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15 Reasons For
The Z51-70 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought laptops in the last 3 months.
Just Released Five Months Ago
The Z51-70 was only relased by Lenovo five months ago.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new medium processor core laptops.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
Based on 2,530 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other brands.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Z51-70 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.
This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z51-70.
The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Z51-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Z51-70.
Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at include the HP 840 G2 (£789.99) which is cheaper; or the Lenovo T450s which has a better Rating.
We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo G50-70 is also worth considering.
+10 More reasons for
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released in the last year, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a full-size keyboard.
We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo T450s which has a better Rating; or the HP 840 G2 (£789.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.
There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo G50-70.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for the last year have processor clock speeds of between 1.5GHz and 2.6GHz. At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other new medium processor core laptops.
Very Big Total Storage Capacity
When compared to other latest laptops, the Lenovo Z51-70's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Z51-70 range from 250GB to 1TB.
There are a number of alternative 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP 250 G4 (£442.38).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Z51-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most recently released comparable spec portable PCs. Most latest comparable spec notebook PCs support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Z51-70.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Across all the latest comparable spec laptops the internal memory range from 4GB to 8GB. The Lenovo Z51-70 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think the HP 840 G2 (£789.99) which is cheaper; or the Lenovo T450s which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other latest portable PCs. Newly released comparable spec portable PCs have hard drive capacity of between 500GB and 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 700GB.
Fairly High Speaker Power
At 2.5 Watts, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z51-70. The speaker power of latest laptops range from 1W to 3W, and the average speaker power is 1.6W.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The Lenovo Z51-70 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Z51-70 is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.
Silver EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many recently released medium processor core laptops.
6 Reasons Against
Very Short Battery Life
Comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z51-70 have battery lifes of between 4h and 22h, and the average battery life is 7.2h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo Z51-70 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Z51-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Z51-70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo T450s which is also higher rated.
Only SATA III Hard Drive Interface
This portable PC has a SATA III hard drive interface, which is the most frequently found hard drive interface on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Very Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released in the last year. Across all the latest medium processor core laptops the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 350 cd/m².
+3 More reasons against
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo Z51-70 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Z51-70 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11b WiFi standard found on most comparable spec portable PCs that were released in the last year.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z51-70.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z51-70
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out in the last year.
We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think the HP 250 G4 (£442.38) which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo Z51-70 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
If the processor family of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G50-70 (Intel Core i7-4xxx).
At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Z51-70 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z51-70.
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s (1.5kg and higher rated); or the HP 250 G4 (£442.38) (2.1kg and cheaper).
+2 Other reasons
HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for the last year. 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP 250 G4 (£442.38).
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (SSD and higher rated); or the HP 840 G2 (£789.99) (SSD and cheaper).