Standard laptop at reasonable price
Display and Outfit
The Lenovo G50-70 (59-422405) poses a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display which offers comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a simple but solid black coloured outfit which may cause problems with a thickness of 34mm and a weight of 2.6kg.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brains of the Lenovo G50-70 (59-422405) is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation series and based on HM86 Express chipset. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of handling only basic games and videos. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8 OS which is a bonus in this price range.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo G50-70 (59-422405) accounts for the video calling needs of the user with a 0.3MP webcam and analog microphone. The 500GB SATA hard disk functioning at 5,400rpm provides sufficient space for creating a library of files. It is equipped with a DVD RW Drive so that you can easily transfer files through disks. The dual stereo speakers of 1.5W each and Dolby Advanced Audio technology render rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo G50-70 (59-422405) is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery which claims to provide interruption free service for up to 3 hours. Connectivity wise, the laptop is loaded with features like Ethernet port, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, VGA port, one USB 3.0 slot and HDMI out.
The Lenovo G50-70 (59-422405) is apt for those who are looking for a standard laptop but don't want to spend much. It also packs Windows OS and optical drive which is quite surprising in this price range.