Affordable yet efficient
Display, Configuration and OS
The Lenovo Essential B50-70 (59-425625) sports a HD LED backlit Anti Glare display which not only allows you to view things clearly under the sun but also protects your eyes from getting strained during prolonged use. The 15.6-inch panel offers a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
At the heart of the machine, there is a fourth generation Intel Core i3 processor clocked at 1.7GHz and based on QM87 Express chipset. To assist the processor in executing multiple tasks, there is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 16GB via two unused DIMM ports. It is devoid of any preloaded user friendly operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Essential B50-70 (59-425625) has been spotted with a webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. And the 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk functioning at 5,400rpm provides plenty of space for creating a library of files. It also features a DVD RW Drive enabling you to run all kinds of CDs and DVDs.
Packed with AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics processor having 1GB DDR3 RAM, the laptop is efficient enough to handle fairly rich games and movies smoothly. To bolster your multimedia experience further, the laptop houses stereo speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Essential B50-70 (59-425625) claims to provide up to 6 hours of backup with a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity wise, the laptop supports digital media reader, HDMI out, two USB 3.0 slots, one USB 2.0 port, Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and VGA port.
If you are looking for a smart laptop that comes at a decent price and offers equal efficiency in terms of business and multimedia, the Lenovo Essential B50-70 (59-425625) is a nice option. It also dons a long lasting battery, DVD drive and high speed USB ports. It lacks any OS which is okay in terms of its price.