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alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCEA1S1E. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the keyboard and size are generally positive. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the touchpad and energy efficiency. The sound and screen get mixed reviews.

performance, design, usability, size, keyboard

battery, price, energy, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPCEA1S1E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPCEA1S1E 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 Reviewers really like the screen and portability. The durability and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the battery and price. The size and usability get mixed views.

performance, design, durability, portability, screen

price, battery

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VPCEA1S1E 14" Screen Laptop, Intel Core i3 330M 2.13GHz, 4GB, 500GB, DVD±RW, WLAN, BT, Windows 7 Home Premium (WhiteSony VAIO VPCEA1S1E 14" Screen Laptop, Intel Core i3 330M 2.13GHz, 4GB, 500GB, DVD±RW, WLAN, BT, Windows 7 Home Premium (White

May, 2017

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Review Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E/L Notebook


Lifestyle Statement. What exactly makes Sony's EA-Series more sty

Exclusive looking material; Good overall workmanship; High 1600 x 900 resolution; Good keyboard with firm response; eSATA & ExpressCard34

Low battery life; Sporadic exhaust fan under stress; Hardly any gaming performance; Low contrast; Glossy display; High-toned speakers

The same hardware with better battery life for 650 Euro: Acer Aspire 5741G-334G50Mn. More 3D-performance at the same price: Sony Vaio VPC-CW2S1E/L. Great battery life but with a CULV-CPU, weaker performance: Acer Aspire 4810T. Also very pretty but made...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Andy Vandervell (

Sony VAIO E Series (VPC-EA1S1E/P) - 14in Laptop


If you like bright, bold colours you'll like the Sony VAIO E Series. If not…well, you get the idea.

Good quality display ; Generous resolution ; Very good keyboard

Limited touchpad ; Disappointing sound range ; Poor horizontal viewing angles

Also included is Sony's Quick Web Access instant-on browser. It takes the web browser element from DeviceVM's Slashtop operating system, serving it up in around 25 seconds upon pressing the WEB button above the keyboard. It's the kind of useful...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Sony Vaio E Series (VPC-EA1S1E/L) review


A beautifully-made laptop, the VPC-EA1S1E/L has average performance, battery life and multimedia features, and its design is the only thing that really tands out.

Mar, 2010

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Sony Vaio VPC-EA1Z1E/L review


Sony's Vaio laptops have a reputation for style and build quality, and the new 14in Vaio E Series is a good example of this. It comes in a choice of colours and the sturdy chassis really impressed us. For example the power button merges with the edge...

A beautifully-made laptop, the VPC-EA1S1E/L has average performance, battery life and multimedia features, and its design is the only thing that really tands out.

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Marta (

Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E


Good make, lovely looking, comfortable to use

It seems very delicate so I don't think it will survive long with my children (fell on the floor few times)

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Yogesh (

Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E


I like the design very much...its quite compatible as well. Good feature on touch pad, hope it will get more smooth by the time

In-spite opting for engraving, I didn't got the engraved laptop with my name on it ; I got i5 but the processing speed is not up-to mark, it seems I'm using i3. Are you guys gave me the right product :O ; Performance was the only thing which...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: manju (

Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E


Its easy to use n didnt take long Period to get use to

Battery life is less then expected don't know why and the cooling fan makes lots of noises . Actually start making noises within 6,7 mth of purchase n the main point is i never put the laptop on the soft surface it is always on hard surface n still...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E


Looks good

Wont last. I bought one of these laptops - big mistake! They look good but after 15 days of use the screen started having problems. Sony said the screen is cracked and not covered by the warranty!! I have not done anything to it so no idea how it...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Joann (

My little pink laptop


This is an excellent laptop, it is what you'd expect for a top of the range laptop. Recommend this product.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Karishma (

Most satisfying buy ever


being a girl I always wanted a pink laptop...although the white laptop in the same series and configuration was £49 less than the pink one...I did not hesitate to puchase this one as it left me wtih a feeling for complete satisfaction.

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


HD type:2K Ultra HD / HD+


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5 / 2.231
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6 / 8


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:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale
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 ARK ID:47663
Processor package size:34