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Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70
Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70 (IdeaPad G50 Series)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon R5 M230 - 2048 MB, Core: 850 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, 28nm GCN-GPU, atiumdag 13.250.29.0, + Intel HD Graphics 4400
Memory
8192 MB 
, PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, LP156WH3-TPSH, TN, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Storage
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012-1DG142, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 450 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Audio combination, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet (10/100MBit/s), Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
PLDS DVD-RW DA8A5SH
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 25 x 384 x 265 ( = 0.98 x 15.12 x 10.43 in)
Battery
32 Wh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 4 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus, Keyboard: AccuType chiclet keyboard with separate number block, Keyboard Light: no, Lenovo Start Menu, PowerDVD10, VeriFace, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.348 kg ( = 82.82 oz / 5.18 pounds), Power Supply: 343 g ( = 12.1 oz / 0.76 pounds)
Price
599 Euro

 

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Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 67%, features: 64%, display: 72% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 66%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70

74% Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
A good idea? Lenovo want their IdeaPad G50-70 to be a tempting, low-cost notebook with at least basic gaming power. Equipped with a dedicated graphics card, our test device certainly could be just that. But is the Radeon R5 230M the right graphics card for the task? Read on to find out.
Lenovo IdeaPad G50-70
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Configuration includes Intel Core i5-4210U dual-core processor (4 threads) together with 8GB of RAM and offers good performance, especially since the separate AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics with 2GB of dedicated memory is available. Although this is an entry-level model, offers good performance for the average user who will not use the laptop only for playing the latest games. This model is a good chance to get a decent mid-range laptop for business or multimedia, but you should count on additional cost when it comes to the operating system.
Positive: Excellent performance for price range; good graphics card; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/02/2014

Comment

AMD Radeon R5 M230: Low-end graphics card based on the GCN architecture ("Sun" GPU). Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» 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.
2.348 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, 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.


74%: 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, 2014-10-20 (Update: 2014-10-20)