Gearing up for summer, Sony recently released their new VAIO EA, EB, and EC laptops. These three new laptops vary in screen size and performance. All three are available on the SonyStyle Website today.
Sony, who just announced the Billabong inspired VAIO W, seems to be trying an artsy look with their laptops to gain interest. As said in their advertising for their EA series, Believe in nonconformity.â€ The new EA, EB, and EC with their vibrant color options stay true to this new philosophy.
This new 14-inch laptop, weighing 5.2 pounds, is available in high-gloss colors (Iridescent Blue, Caribbean Green, and Hibiscus Pink). However, for those of you who aren’t into the flashy high-gloss colors, Coconut White, Lava Black, and Gunmetal Black may be more up your alley. The Sony VAIO EA sports either an Intel Core i3-350M, Core i5-520M, or a Core i5-540M processor. Choose up to 8GB of RAM and up to 500GB HDD. There is also an optional Blu-ray drive, and an optional ATI HD 5470 Graphics Card with 512MB of VRAM, though it comes standard with an integrated Intel GMA HD Graphics Card. One new feature of the VAIO EA is that is comes with Intel’s new Wireless Display Technology, allowing the user to stream the display from the laptop to a TV. For a look at a laptop with similar technology check out our review of the Toshiba e205.
Pricing starts at $769.99 from the SonyStyle Website
Like the EA series, the 5.95 pound VAIO EB comes with either an Intel Core i3-350M, Core i5-520M, or a Core i5-540M processor, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 500 GB HDD, an integrated Intel GMA HD Graphics Card with an optional ATI HD 5470 Graphics Card with 512MB of VRAM.
The VAIO EB comes with a 15.5-inch screen featuring 1366×768 resolution. The same high-gloss colors are available as well as the more subtle white and black versions.
Pricing starts at $480 from the SonyStyle Website
The VAIO EC offers the same spec options as the EA and EB, but contains the 512MB Radeon HD 5470 by default with a 1GB Radeon HD 5650 available as an upgrade. The EC has a larger, 17.3-inch display with 1600×900 resolution. It is only available in the Gunmetal Black and Silver White color schemes and weighs in at 7.3 pounds.
Pricing starts at $819.99 from the SonyStyle Website
All three models allow you to add a brightly colored rubber keyboard skin for $19.99 more.