Lenovo IdeaPad N581-MBA4MGE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad N581-MBA4MGENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad N581-MBA4MGE (IdeaPad N581 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 610M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad N581-MBA4MGE

80% Lenovo IdeaPad N581 review
Source: IT Reviews English
The Lenovo IdeaPad N581, for sale in Canada, is a 15-inch desktop replacement with a price that’s hard to beat, making it a top pick for value-priced laptops. With a design that looks understated rather than cheap, and performance to get work done or browse the Web, it’s a smart buy for anyone shopping on a budget. The budget-friendly Lenovo IdeaPad N581 is a competent system with solid performance, and a decent selection of features.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad N581
Source: PC Mag English
As value-priced systems go, the Lenovo IdeaPad N581 is a solid laptop, providing the sort of performance perfect for use by students or around the home. With ample storage and a relatively robust selection of features, it's our Editors' Choice for value priced laptops. While you can find systems with better performance and portability, like the Samsung Series 3, it also cost more, and bargain hunters will definitely find the Lenovo IdeaPad N581 to be a great blend of performance and price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 610M: Entry level graphics card based on the older GeForce GT 520M or GeForce GT 520MX.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


3210M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.5 - 3.1 GHz» 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.


2.6 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 %

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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-05-15 (Update: 2013-05-15)