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Lenovo G505s-20255

Specifications

Lenovo G505s-20255
Lenovo G505s-20255
Processor
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon HD 8650G + HD 8570M Dual Graphics - 2048 MB, Core: 720 / 825 MHz, Memory: 800 / 900 MHz, dual-graphics array, 9.14.10.0963, Enduro
Memory
16384 MB 
, 2x 8 GB DDR3-1600, 2 slots
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, AUO B156XW04 V5, TN screen, LED backlight, glossy: yes
Mainboard
AMD Bolton
Storage
Seagate ST1000LM014 Solid State Hybrid Drive, 1000 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 8 GB MLC flash
Soundcard
AMD Trinity/Richland - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headset jack, Card Reader: SD, MMC
Networking
Atheros AR8172/8176/8178 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (10/100MBit), Atheros AR9485 WiFi Adapter (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
PLDS DVD-RW DU8A5SH
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 26 x 380 x 260 ( = 1.02 x 14.96 x 10.24 in)
Battery
41 Wh Lithium-Ion, 14.4 V, 2900 mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 0.9 Megapixel
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: Accutype, Keyboard Light: no, 65 watt power supply, Cyberlink PowerDVD 10, Cyberlink Power2Go, McAfee Internet Security (trial), Microsoft Office 365 (trial), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds), Power Supply: 252 g ( = 8.89 oz / 0.56 pounds)

 

Average Score: 69.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 66%, features: 73%, display: 72% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Lenovo G505s-20255

78% Review Update Lenovo G505s-20255 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Wasted potential. An affordable multimedia laptop featuring a quad-core APU, 16 GB of RAM and Crossfire graphics - that sounds almost too good to be true. In fact, Lenovo's G505s looks like a virtually unrivaled price-performance bundle on paper, but it also has some serious faults.
60% Lenovo Ideapad G505s Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Lenovo Ideapad G505s is a great laptop from Lenovo and while we don't have any real complaints about the design and build quality (other than the lack of a touch-screen), we feel that it's let down by its poor battery performance and easily overshadowed by the G500s, which is a much better deal at almost the same price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 50% features: 70% workmanship: 80%
70% Lenovo G505s review: a budget laptop that has some great features
Source: PC Advisor English
The limited battery life is disappointing, but that's not a fatal flaw since a large laptop like the G505s isn't going to spend a lot of time out and about anyway. Other features, such as performance, screen quality and the comfortable keyboard, are all good for a laptop in this price range, making the G505s a good option for people who need a reliable workhorse laptop for around £500.00.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 60% features: 80% workmanship: 70%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 8650G + HD 8570M Dual Graphics: Dual Graphics (asymmetrical CrossFire) combination of a dedicated Radeon HD 8570M  and a 8650G processor graphics card (in the processor core of the A-Series). Only in some cases faster than one GPU alone and furthermore it sometimes suffers from micro stuttering. 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.
A10-5750M: Quad-core processor with only two FPUs and an integrated Radeon HD 8650G graphics card. Top model of the A10 series.» 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.
2.5 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.


69.33%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2013-12- 2 (Update: 2013-12- 2)