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Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500
Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 (IdeaPad Z500 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
800 Euro

 

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 75%, features: 60%, display: 30% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

80% Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 (59-341235) Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 is an excellent laptop to consider if you do not want to go much beyond the Rs. 50,000 price bracket. It offers very good performance and is very well put together. It just looks and feels a lot better than most of the alternatives available for that much money. The slim profile adds to that. Factor in the fairly robust gaming capabilities into the mix, and you begin to wonder what Lenovo were doing all along, when they can actually make a laptop as good as this!
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 70% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Unterhaltsam – 15,6-Zoll-Notebook mit GeForce GT 645M für Office und Multimedia
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/14/2012
Rating: performance: 70% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 645M: Higher clocked GeForce GT 640M. 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.
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":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.3 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


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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Stefan Hinum, 2012-12-18 (Update: 2012-12-18)