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Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75
Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75 (IdeaPad Z50 Series)
Processor
AMD A8-7100 4 x 1.8 - 3 GHz, Kaveri
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon R6 M255DX - 2048 MB, Core: 855 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, 14.200.1004.0, CrossFire
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, single-channel, two memory banks (one bank filled)
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, LG Philips, glossy: yes
Mainboard
AMD Bolton
Storage
WDC Scorpio Blue WD10JPCX-24UE4T0, 1000 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 860 GB free
Soundcard
AMD Hudson-2 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: combo audio jack, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Qualcomm Atheros AR956x (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GUA0N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 265 x 380 x 26 ( = 10.43 x 14.96 x 1.02 in)
Battery
32 Wh Lithium-Ion, 14.4 V, 2200 mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD webcam
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, Cyberlink PhotoDirector 3, Cyberlink PowerDirector 10, Cyberlink PowerDVD 10, Cyberlink Power2Go, McAfee LiveSafe-Internet Security (trial), MS Office 365 (trial), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds), Power Supply: 349 g ( = 12.31 oz / 0.77 pounds)
Price
549 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 59%, features: 65%, display: 71% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 71%, ergonomy: 64%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75

71% Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75 Notebook Review Update | Notebookcheck
Kaveri @ low cost. The IdeaPad Z50-75 is available for a low 400 Euros (~$501) without a Windows operating system. The buyer gets a quad-core processor, dual-graphics solution from AMD, and a 1 TB hard drive. An irresistible bargain?
81% Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75 (A8-7100, Radeon R5 M230, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD)
Source: Computerbild - Heft 23/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/16/2014
Rating: Total score: 81%
Test: Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75 - AMD FX, dedikovaná grafika a Full HD displej v 15,6" notebooku s nízkou cenou
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Good graphics performance; full HD resolution for cheap laptop; slim. Negative: Poor mechanics keyboard; short battery life; TN display panel.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/13/2015

Comment

AMD Radeon R6 M255DX: Asymmetric crossfire combination of an integrated Radeon R5 (in a Kaveri APU) and a dedicated Radeon R5 M230, M230X or M255. Depending on the driver support may not be faster than the dedicated GPU alone and suffer from micro stuttering.

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.


A8-7100: Quad-core APU clocked at 1.8 - 3.0 GHz with an integrated Radeon R5 GPU. Based on the Kaveri architecture.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

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.


2.5 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.


76%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-12- 5 (Update: 2014-12- 5)