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Lenovo G500 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB Sep 2013
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The 15.6" LED backlit HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on the G500. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more... More
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11 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G500 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Lenovo G500 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo G500 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Probook 650 F1P85ET[pl_2435729_price] (2.6GHz), or the ZBook[pl_2497294_price] (2.6GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo T440p[plb_3682866_price] (2.6GHz).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the total storage capacity of the Lenovo G500 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G500 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G500 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G500 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo G500 which has six battery cells.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo G500 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G500 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G500.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Lenovo G500 has a quite short battery life (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G500. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G500 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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.

If the storage medium of this Lenovo laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G500 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 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 of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G500 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G500 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The lightest portable PC that is a comparable age to the G500 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G500 is one of the heavier comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G500[plb_2014473_price] (2.6kg), the Toshiba Tecra A50[plb_1623992_price] (2.6kg), or the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_1530029_price] (2.6kg).

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo G500 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Thick

At 33.7 millimeters, the Lenovo G500 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G500. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G500 the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the G500.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G500 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G500.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G500 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G500.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standard
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(10)
4 December 2013

Budget laptops were the dogs of the computing world a few years ago, but it's amazing what you can pick up for the cash these days. The Lenovo G500s, with its pokey processor, generous memory...

4 December 2013

Of the budget laptops we've come across recently, the G500s is one of the better-performing examples. For £400 you have in your hands a laptop that can happily handle all your everyday tasks....

3 September 2013

La bureautique mobile à petit prix. Les nouveaux modèles de la gamme G500s series du Chinois Lenovo sont notamment plus fins que ceux de la génération précédente. Les spécifications de... Read more…

24 September 2014

Komputer ju? dawno przesta? by? dobrem luksusowym i trudno wyobrazi? sobie dom bez niego, podobnie jak dom bez lodówki czy pralki. Blisko 2 lata temu opublikowali?my przegl?d laptopów z... Read more…

29 January 2014

Lenovo IdeaPad G500s to jedna z ciekawszych propozycji w segmencie multimedialnych laptopów kosztuj?cych ok. 2000 z?. Ma ca?kiem przyzwoit? specyfikacj? i do?? smuk?? obudow?, która nie?le si?... Read more…

Great price
Decent performance
Good battery life
Well specced
Slim
Poor keyboard response
Screen is average
Too close in abilities to 505
Cran bas contrastes
Pitre qualit du clavier pour un Lenovo
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 May 2014 by Sagadolly
(Verified Purchase)

I was impressed with the tech spec of this laptop for the price and have not been disappointed with the performance. As a professional typist I need a good keyboard I can bash away on and this one... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2013 by Tarquin Butterworth
(Verified Purchase)

*Please read Edits 2 & 3* It's a budget entry level Lenovo machine. It's not a mid / top range Thinkpad. Put any thought of that out of your head. Put any thought of a "Lifestyle" product out too.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2014 by Simon Daultrey
(Verified Purchase)

I've been using an Acer Aspire for a couple of years and when I bought it I was torn between that and a Lenovo. I just bought this Lenovo G500 for my girlfriend and it's been interesting comparing... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by W.F B
(Verified Purchase)

Great product I love it . I bought as a present for a friend for the price and the quality I have no copplains. It is fast and simple. Oh! the numerical key pad made a lot oh difference too. I... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by Bogfairy
(Verified Purchase)

Others have covered the technical aspects better than I would. It is important you know that I had a good look around at many other units bewfore I decided to purchase this as a replacement for my... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i33120, lenovo i33120m
Barcodes 00000059367648, 00000059405999, 00887770285451

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