Lenovo G505-59373013 is a budget mid-sized laptop. It is a decent computing solution for those who are looking for more than regular computing. It boasts of Quad core AMD A6-5200 accelerated processor which is clocked with 2.0GHz frequency (each core). Though it is powered by a quad core APU, still this computer is not a high performing machine. However, user will get better multitasking with its 4 physical cores. More cores help CPU to handle multiple threads in a better way. The laptop is suitable for school students, basic office jobs, home and home office. Also, casual photo editing can be done in this laptop. Lenovo G505-59373013 is not for serious gamers, but it supports light gaming, web browsing etc.
Lenovo G505-59373013 specs and performance
AMD A6-5200 APU is little better than Intel core i3-3227U ULV processor. However, Intel core i3-3227U ULV is more energy efficient. Lenovo G505-59373013 comes with integrated Radeon HD 8400 GPU which is actually merged with APU chip. Both, graphics and processor core, lack Turbo feature. With 2.GHZ speed and 4GB memory it can handle basic Office work and school work, Internet browsing and multimedia smoothly and efficiently.
Lenovo G505-59373013 offers 500GB hard drive storage. The hard drive speed is 5400 rpm. It comes with Windows 8 operating system. However, no touch screen feature is available with this laptop. 500GB hard drive space is enough for basic computing. User can upgrade memory up to 8GB.
The 15.6” display delivers visuals in 16:9 widescreen aspects and 1366 x 768 resolutions. The resolution supports up to 720p HD environment.
When it comes to connectivity, Lenovo G505-59373013 offers 2 USB 3.0 port and single USB 2.0 port, HDMI, VGA output and audio jacks. It also comes with integrated optical drive and HD webcam
Network connectivity includes 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi and Fast Ethernet supported by R J 45 connector. Bluetooth feature is not available with this laptop.
Lenovo G505 series comes with Accutype keyboard. The edges of the keys are curved. The Keyboard comprises of dedicated numeric keypad.
The 6 cell –lithium ion battery pack offers up to 5 hours of battery life, on single charge, and depends upon application load.
Pros of Lenovo G505-59373013
Budget laptop with quad core processor
USB 3.0 ports
Cons of Lenovo G505-59373013
No touch screen