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Lenovo B50-45

Lenovo B50-45 2 Core AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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The Lenovo B50's display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Whether you choose integrated AMD integrated or AMD Radeon graphics technology, you'll... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review site notebookcheck.biz scored this portable PC 70 out of 100.

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo B50-45 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Aspire S7-393, and the Aspire VN7-571G both from Acer or the Asus X550CA which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo B50-45 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the X550CA, and the K501LX both from Asus or the Toshiba Z30 is also worth considering.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a 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.

Alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the T450, or the G70-80 both from Lenovo or the Asus X550CA.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the EliteBook 820 G2 (SSD), or the Probook 650 G1 (SSD) both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook S904 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.35 gigahertz, the Lenovo B50-45 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the B50-45. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B50-45 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.35GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo G50-45, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B, or the HP 255 G3 which has better reviews.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the G50-80 (1.7GHz), or the B50-70 (1.7GHz) both from Lenovo or the HP 250 G4 (1.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The Lenovo B50-45 has an AMD E processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (AMD E) is actually the worst processor family across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

An Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Very Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the Lenovo B50-45 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the B50-45 is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the B50-45, the Lenovo B50-45's hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Portable PCs of this age and type have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo B50-45 has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the B50-45 is 3,700mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 38mAh to 8,700mAh.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo B50-45 is a two processor threads portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the B50-45 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo B50-45 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B50-45 also do not have a touchscreen.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a touchscreen that you might also want to consider including the Fujitsu LifeBook S904, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250, or the Toshiba Z30t.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the B50-45 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo B50-45 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B50-45

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo B50-45 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the B50-45.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus X550CA, the HP 250 G3, or the Lenovo G50-45.

If this Lenovo laptop display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Z70-80 (17.3"), or the G70-80 (17.3") both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo B50-45 has a relatively typical battery life (max) (8 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the B50-45.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 8h battery life laptops currently available including the Acer TravelMate TMP6, the Fujitsu LifeBook A555, or the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the T450s (10.16h), the X1 Carbon (10.9h), or the W550s (17.3h) all from Lenovo which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B50-45 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

Alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the X550CA, or the X554LA both from Asus or the DELL Vostro 15.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the T450s (8GB and higher rated), the G50-80 (8GB and higher rated), or the W550s (8GB and higher rated) all from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo B50-45 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

Other 2.2kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 255 G3, or the 255 both from HP or the Asus X551CA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo B50-45 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the B50-45.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 320GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Latitude 14 E5440, or the Latitude E6440 both from DELL or the Lenovo S20-30.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the E31-70 (500GB), the E31-70 (500GB), or the G50-80 (500GB) all from Lenovo which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(1)
14 December 2014

A l'agonie. Lenovo ne raflera aucune distinction pour les performances abyssales du nouveau processeur dual-core AMD E-6010 et de son circuit graphique intégré Radeon R2. D'un autre côté, le... Read more…

Low price
Vast range of models
Nice design
Fairly bright, matte screen
Quiet
Sluggish
Overburdened in multitasking
Higher GPU power useless
Extremely bad HDD performance
Cheap keyboard

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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2 core AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
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