The Lenovo essential G400s (59-383636) is a smartly designed gadget with all the necessary features within a budget. While the multi touch panel is good for working comfortably, the powerful processor can face almost anything at ease. The Dolby Advanced Audio Speakers are bound to turn any space into a theatre.
Display and Design
The Lenovo essential G400s (59-383636) poses a 14-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels giving you a sharper experience. The multi touch display is responsive, has support for 10 point finger control and gives you the opportunity to enjoy computing at the expense of a few touches. Wrapped in a black colored package with a thickness of 26.9mm and a weight of 2.5kg, this laptop looks good.
Processor and OS
On the inside, this Essential notebook carries a 3rd generation Intel Core i3 processor racing at 2.5GHz and paired with HM76 Express chipset. The CPU is supported by the typical 4GB DDR3 RAM which is of course expandable up to 16GB via the 2 user accessible DIMM slots. While the graphics bit is handled by Intel HD 4000 GPU, the software platform is managed by the recently launched Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo essential G400s (59-383636) shows off a HD webcam which lets you have fun with your friends or work seriously with your boss through video calls. The 500GB SATA hard disk offers sufficient space for storing all sorts of files and folders. It also sports a DVD RW Drive so that you can transfer data through disks.
The typical AccuType keyboard and a normal touchpad are the input devices present in this gadget. The inbuilt speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio give you clear and crisp surround sound letting you have a treat while listening to music or watching movies.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo essential G400s (59-383636) promises to deliver up to 4 hours of uninterrupted service with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity features are Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth, 1 USB 2.0 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI out, digital media reader, VGA port and multi card slot.