The high-performance Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 comes with a striking premium brushed-metal finish. Click here to see a larger image.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 - High Performance & Style Rolled into One
Powered by the latest 3rd generation of Intel Core processors and loaded with the latest in multimedia and graphics technology, the IdeaPad Y580 is a machine delivering the best that PCs have to offer in a laptop package. Digital fun seekers and makers, high-end gamers will rejoice at the combination of features loaded into the IdeaPad Y580.
The IdeaPad Y580 laptop's stylish external metal cover and palm rest, combined with a high-performance processor and top-of-the-line graphics technology with advanced multimedia features internally, provides a machine that is ready to help users do the most with their PC.
Leading Mobile Performance
The IdeaPad Y580 is the perfect computing solution for the user looking for advanced power and performance in a stylish laptop.
3rd Generation Intel Core Processor Family
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 features the 3rd generation Intel Core family of processors, including the intelligent Intel Core i7 processor. When top-of-the-line performance is needed for the most demanding of tasks, the Intel Core i7 processor is 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.
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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.. This is where to start for visibly smart performance.
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
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 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 15.6" 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.
The AccuType keyboard is stylish, ergonomic, and will help make typing easier. Click here to see a larger image.
Solid State and Hard Drive Storage
SSDs 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. You'll also find a large-capacity hard drive, perfect for storing your files and favourite multimedia.
Blu-ray Disc Drive
You'll also find that the IdeaPad Y580 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.
This model also comes 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.
USB 3.0 for Faster Connections
By connecting the Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 to a compatible USB 3.0 device, such as an external drive, 3.0 can offer up to 10 times faster transfer rates than standard USB 2.0. This means that files and folders that took hours to transfer now just take minutes and you can move whole albums to and from your laptop in just a few seconds, saving you time and making your media much more portable.
Windows 8 with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8
Microsoft's sleekest, most innovative operating system yet. Built around touch technology and tiled applications, the OS 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.
Enhance your Windows 8 experience with the optimised software and hardware features of Lenovo EE8. Click here to see a larger image.
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.
Click - Many Lenovo laptops feature intelligent touchpads optimised for Windows 8. Designed with one clean, smooth surface for uninterrupted navigation, you'll be able to intuitively control your Windows 8 experience with easy scroll and zoom functions.
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 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.
The IdeaPad Y580 features two JBL stereo speakers in a striking "Sharp Eye" design. Click here to see a larger image.
Enhanced User Experience
The IdeaPad Y580 is loaded with top-of-the-line features that enhance the user's experience. Starting from the 15.6-inch backlit HD screen to the pre-loaded software, the IdeaPad Y580 helps the user to accomplish more in less time and with less energy.
15.6" LED Backlit Full HD Display
Movies, Games and the Internet all come to life on the Lenovo IdeaPad Y580. Featuring a 15.6" LED-backlit display, you'll be able to enjoy your favourite films and web videos in Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) and in glorious 16:9 widescreen.
JBL Stereo Speakers
Enjoy and share the music and films you love with others, without the need for headphones. The IdeaPad Y580 comes with two built-in JBL stereo speakers, allowing you to enjoy great quality sound without wires.
The Intelligent Touchpad allows you to perform intuitive multi-finger commands. Click here to see a larger image.
These speakers feature improved speaker design, giving you clearer and richer audio, even from small integrated speakers. Integrated PC speakers are normally limited by their size and surrounding casing. The improved speaker design generates better frequency response than typical computer speakers. Special rubber vibration isolators remove unwanted vibrations at low-frequencies, greatly enriching sound quality.
Dolby Home Theater v4
Listening to music, movies, and games on your PC will never be the same. With the Dolby Home Theater v4 audio tools, you can experience riveting surround sound on your PC.
Dolby Home Theater v4 fixes all the problems typically associated with PC audio - tinny sound, weak volume, buzzing and rattling. Experience full-impact surround sound anywhere with Dolby Home Theater v4 on your PC. All the power and nuance of the cinema, all the immediacy of live performance - now from a laptop.
OneKey Theater II
OneKey Theater automatically optimises advanced audio and video settings to provide a richer multimedia experience. Now you can bring your movies and games alive with a single touch - simply press the button to switch between Normal, Movie, and Intelligent mode to automatically get clearer, brighter images and richer audio when you need it most.
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HD 720p Webcam
Take your web chats to the next level thanks to the built-in HD webcam. Your friends and family will be able to see you in clear 720p resolution, which means the picture will look good even on a large TV screen. The HD webcam also has enhanced low light capabilities, which means you'll always be looking your best no matter the lighting conditions.
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 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.
Lenovo Energy Management 7.0 will help you get the most performance out of your battery. Click here to see a larger image.
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.
Great Design and Usability
All of the IdeaPad Y580's high-end features are loaded into a laptop which keeps its style and flair. With a full metal shell and high performance capabilities, the IdeaPad Y580 delivers the best computing experience from a laptop that is possible.
The IdeaPad Y580 features many elements constructed in a premium brushed dark grey metal design, including the top cover and palm rest. The dynamic profile of the laptop is pleasing to the eye and features the striking "Sharp Eye" speaker design on either side of the AccuType keyboard, situated above the large one-piece touchpad.
The AccuType keyboard you'll find on the Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 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 Y580 an attractive and pleasing appearance.
The one-piece Intelligent Touchpad makes your entire touchpad experience more intuitive. You'll find the freedom to use multi-finger gestures to perform common tasks - whether it's a two-finger movement to rotate an image or a three-finger swipe to move between multiple pages/images.
Experience the thrill of power with this high-performance mobile gaming laptop and its rich multimedia capabilities. Revel in vivid graphics and rocking audio as you keep the pedal to the metal. With a widescreen HD display wrapped in a brushed-metal cover, the IdeaPad Y580 notebooks let you enjoy the big-screen experience while on the go. The 2nd or 3rd generation Intel Core processors and audio-visual enhancements like OneKey Theater II, provide the ultimate high-performance multimedia experience. Plus, t