The Lenovo IdeaPad G580 - Affordable and Dependable
Built to last, the Lenovo IdeaPad G580 laptop uniquely combines a solid look and feel with mainstream performance and multimedia features, all at an affordable price.
Built to last and ultimately affordable, the Lenovo IdeaPad G580 laptops, featuring up to 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 to do more.
The IdeaPad G580 laptop is perfect for home computing and entertainment, and is offered with a convenient display size of 15.6". 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.
The IdeaPad G580 laptop is the perfect computing solution for the on-the-go user looking for a balance of affordable performance and basic multimedia features.
3rd Generation Intel Core Processor Family*
The Lenovo IdeaPad G580 features the 3rd generation Intel Core family of processors, including the intelligent Intel Core i5 processors. When fast performance is needed for demanding tasks, the Intel Core i5 processors are the ideal choice. Users get a laptop with amazing performance and 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, giving you smart multitasking performance to move between applications quickly and without hesitation. This is where to start for visibly smart performance.
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 (Core i5 only)
The next generation of adaptive performance is more intelligent, energy-efficient, and dynamic than ever before. It delivers the automatic speed increase that a PC needs for demanding tasks.
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 and movies 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 of multitasking tasks. You'll also find a large hard drive perfect for storing your files and favourite multimedia.
Integrated DVD Reader/Writer
You'll also find that the IdeaPad G580 features an optical disc drive, to allow you to easily watch your favourite DVD movies, install your favourite 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.
Fast Booting with Enhanced Experience 3
Lenovo Enhanced Experience 3 for Windows 7 with RapidBoot lets you start 40% faster than a typical Windows 7 computer (available on certified models with Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors )*. BootShield helps maintain fast boot performance even after installing multiple applications. Plus, you can enjoy richer sound with improved speaker design and crystal clear 720p HD webcams. Find out more at: www.lenovo.com/ee3
*Available on certified models with Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors. Claim is calculated by taking the average of Lenovo EE3 laptops and desktops, and compares it with averaged data from 49 competitor products of similar configuration (Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 PCs only). Testing conducted by CNET Labs, Beijing in December 2011, using the independent VTS tool to measure start-up time and other performance measurements. Performance will vary by model and configuration.
Stylish Design and Usability
The IdeaPad G580 laptop is the perfect computing solution for an on-the-go user looking for style and a little more flair than the traditional black or grey machine. With the IdeaPad G580 you'll find a stylish choice of colours and finishes.
The IdeaPad G580's design is not the only thing that makes using it a memorable experience. The IdeaPad G580 laptop comes with multiple features as standard, all combining making usability as intuitive as possible, including an AccuType keyboard.
The AccuType keyboard you'll find on the Lenovo IdeaPad G580 is designed to help easy cleaning & 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. Finally, the diamond-cut keypad is the very emphasis of sharp design, giving the whole layout of the IdeaPad G580 an attractive and pleasing appearance.
Peace of Mind
The IdeaPad G580 laptop not only provides a powerful computing experience, but also provides users with a variety of tools to increase peace of mind.
The Lenovo IdeaPad G580 also comes with VeriFace technology which 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 backup 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 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 for increasing energy savings. High-Performance mode utilises a combination of high performance and thermal solution to increase performance levels.
Users also can protect and prolong their battery health using features such as battery protection mode, and battery gauge. Lenovo's energy management system can even monitor the laptop behaviour and remind you to choose battery modes that suit their style of usage best, to extend 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 optimised temperature at the lowest possible noise. This system also features a de-dusting mode to boost maintenance and ensure the high performance of your laptop continues.