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Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p (IdeaPad Y560 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.7 kg ( = 95.24 oz / 5.95 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

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Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: - %, display: 44% mobility: 38%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 54%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p

80% Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p
Source: Mobile Tech Review English Archive.org version
Though the competition hasn't yet kicked in with myriad second gen Intel Core i7 laptops in this class, we suspect that the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p will hold its rank near the top for performance vs. price just as did the last generation IdeaPad Y series. The laptop's performance is top notch, yet it remains cool and battery life is surprisingly good given the CPU and GPU inside. Gaming with the latest demanding 3D titles is simply joyful and the Y560p cut through 1080p video production. As an everyday productivity machine (hey, we all have to work sometime), the keyboard is superb, the display is sharp and solid for the price class and you get plenty of storage space for files, music and video. Our only complaint is the lack of graphics switching-- especially annoying because some of Lenovo's marketing literature and the included printed guide refer to this feature. For those who need more unplugged time when doing everyday tasks, this feature is sorely missing.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

85% Обзор производительной мультимедийной новинки Lenovo IdeaPad Y560P
Source: Retera RU→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 100% display: 44% mobility: 38% ergonomy: 54%
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p - Sandy Bridge na multimédia
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2011
샌디브릿지 플랫폼으로 성능을 강화한 레노버 아이디어패드 Y560P (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/19/2011
샌디브릿지 플랫폼으로 성능을 강화한 레노버 아이디어패드 Y560P (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/12/2011

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.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 kg:

With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.


Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


82.5%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-02- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)