The Lenovo IdeaPad G580
Built to last, the Lenovo IdeaPad G580 laptop combines a solid look and feel with mainstream performance and multimedia features, all at an affordable price.
The Lenovo IdeaPad G580 laptops, featuring up to a 3rd generation Intel Core processors, assure that users have all of their essentials in one place. With stereo speakers and an integrated DVD reader/writer, these laptops are great for basic multimedia and everyday computing tasks. Additional features such as VeriFace Face Recognition Technology and OneKey Rescue System provide additional peace of mind and help you do more.
The IdeaPad G580 laptop is ideal for home computing and entertainment, and is offered with a convenient display size of 15.6-inch. Accompanied by a smart AccuType keyboard with a beautifully designed body, the IdeaPad G580 laptop delivers a wide range of functionality at an affordable price point.
3rd Generation Intel Core Processor Family*
The Lenovo IdeaPad G580 features a 3rd generation Intel Core family of processors, including the intelligent Intel Core i5 processor. When fast performance is needed for demanding tasks, the Intel Core i5 processor is the ideal choice. Users get a laptop with stunning visuals due to Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, and a suite of visual enhancements.
*Available on selected models
Intel Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology
Intel HT Technology enables each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time; the smart multitasking performance allows the user to move between applications quickly and without hesitation.
HDMI for Big Screen Entertainment
You can also enjoy your multimedia on the big screen by using the built-in HDMI port to hook your laptop up to a HDTV, monitor or projector -- ideal for sharing your favourite videos with friends.
Fast Memory and Spacious Storage
Whichever Lenovo IdeaPad G580 you choose, inside you'll find fast DDR3 RAM to help your laptop handle the most demanding multitasking. You'll also find a large hard drive for storing your files and multimedia.
Integrated DVD Reader/Writer
The IdeaPad G580 features an optical disc drive, to allow you to easily watch your favourite DVD movies, install games or transfer files. You can also safely back-up precious files onto a blank disc using the writing function, making it easier to protect and transport your media.
Integrated Stereo Speakers
Enjoy and share the music and films you love with others, without the need for headphones. The IdeaPad G580 comes with two built-in stereo speakers, allowing you to enjoy great quality sound without wires.
Windows 8 with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8
Created for Windows 8 OS, Lenovo has combined hardware and software features to create Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8.
Lenovo Cloud -- Imagine your files, everywhere. Lenovo's online storage and cloud utilities allow you the freedom to choose your device and location. With 5GB 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 -- 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 music, game and video content you can't get from anyone else.
A World of Apps -- Discover and download thousands of apps. Choose from Microsoft's Windows 8 store or Lenovo's curated collection of optimised apps.
Stylish Design and Usability
The IdeaPad G580 laptop is ideal for a user looking for style. The gun metal finish adds more flair than the traditional black or grey machine. With the IdeaPad G580 you'll find a stylish choice of colours and finishes, including gun metal.
The AccuType keyboard is designed to help easy cleaning and maintenance and avoid the accumulation of dust and crumbs over time. The finger-friendly curved key shape and ergonomic spacebar will work together to make it easier to type and reduce the number of typos, wherever you find yourself working.
VeriFace technology is a fun and secure way to log into your PC. For the VeriFace technology your face is your password and if you have more than one user for your laptop then the software supports multiple users. The software also allows you to:
- Check who has tried to log into your computer
- Encrypt and decrypt sensitive files, using your face as the password
- Stop unauthorised users from using a photo of the owner to log in
Veriface checks head movement and other characteristics to determine if a real person or a photo is being used to log in. Users can enable/disable the live detection or set the sensitivity level according to their preference.
OneKey Rescue System
You can rest at ease knowing OneKey Rescue System is there to simplify data back-up and recovery, allowing you to focus on using your computer instead of worrying about its maintenance. With the touch of a button, users can restore the system and recover valuable data -- the OneKey Rescue System also recovers essential system files in the event of corruption, and can be used to initiate a virus scan before entering Windows.
You can also ensure that your data is always protected with DirectShare, which easily synchronises your files to another machine without connecting to the internet allowing you to have a copy of your data on another machine.
Lenovo Energy Management 7.0
With Lenovo Energy Management 7.0, users are able to run their machine in a variety of different modes, depending on their needs. Power-Saver mode allows laptops to run exceptionally quietly with reduced fan noise. Balanced mode auto-detects user behaviour and knows when to run in a lower performance mode, allowing increased energy savings. High-Performance mode utilises a combination of high performance and thermal solution to increase performance levels.
Users can also protect and prolong their battery health by using features such as battery protection mode and battery gauge. Lenovo's energy management system can even monitor laptop behaviour and remind the user to choose battery modes that best suit their style of usage, thus extending the life of their battery.
Thermal Management System
Lenovo's Thermal Management System makes it easy to monitor the temperature of your laptop and allow it to auto-adjust the fan-speed, assuring your computer is kept at the optimal temperature whilst producing the lowest possible noise.