Lenovo G500 – 59385443 is a 15.6”, 2.5 GHz Intel Pentium 2030M processor powered laptop. As a dual core processor operates with decent clock speed, it can boost the performance of day to day productivity, for instance, browsing web with multiple tabs, typing documents, downloading movies and videos. It can stream HD videos, allow casual gaming and occasional photo editing. Lenovo G500 59385443 offers 4 GB of memory and 500GB hard drive. With a price of around $410, ($406 at BestBuy and $420 at Amazon) it could be a decent choice for those who are looking for a laptop for daily use, without burning a hole in pocket. It is not a touch screen laptop.
Lenovo G500 – 59385443 performance and specs
Lenovo G500-59385443 features matte black plastic casing and holds lenovo’s own Accutype keyboard. There is a dedicated numeric keypad as well. Under the casing, there is an Intel Pentium 2030M dual core processor. Turboboost and Hyperthreading technologies are however, missing in this laptop. The integrated HD graphics is better than previous generation graphics. When it comes to performance, Lenovo G500 59385443, with its 2.5 GHz processor, can handle single threaded application decently. For instance, you can play Itunes, run LAME for converting audio formats, work with PowerPoint and print a pdf file. When it comes to gaming, you can play games like Anno 2070, Dirt Showdown, Tomb Raider, F1 2013 and Skyrim sleeping Dog, in low details and settings. You can even play Need for shift most wanted, Darkness 2 in low details and setting, without fraps you will get around 20-30 fps.
Lenovo G500 -59385443 comes with 4 GB memory and 500 GB SATA Hard drive. Windows 8 is preloaded on it.
The 15.6 inch display features LED backlit high-definition widescreen which offers standard 1366 by 768 pixel resolution. It can support 720p video playback. However, if you want large display with same features, you can take a look at Lenovo G700 – 59385692 which comes with 17.3 “ display and offers 1600 by 900 resolution. Rest of the features remains same as Lenovo G500 – 59385443.
Lenovo G500 -59385443 comes with standard ports and connectivity feature which include 2 USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, HDMI out, 2-in-1 media reader ( SD/MMC), audio combo port, VGA out and CD/DVD burner as optical drive. Network connectivity is supported by 802.11 b/g/n and Fast Ethernet
G500 -59385443 comes with 41whr battery pack which offers up to 4 hours of battery life, on single charge.
Pros of Lenovo G500 – 59385443
2 USB 3.0 ports
Lenovo G500 – 59385443 cons
No touch screen