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Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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7 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Acer Travelmate TMB116-M[plb_3008987_price].

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the G50-45[pl_3747024_price], or the B50-10[pl_3020751_price] both from Lenovo.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 780GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB. The Lenovo G50-45 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite P50T-B[plb_2803100_price] (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Lenovo G50-45 has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Acer Travelmate TMB116-M[plb_3008987_price].

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the G50-45[pl_3747024_price], or the B50-10[pl_3020751_price] both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo G50-45 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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14 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 notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Price Has Increased by £30.97

In the last 44 days the G50-45 has increased in price by £30.97.

Quite Short Battery Life

At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The shortest battery life of many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago is 3.1h and the longest is 5,200h.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_3002477_price] (5.5h) which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP Pavilion G4[plb_2905341_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1-431[plb_2913812_price] which is cheaper.

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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 that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-45 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-45.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Satellite C70D-C[pl_2978038_price] (8GB), or the Satellite P50t-B[pl_2698899_price] (16GB) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo G50[plb_2853826_price] (8GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45, the Lenovo G50-45 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Acer Aspire SW5[plb_2417383_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G50-45 the battery capacities range from 22Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity is 77Wh. The Lenovo G50-45 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 32 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-45 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo G50-45 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45 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 Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G50-45's display brightness is one of the dimmest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45. The display brightnesss of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-45 range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m².

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-45 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Lenovo G50-45 is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-45

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Satellite P50t-B[pl_2698899_price] (2.6GHz), or the Satellite P50T-B[pl_2803100_price] (2.6GHz) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo B50-10[plb_3020751_price] (2.16GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this Lenovo laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire SW5[plb_2417383_price] (585g and cheaper).

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-45 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Headphone Out 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
Island-Style 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 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
Quick Start Guide
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(2)
10 November 2016

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It's also compact and easy to use and clean
Robust build
Everspring has almost no extra features that make its price tag seem worth it
The Aeotec has too few extra features to really stand out among the competition
With mostly plastic parts, the Bonavita B 01002US is less attractive and feels less durable than its moreexpensive competition
Instead of a thermal carafe, this coffee brewer comes with a glass pitcher and electric hot plate
Android application has limited number of customization options available
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80e301p4, lenovo 80e301p4u, lenovo 80e301p4uk
Barcodes 00888965580146, 00888965811998, 00889955368683, 00889955368737

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