Made for performance hungry multimedia users
Display and Design
The Lenovo Z500 is a stylish laptop, encased in plastic case with brushed aluminum, clad in the dark chocolate color. The notebook conveys notable character both in a home and business environment. The 15.6-inch HD LED display has a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 with a 16:9 wide aspect ratio, which is perfect for viewing high quality videos. The full sized keyboard with its backlit function is optimum for using under low light conditions. The large touch pad comes with multi-finger gesture support which comes handy while navigating the ever so smooth Windows 8.
Processor and OS
The Z500, to uphold its multimedia performance laptop tag, comes with an equally powerful 3rd generation i5 processor clocked at 2.5GHz with turbo boost technology up to a blazing 3.1GHz. To the make the package whole, the laptop is installed with the latest user friendly Windows 8 operating system.
Camera, Storage, Multimedia
Lenovo has integrated this laptop with a 1MP HD webcam, that lets you enjoy web conference or online video chats with your family and friends no matter where you are. For storing all of your valuable data and carrying it wherever you go, the Z500 comes with a massive 1TB hard disk with a transfer rate up to 100mbps. The Z500, with its huge 6GB RAM and a dedicated 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT645M GPU, is built to handle any task you throw at it no matter how taxing it may be.
Connectivity and Battery
The Z500 comes with a variety of connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1 x USB (2.0), 2x USB (3.0), Multi card slot and HDMI port. A 4 cell battery ensures your laptop is powered on even when unplugged up to 5 hours.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 is a true multimedia all-rounder made for the performance hungry users, while keeping a good balance with performance and battery life. The Z500 is also well built, and in spite of being a 15 inch laptop, it is quite portable due to its slim design. The Z500 with its powerful hardware is capable of handling even the latest games. Overall it is a decently priced laptop with a powerful spec sheet.