Powerful gaming laptop at decent price
Display and Design
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z50 (59-427805) carries a 15.6-inch HD TN Glare Flat LED backlit display which responds quickly and offers a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a matte silver coloured outfit with a thickness of 25mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and OS
Doing duty under the hood is a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. Together with an 8GB DDR3 RAM, it can handle powerful applications smoothly. The RAM is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to render intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z50 (59-427805) is armed with a HD webcam and array microphone for enjoying noise free and clear video calls. It relieves the user of any storage problem with a 1TB SATA hard disk. The presence of DVD SuperMulti Drive lets you stream media from disks.
The NVIDIA N15V-GM graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory enables you to run intensive games and movies without any interruption. The stereo speakers and Dolby Advanced Audio technology render quality multimedia ambience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z50 (59-427805) keeps the show running with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity point of view, it gets Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 slots, digital media reader and one USB 3.0 slot.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z50 (59-427805) is a smartly crafted gaming laptop which can also be used for demanding business oriented tasks. The powerful configuration combined with dedicated NVIDIA graphics card makes everything hassle free. It lacks a good display but that's okay in terms of its price.