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Lenovo G585 2 Core AMD E 1.3GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.3GHz 6GB Mar 2013
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Tough but stylish, and full of the latest features, the affordable G585 laptop will help you and your family meet every challenge.- Stylish design in glossy dark brown- Dolby Advanced Audio for... More
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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked the total storage capacity of, the Lenovo G585's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G585 is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G585 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G585 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G585 is 590GB.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo G585 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G585.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G585 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G585 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that are a similar age to 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the G585 that we have checked, the Lenovo G585's processor clock speed of only 1.3 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G585 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.

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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 commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Lenovo G585 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has an AMD E processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs that are a similar age to the G585 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G585 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The Lenovo G585 has a very small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the G585.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo G585 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G585 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small L2 Cache

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have L2 caches of between 0.5MB and 3MB. With a L2 cache of only 1 megabyte, the Lenovo G585 has a quite small L2 cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G585.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G585 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average weight of laptops that were launched around the same time as the G585 is 2.2kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 15 (2.6kg).

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Lenovo G585 has a L2 processor cache which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have a L3 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G585.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best processor cache level is L3.

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Thick

The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G585 is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. The Lenovo G585 is fairly thick (34.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G585.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G585

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo G585 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G585.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the HP ZBook (£630.00) (8GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo G585 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G585.

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Specification

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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
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
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Quick Start Guide

Expert Reviews

(3)
4 September 2012

The question from the introduction can be easily answered at this point: with the G585, Lenovo offers a promising office notebook . The term "netbook in XL" hits the bull's eye. The buyer gets a...

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30 July 2013

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Cool Casing
Low consumption
Excellent battery life
Good keyboard
Quiet
Bad display
Slow hard drive
Only FastEthernet
Kiepski ekran, saby procesor, mao oryginalna obudowa

User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 15 July 2013 by Amazon Customer

I have had this for nearly 9 months and to be honest it is the best laptop I ever had, light, super fast and plenty of storage. I have owned HP, Toshiba, Acer, compaq honestly nothing like this... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2013 by Dee07
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great value for money laptop, purchased this because my nephew already had one and had seen reliability/performance for myself before buying. Can honestly say this only loses one star... Read more…

Reviewed 18 October 2013 by Angus
(Verified Purchase)

This lap top is not the one advertised by Amazon. It is actually a cheaper one that you will receive with less features. This does NOT come with Veriface recognition and the one you will receive... Read more…

Reviewed 17 September 2013 by Mrs J Clarke
(Verified Purchase)

Delivery was on time, laptop wonderful, so quiet. Took a little bit to get used to Windows 8 but all systems go now. Bought mainly for working on photographs and screen is crystal clear...

Reviewed 20 September 2013 by Jean
(Verified Purchase)

Beautifully sleek laptop, a joy to look at and a pleasure to use. The keyboard is comfortable and compact, with all the programmes anyone needs. Really good value for money. Recommended...

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