Cost effective laptop for beginners
Display and Build
The Lenovo G50-30 (80G0008BUS) carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit Widescreen display which offers clear viewing from wide directions and supports contents with a maximum resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The black coloured outfit looks pretty stylish with the rugged finish on the palm rest. It has a thickness of 24.8mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
CPU and OS
Under the hood, the Lenovo G50-30 (80G0008BUS) is loaded with a 2.1GHz Intel Celeron dual-core N2830 processor. Assisting it in executing multitasking is a basic 2GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,333MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. For better management of rich games and videos, it depends on the integrated Intel HD GPU. It runs on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to render intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo G50-30 (80G0008BUS) is armed with a 0.3MP webcam which can shoot HD videos and handle high resolution video calls in tandem with analog microphone. For storage purposes, there is a 320GB SATA hard disk which may turn out to be insufficient. Powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2.0 technology, the stereo speakers provide immersive gaming ambience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo G50-30 (80G0008BUS) stays juiced up with a 4 cell Li-ion battery which claims to deliver uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 4 hours. On the connectivity front, we have features like Ethernet port, WLAN, VGA port, HDMI out, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots and one USB 3.0 slot.
The Lenovo G50-30 (80G0008BUS) is ideal for beginners who can do away with simple computing needs. It comes at a reasonable price and sacrifices performance to some extent. Another cause of concern is the low disk space.