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Lenovo G50 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 6GB May 2014
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio, and Intel HD Gaphics, the G50 offers... More
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Lenovo G50 : Review
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo G50 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50, the Lenovo G50 has a front camera.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

The Lenovo G50 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo G50 has a fairly short battery life (max) (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G50. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 26h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar 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.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo G50 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50. The average battery capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50 is 3,800mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the G50 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo G50 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G50 has one of the dimmest display brightnesss amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G50 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G50 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G50. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the G50. Portable PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor cores laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G50 has a pretty average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G50.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo G50 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G50 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the Lenovo G50 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo G50 has a pretty average processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G50.

Alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Specification

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Processor Series
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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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
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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 3.0 Port
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Number of SATA III Connectors
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Island-Style Keyboard
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Drivers Included
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Mouse Included
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(24)
6 August 2015

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5 November 2014

We have now encountered the hardware platform used in the G50-30 in multiple laptops. Like identically configured contenders, such as Asus' X551MAV-SX391B and Packard Bell's EasyNote TF71BM-C8R1 ,...

19 November 2014

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30 March 2015

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User Reviews

(499)
Reviewed 25 March 2015 by Scott C.

The BIOS and boot options are accessed by booting from a power button hidden next to the power port; there is no keyboard code for entering the BIOS. The wired LAN port has an attached flap - this... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2015 by Debbie C.
(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 by Inanc A.
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Replaced the HDD with an SSD. First, installed the Windows 8.1 OS from scratch with the UEFI support option; went smoothly. Then, installed the OS from scratch with the legacy support option; also... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2015 by Corey A.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this laptop for work. I am a graduate student and mostly use the computer for Microsoft office and image analysis on ImageJ. The processor is snappy, it boots quickly, and has no issue... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Newegg rules. -Shipped at lightening speed (i had it in my home in less than 48 hours) -Packed well/safely -This price is unreal. For what I received, I can't believe I only paid $450. Newegg... Read more…

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