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Lenovo G505s-20255

Specifications

Lenovo G505s-20255
Lenovo G505s-20255
Processor
AMD A6-5350M 2.9 GHz
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon HD 8450G + Radeon HD 8570M Dual Graphics - 2048 MB, Core: HD 8450G: 351-720; HD 8570M: 650-825 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, Crossfire, Catalyst 13.4, Enduro
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, Single-channel, two memory modules
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, Samsung L ATLTN156AT30L01, TN LED, glossy: yes
Mainboard
AMD Bolton
Storage
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT0 12-9WS142, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 425 GB free
Soundcard
AMD Hudson-3 FCH 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: Audio combo, 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: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, Cyberlink PowerDVD 10, Cyberlink Power2Go, McAfee Internet Security (Test version), Microsoft Office 365 (Test version), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds), Power Supply: 252 g ( = 8.89 oz / 0.56 pounds)
Price
449 Euro

 

Average Score: 79.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 72%, features: 69%, display: 72% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the Lenovo G505s-20255

77% Review Lenovo G505s-20255 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Caught in the middle. Lenovo chose AMD APU's Richland generation for the new G505s series. In addition, there is also a dedicated Radeon GPU in the notebooks so that the two graphic cores are working in a Crossfire connection. It sounds like Lenovo is offering a notebook for the economical gamer. Our test determines whether that is true or not.
82% Lenovo IdeaPad G505s (59393080)
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 82%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad G505s (59393080)
Source: Computerbild - Heft 25/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 8450G + Radeon HD 8570M Dual Graphics: Dual Graphics (asymmetrical CrossFire) combination of a dedicated Radeon HD 8570M  and a 8450G processor graphics card (in the processor core of the Richland A6-Series). Only in some cases faster than the dedicated 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.
A6-5350M: Dual-core processor with only one FPUs and an integrated Radeon HD 8450G graphics card. Top model of the "Richland" A6 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.


79.67%: 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, 2014-01-18 (Update: 2014-01-18)