Sony Vaio EG, EH and EJ models now available in U.S.
The 2011 budget-line Vaio E series is now on sale on Sony’s online store. The updated models include the Vaio EG, EH and EJ models, which will replace the Intel Arrandale-based EA, EB and EC models.
The EG model comes equipped with an Intel Core i5-2410M, Core i3-2310M or Pentium B940 CPU. Graphics options include either an integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD or an Nvidia GeForce 410M GPU. RAM starts at 4GB but can be configured up to 8GB. Likewise, HDD options start at 320GB but can customized up to 750GB. a DVD burner comes standard, but can be upgraded to a Blu-ray player.
The Vaio EH and EJ models both come with pretty much the same options as the Vaio EG. In fact, the only major difference between the models is the screen sizes. The EG is 14-inches, EH 15.5-inches and EJ 17.3-inches. The largest model uses a 1600x900 resolution screen while the other two sport the smaller 1366x768 resolution. Battery life ranges from 5 to 6.5 hours, depending on the laptop size.
SonyStyle is currently offering the EG, EH, and EJ laptops starting at $579, $549 and $599, respectively. Multiple colors are available for each, including blue, white, black and pink. While the laptops can be ordered today, they are not expected to begin shipping until June 30th.