Go for the Lenovo G405 (59-412293) if you are looking for a low end gadget that sports a healthy configuration and is good for business as well as entertainment needs. The support for the latest Windows OS makes it a sound option. Another attraction is its Dolby Advanced speakers.
Display and Design
The Lenovo G405 (59-412293) comes with a 15.6 inch HD LED display which plays videos and pictures at a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. Its 34mm thick body is bound to pose problems in terms of portability. However, it makes up for its chunkiness with its glossy black finish.
Processor and OS
At the heart of the laptop, there is an AMD Dual Core E1-2100 CPU paired with AMD A68M chipset and running at a speed of 1.4GHz. The CPU is assisted by a RAM of just 2GB functioning at 1600MHz which is justified with respect to its price. To handle highly powerful videos and games proficiently, the laptop is equipped with the AMD Radeon HD 8210 GPU. The main USP of the device is its software platform which is the recently launched Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo G405 (59-412293) has a webcam on the front that can shoot HD videos. The space for storing applications, important documents and media files is provided by the 500GB SATA 5400rpm hard disk. You can also use the DVD RW Drive to store info on CDs and DVDs.
With the stereo speakers delivering Dolby Advanced Audio quality, the laptop can turn any space into a theatre. The laptop has a standard touchpad and a chiclet keyboard as input options.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo G405 (59-412293) promises to deliver up to 4 hours of continuous service with the 6 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it has features like Ethernet, WLAN, 1 USB 2.0 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI out, digital media reader and VGA port.