Multimedia box within budget
Display and Build
The Lenovo essential G500 (59-380754) comes with a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit panel that runs a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and provides modest visibility. Its 25.8mm thick outfit may not be the best in looks but gives you the liberty to carry it anywhere. You can also find an AccuType keyboard and a touchpad as the input options.
Processor and Platform
The laptop houses a 3rd generation Intel Core i3 processor racing at 2.4GHz to ensure seamless performance. The CPU draws support from a typical 4GB DDR3 RAM which is of course expandable up to 8GB through the single DIMM slot. You will have a great time with high quality HD games and videos thanks to the 2GB ATI Sunpro 8570 graphics card under the hood. It comes preloaded with DOS which is ok considering the price.
Camera and Memory
The laptop is equipped with a VGA webcam and meets your storage needs with a 500GB of Serial ATA hard disk. There is also a DVD RW Drive which can come in handy if you wish to store info on disks.
If the rich HD display powered by amazing graphics card is not enough to satisfy your entertainment needs, you will surely change your mind once you listen to the Dolby Advanced Sound powering the stereo speakers.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo essential G500 (59-380754) can deliver a maximum of 3 hours of uninterrupted service with a Li-ion battery of 6 cells. Stay connected through features like Ethernet, WLAN, 1 USB 2.0 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, VGA port, digital media reader, HDMI out and 2-in-1 card reader.
If you are an entertainment freak and need a notebook that is good for computing, the Lenovo essential G500 (59-380754) is worth buying. A large HD display with rich graphics and amazing Dolby powered speakers makes it a sound entertainment offering.