The Lenovo B40-70 (59-430742) comes at a standard price and features a powerful Intel Core i5 fourth generation processor. However, the lack of any user friendly OS negates this advantage to some extent. It has a standard processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard disk and a powerful optical drive to boast of.
Display and Design
The Lenovo B40-70 (59-430742) arrives with a 14-inch HD LED backlit display which offers moderately sharp and rich viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 24.5mm and tips the scale at 2.1kg.
Processor and Platform
Under the hood, the laptop is packed with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM87 Express chipset. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 16GB via two user accessible DIMM slots. For better management of demanding graphics, it uses the integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU. The Lenovo B40-70 (59-430742) is devoid of any user friendly platform.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo B40-70 (59-430742) carries a webcam for handling simple video calls. The 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk provides enough space for creating a library of files and folders. You can also store files on disks and retrieve them when required using the SuperMulti DVD drive. The stereo speakers ensure rich audio while watching movies.
Battery and Connectivity
To keep the show running for a fair period of time without any interruption, the laptop houses a 4 cell Li-ion battery. The networking and connectivity package included in the device comprises of features like Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 slot, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader and VGA port.