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Lenovo G500 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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STURDY AND AFFORDABLE 15.6" LAPTOPThe versatile and affordable Lenovo G500 laptop PC combines a solid look and feel with the latest all-round features, and performance that will surpass your... More
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12 Reasons For

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo G500 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo G500 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G500. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G500 is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G500 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G500 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the G500 also have a front camera.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G500 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The Lenovo G500 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G500, the Lenovo G500's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo G500 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo G500 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the G500. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G500 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G500 range from 2h to 5,200h. At only 5 hours, the Lenovo G500 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G500.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo G500 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G500 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G500, the Lenovo G500 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G500 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average display brightness of laptops of this age and spec is 260 cd/m².

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Heavy

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G500 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G500.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G500 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G500 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The Lenovo G500 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G500.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo G500 has a very slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the G500. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G500 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G500

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo G500 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G500.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo G500 has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G500 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G500.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
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® 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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(10)
4 December 2013

Budget laptops were the dogs of the computing world a few years ago, but it's amazing what you can pick up for the cash these days. The Lenovo G500s, with its pokey processor, generous memory...

4 December 2013

Of the budget laptops we've come across recently, the G500s is one of the better-performing examples. For £400 you have in your hands a laptop that can happily handle all your everyday tasks....

3 September 2013

La bureautique mobile à petit prix. Les nouveaux modèles de la gamme G500s series du Chinois Lenovo sont notamment plus fins que ceux de la génération précédente. Les spécifications de... Read more…

24 September 2014

Komputer ju? dawno przesta? by? dobrem luksusowym i trudno wyobrazi? sobie dom bez niego, podobnie jak dom bez lodówki czy pralki. Blisko 2 lata temu opublikowali?my przegl?d laptopów z... Read more…

29 January 2014

Lenovo IdeaPad G500s to jedna z ciekawszych propozycji w segmencie multimedialnych laptopów kosztuj?cych ok. 2000 z?. Ma ca?kiem przyzwoit? specyfikacj? i do?? smuk?? obudow?, która nie?le si?... Read more…

Great price
Decent performance
Good battery life
Well specced
Slim
Poor keyboard response
Screen is average
Too close in abilities to 505
Cran bas contrastes
Pitre qualit du clavier pour un Lenovo
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User Reviews

(411)
Reviewed 22 May 2014 by Sagadolly
(Verified Purchase)

I was impressed with the tech spec of this laptop for the price and have not been disappointed with the performance. As a professional typist I need a good keyboard I can bash away on and this one... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2013 by Tarquin Butterworth
(Verified Purchase)

*Please read Edits 2 & 3* It's a budget entry level Lenovo machine. It's not a mid / top range Thinkpad. Put any thought of that out of your head. Put any thought of a "Lifestyle" product out too.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2014 by Simon Daultrey
(Verified Purchase)

I've been using an Acer Aspire for a couple of years and when I bought it I was torn between that and a Lenovo. I just bought this Lenovo G500 for my girlfriend and it's been interesting comparing... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by W.F B
(Verified Purchase)

Great product I love it . I bought as a present for a friend for the price and the quality I have no copplains. It is fast and simple. Oh! the numerical key pad made a lot oh difference too. I... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by Bogfairy
(Verified Purchase)

Others have covered the technical aspects better than I would. It is important you know that I had a good look around at many other units bewfore I decided to purchase this as a replacement for my... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo g500, lenovo g500s
Barcodes 00000059384363, 00887942353605, 00887942381356, 00887942687113, 00887942840747, 00887942946388, 00888228423494, 00888228550794, 00888228788586, 00888440034805, 00888440615073, 00888440615110, 00888631090801, 00888631920535, 08886319205358

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