Built for ultimate multimedia experience
Overall User Rating (4.4 Out of 5 based on 133 ratings)
Overall: BEAST WITH A BEAUTY!!!
I bought this laptop from lenovo store and not from flipkart.
There are not many reviews on flipkart for this laptop so maybe this one helps you in buying the laptop.
Look & Feel: Just out of the box, u'l love the looks as it has a premium looks with metal body, silver colour and shine makes it amazing and with black keyboard. And the best part is its thickness. This laptop is so thin and light weight that u'll boast to everyone for this feature. Comparing to my old Vaio (2012 model) , total height of this laptop is nearly equal to ht. of base of my vaio. EDIT: Its not scratch-proof, so yeah scratches has started to appear on top cover and few on inner side.
Display: 15.6" display with 1080p is surely an overkill but it doesn't means that it's a con in this laptop. Infact changing some display settings will give u best results and U'll surely love the display. Though my chrome tabs do look very small compared 768p resolution but when watching movies or playing games...Its really enjoyable. But I'll do mention that u may find brightness a little less as compared to VAIO laptops (Vaio is shit. Personally used it).
Battery: On average battery lasts for 3-3.5 hours with wifi and movie playback and 4.5-5.5 hrs with wifi off. So overall a good battery backup and it's due to Haswell processors which are low power consuming processor. Never played games on battery.
Performance: This is the key aspect to buy a laptop and this laptop is Beast in performance. Maybe 4GB graphic is just a public stunt to gather consumers attention but It certainly performs well with high end games. Currently, I'm playing AC Unity at 1080p with high settings and COD Ghost 1080p with max settings and no lag so far. Games Run smoothly without any problem.
Aside of games, U wont find any lag in using the system but I do find boot time is little more( considering the specifications).
SUGGESTION: Play game on 1366X768 resolution if experiencing any lag and I'm sure lag will be gone. Do change the resolution of game as well as ur pc for maximum Output
Speaker Output: This is one of the best thing in the laptop. Amazing sound quality and reallllllyyyy loud. Dolby software with Lenovo one key theatre is cherry on the top. Watching movies, listening music and playing games is incredible because of high quality music output.
Keyboard & Mouse: Both keyboard and mouse are really good though u may find some lag while using touchpad. Its noticeable but avoidable too.
Also, personally I do feel that keyboard is little small coz many times I end up pressing num lock or = key instead of backspace and arrow up key instead shift key which is lil annoying. EDIT: touchpad lag is gone after some updates.
One of the best thing was Adaptive keyboard i.e the F1-F12 keys are activated by pressing Fn keys which are rarely used and all volume keys, brightness and other function keys can be used directly just like any other key.
And keyboard sound is present but very less which wont bother u much.
Softwares: pre-installed: Windows 8.1 with some lenovo drivers. One key theater and Dolby Audio software are really good to use.Energy Manager App by lenovo is also very good for battery care purpose and Fan dust cleaning. Rest are office 365, mc livesafe antivirus all for 30 days and other few softwares.
Customer Support: Many users ignore this point which leads them to a terrible experience. But trust me, lenovo support is by far the best support i had ever experienced. They're just a one call away and will solve your any query without procrastinating it.
Briefing above points:
Professional looks with silver black combination.
Display is good and sharp but some might feel 1080p useless.
Battery is very good and charging time is less.
Performance is amazing with no heating issues.
Speaker output is superb with dolby sound and lenovo one key theater experience.
Microphone quality is excellent.
Really thin and light weight.
Adaptive keyboard is great.
Best Customer Support.
Brightness is little low.
Backlit keyboard is missing which is not expected in such segment.
Power cord of Adapter is very small.
It has only 1 USB 3.0 which is a major disappointment in this segment.
4GB gfx and 1080p might be an overkill for some users.
Keyboard sound is very less but noticeable.
Boot up time is lil more than expected.
In the end, the laptop is far better in its pro's then cons and with 55k budget, its ultimate gaming laptop. I'll highly suggest U to buy it and purchase extended warranty.
Plz do vote my review so that other user also gets benefit from this review.
A genuine lenovo z50 user writing after 5 month usage.