Budget machine with surprising features
Display and Build
The Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 (80G000EPIN) shows off a 15.6-inch HD LED Glare display which offers visuals with enhanced brightness that can strain your eyes during prolonged usage. It features a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a 23.9 mm thick all black outfit which has a weight of 2.4 kg.
CPU and Platform
At the heart of the machine, you can find a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium Quad Core N3530 processor. Assisting the CPU is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is a rare sight in this price range. You can also expand it up to 8GB using the 2 unused DIMM memory slots.
For better management of rich videos and games, the notebook relies on integrated Intel HD GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is a huge bonus in lieu of its price.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 (80G000EPIN) flaunts a HD webcam which can support high resolution video calls smoothly. The presence of a 1TB SATA hard disk relieves the user of any kind of storage troubles. With the Tray Load DVD RW Drive, you can easily exchange files through disks. The stereo speakers are capable of providing HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 (80G000EPIN) is capable of running continuously for up to 5 hours. The networking and connectivity features include Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, HDMI out, WLAN, 2 USB 3.0 slots, Ethernet port and 1 USB 2.0 slot.
The Lenovo IdeaPad G50-30 (80G000EPIN) comes with a host of powerful features despite being available at a modest budget. The most important one is the latest Windows 8.1 platform. Other out of the box features include tray load DVD drive, 2 advanced USB ports, HD webcam and 4GB RAM.