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The Lenovo G500s laptop boasts solid processing and multimedia features. While the 3rd generation Intel Core processor ensures top performance, smart features like Energy Management protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges.
The G500s also features an AccuType keyboard, which allows comfortable, more accurate typing, HDMI output, ample storage and an integrated webcam -- making the laptop ideal for work and play.
Enjoy your favourite films, games, apps and music with uncompromised quality thanks to the HD graphics support. The G500s comes with up to NVIDIA GeForce GT 720m 2GB graphics for rich responsive multimedia and faster gaming on the 15.6” HD 16:9 widescreen display.
Get the most out of your laptop with the long-life battery -- the Lenovo G500s squeezes every last bit of juice out of its high-capacity battery, providing up to 4 hours of productive life between charges.
The finger-friendly curved key shape and ergonomic spacebar of the AccuType keyboard will work together to make it easier to type and reduce the number of typos, wherever you find yourself working. You can also scroll easily between tabs and zoom in and out of images with the multi-touch touchpad.
The ultra-portable design packs in powerful processors and responsive technology, yet only weighs 2.5kg (5.51Ibs) and is just 25.8mm at its thickest.
On the Lenovo G500s you'll find up to 16GB of fast DDR3L memory, up to 1TB of HDD storage and up to 1TB of Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD). SSHDs help you to access your files much faster than traditional hard drives, allowing faster application loading, as well as reduced start-up and shut-down times.
Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio v2, graphics card options up to the speedy NVIDIA GeForce GT720 M with 2GB DDR3, and optical disk drive options up to a Blu-ray Disc combo, the G500s offers stunning, stutter-free visuals and immersive sound for a fuller, more satisfying home entertainment experience.
With the Dolby Advanced Audio v2 audio tools, you can experience riveting surround sound on your PC. Dolby Advanced Audio v2 enables your laptop to deliver a crisp, clear cinematic sound experience through the built-in stereo speakers. Play your music louder with less distortion and customise your PC audio settings.
You can also enjoy your multimedia on the big screen by using the built-in Micro-HDMI out port to hook your laptop up to a HDTV, monitor or projector -- ideal for sharing your favourite videos with friends.
The Lenovo G500s comes with multiple wireless connection options. The built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi adapter will allow you to enjoy reliable connections to the internet, whether at home or on a public network, while Bluetooth 4.0 is available to make it easier to connect and share files with other devices.
The Lenovo G500s features a powerful 3rd generation Intel Core i3 processor -- the ideal choice when high performance is required.
Designed to work with Microsoft Windows 8, the Lenovo G500s is optimised for both work and play. All your favourite apps, sites and people can be accessed straight from the Start screen and you can use all your entertainment with a tap or click.
Lenovo Cloud -- Imagine your files, everywhere. Lenovo's online storage and cloud utilities allow you the freedom to choose your device and location. With 5 GB of free storage, you'll be able to secure and access your files wherever you are, on whatever machine you find yourself on.
Exclusive Lenovo Content -- Discover all the amazing things you can do with exclusive tools from Lenovo. Learn how to get the most from your PC with Lenovo Companion or monitor your system performance with Lenovo Support. Lenovo keeps you up to date and delivers exclusive music, game and video content.
With Lenovo Energy Management 7.0, choose between three main automatic settings - energy saver, normal, and turbo, or access further advanced settings options through the system settings menu. Protect and prolong the battery health using battery protection mode, and battery gauge.
*The phrase 'standard laptop' refers to products such as Lenovo G470/570/480/580, IdeaPad Y470/570/480/580 which have maximum thickness, ranging from 32-36mm.
Fantastic machine. Mine's still going strong 2 years on and is as quick now as the day I bought it.
My only criticism is that the keys are bunched up a bit too tightly,... Read more
Very good - Keyboard you get used to after a while and i have had no problems with minePublished 26 days ago by Slick Rick
Super lap-top! I am no expert but even I can find what I need, and its so quick!
tooo plastic....... fell down once and the area where mains plug connects to in the laptop is damagedPublished 3 months ago by DaddyCool
Was Good first laptop. Being used for lots of media streaming.Published 3 months ago by Mr Christopher M Gollop
The innards work well but the laptop itself is rather flimsy.Published 3 months ago by Tom Kirkness-Little
Just had a 40% of maximum capacity charge warning after owning this for just 6 months!Published 4 months ago by Mr R.D.Williams
Awful, if you have any sense you will purchase a desktop computer or a Mac.
I bought this computer at Christmas and regret my decision whole heartedly. Read more