Sony’s VAIO EG, EH, and EJ laptops, which belong to the stylish VAIO E series for consumers, are available now in the US.
The new notebooks sport Intel “Sandy Bridge” Core and Pentium processors and replace the previous EA, EB, and EC models with the previous generation Intel “Arrandale” chips.
The 14-inch EG, 15.5″ EH, and 17.3″ EJ come with the Intel Core i5-2410M, i3-2310M, or Pentium B940, all with dual CPU cores. The laptops include the Nvidia GeForce 410M 512MB/1GB video card options besides the default GMA HD integrated graphics, up to 8GB RAM, hard drive capacity of up to 750GB, and a choice of a DVD burner or Blu-ray player.
These Windows 7-based notebooks have 1366×768-resolution displays and blue, white, black and pink cases, except the EJ which comes with a higher-res 1600 x 900 screen and in black and white color. The finish on these laptops consist of geometric patterns and is fingerprint-free.
According to Sony, battery lives on these systems are up to 6.5 hours for the 14-incher, and up to 5 hours on the larger siblings.
On Sony’s web store, The laptops are available as configure-to-order models – VAIO VPCEG190X CTO, VPCEH190X CTO, and VPCEJ190X CTO, with starting prices of $580, $550, and $600, respectively. The estimated ship date is June 30th.
The company is also expected to release a 15.5-inch AMD Llano-based version and models with Intel Wireless Display technology.