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Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45 AMD a 2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

AMD a 2GHz 4GB 1TB Apr 2015
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Finding a laptop with a built in or DVD drive is tougher than it used to be, but the G50 offers... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo has good average ratings for its portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year, the Lenovo G50-45 has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year, the Lenovo G50-45 has a full-size keyboard.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo G50-45 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the G50-45. Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the G50-45 the processor frequencys range from 1.5GHz to 2GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.7GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo G50-45 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11b wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC has an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop is 802.11b.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo G50-45 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. This Lenovo portable PC is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop compared to most of the portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G50-45 which only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo G50-45 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Lenovo G50-45 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G50-45 have battery life (max)s of between 4h and 13h.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G50-45 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo G50-45 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G50-45 is 30Wh and the biggest is 51Wh. The Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 32 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Heavy

The lightest comparable spec laptop that has been around for a similar time to the G50-45 is 1.3kg heavy, the heaviest is 2.9kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Lenovo G50-45 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this spec and age amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo G50-45 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1.5 Watts, the Lenovo G50-45 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-45. The lowest speaker power of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G50-45 is 1.5W, the highest is 2W, and the average speaker power is 1.9W.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G50-45

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G50-45 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G50-45 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G50-45.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G50-45 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G50-45 has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G50-45.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the DELL Chromebook 11 2955u (£399.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
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
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size 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)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
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

Expert Reviews

(2)
10 November 2016

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Robust build
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The Aeotec has too few extra features to really stand out among the competition
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Android application has limited number of customization options available
15 September 2015

L'acquisto di un computer portatile dal prezzo stracciato di solito richiede una buona dose di compromessi, e il nuovo G50-45 di Lenovo non fa eccezione. Ripaga con un display relativamente... Read more…

Brightest display
Lightest in class
Relatively fast hard drive
Very affordable
Casing and input devices good quality
Worstinclass battery life
Unresponsive keyboard
Disposable feel
Inferior screen
Hardly gaming suitable

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Alexander V.
(Verified Purchase)

I researched YouTube videos on how to remove pre-installed apps, programs ,not needed files, how to load laptop faster. The results are awesome...

Quick, fast, keys nice feeling, loads fast
Since I haven't upgraded laptops for 6 years (I chose to rebuild two years back, which took more money than I paid for this laptop, so bad decision there), this sleek, slim, and lightweight laptop is
The transition between Windows 8's panel mode and traditional mode is seamless and quick, allowing you to quickly get to what you want while still allowing you to use your computer in a familiar way
The addition of a number pad on the keyboard is a little confusing, as the spacing I'm used to for the arrow keys and a much smaller enter button is different, but it's great since the music scoring s
The laptop is incredibly quiet and runs very cool, a great change from my old Inspiron's fan whirring to life every 10 minutes
None at this time
The speakers, although good, are on the bottom side of the laptop. This is disappointing, especially if you're consistently putting your laptop in your lap, which muffles the sound dramatically. When
There is no Windows code sticker, documentation, or installation disc included with the laptop
It is the worst laptop I have ever used. First of all I hate windows 8 and then on top of it's battery life is nothing may 2 hours maximum and the touch pad ughhhhh. . there is no precision. The mouse
Weird processor

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80e301p4, lenovo 80e301p4u, lenovo 80e301p4uk
Barcodes 00889955198105

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Chromebook 11 2955u vs G50-45

DELL Chromebook 11 2955u vs Lenovo G50-45
DELL Chromebook 11 2955u
4GB 16GB SSD 11.6"
Lenovo G50-45
AMD A 2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 399.00
6h Longer Battery Life
Bigger Battery Capacity
0.5W Higher Speaker Power
Better Selling
Significantly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
62x Smaller Total Storage Capacity
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