Pocket friendly laptop with superior features
Display, CPU and Platform
The Lenovo Essential B590 (59-416853) carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TFT LCD display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
Acting as the brains of the Lenovo Essential B590 (59-416853) is a 2.4GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the third generation family. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which runs at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. The inbuilt Intel HD 4000 GPU manages intensive games and movies. It is devoid of any user friendly OS which is the main reason for its affordability.
Camera, Memory and Multimedia
The laptop is armed with a 0.3MP webcam and digital microphone to provide clear and noise free video calling experience. While the 500GB SATA hard disk provides sufficient space for storing numerous files, the 8GB SSD flash memory provides super fast response. The SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support can be used for running different types of disks. The dual stereo speakers account for the entertainment needs of the user.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Essential B590 (59-416853) is fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery which promises to deliver continuous service for up to 6 hours. On the connectivity front, the laptop is loaded with options like HDMI out, two USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, digital media reader, 4-in-1 multi card reader slot and VGA port.
The Lenovo Essential B590 (59-416853) is an impressive laptop available at a reasonable price and capable of handling standard computing needs. The presence of SSD memory in addition to the HDD makes it a fast performer while the powerful battery keeps you out of any tension. It lacks any OS though.