A quality budget machine
Design and Graphics
The Lenovo essential G50-70 (59-427095) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED Backlit Glossy screen with 1,366 x 768 pixel resolution. It comes in classy black coloured body with 24.8mm thickness and weighs about 2.4kg. Intel HD 4000 graphics of the machine ensure best possible visualization is offered the LED screen. The input devices are AccuType keyboard and touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
CPU and OS
The Lenovo essential G50-70 (59-427095) Laptop is provided with fourth generation Intel Core i3-4030U processor with a processing speed of 1.9GHz. The onboard memory is 4GB which is expandable up to 8GB using memory slots. The Lenovo machine operates on 64-bit Windows 8.1 operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The notebook holds a 720p HD webcam for video chat, video recording and also to take photos. The storage unit is SATA type 500GB hard disk drive (HDD) for storing all the necessary data. The audio units are Dolby Advanced Audio V2 enabled stereo speakers working on HD Audio Solution technology and built-in microphone. The optical drive is DVD recordable dual layer writer for the purpose of easy disk data transfer.
Connectivity and Battery
In terms of the connectivity, the Lenovo Essential G series laptop consist of Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, USB ports, digital media reader, HDMI port etc. The battery is 4-cell Li-Po battery offering four hours of computer use.
The Lenovo essential G50-70 (59-427095) is a winner in budget category. It satisfies all primary requirements for buying a new laptop, like a decent processor, latest OS and quality entertainment system.