Lenovo Ideapad Z580- Review

In this article we are going to see about the new version in Lenovo idea pad series- Lenovo Ideapad Z580. This is a perfect and ideal laptop in Lenovo Z series comes in an exquisite design and an effective configuration. We will see in detail about the design, performance and features of this laptop.

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 design and architecture:


Lenovo Ideapad Z580 design
The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 is designed in a sleek, stylish and metallic aluminum lid with matte finish gives a glossy look to this laptop. The dimension of the laptop is 377 x 245 x 32.7-34.3mm and it weighs 2.65kgs. The battery is user replaceable in this model. The Lenovo Z 580 is available in four specifications, and the display of this laptop is 15.6"inch and has the resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels in the ratio of 16:9. But as a whole it gives an average display in viewing HD movies, videos etc.

Keyboard and touch pad:

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 keyboard
The dimension of the touch pad is 4.2" X 2.8" inches and the touch pads is not having the separate right and left click buttons, but the entire touchpad is clickable one. So it is easy to use the left click, and the right click is identified when the user uses as if in the regular touch pad. The touch pad also has multi-touch recognition facility and it can recognize the gestures like zoom, rotation and so on. There are two stereo speakers rest under the keyboard, which provides good sound quality. There are five touch sensitive buttons designed for volume control- volume up and volume down, mute, sleep, and one key theatre. The one key theatre is specially made to adjust the brightness of the screen and audio qualities. The power key rests on the top left corner and there is one key recovery button besides the power button. This type of keyboard is called as Lenovo's Accutype keyboard.

Processors performance:

The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 uses Intel core i5 dual processor. This processor gives a good performance and it can handle four threads simultaneously. The laptop is designed with turbo boost 2.0 technology and so it can able to perform at a speed of 2.9GHz for dual core action and 3.1GHz for single core progression. The idea pad Z580 is well configured so that it also can use high performance Intel core i7 3612QM processor. The storage capacity is up to 1TB and the user can also extend the memory capacity using micro SD slot which enables the user to store huge amount of files, and contents they need.
Lenovo Ideapad Z580 metallic finish

Webcam features:

The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 is designed with 1MP camera gives a good quality of images, and the webcam is paired with the software Cyberlink You cam 3 which gives a video quality at a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels. It gives a good video chat experience, and the face recognition software paired with this helps to create profile quickly and easily.

Port connectivity:

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 ports
The Lenovo Ideapad Z580 is designed with totally four USB ports. A pair of 2.0 USB and another pair of new standard USB 3.0. It also includes HDMI port, card reader, and two audio ports. There is also jack presented for AC adapter and microphone jac. This Lenovo Z series is featured with Blu-ray drive for enjoying HD videos and movies. This laptop is also enabled with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G connectivity. The battery stands for up to 5 hours, with the usage of Wi-Fi surfing.

Software features in Lenovo Z580:

The Lenovo Z580 comes with huge range of apps and software utilities. The Lenovo direct share enables the user to synchronize the files, outlook emails, and also the user can bookmark the page without connecting to the internet. ReadyComm software helps in advanced networking connection and also it helps in saving the battery power. It also comes with the pre-loaded software like Windows live, Adobe reader X, trial version of antivirus software, webcam apps, and much more. This is ideal an laptop for home users. The laptop comes with the warranty of 1 years and accidental damage protection.


In over all performance and design, Lenovo Z580 is a perfect laptop with good design and performance and well priced, but at the same time there is a negative in this laptop that the display is quite a bit lesser in performance because of low screen resolution.

image source: www.lenovo.com

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