Lenovo G500s 15.6 inch Touchscreen Review

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Pros & Cons:
Pros: Versatile - Affordable - AccuType keyboard - OneKey Recovery function - Everything works straight away - Powerful with i5 - Multitasking is easy with 6GB RAM - Decent battery life - Beautiful sound quality.

Cons: Screen is a little glossy- although you can use it outdoors, you may be better off in the shade.

Lenovo G500s 15.6 inch touchscreen laptop offers a very decent overall performance at a good price. 2.6 GHz i5 processor for power and reliability, 6GB RAM for efficient multitasking, 1TB RAM for ample storage, 15.6" HD LED Touch Screen display for beautiful clear images, stereo speakers and Dolby Advanced Audio v2 for great sound quality.. It is packed with features you will enjoy..

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System runs smoothly with 3rd generation Intel 2.6 GHz Core i5 3230M processor and 6GB SODIMM Memory (for multitasking power). It is powerful and fast enough to handle video editing and even the high level 3D games. It offers a smart 4-way processing performance with a speed boost. Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers better performance when you're on more demanding tasks and less power usage when you don't. A Solid State Diskof 60GB+ will offer you a significantly better performance from what it already is.

1TB Serial ATA Hard Drive at 5400 RPM rotational speed will give you plenty of space to put all your data and files. The performance of the hard drive is impressive and it is easy to be replaced when you need to.

Windows 8 (64 bit) operating system.. You can easily install Windows 7 if prefer it to Windows 8.

Samsung inspired glossy 15.6" HD LED display with 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 pixel resolution offers vivid and bright images with Intel HD 4000 Graphics. You can use the laptop comfortably outdoors as well, but better in the shade. Touchscreen supports 10-point multi-touch and intuitive gestures. Viewing angles are decent.

You'll get clear surround sound through stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio v2. It is a satisfactory little system for home entertainment.

Chiclet style ergonomic and comfy keyboard with numeric keypad. The touchpad (4.0 x 2.1 inches) supports multi-touch gestures. Keyboard enables comfortable and accurate typing with reduced errors.

Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n WiFi connectivity and 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN, 1 x USB 2.0 Port, 2x USB 3.0 Ports (up to 10 times faster to transfer data between the Lenovo and other devices), DVDRW optical drive, Integrated 720p HD webcam, HDMI output to connect to larger screens like your HDTV, 720p HD webcam, VGA, Ethernet, audio combi port, 2-in-1 media card reader (SD- Secure Digital and MMC- MultiMediaCard formats), Kensington security slot, Bluetooth 4.0, RJ-45 connector for wired internet.

Works quietly, although slighly louder when on average load but nothing that would disturb you.

OneKey Recovery system lets you repair or restore the factory state by a simple click on a button just next to the power button on the left ( Do this when the system is turned off).

1 Lithium ion battery gives you roughly 5 hours in normal use. 'Lenovo Energy Management' makes sure the battery lasts longer by using energy-saving function to reduce the number of times you need to charge the battery.

At 5.9 pound weight- not heavy despite all the power and features.

Dimensions: 15 x 10.20 x 1.06 inches- portable enough.

Completely black, all surfaces are matte, lid shows a slightly ribbed texture. It is slim with only 1" thickness.

Conclusion: You can use Lenovo G500s 15.6 inch touchscreen laptop for pretty much anything for school, home and work: Web browsing, Microsoft Office, listening to music, watching movies, Skype, video editing and even the more advanced games. It comes with 2 year warranty in case of any problems. Great value notebook for how much it costs. Have a look at the latest price below on Amazon.

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