Lenovo G500 (59373039) is a budget multimedia laptop featuring powerful core i5-3230M processor, 4 GB memory and 500 GB storage. In fact, considering its price-performance ratio, this laptop looks unbeatable. Inexpensive and quiet, supporting many of the current games, CPU intensive applications and multitasking, this Lenovo model seems to have most of the desirable features. Main drawback of Lenovo G500 59373039 is that it is encased in the same plastic body as its many earlier models. 15.6” screen of the laptop features glossy panel. But this is not a touch screen laptop. This system is best suited for homes, small offices and students. The laptop comes with a USB 3.0 port and a DVD burner, as an optical drive. Currently, this laptop is available at $450 approximately at Newegg ( on sale ). It is available with other stores as well. If you are looking for Lenovo laptop with 8 GB memory and 1 TB hard drive then you can take a look at Lenovo G500 59372004. The price of the G500 59372004 is $550, available at Lenovo. Rest of the features, in both the models, remains same.
Lenovo G500 (59373039) specification and Performance
Intel core i5-3230M processor operates with 2.6 GHz frequency , which can boost up to 3.6 GHz, due to Intel’s Turboboost technology. The processor is integrated with Hyperthreading technology thus multithreaded application will run better with the processor. Overall, with Lenovo G500 (59373039) user can edit photos, edit videos (casual), encode/decode audio and video along with regular computing. If you are a beginner to AutoCAD, you may consider this laptop. Lenovo G500 59373039 is not a gaming laptop but users can play lot of games in low to medium details and setting. One can play Fifa 14, F1 2013, Dead space 3 Call of Duty black ops 2, Mass Effect 3, NFS the run, Saint Rows 4, Battle field 3, Portal 2 etc on this laptop. Users can play Minecraft as well. Same is applicable for Lenovo 59372004. Even though Intel HD 4000 is not a bad graphics but, in combination with entry level NVIDIA Geforce graphics or similar AMD graphic cards, the processor will offer more power for gaming and to perform other intensive tasks. However, the G500 series from Lenovo is meant for everyday use. This laptop is able to increase basic productivity to a great extent.
Lenovo G500 (59373039) comes with 4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz memory and the memory can be extend up to 8 GB. Two memory slots are available for this purpose. It comes with traditional 500 GB hard drive that operates with 5400 rpm.
The 15.6” HD LED Glossy display panel offers 1366×768 pixel resolution and supports 720p HD playback.
Ports and connectivity : 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, HDMI-out, VGA, 2-in-1 card reader ( supports SD, MMC formats) and RJ-45 jack. When it comes to network connectivity, Lenovo G500 (59373039) features Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi. Bluetooth is not available.
The 6 cell standard lithium-ion battery offers up to 5 hours of battery life.
Pros of Lenovo G500 (59373039)
Inexpensive i5 laptop considering the deal price
2 USB 3.0 port
Cons of Lenovo G500 (59373039)