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Lenovo G505 4 Core AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution. Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio v2, graphics card options up to the speedy... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Lenovo many processor cores laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the G505, the Lenovo G505 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G505, the Lenovo G505 has a front camera.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The Lenovo G505 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo G505 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo G505 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G505 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have battery capacitys of between 45mAh and 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,200 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo G505 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the G505.

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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 type.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo G505 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The processor caches of many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G505 range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Lenovo G505 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo G505 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The hard drive capacitys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 500GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 850GB. The Lenovo G505 has a quite small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the G505.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo G505

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo G505 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the G505.

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo G505 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo G505 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo G505 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the G505.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6 hours, the Lenovo G505 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth considering include the Lenovo E545 (6.2h) which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
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
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
4G
Data Network
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
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Accelerometer
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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
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
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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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…

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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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g50501351, apple a45000, apple a45000m, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfaste, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfastet, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfasteth, apple g505networkcard101001000gigabitfastethe
Barcodes 00887942036614, 00887942597177, 00888228057408, 00888440264547, 00888440264561, 00888440759289

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