Cost effective gaming laptop
Display and Build
The Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436421) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit Glare display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a 25mm thick outfit which has a weight of 2.5kg and looks good with silver coloured lid and black brushed keyboard deck.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brains of the Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436421) is a 1.9GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation series. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM ports. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to deliver intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436421) is armed with a HD webcam for handling online video calls. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides sufficient memory for storing numerous files. You can also transfer files through disks using the SuperMulti Tray-in drive.
Armed with a AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory, you can have fun with rich games and videos. The dual 1.5W stereo speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2 technology create powerful ambience for gaming.
Battery and Communication
The notebook is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery which claims to provide up to 4 hours of undisturbed service. Connectivity wise, it comes loaded with Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out and digital media reader.
Go for the Lenovo Essential G50-70 (59-436421) if you are looking for a gaming laptop at a standard price. The presence of latest Windows 8.1 OS and sound battery make it stand out from its rivals.