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Lenovo G50 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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Slim and practical computing Despite its slim design, the Lenovo G50 features everything you need to enjoy computing on the go. There More
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8 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The G50 is one the top selling portable PC currently available for purchase.

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Lenovo have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50 only have between one and three headphone out ports, however the Lenovo G50 has three point five headphone out ports.

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Two ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo G50 has more ESATA/USB 2.0 ports than most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have one ESATA/USB 2.0 port, however this notebook PC has two ESATA/USB 2.0 ports.

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Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo G50 is a four battery cell notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 39.624 centimeters, the Lenovo G50 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50. The smallest display diagonal of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 29cm and the biggest is 44cm.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the G50 have a front camera, however the Lenovo G50 does not have a front camera.

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Very Short Battery Life

At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G50 is 2h and the longest is 4,400h.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the G70-70 (£314.00) (5h), or the B50-45 (5h) both from Lenovo.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an hdd storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable spec and 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.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If this Lenovo portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.8GHz), or the Asus X451CA (1.8GHz).

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Only 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 came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Z50 (8GB), or the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (8GB).

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire E5-571 (£424.75) (2.5kg).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1,700 megahertz, the Lenovo G50 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G50 have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo G50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB Port

The Lenovo G50 is a one USB port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three USB ports.

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Only One ESATA/USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and three ESATA/USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo G50 which has one ESATA/USB 3.0 port.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo G50 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of this age and type.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the G50 over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G50.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Lenovo G70-70 (£314.00) (17.3").

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo G50 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G50.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z50 (1TB).

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Specification

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Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
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Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
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Maximum Resolution
Optical Drive
DVD Drive Compatibility
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
DVD Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
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Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Technical Details
Display
Built-In Optical Drive
Wireless Feature
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Stereo Sound
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Speaker
Display
Storage Capacity
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Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
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Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Wireless Technology
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Speaker
Weight
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Expert Reviews

(13)
6 August 2015

The Lenovo G50-45 is a very affordable notebook with a bright display and lightweight design, but its keyboard and short battery life sour the experience...

16 December 2014

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10 September 2014

Lenovo IdeaPad G50-45 It goes without saying that miracles cannot be expected from a laptop for around 370 Euros (300 Euros without an operating system). Therefore, it is even more astounding how...

21 September 2014

Un bon rapport qualité/prix grâce à la touche AMD ? Pour un peu moins de 370 euros, Lenovo propose un modèle d'entrée de gamme au patronyme de G50-45, non sans intérêt : processeur... Read more…

30 March 2015

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User Reviews

(405)
Reviewed 25 March 2015 by Scott C.

The BIOS and boot options are accessed by booting from a power button hidden next to the power port; there is no keyboard code for entering the BIOS. The wired LAN port has an attached flap - this... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2015 by Debbie C.
(Verified Purchase)

Broadcom Wifi Driver for W7 Broadcom Bluetooth Driver for W7 Broadcom Wifi Lan Software for Keyboard Switch to Work...

Reviewed 30 May 2015 by Inanc A.
(Verified Purchase)

Replaced the HDD with an SSD. First, installed the Windows 8.1 OS from scratch with the UEFI support option; went smoothly. Then, installed the OS from scratch with the legacy support option; also... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2015 by Corey A.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for work. I am a graduate student and mostly use the computer for Microsoft office and image analysis on ImageJ. The processor is snappy, it boots quickly, and has no issue... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Newegg rules. -Shipped at lightening speed (i had it in my home in less than 48 hours) -Packed well/safely -This price is unreal. For what I received, I can't believe I only paid $450. Newegg... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80e502, lenovo i34005, lenovo i34005u, lenovo 80e502y, lenovo 80e502yv, lenovo 80e502yvu, lenovo 80e502yvuk
Barcodes 00889955196842

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