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Lenovo Z500
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Lenovo Z500 Intel Core I7 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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Intel Core I7 8GB 1TB HDD May 2013
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The IdeaPad Z500 laptop changes the way you interact with your notebook PC. Carrying your entertainment hub with you has never been easier with the IdeaPad Z500 laptop. Great multimedia... More
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9 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Z500 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it have an AMD E processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z500 is Intel High End Desktop Processors and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z500 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that were released around the same time as the Z500 is 8GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z500 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the HP ENVY 15[plb_2964573_price] (12GB), or the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (16GB).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z500 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z500 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 14".

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (17.3").

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 1TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z500 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z500.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Z500 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Z500 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Z500 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most laptops of a comparable age and type to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. In addition, this portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Z500.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo Z500 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z500 do not have a front camera. The Lenovo Z500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Z500 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 3 hours, the Lenovo Z500 has one of the shortest battery lifes amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for more than two years the battery lifes range from 3h to 50h.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z500

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the Z500 over three years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Z500 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Z500.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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.

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Expert Reviews

(25)
14 August 2013

A powerful general-purpose laptop with good gaming performance, but its screen could be better.

14 August 2013

A powerful general-purpose laptop with good gaming performance, but its screen could be better...

24 July 2013

Impressively built with slim profile, Z500 offers a good touch display along with capabilities to handle most of the high end video games. It comes as an interesting mainstream add on for the tech...

27 June 2013

Overall, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch is an interesting mainstream addition to the market place. Admittedly there are better pure-gaming machines out there, but they tend to cost a good deal more...

Techradar

27 June 2013

Overall, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch is an interesting mainstream addition to the market place. Admittedly there are better pure-gaming machines out there, but they tend to cost a good deal more...

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User Reviews

(20)
Reviewed 17 March 2014 by Mike Anderson
(Verified Purchase)

Very good spec for the money. Had it 1 month now and can't fault it. Be warned tho this is not the touchscreen version...

Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Luiz
(Verified Purchase)

DO NOT BUY LENOVO PLEASE. IF YOU LIKE YOUR MONEY AND YOURSELF DO NOT BUY IT. SO MANY PROBLEMS WITH BATTERY NO SUPPORT ETC. Yes but are you going to buy another battery that cost almost another... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2015 by Rob Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

Hello reader, Firstly, this laptop seems like a bargain and has very high specs for the price. However, 9 months down the line and I'm having a problem with the battery and the WiFi. If you simply... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Quinn U.
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing performance/value. Plays The Bureau: XCOM Declassified with all the graphics settings maxed out, with no drop in performance. Note that the processor can clock itself up to 3.1 GHz for a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2014 by Stuart Axford
(Verified Purchase)

Received my new laptop a few days after order, and was disappointed that the laptop did not have the backlit keyboard or 1920x1080 display as advertised. Have returned for refund and awaiting... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i73632, lenovo i73632q, lenovo i73632qm
Barcodes 00887619564273

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