Lenovo G505s 59406430 is a mainstream laptop which is a perfect combination of features, performance and style. Not only this, the laptop is available at a competitive price as well. This laptop is currently being offered at $450 (Staples) and $600 (Quill), even though the original price of the product is much higher. This machine includes AMD A10-5750M quad core accelerated processor with integrated Radeon HD 8650G graphics, 1TB hard drive and 8GB memory – which makes it an affordable gaming system. Only disappointing features are that it is not a touch screen laptop and the display doesn’t offer full high definition resolution. Lenovo G505s -59406430 offers average battery life. You will not get any fancy features such as backlit keyboard. However, a numeric keypad has been squeezed in, which is useful for those who want to use this as an office computer. There are 2 USB 3.0 ports and it offers Windows 8.1 operating system. Here is a brief review of specifications and performance of G505s-59406430:
Lenovo G505s 59406430 specification and performance
The manufacturer’s choice of processor for Model 59406430 of Lenovo G505s is rather interesting. AMD A10-5750 is a quad core accelerated processor that operates with massive 2.5GHz frequency. Processor frequency can boost up to 3.5 GHz due to Turbocore technology. Besides this, huge 4MB of L2 cache memory is also available. User should keep in mind that L2 cache is much faster than L3 cache. Those who want to enhance their regular computing productivity and are looking for a laptop that can be used as entertainment system can consider this laptop. High end games like Battlefield 3, planetside 2, Crysis 3 are playable in this laptop. However, not all games are playable in high or ultra-details. Low end games can be played fluently. Buyers can use this laptop for encoding/decoding photo and video, editing and web development as well. Lenovo G505s-59406430 streams high definition videos flawlessly.
Lenovo G505s 59406430 offers 8GB DDR3 RAM which operates with 1600MHz and 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive. A SSD + HDD combination boosts the booting process but unfortunately it is not available with this laptop. Windows 8.1 is preinstalled on the hard drive.
15.6” HD LED backlight widescreen display offers maximum resolution of 1366 by 768 which supports 720p playback but cannot display 1080p contents.
As far as ports are concerned, Lenovo G505s 59406430 offers 3 USB ports (two of them being USB 3.0), an Ethernet port, combination headphone/microphone port, HDMI, VGA and a media card slot. The laptop also has a built-in DVD burner. Buyer will also get an integrated 720p webcam. Network connectivity includes Wireless-N support.
The 4 cell lithium ion battery offers up to 5 hours of battery life (when charged fully)
Pros of Lenovo G505s 59406430
Inexpensive laptop with powerful performance
Massive storage and memory
Cons of Lenovo G505s-59406430
No Touch Screen