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Sony VAIO EF3E1E WI Windows 7 Laptop in White with Silver Lid VPCEF3E1EWI

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Product Information

This Sony VAIO EF3 Series laptop has been designed to make your digital life as stress-free as possible, catering to all your entertainment needs, whether you’re into music, movies or just surfing the net.

It’s been built as the perfect all rounder; it combines renowned Sony styling with power and performance to deliver the complete entertainment package. Nobody likes sitting around waiting for things to load when they could be having fun, and with this multitasker you wont have to.

  • Processor:AMD Athlon II DC P340 (2.2GHz)
  • Hard Drive: 320GB HDD
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
  • Screen: 17.3" Screen
  • Optical Drive: DVD-SM
  • Graphics:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Notebook Camera: Integrated
  • Warranty: 1 Year

Questions & Answers

30/03/2011 Jonny: Hi. I see this laptop has an SD card reader, but will it also read SDHC memory cards (e.g 4GB, 8GB and upwards)?


paul: Compatible with both formats.

09/03/2011 Sean: Hi there is the Processor a dual core? also does it meet these requirements i am looking for a laptop for my son to run a HDPVR the Requirments are:

System Requirements
Note: when playing back video recordings made with the HD PVR, a fast CPU and at least 256MB of graphics memory are needed.

* Processor Requirements (minimum): Dual core CPU 2.0GHz or faster
* Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), Windows Vista or Windows XP service pack 2 (32-bit).
* Graphics with 256MB memory (or greater)
* Sound card
* CD-ROM drive for installing the HD PVR software

paul: It has a AMD Athlon II Dual Core Processor P340 (2.2GHz) it would run the HD PVR software .

28/02/2011 David: Which AMD Athlon II processor is in this machine?

paul: AMD Athlon II DC Processor P340 (2.2GHz)

14/02/2011 Harry: Does this have microsoft office?

vicki : trial version for 90 days. full version can be purchased for £79.97.

19/01/2011 step: How many USB ports does this computer have? and does it have bluetooth

simon: This has 4 USB ports and does have bluetooth.

18/01/2011 chris: what is the maximum battery life of this sony laptop? And how many cells is the li-ion battery?

simon: This laptop has a battery life of up to 3 hours.

16/01/2011 Steve: Hi, can you tell me what s/w (apart from Windows 7) comes pre loaded? e.g does it have M'soft office basic and intenet security free trial for instance?

vicki: Unit will come with a 90 day trial of Microsoft Office which will then prompt you for an activation key. These can be purchased from ourselves for £79.97. There is no antivirus on the laptops however we do recommend F Secure which can be purchased from ourselves for £29.97. The operating system will obviously be present as this is required on all laptops.

05/01/2011 adam: Hello also what is the difference between a laptop and a notebook? what do notebooks not have that laptops have?
thanks :)

vicki : no difference between laptops and notebooks. Just another name for them.

05/01/2011 Adam: hello does this laptop come in 2 options
1- a white lid and white keypad?
2- a silver lid and white key pad?
i was disappointed in a shop to see it had a silver lid? can it come in a white lid and like i wrote before is it just that there are 2 options available? it is hard to distinguish from pictures whether it is a silver or white lid?
thanks :)

simon: Unfortunately this particular EF3 range only comes in one colour, a white keyboard and silver lid.

30/12/2010 David: does it come with a battery charger ?

simon: Yes all laptops do

03/12/2010 Eddie: Does this laptop (Sony VAIO EF3E1E WI Windows 7 Laptop in White) come with Microsoft office software? It says it does on the Sony website but it isn't mentioned on your site that I can see. Thanks

simon: Will come with Office starter so you get a stripped down version on Word and Excel.

29/11/2010 deano: what speed is the processor?

simon: Athlon II P340 / 2.2 GHz

23/11/2010 RN: Sony VAIO EF3E1E WI Windows 7 Laptop in White

is the operating system 64bt or 32

simon: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition

16/11/2010 Kate: I'm interested in the sony viao VPCEF3E1E/WI but have been told to look for a computer with Intel Core i3 or i5 - can you please advise?

simon: There are many laptops the meet the criteria stated in your email. Due to the amount of incoming calls we receive we can't respond in detail by email to your enquiry so this enquiry is better dealt with over the telephone. Please call sales on 0871 971 005 and we will be happy to assist you. Sorry I can't be of more assistance.

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