Top performance with smart features
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad Z500, with a 1366 x 768 resolution, delivers bright, crisp visuals on its 15.6 inch HD LED display, which is perfect for your entertainment needs. The exterior of the device with its sharp looks and the soft touch finish on the top side give it a nice bold look while keeping the laptop at just 2.54cm thickness, making it lighter than its competitors. The keyboard with its backlit function is useful to type in very low lit conditions.
Processor and OS
The Z500, with its fast i5-3230M clocked at 2.6 Ghz at base speed, can enhance the clock rate with turbo boost up to 3.0 Ghz. As a result of which, it can handle multitasking quite well. And even though it is powerful, the i5 is quite energy efficient. The laptop comes with the latest Windows 8 OS making sure you get the latest and best windows experience as an end user.
Camera, Storage, Multimedia
The Z500 has a front facing 1MP camera capable of recording HD and clear videos while chatting online. The storage is taken care with a massive 1TB Hard disk giving you ample space to carry all your data around wherever you go. Also with dedicated 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M on-board you can enjoy all the 3D games and HD videos, photo editing and smooth video playback.
Connectivity and Battery
Lenovo has integrated 2 USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 port onto this device, it also has an HDMI out port. A 4 cell Li-ion makes sure the device run for roughly 5 hours on battery backup.
Considering the hardware specification on this device, and the low profile with its sharp looks and ultra-fast clock speed with turbo capabilities, this is a good laptop if you are looking for something to satisfy your entertainment needs. Specially things like photo editing and video editing and watching high definition videos. Good value for money overall.