Lenovo IdeaPad G50-45
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-45
Value for money marvel with an AMD core? For a low 370 Euros (~$479), Lenovo's G50-45 entry-level model has quite a few highlights: a quad-core APU and a hybrid hard drive are real buying incentives in this category. But is that enough to compete with rivals based on Intel technology?
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft 2/2015
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 78%
Source: c't - Heft 23/2014
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2014
Source: Chip.de DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/23/2014
Rating: Total score: 64% price: 77% performance: 62% features: 70% display: 60% ergonomy: 66%
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.
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.
Usually, old laptops with 14-16 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, 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.
72.33%: 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.