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Lenovo G500s review

Lenovo's budget laptop returns for a second time with an Intel processor in tow, offering improved performance

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Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
1 TB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD Graphics
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time
4 Hour
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
Essential G500s
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
2020M
Operating System
Windows 8
Brand Name
Lenovo
Processor Speed
2.40 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
4-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
8 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.49 kg
Cache
2 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 4.0
vPro Technology
No
Ethernet Technology
Fast Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Screen Mode
HD
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
G500s
Manufacturer
Lenovo Group Limited
Product Name
Essential G500s Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Essential
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
59389206
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.lenovo.com/uk/en/
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Package Contents
  • Essential G500s Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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