If you are planning to buy a standard business centric laptop that comes at a modest price, the Lenovo Ideapad Z580 (59-347587) is worth considering. Apart from standard configuration, it flaunts a quality webcam and an optical drive. However, it will make you think twice if you plan to lug around with it.
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 (59-347587) poses a standard 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in an enamel white colored outfit which is not only prone to get dirty but also looks hefty with a thickness of 35.5 mm and an equally disappointing weight of 2.7 kg.
Processor and OS
For driving its process, the notebook is equipped with a 2.4GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 3rd generation and based on HM76 Express chipset. It is assisted by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB via 2 unused memory slots. Rich videos and movies are managed by the inbuilt Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera and Storage
The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 (59-347587) comes with a 1MP webcam embedded above the display for handling video calls of high resolution. With the 1TB SATA hard disk, you will hardly feel the lack of storage space. You can even store important data on disks and retrieve them when required with the DVD RW Drive.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 (59-347587) is armed with a 6 cell Li-ion battery capable of running continuously for up to 3 hours. On the connectivity front, it supports features like Ethernet port, 2 USB 3.0 slots, VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out, digital media reader and WLAN.