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Lenovo G50-30

Lenovo G50-30 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB Oct 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio, and Intel HD Gaphics, the G50 offers... More
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-30 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-30 also have a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-30 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Notebook PCs of this age and type processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the G50-30 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 756 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-30.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the G50-30. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo G50-30 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most laptops of this spec and age have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Lenovo G50-30 which has two SATA connectors.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the HP 15[plb_2656558_price] (4.5h).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-30 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the G50-30.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-30 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and spec. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-30 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2706073_price] (6GB).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops of a similar age and spec to the G50-30 that we have checked, the Lenovo G50-30's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Lenovo G50-30 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-30 that we have assessed the battery capacity of, the Lenovo G50-30's battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-30 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. The Lenovo G50-30 is one of the heavier similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago (2.5 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2373206_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo G50-30 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G50-30 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo G50-30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type that we have assessed the maximum turbo frequency of, the Lenovo G50-30's maximum turbo frequency of only 2.39 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-30

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.13 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 2.13GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C55[plb_2566805_price].

If this Lenovo laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2645650_price] (2.16GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-30.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Docking Connector
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
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888965476159

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2 core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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Lenovo X1 Carbon vs Lenovo G50-30

Lenovo X1 Carbon vs Lenovo G50-30
Lenovo X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.5GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14"
Lenovo G50-30
2 core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 2,116.07 £229.00
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Eight More PCI Express Lanes (max)
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0.63GHz Slower Processor Clock Speed

Lenovo L540 vs Lenovo G50-30

Lenovo L540 vs Lenovo G50-30
Lenovo L540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Lenovo G50-30
2 core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ £229.00
Newer Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Significantly Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Twelve More PCI Express Lanes (max)
2MB Bigger Processor Cache
Older by Over One Year
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