Reasonably priced laptop with unexpected features
Display and Outfit
The Lenovo G50 (80G0000VUS) carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display which offers comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a 24.8mm thick black coloured body which has a weight of 2.0kg and looks quite stylish with the concentric circular finish on the lid. It features a backlit keyboard so that you can type easily in the dark.
Configuration and OS
Doing the duty on the inside is a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3530 processor. It works in combination with a 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is expandable up to 8GB. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of handling only simple games and movies. It runs on the latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS and provides intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo G50 (80G0000VUS) is armed with a 0.3MP webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling online video calls. The 500GB Serial-ATA HDD provides enough space for storing numerous files of all kinds. The DVD RW drive allows you to exchange data via disks. Powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2.0, the 1.5W stereo speakers provide powerful multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo G50 (80G0000VUS) is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery which promises to render interruption free service for up to 5 hours. On the connectivity front, we have Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, digital media reader, HDMI out and VGA port.
The Lenovo G50 (80G0000VUS) is a reasonably priced laptop with the ability to handle basic computing tasks smoothly. It impresses with some surprising features like Windows 8.1 OS, backlit keyboard, powerful battery and optical drive. The sole thing it lacks is a good processor.