Impressive gaming laptop at standard price
Display, CPU and OS
The Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436417) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit Glare flat eDP display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
On the inside, the Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436417) is packed with a 1.9GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM87 Express chipset. It is paired with an 8GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and can deal with powerful multitasking smoothly. It is further expandable up to 16GB via the single unused memory slot. It runs on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436417) handles high resolution video calls with a 0.3MP webcam which can record HD videos. For storage purposes, there is a massive 1TB SATA hard disk. It also poses a SuperMulti Tray-in drive which can be used for streaming media from disks.
The presence of AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory enables you to run demanding games without facing much lag. Powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2 technology, the dual 1.5W stereo speakers deliver powerful gaming performance.
Battery and Communication
The laptop ensures up to 4 hours of backup with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity options include Ethernet port, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 slot and two USB 2.0 slots.
The Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436417) comes at a standard price and is a good choice for youngsters who love to play rich games. It impresses with its features which are hardly found together in this price.