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Sony VAIO VPCEB2L9E/BQ review

A decent laptop, but its poor portability means it lags behind the competition

By  from What Laptop Issue 143
Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
320 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD Graphics
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
VAIO E
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i3-330M
Colour
Matte Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional Downgradable to Windows XP Professional
Brand Name
Sony
Processor Speed
2.13 GHz
Processor Type
Core i3
Screen Size
39.4 cm (15.5")
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
3 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.70 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1.24 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Ethernet Technology
Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
31.1 mm
Width
396.8 mm
Depth
248.2 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
E
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
VPCEB2L9E/BQ
Product Name
VAIO VPCEB2L9E/BQ Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
VAIO
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
VPCEB2L9E/BQ.CEK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

The all-new VAIO E Series notebook refuses to blend in. Designed with personalization in mind, its spectrum of available colors, subtle patterns and inviting finishes let you choose a style that's all your own. Even the interior is striking, with clear-coat palm rests that match the lid and available colorful keyboard skins to spice things up.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • VAIO VPCEB2L9E/BQ Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord

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