Affordable and suited for business
Display and Design
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-336941) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in an uncommon cherry red color which may not be liked by everybody, especially those who love a professional outlook. It has a thickness of 34.3 mm and a weight of 2.7 kg which means that you will have to think twice before carrying it for long.
CPU and Platform
Under the hood, it is equipped with a 2.4GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the 2nd generation series and sitting on HM65 Express chipset. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM functioning at 1600MHz and expandable up to 8GB. The integrated Intel HD 3000 GPU takes the responsibility of managing rich videos and movies. It is devoid of any preloaded OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-336941) sports a 0.3MP webcam placed in the bezel above the display. The digital microphone cancels the noise in the background during video calls. It meets the storage demands of the user with a standard 500GB SATA hard disk. With the DVD RW Drive, you can easily exchange files through disks. The stereo speakers provide HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-336941) promises up to 5 hours of backup with a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity features include VGA port, HDMI out, WLAN, Ethernet port, Bluetooth, 2 USB 3.0 slots, digital media reader and 1 USB 2.0 port.
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-336941) has been built to handle standard computing tasks related to business smoothly but doesn't cost much. It comes with Intel Core i3 processor and standard 4GB RAM to handle standard needs. The presence of optical drive and two high speed ports is praiseworthy considering its price. However, it has a chunky body and lacks any OS.