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Lenovo G505s

Lenovo G505s 4 Core AMD a 1.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.9GHz 8GB May 2014
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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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8 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Many processor core portable PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G505s has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G505s, the Lenovo G505s has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505s has one of the bigger internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the G505s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 (£525.00) (12GB).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G505s, the Lenovo G505s has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G505s has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec 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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G505s has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G505s the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life is 6.9h.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo G505s is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505s has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the G505s. The processor clock speeds of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G505s range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been on the market 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, although this is within the context that most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched 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 laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the G505s the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G505s has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo G505s has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.8 gigahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G505s have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo G505s which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo G505s which has four battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo G505s has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Lenovo G505s is a four processor thread notebook PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505s

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo G505s has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505s has an AMD A processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G505s has a pretty average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G505s.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55D (2.4kg), or the MSI GE60 (2.4kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this age and spec. 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

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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
Hard Drive
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo g505, lenovo g505s, lenovo a84500, lenovo a84500m

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HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 vs Lenovo G505s

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 12GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
Lenovo G505s
4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 525.00
Two More Built-In Speakers
Eight Processor Threads
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
A Lot Bigger Processor Cache
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HP ENVY 15
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
Lenovo G505s
4 core AMD A 1.9GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,222.98
Four More Processor Threads
Four Built-In Speakers
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Bigger Processor Cache
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