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Lenovo G50-30

Lenovo G50-30 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 8GB May 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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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its many processor core portable PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Lenovo G50-30 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago, the Lenovo G50-30 has a front camera.

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Light

The Lenovo G50-30 is one of the lighter laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-30 (only 2.1 kilograms) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The weights of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-30 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-30.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-30 is 1,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. At only 896 megahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

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

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo G50-30 is a four PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G50-30 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-30 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo G50-30 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 313 megahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-30 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Short Battery Life

At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The battery lifes of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life is 6.9h.

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Quite Old PCI Express Slot Version

The Lenovo G50-30 has a quite old PCI Express slot version (only 2) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average PCI Express slot version of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.9.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-30 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago processor families range from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G50-30 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-30. The average battery capacity of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-30 is 59Wh.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-30 is 4.8MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-30 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.9 megapixels, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-30 is 20GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-30 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-30 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. The Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.58 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-30.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-30

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the G50-30 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-30.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y50-70 (2.2GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the G50-30.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-30.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G50-30 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-30.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2 (17.3").

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec portable PCs 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
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)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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 Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
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
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Mouse Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 February 2015

My first impressions of this laptop are impressive. It certainly looks good in a black matt slightly chequered external feel, it's certainly slim at less than 1-inch and when opening the lid... Read more…

Decent keyboard
Good battery life
Easy maintenance and upgrade options
Always quiet operating noise
Low power consumption
Lowcontrast screen
Only 12 month warranty
Beeldscherm met laag contrast
Slechts 12 maanden garantie
Brak TN paneel (ook wel te verwachten)

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Bails
Bails would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 Series

I am very happy with my Lenovo laptop..it is everything I wanted a laptop to be...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80g00010, lenovo 80g00010u, lenovo 80g00010uk, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpse, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpset, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpseth, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsethe, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsether, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsethern, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsetherne, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsethernet, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsethernetl, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsethernetla, apple g5030networkcard10100mbpsethernetlan
Barcodes 00888772055004, 00888772347222

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