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

Intel Core I3-2xxx 4GB 500GB HDD Dec 2012
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Lenovo laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.

Fairly Big Screen Size

The Lenovo B590 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops that are a similar age to the B590 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Y70 (£315.00) (17.3").

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo B590 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most laptops that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. In addition, this Lenovo laptop has an 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the B590.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Lenovo B590 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo B590 does not have a front camera, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the B590 also do not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo B590 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the B590 have weights of between 210g and 4.5kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo B590 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP Probook 650 (£315.00) (2.5kg).

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Thick

The Lenovo B590 is quite thick (33.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the B590 have heights of between 16mm and 420mm.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B590

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo B590 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it have an AMD E processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B590 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo B590 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the B590.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.5 hours, the Lenovo B590 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B590.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire V3-371 (7.5h).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops that are a similar age 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor
Processor Family
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Model
Processor
SMP Processor (max)
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
HD-Ready

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
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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...

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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...

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code mbx3, code mbx3q, code i33110, code mbx3qu, lenovo mbx2, lenovo mbx3, lenovo mbx2v, lenovo mbx3q, code i33110m, code mbx3quk, lenovo i33120, lenovo mbx2vu, lenovo mbx3qu, lenovo mbx2vuk, lenovo mbx3quk, lenovo i33120m, lenovo 500gb5400, lenovo 500gb5400r, lenovo 500gb5400rp, lenovo 500gb5400rpm
Barcodes 00887619947502

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