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

4 AMD a 2GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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6 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-45.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo B50-10[plb_3020751_price].

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_2941757_price], or the Toshiba Satellite C70D-C[plb_2978038_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-45 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50-45 also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo B50-10[plb_3020751_price].

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_2941757_price], or the Medion AKOYA E7225[plb_2545004_price] 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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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10 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 portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Short Battery Life

The shortest battery life of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the G50-45 is 3.1h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life is 37h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4h battery life laptops currently available including the G50-45[pl_2690372_price], or the B50-10[pl_3020751_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

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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 laptops of this spec and age. 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price] is also worth considering.

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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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Lenovo G50-45 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at including the Acer Aspire SW5[plb_2417383_price].

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the battery capacities range from 22Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity is 77Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50-45. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 58mAh, the biggest is 6,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,400mAh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-45 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G50-45 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-45. The average display brightness of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G50-45 is 280 cd/m².

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-45

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50-45.

We compared all the other 2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price] is also worth considering.

If this many processor core laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-30[plb_3247703_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 notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-45.

There are a number of other 15.6" laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3747024_price], or the HP Pavilion G4[plb_2905341_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.5kg heavy laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo G50-45[plb_2690372_price].

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire ES1-531[plb_2941757_price] (2.4kg), or the Lenovo G50[plb_2853826_price] (2.6kg).

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-45 has a better processor family than most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Pavilion G4[plb_2905341_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1-431[plb_2913812_price].

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3747024_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

Other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Lenovo B50-10[plb_3020751_price], or the Acer Travelmate TMB116-M[plb_3008987_price] which is cheaper.

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Specification

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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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Other Features

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

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80e3, lenovo 80e301, lenovo 80e301b, lenovo 80e301bk, lenovo 80e301bku, lenovo 80e301bkuk
Barcodes 00888772311247, 00889233306734, 00889233330500, 00889561084854

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