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Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p-M61G3GE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p-M61G3GE
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p-M61G3GE (IdeaPad Y560 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
, DDR3-RAM 1333
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, AUO22EC, glossy: yes
Storage
WDC Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT-24HXZ, 750 GB 
, 5400 rpm
Soundcard
Realtek ALC272
Connections
1 Express Card 34mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1 line in, 1 line out, Card Reader: 6in1 cardreader (SD/SDpro/xD/MS/MSpro/MMC) , TV Card: DVB-T tuner
Networking
Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000MBit), Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN (b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Optical drive
Slimtype DVD A DS8A5SH
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 33 x 385 x 225 ( = 1.3 x 15.16 x 8.86 in)
Battery
Lithium-Ion, 6 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3 Megapixel
Additional features
24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.7 kg ( = 95.24 oz / 5.95 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 89%, features: 82%, display: 71% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p-M61G3GE

81% Review Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p-M61G3GE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Inner values. A lot of power for little money is Lenovo's promise for its IdeaPad Y560P. The configuration sounds good: Intel's quad core processor, Core i7-2630QM, and AMD's Radeon HD 6570M as the graphics card are installed for a price of only 900 euros. This review will shed light on the notebook's true capabilities and if there maybe is a hitch.
81% Test Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p-M61G3GE Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/06/2011
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 87% display: 71% mobility: 76% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 81%
84% Test: Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p M61G3GE
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 93% features: 89% display: 70% mobility: 84% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 80%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6570M: Renamed Mobility Radeon HD 5700 series card with (optional?) GDDR5 support like the HD 5750. 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.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and 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.
2.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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.


82%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2011-04-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)