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Lenovo G505 4 Core AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Move data between the G505 and other devices quickly with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed; it's up to ten times... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 4,876 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its many processor cores laptops range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G505 has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the G505. The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo G505 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G505 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo G505 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G505 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the G505 range from 250GB to 2TB. The Lenovo G505 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo G505 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the G505. The average processor frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.2GHz.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years is 8.4GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G505.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo G505 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G505 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G505 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G505 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo G505 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The Lenovo G505 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo G505 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G505 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G505 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the G505.

If this many processor cores portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Lenovo G505 has a fairly average weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the G505.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a comparable 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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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the Lenovo G505 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G505.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
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
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance

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Expert Reviews

(21)

Are you a keen gamer but do not have a huge budget to spend? Well there are many great laptops on the market featuring dedicated graphics for optimal gaming performance, which can perfectly handle... Read more…

Great keyboard
Capacious hard drive
Low price
Impressive battery life
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Unexciting screen
Poor memory configuration
Slow CPU performance
Limited gaming capabilities
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17 February 2014

The Lenovo Ideapad G505s is a great laptop from Lenovo and while we don't have any real complaints about the design and build quality (other than the lack of a touch-screen), we feel that it's let...

26 November 2013

Ever since the launch of Windows 8 , PC manufacturers have been trying to sell us expensive Ultrabooks and tablets , and convertible tablets that think they're Ultrabooks. However, the top-selling... Read more…

29 October 2013

Lenovo G505s-20255 More would have been possible: Lenovo's G505s-20255 cannot keep the promise it makes on paper in practice. Particularly aggravating is the CPU's obvious faulty clock management,...

27 September 2013

Overall, the Lenovo G505 shows potential, but it's let down by some odd decisions ? notably on the memory and screen front. The core performance is fine for most general tasks, and the capacious...

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User Reviews

(28)
Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Chris b.

I've been doing IT support on Laptops for over 15 years. I did a lot of research on $300 laptops. Very hard to find one and even harder to find a good one...

Lenova is currently 2 in laptops. For 300 you won't get a better built laptop. Its not the fastest but its cheap. You may be able to get a junky brand with more but then you must like buying laptops e
Cheap
Great battery life
LegacyUEFI BIOS support
USB 3.0
Kinda flimsy
Touch pad
I really have no major complaints. It can be a bit on the slow side but some of that is me not familiar with Windows 8
Possibly the worst thing I have ever bought on the internet. This computer is slow, cheap, most of the features just barely work. Basic tasks seem impossible
Reviewed 14 July 2015 by Jack
(Verified Purchase)

Sound problems abound on this laptop. Avoid unless you are willing to dedicate days to finding a solution with only the possibility of success. Shoddy product preparation by Lenovo and poor support.

Reviewed 3 January 2015 by B. Collins
(Verified Purchase)

Very good...

Reviewed 4 December 2014 by Andrius
(Verified Purchase)

Thank you...

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Amazon Customer

The hardware set-up promises a lot on paper, but in practice it cannot handle more than four tabs on Chrome without finding some reason to crash. My issue is not with Windows 8, now I've had the... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 59382557
Barcodes 00000059382557, 00887942467753, 00887942521189, 00888228058313, 00888228830056, 00888440759296, 00888440958576, 08884407592960

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