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Lenovo Z500 Intel Core I7 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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Intel Core I7 8GB 1TB HDD May 2013
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The IdeaPad Z500 laptop changes the way you interact with your notebook PC. Carrying your entertainment hub with you has never been easier with the IdeaPad Z500 laptop. Great multimedia... More
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8 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its portable PCs.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Z500 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an AMD E processor family. Laptops that have been around for more than two years processor familys range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z500 has one of the biggest total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z500 is 550GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1TB.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z500 range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Z500 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Portable PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 530GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z500 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z500.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Z500 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Z500 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. This notebook PC also has an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Z500.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop is 802.11a.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo Z500 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z500 have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo Z500 does not have a front camera, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Z500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of laptops of this type and age is 3h, the longest is 50h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.9h. At only 3 hours, the Lenovo Z500 has a very short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z500.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Z500 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z500

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z500 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Z500 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on 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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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(25)
14 August 2013

A powerful general-purpose laptop with good gaming performance, but its screen could be better.

14 August 2013

A powerful general-purpose laptop with good gaming performance, but its screen could be better...

24 July 2013

Impressively built with slim profile, Z500 offers a good touch display along with capabilities to handle most of the high end video games. It comes as an interesting mainstream add on for the tech...

27 June 2013

Overall, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch is an interesting mainstream addition to the market place. Admittedly there are better pure-gaming machines out there, but they tend to cost a good deal more...

Techradar

27 June 2013

Overall, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch is an interesting mainstream addition to the market place. Admittedly there are better pure-gaming machines out there, but they tend to cost a good deal more...

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User Reviews

(20)
Reviewed 17 March 2014 by Mike Anderson
(Verified Purchase)

Very good spec for the money. Had it 1 month now and can't fault it. Be warned tho this is not the touchscreen version...

Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Luiz
(Verified Purchase)

DO NOT BUY LENOVO PLEASE. IF YOU LIKE YOUR MONEY AND YOURSELF DO NOT BUY IT. SO MANY PROBLEMS WITH BATTERY NO SUPPORT ETC. Yes but are you going to buy another battery that cost almost another... Read more…

Reviewed 13 April 2015 by Rob Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

Hello reader, Firstly, this laptop seems like a bargain and has very high specs for the price. However, 9 months down the line and I'm having a problem with the battery and the WiFi. If you simply... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Quinn U.
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing performance/value. Plays The Bureau: XCOM Declassified with all the graphics settings maxed out, with no drop in performance. Note that the processor can clock itself up to 3.1 GHz for a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2014 by Stuart Axford
(Verified Purchase)

Received my new laptop a few days after order, and was disappointed that the laptop did not have the backlit keyboard or 1920x1080 display as advertised. Have returned for refund and awaiting... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i73632, lenovo i73632q, lenovo i73632qm
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