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Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

£309.99
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4 AMD a 2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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7 Reasons For

Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 1.6GB and the biggest is 4.3GB. At 2.048 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-45.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-45 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 that are a similar age to it.

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12 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 comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G50-45 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Short Battery Life

Notebook PCs of this age and type have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 5,200h. The Lenovo G50-45 has a quite short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been around 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45, the Lenovo G50-45 does 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 G50-45 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-45 have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity is 77Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G50-45 the battery capacities range from 58mAh to 6,700mAh. The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-45. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-45 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year 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 quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-45. Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-45 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP. At only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo G50-45 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45.

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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 fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-45 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-45

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this portable PC 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 Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-45.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-45 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-45.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G50-45 has a relatively standard weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-45.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3023649_price] (2.5kg).

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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 have been around for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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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 Lithography
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Audio Chip
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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 8gb1, lenovo 80e3, lenovo 8gb1t, lenovo 8gb1tb
Barcodes 00190404313438, 00888772228644, 00888772896379, 00889233915004, 00889955368744

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