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Lenovo Ideapad G560-M2797UK

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad G560-M2797UK
Lenovo Ideapad G560-M2797UK (Ideapad G560 Series)
Processor
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
2.6 kg ( = 91.71 oz / 5.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo Ideapad G560-M2797UK

60% Lenovo Essential G560 15.6-inch Budget Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Lenovo's Essential G560 laptop works well in some ways but falls short in others. This model powered by the Intel Pentium dual core processor and priced between $550 and $600 makes a bit too many sacrifices compared to slightly more expensive models. Those willing to spend a bit more can get a Core i3 processor, eSATA port and HDMI.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
P6100: The Pentium P6100 is an entry level CPU based on the Arrandale core. Compared to the Celeron P4600, the P6100 offers a bit better performance due to the faster System Bus and an increased Level 3 cache. However, VT-x is not available for the P6100.» 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.
2.6 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.


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-04-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)