Best Lenovo Laptops: Buying Guide

Are you looking for a best performing laptop suitable to your business or personal requirements? This post covers specs, price and reviews of two such high end laptops from Lenovo that are currently available for purchase in market.

Best Lenovo laptops

Despite tough competition in techno market, Lenovo seems moving smoothly, capturing its market share with computing products running under different operating platforms (from earlier free Dos to latest Windows 8). In my earlier post on Best Windows 8 laptops from Lenovo I covered many Window-8 products, and this time I am exploring two more decent laptops from Lenovo that are best designed to run on free Dos and Windows 7 operating systems.

My first pick is 15.6 inches Z580 laptop from Ideapad family of Lenovo with Windows 7 operating platform whereas the other G580 laptop from Essential family runs on free Dos operating system. Both Lenovo laptops boast of Intel's Core i5 processing chipset. Here is the run-down of both Lenovo laptops:

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 59-333346 Laptop

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 Laptop
According to Lenovo, the high end Ideapad Z580 laptop is aesthetically crafted piece of modern technology that is designed for facilitating users with its immense computing speed. Though Microsoft's new operating system got customers' warm welcome yet the craze for Windows 7 doesn't seem to be lowering with time and Ideapad Z580 from Lenovo is one of such laptops that are still maintaining Windows 7 demand in market.

Specs and features

Lenovo Z580 is a 15.6 inch notebook with high definition display and 1,366 x 768 pixels of screen resolution providing clear and bright view to its users. This Windows 7 laptop is a standard notebook weighing to 2.4 kg with stylish look and smooth curved edges. Lenovo smoothly designed this 376 x 250 x 35.5 mm size machine with eye catching compact appearance.

Empowering with Intel's 3rd generation Core i5 processor built on Intel B75 Express chipset and clocking at 2.5 GHz, the device embeds Intel's Turbo Boost technology up to 3.10 GHz for giving very fast performing experience to users. With Nvidia GT 630M graphics chip and 1GB Graphics memory, the machine delivers best picture quality while playing high level video games and watching movies.

This Z series laptop from Lenovo runs on 64-bit Windows 7 Home Basic operating system packed with 3MB of cache memory for fast data processing and 4GB of DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB. Equipped with 500 GB of SSD storage the Lenovo device is capable to store your large sized movies, music folders and important contents and gives very fast boot up.

For best multimedia experience, users are provided with high quality speakers and internal mike delivering clear audio. Lenovo Z580 has one megapixel front facing web camera which will allow you to do remote video calls to your family members.

System also includes multiple connectivity ports like USB 2.0, USB 3.0 for wired data transfer, VGA and HDMI for video streaming, 10/100 Ethernet LAN for connecting to internet and Bluetooth 4.0 for wireless files transfer. For giving power backup of up to 3 hours a 6-cell battery requiring a 65W AC Adapter is also available on device. Rest, the full size keyboard is nice with enough typing space and a touchpad placed below, helps screen navigation very simple.

Pricing and availability

You can purchase Lenovo Z580 59-333346 model online with configuration of 3rd Gen Ci5/4GB/ 500GB/Win 7 HB (white) from at Rs. 43,990/- (incl. of taxes). It includes 1 year onsite warranty and free Transit insurance.

Read more about Lenovo Z580 laptops and Windows 7 laptops.

Lenovo Essential G580 laptop

Lenovo Essential G580 laptop
Lenovo Essential G580 is another fast processing laptop comes packed with latest features in computer market. This Lenovo laptop is available with next gen processor and huge internal storage for allowing you to store your important files, videos and songs on device, more reliably. Just like Ideapad Z580, Lenovo guarantees its customers satisfactory performance and efficiency of a free Dos laptop.

Specifications and features

Essential G580 is a well built device with sleek shaped chassis and elegant design, catering personal and business needs of customers. G580 seems to be better than many other devices in market in respect to its strong built and good performance. It measures to 376 x 245 x 34.3 mm in size but with 2.6 kg weight this Lenovo machine seems to be less portable than Ideapad Z580.

G580 boasts of 15.6 inch high definition display and 366 x 768 pixels of screen resolution delivering crystal clarity, suitable for watching movies and playing games. Running on free Dos based operating system, the device is powered up by Intel's Core i5 processor which builds on Intel B75 Express chipset clocking at 2.5 GHz along with Turbo Boost technology up to 3.10 GHz. So Lenovo device proves to be highly efficient while working under extreme workload. Memory composition is another plus point of this gadget where you will find 3MB of cache memory with 4GB of DDR3 RAM, expandable up to 8GB and a 500GB SATA hard disk (5400 RPM).

To fulfill multimedia needs of user,the device has high quality speakers with quality audio and an internal miker. There is also a 0.3 MP web camera to let users make video conferencing with their distant located family members. There are variant connectivity ports - USB 2.0, 3.0, HDMI out and VGA available on device, a 2-in-1 card reader lets user read different cards and formats. Ethernet LAN 10/100M and Bluetooth connectivity allows user wireless data sharing with other digital devices.

About power backup, Lenovo packed its Free Dos laptop with a 6 cell Lithium-ion battery that lets you work continuously up to 5 hours, on a full charge. There is a nice keyboard with round, interspaced keys for comfortable typing and a touchpad below, helping users for navigating on screen, very smoothly.

Pricing and availability

Essential G580 is also available for purchasing at major retailers of Lenovo. Its G580 (59-3244061) model with 3rd Gen Ci5/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Dos (color - Choco) is available to purchase online at at Rs.35,141/-. Customers will get 1 year warranty on G580 laptop in India with free Transit Insurance.

Read more about Lenovo Essential G580 and DOS laptops.

Other Dos Competitor in market

HP 2000 2116TU laptop looks like closest competitor of Lenovo Essential G580 in market. This HP laptop also runs on Dos operating platform with same sized 15.6 inch HD BrightView LED Backlit display screen and boasts of Intel's 3rd generation Core i5 3210M processor built on Intel HM75 Express chipset with 3MB cache. The HP laptop seems to be downside in respect to its 2 GB DDR3 RAM and lower battery backup of just 3 hours whereas Lenovo G580 has 4GB of DDR3 RAM and up to 5 hours of 6-cell battery backup.

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Guest Author: 18 Apr 2013

how lenovo can beat dell and hp laptops... they never

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