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Lenovo G500 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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The 15.6" LED backlit HD display (1366 x 768) delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen on the G500. The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more... More
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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G500 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo G500 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the G500 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the G500, the Lenovo G500 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 5 hours, the Lenovo G500 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G500 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this age and type. 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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G500 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of this spec and age the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G500 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The Lenovo G500 is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G500 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G500 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the G500 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo G500 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G500 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this laptop display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo G500 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
DC-In Jack
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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing

User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 by Rjrdlr
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Capacity is about 1/3 larger than my old dishwasher. Upper level will hold my deep Mixing bowl. Cleans great...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 by J. Warren
(Verified Purchase)

Reasonably happy until recently when the lap top screen started switching off if opened too far, eventually got to the stage that the screen turned off when only open an inch. Usable with an... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Well the laptop is good for working, but not that good what i expected for gaming, to be honest that's why i bought it, to play games. But it's good enough to run League of Legends on highest... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2016 by Sriram Bharadwaj

This is my first laptop and I'd like to say it is a good bite. I searched and researched for many months to buy in something good looking and better performance laptop. Pros- Lenovo G500 - Intel... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Reasonable price, but seller not helpful in changing my delivery address, I also found less than satsifactory that there were no instructions or any info to explain how to get things like word and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The start up button on the laptop took like 10-15 minutes to load from shut down. I returned the item as I believe it was faulty.

(Verified Purchase)

I have had this around 11 months now and it has been great! Although in the past couple of days it had been struggling to play dvds and now just crashes when i try to play them! Is my warrenty... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Wireless card was garbage. Tried to swap it out for an Intel AC7260 but then when attempting to post it would refuse, citing some error regarding as unsupported hardware detected as it seems... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2015 by Mr. A. GIAMBLANCO
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic laptop. This is value for money. It's so quick compared to my old one. Not going to get into tech details but for downloading, streaming, copy files, plugging in my 2TB hard drive it... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2015 by Colbash
(Verified Purchase)

God knows I'd been warned! This is clearly a computer running software intended for a touch screen, but not having one. However by far the worst thing is the diabolically unreliable internet... Read more…

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