Powerful gaming machine
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad Y50 (59-421845) carries a 15.6-inch full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) anti glare LED backlit display designed to make your eyeballs pop out with ultra sharp image quality and excellent colours. It has a thickness of 22.8mm and a weight of 2.3kg and looks stylish with mirror like finish on the lid.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brains is a 2.5GHz Intel Core i7 fourth generation processor and 8GB DDR3 RAM operating at 1,600MHz, thereby providing super fast and silky smooth performance. The RAM is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to offer intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Ideapad Y50 (59-421845) is armed with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling online video calls. The 1TB SATA HDD protects the user from facing any kind of storage problem while the 8GB SSD memory provides quick response.
The 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics card enables you to have fun with intensive games and videos on the 1,080p panel. Powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2 technology, the JBL stereo speakers render high quality sound.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Ideapad Y50 (59-421845) guarantees up to 5 hours of backup with a 4 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected via Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, two USB 3.0 ports and one USB 2.0 slot.
The Lenovo Ideapad Y50 (59-421845) is designed to offer high quality gaming performance and justifies its high price with powerful features in every department. However, it lacks an optical drive which is an important component of gaming.