Reviews for the Lenovo G70-35-80Q5002SGE
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2016
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Decent hardware; good colors of the display; decent speakers. Negative: Position of connection ports; thick and heavy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/28/2015
Model: The Lenovo G70-35-80Q5002SGE is an entry-level laptop designed for doing simple tasks and playing non-demanding games. Its design is clean and simple with matte finish. The Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit system comes with a 1.8 GHz AMD A6-6310 processor, an AMD Radeon R4 (Beema), an AMD Radeon R5 M330 1 GB DDR3 graphic card, a 1 TB hard drive and 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM. Its glossy 17.3-inch LED display features a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. Images and text look detailed and colorful on the bright display.
The full-sized keyboard is comfortable to type on and it is easy for the user to get used to the layout. The touchpad is sensitive, responsive and convenient to use. In addition, the laptop delivers three USB 2.0 ports, an RJ-45 port, a VGA port, an HDMI port and a headphone/microphone audio combo jack. It comes with a DVD burner and a card reader. Its front-facing webcam with 0.3 MP is suitable for video calls. The laptop has a weight of 2.9 kg and its 2800 mAh 4-cell lithium ion battery lasts up to 4 hours during office usage.
AMD Radeon R4 (Beema):
Integrated GPU on select AMD Beema APUs. Based on the GCN architecture with 128 shader units and a core clock up to 800 MHz.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
A6-6310: Quad-core APU for entry-level devices and sub-notebooks, codenamed Beema. Based on the Puma+ architecture and integrates a Radeon R4 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
In former years, this weight was representative for laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, 17 inch laptops weigh less than that.
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, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. 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.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.