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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony VPC-EC1M1E. 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 really like the design and price. The keyboard and sound also get good feedback, but the size and battery get critical views.

performance, sound, keyboard, price, design

screen, battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VPC-EC1M1E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony VPC-EC1M1E from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the sound, but there are some critical comments about the screen.



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This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO EC1M1E 17.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-330M Dual Core 2.13GHz, 4GB, 500GB, DVD±RW, WLAN, Win 7 Home Premium 64Bit ) - WhitSony VAIO EC1M1E 17.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i3-330M Dual Core 2.13GHz, 4GB, 500GB, DVD±RW, WLAN, Win 7 Home Premium 64Bit ) - Whit

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

Review Sony Vaio VPC-EC1M1E Notebook


Ceramic all-rounder. Sony's first 17.3 inch notebook for consumer

Pleasant haptics; Well built; Good keyboard; Quiet and cool; Good all-round performance; Quiet hard drive

Reflective display; No Bluetooth; Small viewing angle; 2ter HDD-slot without SATA-port

For 640 Euros buyers could for example get the same hardware for less with the Acer Aspire 7740G. The ASUS N71JV - similar performance, but sub-woofer for a better sound. Sony Vaio VPC-F11Z1/E - without sub-woofer, but more expensive and with...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Tech Staff (

Sony VAIO VPCEC1M1E/WI review


A very comfortable and usable multimedia laptop for the whole family

Good components ; Nice screen ; Good keyboard ; Dedicated graphics

Poor battery life

If you are looking for a machine that is powerful as well as portable then this is not it. However, it is a powerful multimedia machine that would suit home use brilliantly

May, 2010

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


HD type:HD+


Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.23
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