The Lenovo Ideapad Z500 (59-341235) outclasses its rivals in the same price range with its comfortable but slim design coupled with an ultra powerful configuration. The large imposing display is not only rich but pleasurable as well. It has also got smart connectivity options, a sound battery and a solid hard disk.
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad Z500 poses the standard 15.6 inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels which renders texts in a better manner and offers a comfortable experience from different angles. Its keypad deck and lid carry a soft feel finish making it extremely comfortable to hold. Possessing a thickness of just 25.4 mm, you can easily lug around with this gadget and perform tasks comfortably in your lap. The dark chocolate colored gadget has sufficient cooling vents.
Processor and Platform
The Lenovo Ideapad Z500 features Intel Core i5-3210M 3rd generation CPU with a striking clock speed of 3.1GHz and loaded on B75 Express chipset. It is paired with 6GB DDR3 RAM to ensure smooth performance and quicker responses. The graphics requirements are met by a sound 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT645M graphics card. It is preloaded with 64 bit Windows 8 operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Ideapad Z500 (59-341235) flaunts a 1MP webcam and a massive 1TB hard disk (5400 rpm) to take care of the storage requirements of the user. The AccuType backlit keyboard can be used for typing comfortable in low light conditions and carries properly spaced keys. However, the rounded bottom keys can pose problems for first timers. A large touchpad guarantees comfortable experience as well. You can also find a DVD RW optical drive and stereo speakers delivering HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The 4 cell Li-ion battery promises to deliver a notable performance with up to 5.5 hours of backup. One can find two USB 2.0 ports and the 3.5 mm jack on the right side whereas one USB 3.0 port, HDMI, memory card reader and Ethernet port on the other side. Other connectivity features include Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN 802.11 b/g/n.