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Sony Vaio VPCEA1S1E/W

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPCEA1S1E/WNotebook: Sony Vaio VPCEA1S1E/W (Vaio VPC-EA Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 512 MB
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.287kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 71%, performance: 82%, features: 82%, display: 75% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPCEA1S1E/W

84% Review Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E/L Notebook | Notebookcheck
Lifestyle Statement. What exactly makes Sony's EA-Series more stylish than other laptops? The 3D-effect finish? How about the glaring colors? Has Sony taken a page from someone else's book with their "Lifestyle" branding? Find out more in the following test!
83% Sony VAIO E Series 14in
Source: PC Pro English
For some, the mere sight of that four-letter VAIO logo is enough to inspire irrational desire. But in a world where Sony’s brand cachet alone can loosen wallets, the latest addition to its E Series family, the 14in VAIO VPCEA1S1E/L, is the laptop equivalent of Marmite. Sony’s smallest VAIO E Series comes in colours that inevitably polarise opinion, but if the styling suits, it's a great little laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 80% features: 83%

Foreign Reviews

80% Aller guten Dinge sind drei
Source: Mobile News German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Test Sony Vaio VPC-EA1S1E/L Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/21/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 85% display: 80% mobility: 78% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 89% emissions: 82%
80% Sony Vaio EA im Test
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
75% Sony VAIO E - Támadás az egyhangúság ellen
Source: NotebookTV.hu HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 50% performance: 70% display: 70% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145: The 5145 is a renamed Mobility Radeon HD 4570 with slightly higher clock rates. Therefore it has no DirectX 11 support and a performance between the 4570 and 5470.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1":

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

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


2.287 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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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81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-04-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)