Lenovo G505 Review

Lenovo G505 Review

Lenovo G505 15.6 inch Laptop
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Lenovo is one of the better and innovative companies for computers- laptops and desktops. Lenovo G505 15.6 inch laptop is one of the most affordable laptops around so it may be a great choice to do your homework, word processing, internet browsing, emails, light games and some multimedia if you are on a tight budget.. Quite solid, versatile, reliable and functional though.

AMD E1-2100 1.4 GHz processor with 4 GB DDR3 is sufficient for basic daily tasks and multitasking. 320 GB hard drive at 5400 rpm is also what you'd expect at this price range. It will be enough storage for most people but if you require extra space, you can always get an external hard drive. You also have the Lenovo Cloud storage to synchronize data across different devices wherever you are.

15.6” HD LED Widescreen display at 1366 x 768 pixel resolution with the integrated AMD HD ATI RADEON 8210 graphics card, images are vivid and sharp in 16:9 widescreen cinematic format. Stereo speakers and Dolby Advanced Audio give you clear and loud surround sound. So both the screen and the audio are more than sufficient for a great home entertainment experience at this low price.

Ergonomic AccuType keyboard with number keypad is again better than what you'd expect from such a cheap notebook.. OneKey Recovery lets you go back to factory settings and saves you from viruses or technical issues easily.

Lenovo G505 Review
Black Lenovo G505 weighs 5.7 pounds and is 1.34 inches thick. Operating system is the Windows 8- common in most laptops. 1 AAAA battery gives you up to 5-hour battery life with the Lenovo Energy Management that helps protect the overall life of the battery and increases the time spent between charges. In terms of connectivity, you get the 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and 10/100 LAN ethernet, 1 x USB 2.0 Port, 2 x USB 3.0 Ports, Integrated 720p HD webcam, HDMI out to transfer data between the Lenovo and other devices quickly.

Pros: OneKey Rescue - HD LED Widescreen Display - Dolby Advanced Audio - Decent battery life - USB 3.0 - 720p HD Webcam - Very affordable.

Cons: 1.4GHz CPU won't run the latest games if you are into full-on gaming.

Conclusion: Lenovo G505 comes with the reliable AMD performance you can trust. If it is the right system for you will come down to what you'll use it for. It is a budget level laptop that will run without problems when you check your emails, browse the net with multiple tabs open, prepare school projects, listen to songs, watch Youtube videos and play some light games. If you are looking to do heavy multimedia and play 3D games, it may not be right for you and you need to spend lots more.. Overall it is a good computer and offers more features than you'd expect at the current Amazon price.

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