Budgeters' gaming machine
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad G50-70 Notebook sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display offering a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It carries a premium feel with a silver coloured lid and brushed keyboard deck. It measures 25.8mm around the waist and has a weight of 2.5kg.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, the laptop is equipped with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the 4th generation series and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is aided by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 16GB with the help of two unused DIMM ports. The AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics processor with 2GB DDR3 memory guarantees smooth handling of demanding graphics. It lacks any preloaded OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Ideapad G50-70 Notebook is equipped with a 0.3MP webcam which can record HD videos. It relieves the user of any kind of storage problems with a 1TB SATA HDD. It also has a DVD RW drive so that you can stream data from different disks at ease. The stereo speakers running on Dolby Advanced Audio v2 provide quality multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Ideapad G50-70 Notebook is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery claiming to provide up to 4 hours of service without any disturbance. From the connectivity point of view, we have VGA port, digital media reader, HDMI out, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and Ethernet port.
The Lenovo Ideapad G50-70 is a nicely designed laptop within a modest price. It has a standard configuration along with the efficiency to give you superb gaming performance. It also features a 1TB hard disk, powerful speakers and an optical drive. The sole bone of contention is the absence of any preloaded OS.