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Sony VAIO VPCEH1S8E/B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCEH1S8E/B. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and design. The portability and performance are also appreciated. There are some negative comments about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPCEH1S8E/B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VPCEH1S8E/B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPCEH1S8E/B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and image quality. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the energy efficiency and battery.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Vaio VPCEH1S8E/B.CEK E-Series 15.5 Inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2.3GHz Processor, RAM 4GB, HDD 500GB) - BlackSony Vaio VPCEH1S8E/B.CEK E-Series 15.5 Inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2.3GHz Processor, RAM 4GB, HDD 500GB) - Black

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: SonyVaioFan (argos.co.uk)

Vaio every time

 

This in my 3rd Vaio, the previous ones are still good after 11 and 7 years - purchased this one to upgrade to an i5

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Geoff (argos.co.uk)

Sony

 

Sony - Great product - Great style - Great performance and light weight - perfect

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Geoff (argos.co.uk)

Good Purchase

 

Item purchased as previous Sony laptop died! Battery life is excellent and better than expected, as I type review - fully charged shows as 6 hours+ Mouse is slightly annoying, but acceptable. Would have preferred USB connections to the back of the...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: mrskimjim (argos.co.uk)

Sony class!!!

 

Quality no less than you would expect from Sony!

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Rob (argos.co.uk)

Nice looking laptop

 

Nice looking laptop quick processor nice bit of space on the hard drive. The only down side to the laptop is the mouse it is very annoying. It is too sensative and occasionally goes where it wants to the battery is not the best but it is average for...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: PJ (argos.co.uk)

Sony E-Series

 

Overall this laptop is good (4 stars) battery life is not so good 3-4 hours tops.

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery life (max):4
Battery recharge time:3

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other Features

Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:WiFi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
PCI Express configurations:1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-2410M
Processor boost frequency:2.9
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.3
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I5-2410M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52224
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.76
Height:1.23
Weight:5.95
Width:14.6