Affordable device with impressive features
Display and Configuration
The Lenovo essential G500 (59-415703) features a HD LED Anti Glare display which is designed to protect your eyes from getting strained even if you stare at the screen for long hours. The 14-inch panel offers sharp viewing experience with the WXGA resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
Doing the duty under the hood is a 1.5GHz AMD Quad Core A4 5000 processor sitting on AMD A76 chipset. Lenovo has saved a lot of money by skipping out an Intel processor. It is supported by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB. Rich graphics is managed by Intel HD GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS completely out of the box.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo essential G500 (59-415703) flaunts a webcam which is capable of shooting HD videos. The user's storage requirements are met by the 500GB SATA HDD operating at 5400 rpm. It even has a DVD RW Drive which can be used for transferring data through disks when needed. The stereo speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio can turn your room into a theatre.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo essential G500 (59-415703) runs the show with a 6 cell Li-ion battery capable of running continuously for up to 3 hours. On the connectivity front, it provides options like Ethernet port, 2 USB 3.0 slots, 1 USB 2.0 port, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, VGA port and digital media reader.
The Lenovo essential G500 (59-415703) is a low range gadget with some completely out of the box features rarely seen in many higher priced devices. You can work for long hours thanks to the matte finish on the display and enjoy the latest perks from Windows. Features like Dolby powered speakers, DVD RW Drive, HD webcam and two USB 3.0 slots make it more desirable.