Budget friendly gadget with impressive features
Display and Design
The Lenovo Essential B40-70 (59-436219) carries a 14-inch HD LED backlit display which looks moderately sharp and rich with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a black coloured casing which has a thickness of 24.5mm and tips the scale at 2.1kg.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the laptop depends on a 1.4GHz Intel Pentium dual-core 3558U processor belonging to the fourth generation. It is paired with a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two unused DIMM slots. Rich videos and movies are handled by the integrated Intel HD GPU. It ships with the latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is a big bonus in this price range.
Camera and Storage
The Lenovo Essential B40-70 (59-436219) takes care of the online video calling needs of the user with a 0.3MP webcam. The 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk provides sufficient space for storing numerous files and folders. You can also store files on disks and retrieve them when required via the DVD RW Drive.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Essential B40-70 (59-436219) guarantees uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 4.5 hours of with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity point of view, we have two USB 3.0 slots, Ethernet, port, WLAN, one USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth v2.1, HDMI out and digital media reader.
If you are looking for a laptop that comes within a low budget, you can consider the Lenovo Essential B40-70 (59-436219). It sports an average configuration which is okay considering its price. But it supports some out of the box features like the latest Windows 8.1 OS and optical drive. The battery backup is another notable feature of this device.