The Lenovo essential G510 (59-398411) has been designed smartly to take care of the basic computing needs of the user and comes at a pocket friendly price. The presence of rich ATI graphics card and twin Dolby speakers gives you the platform to have an amazing gaming experience. It lacks any preloaded OS and a respectable RAM which is okay considering the price.
Display and Design
The Lenovo essential G510 (59-398411) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display which offers comfortable viewing with a FWXGA resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in an all black outfit with smooth finish which looks eye catchy. However, it has a thickness of 34 mm and a weight of 2.6 kg which will definitely pose problems if you intend to carry it.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, it sports a 4th generation Intel Core i3 processor sprinting at 2.4GHz and based on HM86 Express chipset. Assisting it is a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is acceptable in this price range. You can expand it up to 16GB through the 2 unused DIMM slots. The 2GB ATI Sunpro 8570 graphics card provides the muscles to deal with high quality games and videos swiftly. It doesnÂt come with any preloaded OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo essential G510 (59-398411) poses a VGA webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. For taking care of your storage needs, it houses a 500GB SATA hard disk. The dual 1.5W stereo speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio ensure theatre like experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Lenovo essential G510 (59-398411) juiced up is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. The networking and connectivity package included in the laptop comprises of features like HDMI out, 2 USB 3.0 slots, 1 USB 2.0 port, WLAN, Bluetooth, digital media reader, VGA port and Ethernet port.