Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E reviews and prices: 14" Laptop computer

36 customer reviews

+ This laptop has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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7.7 out of 10 based on 36 reviews.
Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E with Intel Core i3 I3-370M 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows 7 Home Premium. DVD drive, 3 hours of battery See full product description
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emad, plymouth Often on the move

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
I got a problem with its windows and its windows had gone and I didn`t have any refrence and support from the company and any help to repair it .
Overall rating 4.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 5.0
Value for money 2.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Mar 2012

olayinka, lagos, nigeria General home user

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
i was surprised to see the screen broken.it had a crack.
Overall rating 5.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 6.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 5.0
Value for money 2.0
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0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Apr 2011

Gemma, Plymouth Game Design Student

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
The Laptop isn't too small, its light, and I am in love with its vibrant colour. It runs efficiently, its got a lot more power than I had expected. Its a good laptop.
Bad points:
The Battery life could be better. a Mere 2.5 hours. I expected a little more, but then again, I don't really have my laptop unplugged, so this isn't so much an issue for me, but might be for others.
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 5.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Sep 2011

Janice, Cambridge General home user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Its ergonomic, looks nice, feels nice, good web shortcut button.
Bad points:
Its broken already after only 6 weeks.
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 15 Mar 2011

Sharon, Leicestershire General home user

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Chic design, wonderful keyboard, nice screen display
Bad points:
poor audio, basically you cannot amplify any music (so that you are not the only one who are sitting close enough to enjoy it) because it will ruin it. something must be wrong with its hardware, for its screen turns black and then the machine shuts down automatically if I leave it there doing nothing for 2-3 minutes. Sometimes it shuts down in front of me when I am reading some documents!
Overall rating 3.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 3.0
Value for money 3.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 14 Aug 2011

Darren, Brighton General home user

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Poor build quality. I bought two of these - the power connector broke on one after approx 6 months and the hard drive died on the other after just under 2 years. Don't waste your time - get a Mac
Overall rating 1.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 1.0
Size and weight 1.0
Performance 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Mar 2013

Confirmed purchaser General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
- A very bold and beautiful design; I am always getting compliments about how good the laptop looks. It's actually a lot more aesthetically pleasing in real life that it is in the photos.
- Runs Ubuntu Natty 11.04 with no issues at all.
- Works really well, no problems running high-intensity programs simultaneously.
- Keyboard feels good to use.
- Touchpad is very sensitive.
Bad points:
- Speakers can be a little quiet; to use it to watch movies or shows me and my husband need to connect it up to external speakers.
- Webcam isn't brilliant.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Sep 2011

This Sony Vaio VPC-EA3S1E is reviewed on Expert Reviews

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 14
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i3
Processor number I3-370M
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.4
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Battery life (Hours) 3
Weight (kg) 2.4
Graphics card brand ATI
Graphics card model number Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 512
Remote control No
Release date 40299

Also known as: Sony VPCEA3S1E/B, Sony VPCEA3S1E/G, Sony VPCEA3S1E/L, Sony VPCEA3S1E/P, Sony VPCEA3S1E/V, Sony VPCEA3S1E/W, Sony VAIO EA3S1E/W, Sony EA3S1E

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Manufacturer's Description

Your trendsetting VAIO Notebook. Personal style icon with Intel® Core™ i3, 500GB hard drive and high performance DX11 graphics

  • Express your personality with a choice of bold and vibrant colours
  • High contrast 16:9 VAIO Display brings your multimedia to life
  • Power up and surf the Internet in seconds with one touch WEB
  • Transfer data quickly and conveniently with e-SATA or 4 USB connections

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