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Sony Vaio VPC-EH Series

Sony VAIO VPC-EH3S6E H3S6EProcessor: Intel Core i3 2310M, Intel Core i3 2330M, Intel Core i5 2410M, Intel Core i5 2430M, Intel Core i5 2450M, Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000, NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Display: 15.5 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.4kg, 2.7kg, 2.8kg
Price: 599, 600, 700, 800 euro
Average Score: 75.2% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 15 reviews)
: - %, performance: 81%, features: 72%, display: 73%
mobility: 76%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 88%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH1Z1E/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH1Z1E/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH1Z1E/B
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 410M 1024 MB
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

Average Score: 80.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Review Sony Vaio VPC-EH1Z1E/B Notebook | Notebookcheck
Blu-Ray player. Sony introduces another all-round notebook from the EH series with the Vaio EH1Z1E/B. The highlight is the Blu-Ray player, but the 6 GB of RAM and the 640 GB hard disk are also impressive. Can the notebook convince with only that?
80% Test Sony Vaio VPC-EH1Z1E/B Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 78% display: 69% mobility: 76% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 87%
82% Sony VAIO VPC-EH1Z1E/B
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 85% display: 75% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 88%
80% Sony VAIO E Series (VPCEH1) notebook teszt
Source: Geeks.hu HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH14FM/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH14FM/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH14FM/B
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

Average Score: 52.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

35% Sony VAIO VPC-EH14FM/B
Source: Techreview Source English
The Sony VAIO VPC-EH14FM/B provides a lot of wireless features, including WiDi 2.0, WiMAX, and Wi-Fi, and performance numbers that are on par with the HP dv6-6013cl. But it can't compete with the Lenovo IdeaPad V570-1066A9U, our Editors' Choice for budget laptops. The Lenovo V570-1066A9U give you the same features (plus an eSATA port for fast external hard drives) with a better CPU for $30 less. However, if you don't need as much oomph out of your laptop the VPC-EH14FM/B will be a good companion for road warriors who don't want to sacrifice their screen size for the sake of ultra-portability.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 35%
70% Sony VAIO VPC-EH14FM/B
Source: PC Mag English
The Sony VAIO VPC-EH14FM/B provides a lot of wireless features, including WiDi 2.0, WiMAX, and Wi-Fi, and performance numbers that are on par with the HP dv6-6013cl. But it can't compete with the Lenovo IdeaPad V570-1066A9U, our Editors' Choice for budget laptops. The Lenovo V570-1066A9U give you the same features (plus an eSATA port for fast external hard drives) with a better CPU for $30 less. However, if you don't need as much oomph out of your laptop the VPC-EH14FM/B will be a good companion for road warriors who don't want to sacrifice their screen size for the sake of ultra-portability.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH1M1E/W.G4

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH1M1E/W.G4Notebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH1M1E/W.G4
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 410M 1024 MB
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 599 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

82% Review Sony Vaio VPC-EH1M1E/W.G4 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Beautiful weakling. Sony shows us that notebooks can be real lookers, with the new 15-inch Vaio VPC-EH1M1E and its attractive rippled surface design. But is it all style and no substance? We take a closer look at this head-turner in our review.
82% Test Sony Vaio VPC-EH1M1E/W.G4 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 78% display: 70% mobility: 77% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 86%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH17FG/L

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH17FG/LNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH17FG/L
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section
 Vaio VPC-EH17FG/L (Model)

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

75% Sony VAIO E Series VPCEH17FG laptop
Source: Good Gear Guide English
But it's not all about USB 3.0 and many of you probably won't care about that feature. The E Series is definitely a nice notebook and what you pay for is a very good user experience. The screen is above-average, the keyboard is very comfortable and the touchpad isn't bad either. Its battery could use a little more juice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/29/2011
Rating: Total score: 75%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH1S1E/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH1S1E/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH1S1E/B
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

 

Sony VAIO VPC-EH1S1E - domů jako dělaný
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
positive: keyboard, workmanship; negative: USB-positions, missing USB 3.0 and eSATA
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/12/2011

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH25FM

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH25FMNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH25FM
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Sony VAIO VPC-EH25FM
Source: PC Mag English
From battery life to performance, there’s nothing that the Editors’ Choice Asus UE56E-BBL6 doesn’t handle better than the Sony VAIO VPC-EH25FM—but it costs nearly $150 more. The Samsung NP300E5A-A01UB just surpasses the Sony on the features and performance fronts, and costs the same, though the VPC-EH25FM has a more eye-catching look. Which of the two is better for you depends on where your priorities lie, but regardless, the VPC-EH25FM is a solid middle-of-the-road choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH24FX/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH24FX/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH24FX/B
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% Sony VAIO VPCEH23FXB 15.5-inch Budget Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Sony's E series laptop remains physically unchanged in its latest revision. While the system gets a boost in the performance thanks to the new Core i3 processor and storage thanks to the larger 640GB hard drive, it falls to pull far enough away from just being an average budget laptop. In particular, at nearly six pounds, it is one of the heaviest of the 15-inch laptops available now.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH2H1E/P

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH2H1E/PNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH2H1E/P
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section
 Vaio VPC-EH2H1E/P (Model)

Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

85% Sony VAIO VPC-EH2H1E/P
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 85% display: 70% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 90%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH2M1E/L

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH2M1E/LNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH2M1E/L
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section
 Vaio VPC-EH2M1E/L (Model)

Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

87% Ganz schön stark, die Kleinen
Source: Computerbild - 25/11 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 12/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 86% features: 84% display: 90% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 91%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH2F1E

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH2F1ENotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH2F1E
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section
 Vaio VPC-EH2F1E (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Sony VAIO VPCEH2F1E E Series review
Source: Techradar English
Great everyday 15.5" laptop armed with a standout keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Sony Vaio VPC-EH35FM/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EH35FM/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH35FM/B
Processor: Intel Core i5 2450M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Sony VAIO VPC-EH35FM/B
Source: PC Mag English
Still, before we gripe too much about its battery life or that missing USB 3.0 port, it's worth remembering that the VPC-EH35FM/B is priced $100 or more below most of its competitors. At $629.99, it's a worthy alternative to our Editors' Choice Asus U56E-BBL6 and other top value contenders.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/22/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Sony VAIO VPC-EH3S6E H3S6E

Specifications

Sony VAIO VPC-EH3S6E H3S6ENotebook: Sony VAIO VPC-EH3S6E H3S6E
Processor: Intel Pentium B960
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 410M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links: Sony homepage
 Sony notebook section

 

Sony VAIO VPC-EH3S6E - levně se stylem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Spectacular look; Excellent keyboard. Negative: No USB 3.0, eSATA and ExpressCard; Distribution of USB.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/10/2012

 

Comment

Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 410M: Entry level graphics card based on the GF119 chip but compared to the 520M with lower clock rates.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i5:

2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

2450M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.5 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.8-3.1 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1300 MHz Turbo).

Intel Core i3:

2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

2330M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.2 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

Intel Pentium:

B960:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.4 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.8 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


75.2%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» MSI CX640MX-232UK
Core i3 2310M
» Sony Vaio VPC-EH1S1E/B
Core i5 2430M

Devices with the same GPU

» Sony Vaio VPC-EJ3D1E/W
Core i5 2450M, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-EH2M1E/L
Core i3 2330M, 15.5", 2.7 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-EJ15FG/B
Core i5 2410M, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-EH1M1E/W.G4
Core i3 2310M, 15.5", 2.7 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-EH1Z1E/B
Core i5 2410M, 15.5", 2.7 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-EG18
Core i5 2410M, 14.0", 2.2 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Toshiba Satellite L50-A-1CE
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200M
» Medion Akoya E6241-MD98562
HD Graphics 4600, Core i3 4100M
» Acer Aspire E5-551G-T5TW
Radeon R6 (Kaveri), Kaveri A10-7300
» HP Pavilion 15-058ng
Radeon R7 M260, A-Series A10-5745M
» MSI CX61-2PC385W7W
GeForce 820M, Core i3 4100M
» Eurocom M5 Pro
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Lenovo ThinkPad L540-20AU002QGE
HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4330M
» Acer Extensa 2509-P3ZG
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» HP 15-g094sa
Radeon R5 (Kaveri), A-Series A8-6410
» Toshiba Satellite L50-B-17M
Radeon R5 M230, Core i3 4005U
» HP Envy 15-k050sh
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4510U
» Asus N551JM-XO023D
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i5 4200H
» Acer Aspire V15 VN7-591G-74SK
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» HP Envy 15-u000na x360
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Acer Aspire E5-572G-50FB
GeForce 8400M GT, Core i5 4210M
» Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA-BH71T-CB
GeForce 820M, Core i7 4500U
» Lenovo IdeaPad S510р-59-394781
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U
» Lenovo G50-70-59424801
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2957U
» Toshiba Satellite L50-B-17C
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U
» Asus Transformer Book Flip TP500LN-DN075H
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4510U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-07-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)