Blu-ray player and HD-capable display make this a worthy winner of our Best Buy award.

Expert review by: Darien Graham-Smith (



It feels the part, too, with tank-grade build quality and a perfectly-pitched keyboard. The ensemble's finished off with a 15.5in TFT that's warmer and richer than we normally see at this price. Spot the EB1E0E in a shop and you'd be forgiven for...

Not a powerful beast, but a stylish beauty

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: Darien Graham Smith (



Never mind that dark, brooding exterior, however; the real show starts when you boot up Windows and clock the resolution. Other models of around this size stick at 1,366 x 768, but the VAIO EB1Z0E's 15.5in panel goes right up to a Full HD resolution of...

Fusing power, panache and high-definition entertainment, Sony's 15.5in EB1Z0E is a star in the making

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Sasha Muller (



While the 2.13GHz Core i3-330M model at the Sony's heart is the cheapest of Intel's Core i3 range, you're not likely to find that a problem in everyday use. An overall score of 1.35 in our application benchmarks makes the Core 2 Duo look geriatric, and...

A powerful performance from the Core i3 chip, but this high-end VAIO fails to make the best use of it

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: alison (

Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S0E


Looks good

Shocking battery life. Fan never turns down and is louder than a jet. Waste of money, I'd never buy Sony again

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Don (

Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E


Full HD Screen and BluRay player ; Full size Keyboard

Unreliable, short battery life, frequent lock ups, tried to rebuild but cannot get all the drivers, support virtually non-existent, worst LapTop purchased ever

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: shaun (

Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S0E


it is quick torespond and also very good with the work i do with it

the keyboard has stopped or is working intermittently as does the track pad so i have a usb keyboard and mouse which sort of solves the problem ; Also it does get hot when playing music or any videos

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / 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


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


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD / WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium


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


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:HM55
Processor:CORE I3 / CORE I5
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I3-330M / I5-430M