Close

Loading image...
Lenovo B590
20 Images + 12 Videos

Lenovo B590 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Apr 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
15.6-inch HD Display.The 15.6" HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on theAccuType Keyboard. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make... More
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
GoGoDigital
£322.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
CompAdvance
£411.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Lenovo B590 Laptop UnBoxing
Notebook Lenovo B590 - Unboxing
Unboxing Lenovo Essential B590 (MBX2BMH)
Lenovo B590 Test Recenzja Popularnego Laptopa PL

17 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by Lenovo.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo B590 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the B590 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Lenovo B590 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B590 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo B590 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Chart Edit

Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo B590 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590.

Chart Edit

Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the B590 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo B590 which has six battery cells.

Chart Edit

AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

14 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the B590 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo B590 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs that are a similar age to the B590 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo B590 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo B590 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590. The average battery capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B590 is 3,700mAh, and the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1.7GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo B590 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B590. The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo B590 (2.5kg).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo B590 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Lenovo B590's front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The lowest front camera resolution of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

Chart Edit

Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Thick

Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm. With a height of 33.4 millimeters, the Lenovo B590 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B590 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the B590.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 (2.5GHz).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Toshiba Satellite C50-A which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Battery Life

The Lenovo B590 has a pretty typical battery life (6 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the B590.

Chart Edit

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(10)
22 February 2013

The Lenovo B590 performs well for an office notebook of its category. The performance suffices everyday office tasks. Matte display, low system noise and low temperatures are further pros for...

8 May 2013

Een leuke laptop voor weinig geld? Natuurlijk merk je aan de laptop dat er bezuinigd is, maar wel op de goede plaatsen. De verpakking is niets speciaals, het noodzakelijke schuim ter bescherming...

24 September 2014

Komputer ju? dawno przesta? by? dobrem luksusowym i trudno wyobrazi? sobie dom bez niego, podobnie jak dom bez lodówki czy pralki. Blisko 2 lata temu opublikowali?my przegl?d laptopów z... Read more…

Matte display, quiet, cool, decent keyboardmouse replacement, easy access to hardware
Veel waar voor je geld
Volledig toetsenbord met numpad
HDMI Poort USB 3.0
Mat scherm (ftw)
Display could be brighter, torsional stiffness of the display
Geen lampjes voor wifihddnumlock e
D
Wifi problemen met fabrieks driver
Geen vergrendeling tussen schermbehuizing
16 May 2013

Lenovo postanowi?o od?wie?y? swoj? lini? niedrogich laptopów. Czy skutecznie? Naszym zdaniem delikatny lifting, jaki przeszed? B580, by sta? si? B590, nie zaszkodzi? tej serii. Co prawda...

20 March 2013

Lenovo B590Ulepszaj?c sukcesywnie swoj? podstawow? lini? notebooków, Lenovo stworzy?o bardzo udany komputer do biura i podstawowych zada? domowych. B590 to przyst?pny cenowo laptop posiadaj?cy...

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 27 July 2014 by M-M K. PCE

Wish I could give it a negative star. It is simply awful - it's been back to base under warranty twice at great cost - even though it was meant to be under warranty - last time had to be in for... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Carol Scott
(Verified Purchase)

Functional and good value for money, ready to use straight away - does what it says on the tin -...

Reviewed 21 April 2014 by JennyB
(Verified Purchase)

We are very pleased with the Lenovo it does everything we need it for,light in weight after our old one...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59362007, code mbx3, code mbx3q, lenovo mbx2, lenovo mbx3, code i33110, code mbx3qu, code i33110m, code mbx3quk, lenovo mbx2v, lenovo mbx3q, lenovo mbx2vu, lenovo mbx3qu, lenovo i33120, lenovo i33120m, lenovo mbx2vuk, lenovo mbx3quk, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00887456848635, 00887456848642, 00887456848659, 00887456848697, 00887456850089, 00887619082227, 00887619394580, 00887619394603, 00887619847246, 00887619847284, 00887942365837, 00887942365875, 00887942365882, 00887942365912, 00887942365936, 00887942365981, 00887942365998, 00887942366049, 00887942366117, 00887942366124, 00887942874452, 00887942874858, 00888440367293, 00888440367477, 00888440367491, 00888440663005, 00888440688459, 00888440689739, 00888440689937, 00888440689968

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
8% Off
Voucher
GearBest Consumer Electronics Coupon_ 8% OFF
Valid 6 Aug 16 - 31 Dec 16

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Lenovo B590

Lenovo T440p vs Lenovo B590

Lenovo T440p vs Lenovo B590
Lenovo T440p
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
Lenovo B590
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 665.28
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Windows 8.1 Pro Recovery Operating System
Better Processor Family
Twice As Good EPEAT Compliance
£342 More Expensive
Vastly Lower Speaker Power

DELL XPS 13 vs Lenovo B590

DELL XPS 13 vs Lenovo B590
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
Lenovo B590
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 899.00
Newer by Two Years
Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
A Little Better Expert Reviews
83% Lighter
£576 More Expensive
Only One USB 2.0 Port

Thinkpad X1 Carbon vs B590

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon vs Lenovo B590
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14"
Lenovo B590
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 2,116.07
3 Times Better Storage Medium
Thinner
Better EPEAT Compliance
700:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
£1,793 More Expensive
1W Lower Speaker Power
Feedback