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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. People are impressed by the keyboard and price. The design and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the reliability, while there are some less positive views 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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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 275 user reviews of Sony Vaio VPC-EB1Z0E from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. People really like the keyboard and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability. There are some less positive opinions about the sound.

performance, usability, price, design, keyboard

sound

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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 EB1E0E 15.5 inch notebook (Core i3-330M 2.13GHz, 3Gb, 320Gb, DVDRW, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium 64bit (Matte White))

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Tommy Melville (techradar.com)

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 (techradar.com)

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: (expertreviews.co.uk)

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 (expertreviews.co.uk)

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 (alphr.com)

Sony VAIO EB1E0E

 

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 (alphr.com)

Sony VAIO EB1Z0E

 

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 (alphr.com)

Sony VAIO VPC-EB1S0E

 

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 (reevoo.com)

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 (reevoo.com)

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 (reevoo.com)

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

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Display

HD type:HD+

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6 / 8

Processor

Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i7-600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43537 / 43560 / 47663
Processor package size:34 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28