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Sony VPCF13E1E/H notebook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Sony VPCF13E1E/H notebook. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and durability. The size and usability also get good reviews, but there are some less positive comments about the sound and portability. The reliability and price get mixed views.

performance, usability, size, durability, design

screen, battery, keyboard, portability, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VPCF13E1E/H notebook is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: mike (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Very fast

American key bored still can't find £ sign, fan always running

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: noel (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Good build quality as you would expect from Sony. 4GB of RAM delivers fast response. i7 processor is genuinely fast. Very stable and forgiving when plugging in additional drives and programs on drives. Fast USB (3)

A little on the heavy side but you do get the big screen. Not a laptop to carry around too much

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: cameron (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Gaming speeds ; USB 3.0 ; Blu-ray player ; Vaio exclusive software

Only 2 USB slots

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Melanie (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Fast with a big memory,good sound,great customer service/support (which is rare these days),nice design

Screen saver never fits to screen. Think it seems a bit over priced aswell. If it included some full versions of say 'Office' on it like some other brands it would be a plus. Also had problems trying to find the right fitting screen protector and...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


convenience, screen clear easy to use

sound from speakers tinny. haven't used it purely on the battery

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Great Laptop specification

USB ports on right side of keyboard create a conflict for external mouse use for right handed paople

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: JK (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Haven't use this laptop too much but pretty good, enough power, screen is fine

BFBC2 crashes but I think it does on a lot of laptops

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13S0E


Excellent performance makes it a viable alternative to a desktop PC

Poor onboard speakers don't make the best of the sound available from onboard soundcard

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


fast , good design

screen : would be good to be able to change contrast in addition to brightness

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Scott (

Sony Vaio VPC-F13M0E


Solid feel, large screen, quiet and quick. touch pad is very responsive

Poor battery life from full charge, sound quality is slightly flat and tinny

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


HD type:HD+


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
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

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2


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 i5-400 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
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:50179 / 52952
Processor package size:34