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Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45 2 Core AMD E 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 2.4GHz 4GB May 2015
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Finding a laptop with a built in or DVD drive is tougher than it used to be, but the G50 offers... More
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6 Reasons For

Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops of this age and spec range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The Lenovo G50-45 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G50-45.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Asus UX303UB (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-45 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-45 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the G50-45 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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15 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo G50-45 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-45 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45 is 2.5h and the longest is 24h.

There are a number of alternative 4h battery life laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus D550MA.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the Toshiba A50 (£679.99) (4.5h and higher rated).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-45 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC has an AMD E processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

An AMD E processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45.

The best processor family amongst comparable types of notebook PC is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45. The average internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-45 is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (£500.23) (6GB).

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average processor cache of laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-45 is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Lenovo G50-45 is a two processor thread portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G50-45 have between two and three processor threads.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh. The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 32 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 37mAh to 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. The Lenovo G50-45 has a quite small battery capacity (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-45.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G50-45 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G50-45 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-45 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the G50-45. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that is a similar age to the G50-45 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Asus PU551LA (£329.00) (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo G50-45 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

At only 1.5 Watts, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the G50-45. Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-45 have speaker power of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-45

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-45.

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the DELL Vostro 15 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z70-80 (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the T450s (£999.68) (512GB), or the X1 Carbon (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
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Product Type
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
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
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 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
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Expert Reviews

(1)
15 September 2015

L'acquisto di un computer portatile dal prezzo stracciato di solito richiede una buona dose di compromessi, e il nuovo G50-45 di Lenovo non fa eccezione. Ripaga con un display relativamente... Read more…

Brightest display
Lightest in class
Relatively fast hard drive
Very affordable
Casing and input devices good quality
Worstinclass battery life
Unresponsive keyboard
Disposable feel
Inferior screen
Hardly gaming suitable

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Alexander V.
(Verified Purchase)

I researched YouTube videos on how to remove pre-installed apps, programs ,not needed files, how to load laptop faster. The results are awesome...

Quick, fast, keys nice feeling, loads fast
Since I haven't upgraded laptops for 6 years (I chose to rebuild two years back, which took more money than I paid for this laptop, so bad decision there), this sleek, slim, and lightweight laptop is
The transition between Windows 8's panel mode and traditional mode is seamless and quick, allowing you to quickly get to what you want while still allowing you to use your computer in a familiar way
The addition of a number pad on the keyboard is a little confusing, as the spacing I'm used to for the arrow keys and a much smaller enter button is different, but it's great since the music scoring s
The laptop is incredibly quiet and runs very cool, a great change from my old Inspiron's fan whirring to life every 10 minutes
None at this time
The speakers, although good, are on the bottom side of the laptop. This is disappointing, especially if you're consistently putting your laptop in your lap, which muffles the sound dramatically. When
There is no Windows code sticker, documentation, or installation disc included with the laptop
It is the worst laptop I have ever used. First of all I hate windows 8 and then on top of it's battery life is nothing may 2 hours maximum and the touch pad ughhhhh. . there is no precision. The mouse
Weird processor

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80e3016, lenovo 80e3016x, lenovo 80e3016xs, lenovo 80e3016xsp, lenovo e160108gb500hdmbbcw81, lenovo e160108gb500hdmbbcw81b
Barcodes 00889233377840

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