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Lenovo G560 review

A fantastic machine with excellent usability, even if the battery life is average

By  from What Laptop Issue 148
Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
320 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GMA 4500M
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Maximum Battery Run Time
3.80 Hour
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
Essential G550
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
T4500
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Lenovo
Processor Speed
2.30 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
2 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.70 kg
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR, RoHS
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
GL40 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
VibrantView
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g
Ethernet Technology
Fast Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
36.2 mm
Width
381 mm
Depth
245 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
G550
Manufacturer
Lenovo Group Limited
Product Model
2958XDG
Product Name
Essential G550 2958XDG Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Essential
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NTDXDUK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.lenovo.com/uk/en/
Marketing Information
Select G Series models let you enjoy high-definition, widescreen movies without the black horizontal bars thanks to a 16:9 format. Plus LED backlight technology is thinner, lighter and minimizes energy consumption.
Maximum Memory
4 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Essential G550 2958XDG Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
800 MHz

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