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Lenovo G505S

Lenovo G505S 4 Core AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
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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6 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the G505S, the Lenovo G505S has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo G505S has 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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

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 portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505S has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G505S range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo G505S is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G505S the battery capacities range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh. The Lenovo G505S has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Lenovo G505S has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G505S is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 400 cd/m².

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo G505S is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505S

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the G505S.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505S has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G505S has a pretty standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the G505S.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G505S has a relatively standard weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the G505S.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505S has an AMD A processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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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Average Battery Life

The Lenovo G505S has a relatively average battery life (5 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
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
Performance
GPS Function
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style 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 Capacity
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
Mouse Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

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