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Lenovo B5400 MB825GE

Specifications

Lenovo B5400 MB825GENotebook: Lenovo B5400 MB825GE (B5400 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.371kg
Price: 549 euro
Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 86%, features: 73%, display: 62% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Lenovo B5400 MB825GE

73% Review Lenovo B5400 MB825GE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Taken out of service. "The best price performance ratio for the price-conscious budget" – Lenovo's inexpensive office notebook is not focused on the design but the performance is very good in return.

Foreign Reviews

Ревю на Lenovo B5400 – достъпният бизнес помощник
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; stable and nice appearance; high performance; great cooling system; mSATA M.2 slot. Negative: Relatively thick and heavy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2014
Lenovo B5400 вече е в България – кратко представяне и цена
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: High performance; fingerprint reader; long battery life; good keyboard; good camera.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/05/2014

Comment

Model:

The Lenovo B5400 MB825GE is a laptop made for both business and casual users. The exterior of this laptop is simple and does what it needs to do; firmly and safely house the hardware in the laptop. The plastic casing, however, makes it look pretty flimsy. It comes with the basic ports such as the audio port, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 2 USB 3.0 ports, a VGA port, HDMI and an Ethernet port for wired connections.

The Lenovo supports the usual 802.11 Wi-Fi and the latest Bluetooth 4.0. It is equipped with an Intel i5 4200M processor giving it reasonable processing power to run semi advanced software. It also comes with a dedicated graphics card, the Nvidia GeForce GT 720M, which boosts its graphical capabilities. Its 15.6 inch display features a resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels providing vivid and clear pictures.

However, the battery life is not up to par. Even though it has a 48 Wh battery, its battery life can only be compared to laptops with 37 Wh battery. This can be a real deal breaker to some. All in all, the Lenovo B5400 MB825GE is a simple laptop, suitable for users who do not require much. The laptop itself runs well and is inexpensive.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M: Lower middle-class graphics card based on the 28 nm GF117 (Fermi).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4200M: Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.1 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.371 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Lenovo reviews


73%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-02-13 (Update: 2014-02-13)