The Lenovo IdeaPad G780 - Perfect Desktop PC Replacer
The Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad G780 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 G780 laptop packs a punch. Featuring up to 3rd generation Intel Core processors for great multitasking and visual performance, optional HD graphics support, stereo speakers, and an integrated Blu-ray Disc Drive on selected models, these laptops are great for entertainment and everyday multimedia 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 Lenovo IdeaPad G780 laptop is perfect for home computing and entertainment, and is offered with a HD display size of 17.3" which is ideal for watching your movies, playing games or viewing your photos. Accompanied by a smart AccuType keyboard with a beautifully designed body, the IdeaPad G780 laptop delivers a wide range of functionality at great price.
The Lenovo IdeaPad G780 laptop is the perfect computing solution for those looking for a balance of affordable performance and multimedia features in a large laptop screen format.
3rd Generation Intel Core Processor Family*
The Lenovo IdeaPad G780 features the 3rd generation Intel Core family of processors, including the intelligent Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. When top-of-the-line performance is needed for the most demanding of tasks, the Intel Core i5 and i7 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 & i7 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.
High Definition NVIDIA Graphics* and HDMI
Enjoy the best entertainment and gaming with an optional NVIDIA graphics card. This powerful graphics adapter will allow you to experience the very best of DirectX 11 gaming, as well as getting the most out of the large 17.3" HD widescreen display, giving you Full HD 1080p video playback without stuttering.
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.
*Available on selected models
Fast Memory and Spacious Storage
Whichever Lenovo IdeaPad G780 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 or Blu-ray Disc Drive
You'll also find that the IdeaPad G780 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.
Selected models also come with a Blu-ray Disc drive, allowing you to enjoy the very latest in home entertainment, with powerful sound and amazing Full HD 1080p detail.
Integrated Stereo Speakers
Enjoy and share the music and films you love with others, without the need for headphones. The IdeaPad G780 comes with two built-in stereo speakers, allowing you to enjoy great quality sound without wires.
Windows 8 with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8
Microsoft's sleekest, most innovative operating system yet. Built around touch technology and tiled applications, Windows 8 takes the PC experience to a new level of customisation, consumption and creation.
Created specifically for the new Windows 8 OS, Lenovo has combined the best hardware and software features to create Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8.
Type - the legendary Lenovo keyboards are now even better. Lenovo has set a new benchmark for the industry and added simplified controls for Windows 8. These award-winning designs are used across the Lenovo ranges, helping you to enjoy comfortable, convenient keyboard input wherever you are.
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, and 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 music, game and video content you can get from no one 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 Lenovo IdeaPad G780 laptop is the perfect computing solution for those looking for style, performance and larger viewing size. With the IdeaPad G780 you'll find a stylish but understated dark metallic colour with a new matte finish. The smooth and cool top design is complemented by the real metal cover.
The Lenovo IdeaPad G780's stylish design is not the only thing that makes using it a memorable experience. The Lenovo IdeaPad G780 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 G780 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 G780 an attractive and pleasing appearance.
Peace of Mind
The IdeaPad G780 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 G780 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.