Everyday use laptop for high definition webcam experience
Display and Design
Lenovo Essential G580 (59-361898) (Core i3 2nd Gen/ 2GB/ 500GB/ DOS) is an everyday use laptop with 15.6 inch HD LED display having a 1366 x 768 pixels screen resolution. It comes in dark brown metal finish and features chiclet keyboard and touchpad as input devices.
OS and Processor
The Essential G580 runs on 64 bit Disk Operating System (DOS). Powered by Intel Core i3-2348M 2nd Gen Processor with a clock speed of 2.3GHz, it has 1.6GHz 2GB RAM memory which can up increased to 8GB using memory slots. The graphics processor is Intel HD 3000 graphics.
Camera, Multimedia and Storage
The webcam mounted on the device is a 0.3MP HD tool with 720p HD resolution for taking good photos and decent video chat. The machine has 500GB HDD SATA type as primary storage. It has stereo speakers running on HD Audio Solution and also has built-in microphones. The optical drive is DVD RW drive for burning of disk data in CDs and DVDs easily.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop has a 65W 6 cell Li-ion battery which offers 5 hours of continuous laptop usage. For connection with other devices, it has Bluetooth, Ethernet, LAN, WiFi, USB ports, HDMI port etc.
Lenovo Essential G580 (59-361898) is a good product for people with a fair usage of laptop in their daily work. It has considerably good processor, high definition webcam, decent 5 hours battery backup and lots of connectivity options. But, still the users will have to spend few more extra bucks to upgrade the OS since DOS is pretty basic.