Display and Design
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-349730) comes with a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with the usual WXGA resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The black colored outfit looks extremely bulky with a thickness of 34.3mm. It can also pose problems if you need to carry it with its weight of 2.7kg.
Processor and OS
The laptop is laden with a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium dual-core processor from the 2nd generation and based on the HM65 Express chipset. Assisting the CPU is a 4GB DDR3 RAM operating at 1333MHz and expandable via the single DIMM slot. It manages the graphics with the integrated Intel HD GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 7 Home Basic OS which is good for business needs.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-349730) takes care of the video calling needs of the user with a VGA webcam. It comes equipped with a 2.5 inch SATA hard disk with a capacity of 320GB which may turn out to be insufficient for storing a large volume of files. The DVD RW Drive will enable you to transfer data through disks. The stereo speakers deliver HD audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo essential G580 (59-349730) is capable of providing a continuous service for up to 5 hours with its 6 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity point of view, it sports features like Ethernet port, 2 USB 3.0 slot, 1 USB 2.0 slot, WLAN, Bluetooth, HDMI out, digital media reader and VGA port.