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Lenovo G50-45

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

4 AMD a 2GHz 8GB Sep 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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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G50-45 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-45.

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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 similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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7 Reasons Against

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

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo G50-45 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-45 the battery lifes range from 3.1h to 5,200h.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50D (4.4h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec portable PCs that came out 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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

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

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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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7 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 Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-45.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the B50-10 (£279.99) (2.16GHz), or the G50-30 (£359.99) (2.16GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M6800 is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-45 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If this many processor core laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50D (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this Lenovo portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the ZBook 17 G2 (£3,138.21) (17.3"), or the ZBook 17 G2 (£1,835.98) (17.3") both from HP.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly average weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-45.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-45 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This Lenovo portable PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
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Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
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Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
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 Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 Cell Count
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Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 8gb1, lenovo 80e3, lenovo 8gb1t, lenovo 8gb1tb
Barcodes 00888772281205

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