Based on 432 user reviews the average user rating of this medium processor cores notebook PC is 80%.
Good Product Quality
Eight Lenovo G500 owners who reviewed the Lenovo G500 reckoned that it was good quality. Modulus (owen Brooker) said “We have 3 Lenovo laptops which have all been absolutely fine, good build quality and working well.”. Simon Daultrey gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he wrote “The Lenovo build quality is MUCH better than the Acer”.
Easy to Use
Several Lenovo G500 reviewers considered that the product was easy to use. Hmw said on Amazon “8.1 are reasonably simple to use; I don't tend to use the apps, just the desktop”. Jennifer rated the product 5 stars and she mentioned three years ago “Now i know how to, its great and much easier to use” in her Lenovo G500 review. Norm O wrote “In spite of all my concerns from reading reviews I find Windows 8.1 a delight to use” and rated this laptop 80 out of 100.
Several people who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. Three years ago Sandy wrote on Amazon “Was reasonably easy to set up and within a couple of hours (I'm not too hot on computers!) I was up” and rated it 5 stars. One Lenovo G500 owner considered that this laptop was comfortable and easy to hold. Russ said in his review of the Lenovo G500 “Apart a few annoying Lenova popup apps, find the it easy and comfortable to use”.
Acceptable Noise Level
A number of Lenovo G500 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was quiet. Gg gave the Lenovo G500 a rating of 4 stars and said “Can surf the web with multiple tabs open with zero lag! It's very quiet” in their review of the Lenovo G500. Gg also wrote “Silent most of the time, Screen looks amazing despite the somewhat low resolution (My main pcs monitors are 1920x1080”. L. Wood rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “I'm very pleased with this for the price, does everything I want, runs cool and quiet, reasonably fast” in their review of the Lenovo G500.
One Lenovo G500 reviewer mentioned that the Lenovo G500 was noisy. Sriram Bharadwaj scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Accu keyboard - 15.6 inch display - inbuilt graphics - not so heavy and more importantly noise free fan for good looking features”.
A number of people who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Rich Evans said in his review “This laptop is good looking, sturdy and functional”. Santos wrote “Has very good features, 8GB RAM, 1TB harddisk, beautiful clock rate, etc” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Sriram Bharadwaj mentioned on Amazon “Researched for many months to buy in something good looking and better performance laptop”.
Several Lenovo G500 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Ben L said in his Lenovo G500 review on Amazon “Once you're used to it you'll be more satisfied with this design, which makes typing quieter”. Three years ago Patrick scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon “When comparing these three it is clear that the Lenovo is of a superior build quality and design” in his review of this laptop. Simon Daultrey said “The keyboard has a reassuringly good, quality feel and design” .
A few Lenovo G500 reviewers concluded that this laptop was smooth. D. M. Manning mentioned “Very quick and smooth laptop” and gave it a very good rating. Three years ago Erik Theeuwes wrote “Perhaps better invest a bit more to have a smooth running machine” nonetheless he scored it 3 stars.
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A number of Lenovo G500 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was well made. C. J. Stanners said on Amazon “Nice construction.” in their review of this laptop. Colin Skinner rated the product 5 stars and he said “Excellent build quality, amazingly fast startup laptop, without some bells” in his review of the Lenovo G500. Jb21g08 said three years ago “+ Good solid keyboard + Screen is good” in their review of the Lenovo G500.
Five Lenovo G500 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Ben L said “Great value for the specs, good durability (nine months in, no decrease in speed at all” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Dj mentioned in their review of this laptop on Amazon “The build quality is sturdy”. Three years ago Lauren Felton said “A sturdy”.
A number of customers thought the Lenovo G500 was reliable. Debbie Roberts gave it a score of 5 stars and she wrote “Would recommend this Asus as a reliable and reasonably priced laptop” in her review of this laptop. Three years ago Locarn mentioned “Out, quickly and reliably” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Neil said on Amazon “Hopefully this one will be more reliable”.
One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch.
A number of people who reviewed the Lenovo G500 mentioned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this laptop on Amazon “Reasonable price.” yet they rated it 60 out of 100. Balazs mentioned on Amazon “It's a great laptop for the price” and gave it a very good review. Three years ago Ben L gave the product a very good rating and he mentioned “Best value for students” in his Lenovo G500 review.
Several Lenovo G500 reviewers said in their reviews that this laptop was a bargain for the price. A. White wrote “Fantastic bargain at 140 notes! Can only be described as a competent low end unit, good keyboard, average screen” in their review of the Lenovo G500. Two years ago Adi wrote on Amazon “The plastic felt really cheap” in their review and gave the product an excellent review score. Dj wrote “It's a good bargain buy” in their review but even so they only gave the Lenovo G500 a score of 1 stars.
Four Lenovo G500 reviewers who reviewed the Lenovo G500 agreed that it was cheap. Amanda1127 said on Amazon “There are better budget laptops out there”. Andrew Dale said on Amazon “If you're looking for a great laptop that's not overly expensive I highly recommend buying this laptop as it has worked wonders for me since day one!”. Silvana Tapia wrote on Amazon “This is an OK budget laptop”.
Good Battery Life
Six Lenovo G500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Bogfairy said “It has a good enough battery life for my use”. Joe Mizzi rated it as very good and he said three years ago “Impressed by the long battery life”. Two years ago Kw gave this laptop a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The battery then charged properly, though I needed to repeat it as the the final 30% was only lasting a few minutes”.
Good Technical Features
Several Lenovo G500 reviewers who reviewed the Lenovo G500 concluded that it had good features. Tezzie mentioned “Great laptop computer with many features and generally speaking easy to use” in their Lenovo G500 review.
Large Storage Capacity
A number of customers who bought the product reckoned that it had good storage. Russell said on Amazon “It is really great, with superb key operation, decent sound, massive storage and RAM (1TB”. Sagadolly mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use, massive storage, wonderful keyboard” in their Lenovo G500 review and gave the Lenovo G500 a very good rating.
Some people thought the Lenovo G500 was wifi compatible. M Binnie wrote on Amazon “Had for six months now, still going good, Wi-Fi sups all the signal causing my tower” in their review of this laptop. Simon Daultrey scored this laptop 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Make sure you have your WiFi ready, as one of the first parts of the setup process when you first boot the system is to connect to a network”. Three years ago Stephanie wrote in her review of this laptop on Amazon “WIFI was quick to set up, apps I actually wanted etc was easy to install”.
One person who reviewed this laptop concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Simon Daultrey mentioned “The layout of connectivity (power, USB2, USB3, HDMI etc) is nice” in his review of the Lenovo G500 and rated this laptop 80 out of 100.
One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Simon Daultrey said on Amazon three years ago “Thankfully, I managed to get my Bit Defender Internet Security suite (HIGHLY recommended) installed, which then went on to safely remove ten virus-infected files”.
Several Lenovo G500 owners considered that the product was heavy and bulky. Sagadolly rated it as very good and mentioned “Downsides - there's no doubt it is heavier than others for its size” in their review of the Lenovo G500. Three years ago Stephanie said on Amazon “After a speedy delivery, Quick opening I was very pleased, not too heavy, nor extremely light” in her review of this laptop and scored the product very highly.
One Lenovo G500 owner who bought this laptop thought it was good structurally. One customer who bought the Lenovo G500 thought it was a good size. Miss J. said in her review of the Lenovo G500 on Amazon “Nice size for playing games”.
One Lenovo G500 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good customer support. John scored the product very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “Easy setup, good product for the price, good customer support from Lenovo when DVD drive did not work due to loading iTunes ! Windows 8 easy to use” in his review of the Lenovo G500.
Good Graphics Card
One customer who reviewed the Lenovo G500 wrote that it had a good graphics card.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G500 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo G500 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo G500 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the G500. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.
Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews
Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo G500's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst laptops of this type and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the G500 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo G500 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the G500 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo G500 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo G500 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This notebook 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 a comparable age and spec to it.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed the hard drive capacity of, the Lenovo G500's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
9 Reasons Against
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo G500 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.
Very Short Battery Life (max)
The average battery life (max) of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G500 is 31h. The Lenovo G500 has a quite short battery life (max) (only 5 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that came out more than two years ago.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Lenovo G500 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the G500 also do not have a touchscreen.
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 laptops that are a similar age to the G500. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m².
At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G500 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the G500. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the G500 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Frequency
The Lenovo G500 has a relatively standard processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G500.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G500 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the G500.
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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo G500 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo G500 has a fairly typical internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G500.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 2, 1 x 4, 1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8570M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
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