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Lenovo G505s

Lenovo G505s 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.9GHz 6GB Nov 2013
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The 15.6" Lenovo G505s laptop PC combines top-notch essentials and slim profile with a price that won't break your budget. This ideal entry-level PC also boasts solid multimedia features like... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G505s has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G505s. Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the G505s have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Lenovo G505s has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G505s has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo G505s has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

The battery lifes of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life is 6.9h. The Lenovo G505s has a fairly short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the G505s.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu LifeBook AH564 (4.5h).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G505s is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505s has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the G505s.

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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 have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G505s does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G505s also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G505s has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G505s. The average display brightness of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the G505s is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505s has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G505s is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo G505s is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo G505s is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between two and eight battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G505s is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo G505s has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G505s.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between four and seven processor threads, including the Lenovo G505s which has four processor threads.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo G505s has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 16 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G505s the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo G505s has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G505s is 18GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505s

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G505s has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 (£1,612.26) (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505s has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo G505s has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G505s.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the MSI GE60 (2.4kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G505s has a pretty average internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G505s.

Other 6GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP ENVY m6.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that were released 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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 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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
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
Included Driver
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

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