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Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70
Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 (IdeaPad Y50 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.4 kg ( = 84.66 oz / 5.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1200 Euro

 

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70

Get the UHD Y50 version
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky English
Th Lenovo Y50 is a good machine. You get a good looking model, with low noise cooling system, very good GTX 860M gaming performance which is the best for $1000 currenty. You also get very good speakers – probably the best for gaming laptops around $1000 and below. The touchpad is good and the build quality is high, even compared to the other gaming laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/01/2014

Foreign Reviews

80% Lenovo Y50
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/02/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Test Lenovo Y50-70 : un PC de jeu bien fait mais déséquilibré par son écran 4K
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/25/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Smukły laptop Lenovo dla graczy
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Slim case; precise and convenient touch pad; fairly quiet cooling system; quite long system; powerful performance. Negative: Hard keyboard; hot under load; poor screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/08/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
4200H:

Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.8 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Very high TDP (47 W).

» 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.
2.4 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.


70%: 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, 2014-07-17 (Update: 2014-07-17)