Cost effective laptop for simple computing
Display and Outfit
The Lenovo Essential G405 (59-415701) poses a 14.1-inch HD LED backlit Glare display which offers visuals with enhanced brightness and a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The simply designed black coloured casing measures 21.0mm around the waist and tips the scale at 2.2kg. It features a standard keyboard and a multi touch gesture supported touchpad.
Configuration and OS
Doing the duty on the inside is an AMD quad-core A4-5000 processor computing at 1.5GHz. It works in combination with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD graphics unit takes care of demanding games and movies. It is devoid of any preloaded OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Essential G405 (59-415701) carries a 0.3MP webcam and inbuilt microphone for taking care of online video calls. The 500GB SATA hard disk operates at 5,400rpm and provides enough space for creating a library of files and folders. It also has a DVD Writer so that you can easily exchange files through CDs and DVDs. The stereo speakers provide HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Essential G405 (59-415701) sips juice from a 6 cell Li-ion battery which claims to render uninterrupted service for up to 4.3 hours. The connectivity and networking package comprises of features like Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, three USB 2.0 slots, VGA port, HDMI out and digital media reader.
The Lenovo Essential G405 (59-415701) comes at an extremely affordable price tag and has features which justify it. It guarantees a nice battery backup and features an optical drive. Otherwise, it is devoid of a good processor and a quality webcam. Neither does it support any user friendly software platform.