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Lenovo G50-30

Lenovo G50-30 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB Oct 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo G50-30 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This Lenovo portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the G50-30, the Lenovo G50-30 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Lenovo G50-30 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 756 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the G50-30. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50-30 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-30 that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Lenovo G50-30's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo G50-30 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G50-30 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo G50-30 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Lenovo G50-30 is a two total number of SATA connectors laptop.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-30 is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. At only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the G50-30.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G50-30 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the G50-30 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and type 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-30 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. The worst processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-30 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the G50-30 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the G50-30.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The processor caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-30 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo G50-30 is a two processor threads portable PC.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G50-30 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-30.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-30 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G50-30. The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-30 is 2.1kg.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-30 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the G50-30 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G50-30 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G50-30. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G50-30 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.39 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has one of the slowest processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G50-30 is 3GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-30

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the G50-30.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.13 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-30 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-30 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G50-30.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G50-30 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G50-30.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board 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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 February 2015

My first impressions of this laptop are impressive. It certainly looks good in a black matt slightly chequered external feel, it's certainly slim at less than 1-inch and when opening the lid... Read more…

Decent keyboard
Good battery life
Easy maintenance and upgrade options
Always quiet operating noise
Low power consumption
Lowcontrast screen
Only 12 month warranty
Beeldscherm met laag contrast
Slechts 12 maanden garantie
Brak TN paneel (ook wel te verwachten)

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Bails
Bails would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 Series

I am very happy with my Lenovo laptop..it is everything I wanted a laptop to be...

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