Inexpensive laptop with well-balanced specs
Display and design
The Lenovo G505 (59-398431) features a 15.6-inch HD LED Display which offers comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The laptop is decked within a black stylish chassis with a waistline of 34 mm and it weighs 2.6 Kg. Just below the display and in front of the hinge, the laptop houses input devices like - AccuType keyboard and a standard Touchpad.
Processor and OS
For driving all the operations with a better optimized performance, the laptop is powered by a modest AMD Dual Core E1-2100 processor with a processing speed of 1.0 GHz. The CPU is further accompanied by a 2GB DDR3 RAM set in a 1 x 2 Gigabyte memory layout with a speed of 1600 Mhz. You can increase the memory up to 16GB with the help of two unused DIMM memory slots. Rich videos and movies are handled by the AMD Radeon HD 8210 graphic processor. The laptop sails on the 64-bit DOS operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop houses a 0.3 MP webcam with an analog microphone to facilitate a decent and noise free video chatting. The camera also clicks decent still photos. It accounts for the storage needs of the user comfortably with a SATA hard disk of 500GB. The DVD RW Drive allows users to easily copy files from a disc as well as burn data on it. The laptop boasts stereo speakers running on the Dolby Advanced Audio technology to render good quality sound while you play games, watch movies, etc.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop is fuelled by a 6 Cell Li-Ion battery that keeps the laptop active for 4 hours when not plugged in. Talking of connectivity, the Lenovo G505 (59-398431) laptop comes with a bag full of options like - Ethernet, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 slots, one USB 2.0 slot, HDMI out, Digital Media Reader and VGA Port.
Lenovo G505 (59-398431) is a budget friendly laptop which is best suited for performing basic computing needs of the user. Although a decent graphic processor, a large and good display and dependable battery backup the laptop seems quite good. The processor is not up to the mark but considering the price of the laptop, we can hardly complain.