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Lenovo B50-45

Lenovo B50-45 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB Jul 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

This Lenovo portable PC received an expert rating of 70% from notebookcheck.biz.

Good Brand

Based on 5,057 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its many processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B50-45, the Lenovo B50-45 has a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the EliteBook 755, or the ProBook 455 G2 both from HP or the Acer Aspire VN7-591G.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo B50-45 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B50-45.

Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 755, or the Toshiba Satellite C55D-C which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP 255 G3, the DELL Precision M4800, or the Toshiba X70-B which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this Lenovo portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the EliteBook 755 (SSD), or the Pro (SSD) both from HP or the Lenovo W541 (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 typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Lenovo B50-45 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the B50-45. The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B50-45 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the Satellite C70D-C, and the Satellite C70D-B both from Toshiba or the Lenovo ThinkPad E555 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (1.83GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo B50-45 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the B50-45. The internal memorys of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the B50-45 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think the G50-45, and the ThinkPad T540 both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire ES1-311 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo B50-45 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a touchscreen including the DELL XPS 15, or the HP Pro which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 3,500mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 58mAh to 6,700mAh. The Lenovo B50-45 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,200 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of a similar spec and age to the B50-45 range from 2MB to 8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo B50-45 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the B50-45.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo B50-45 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of laptops of this age and type range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 820GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo B50-45 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the B50-45.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Lenovo B50-45 is a four processor threads portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B50-45 have between four and seven processor threadss.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo B50-45

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the B50-45.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo B50-45 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the B50-45.

We compared all the other 15.6" laptops to this portable PC and we think the HP EliteBook 755, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C, and the Lenovo Z50-75 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo B50-45 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This Lenovo portable PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Lenovo B50-45 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the B50-45.

There are a number of other 8h battery life laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the B50-45, or the 11e (2nd Gen) both from Lenovo which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus X205TA (12h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo B50-45 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B50-45.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo G50-45, the HP 255 G3, and the Toshiba Satellite L50-C is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo B50-45 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 650 G1, or the Lenovo B50-45.

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
Recovery Operating System
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)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Bag Included
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features

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

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