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Lenovo G555

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews of Lenovo G555. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and screen. The usability and performance are also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the sound and touchpad.

price, performance, usability, screen, size

keyboard, battery, touchpad, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo G555 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo G555

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Lenovo G555 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and price. The screen and performance also get good feedback. Views about the image quality and size are different. The touchpad and portability get less positive reviews.

usability, performance, screen, price, durability

reliability, portability, touchpad

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo G555 15.6 inch Laptop (Athlon M320 2.1 Ghz, 2 GB, 500 GB, DVDRW, WLAN, BT Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium)Lenovo G555 15.6 inch Laptop (Athlon M320 2.1 Ghz, 2 GB, 500 GB, DVDRW, WLAN, BT Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo G555

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Lenovo G555 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and screen. The usability and performance also get good reviews. Comments are divided on the design, while there are some critical views about the keyboard.

price, performance, usability, screen, image quality

keyboard

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LENOVO G780 LAPTOP LCD SCREEN 17.3" WXGA++ LED DIODE (SUBSTITUTE REPLACEMENT LCD SCREEN ONLY. NOT A LAPTOP )LENOVO G780 LAPTOP LCD SCREEN 17.3" WXGA++ LED DIODE (SUBSTITUTE REPLACEMENT LCD SCREEN ONLY. NOT A LAPTOP )

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: glen (newegg.com)

lenovo G555(087325U) NoteBook AMD Athlon II Dual-Core M320(2.1GHz) 15.6" 3GB Memory DDR2 800 160GB HDD 5400rpm DVD±R/RW ATI Radeon HD 4200

 

great deal at $379+$120 upgrade.

price, fast shipping&good warranty service. the "I"key fell off-sent to lenovo. they replaced keyboard &returned in 2 weeks. i added 1GBoff ram& installed hitachi 500gb 7200rpm harddrive w/clean install of win 7. cost $120 works great much faster

touch pad-disable using fn&f8 keys-using usb wireless mouse problem solved

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: vdub144 (newegg.com)

Relatively solid workstation

 

We immediately wipe all new machines & reimage with W7Pro & volume licenses. This went easily with these machines & we were able to find the drivers needed for any of the special features.

Spec'd well. Seems to perform well. Has good hand feel and users comfortable with it

Have had some keys pop off one of the 3 that I bought. Easy to replace & have stayed on, but this concerns me. (-1 egg!)

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: rc (newegg.com)

lenovo G555(087325U) NoteBook AMD Athlon II Dual-Core M320(2.1GHz) 15.6" 3GB Memory DDR2 800 160GB HDD 5400rpm DVD±R/RW ATI Radeon HD 4200

 

some cons were inpart from my own negligence though i expected better.. was my fist laptop and im pleased with it

plenty of good stuff for the price at the time(~$300), see other reviews

not very sturdy- two of three of the usb port broke from the micro usb dongle i left inside and the support for the earphone outlet is damaged so it falls out ; static shock from the charge area. ouch ; fn key where ctrl should be- got used to it but...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Good Laptop!

 

Double your battery life with SSD! Did fresh install of Windows 7 32bit, made it 20 TIMES FASTER!!! Should be 4gb DDR3! MANUFACTURERS SHOULD NOT INSTALL TRASH ON THEIR COMPUTERS TO AVOID LOOSING ALOT OF CUSTOMERS!

Rugged like case ; Low Price ; Solid Construction ; Great Performance ; Great battery life

Had to replace HD to 320GB ; Original 160GB HD is not good ; Only 3GB and not DDR3 ; All drivers not compatible with 64bit Windows 7 ; Original Installed software makes computer VERY SLOW

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Dash (newegg.com)

Great for the price

 

Great, reliable brand. Dual core and 3GB of RAM allows for easy multitasking. Windows 7 runs great and is super fast and stable

battery life could be better, but then again, if I wanted to spend more money on an extended life battery I could

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Great Notebook

 

I bought this @ $300 which is a great deal.

Great notebook for college and or personal

HDD Speed ; HDD size ; DDR2

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Dave (newegg.com)

Offer I couldn't Refuse

 

As always quick 2 day shipping from Newegg to me. No complaints here. For the price I got it at it was definitely a good buy.

I was lucky enough to purchase this item on Black Friday for the low price of $299. I have to say that it is much better than I ever expected. Constructed very sturdily with a great array of features. Top cover is textured which gives it a more...

Ram isn't DDR3. Webcam isn't of the clearest quality. Also the hard drive is a bit smaller than most on the market. I have plans of replacing it with a 500gb Seagate for $70. :)

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Dracohunter (newegg.com)

Perfect at a Discounted price

 

Got at a sales price 379.99 awesome deal for that price. Runs everything I need it too Windows 7 is wonderful for productivity. My advice wait for the price to drop to pick this baby up.

Item gave me everything I needed out of a cheap little laptop. Runs smoothly, and has a reasonably sized hard-drive. Screen is nothing spectacular, but it is good nevertheless. This computer is good for surfing the web, writing research papers, making...

Only issue I have had with the machine is it really does feel like a budget laptop in my hands, maybe that is just me but it feels slightly flimsy. If a disc is spinning and I pick up the lap top and grab hard enough I can stop the disc. Not a common...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Certainly worth $299

 

I got this on the fiasco that was Newegg's Black Friday sale. Its certainly worth the $299 I paid for it. Only thing is it seems to bottleneck on occassion, but not bad enough that I really care.

Fast enough ; Nice Screen ; Good Form Factor

Webcam SUCKS ; Seems to bottleneck on occasion

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Fco (newegg.com)

Good Laptop

 

Overall it is a very good Laptop, I'm graphic artist so I'm a little picky with the screen colors and such, my wife don't mind, but if you are in the graphic business be aware that the contras is hard to control. other than that great purchase, News...

I got his laptop for my wife, she uses for University studies and regular internet stuff, the laptop work a good speed, the combination between AMD CPU and ATI video card work better (IMHO) than the Intel dual laptops, (same price) ; monitors has good...

for some reason the touch pad always stay right where my wife and I rest the palm when we type, so the cursor or page move around, you can turn it off, but never had that problem before with other laptops ; Also the contrast of the screen is extremely...

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications

The Lenovo G555 is a nice mid-range laptop which has a large body, nice screen, and decent specs. It sports a 15.6" screen, and the ATI graphics can support HD content playback. The body is smooth and is one of the nicer-looking laptops out there. The keyboard is specifically designed to be ergonomic, something many other laptop manufacturers pay little attention to. It’s powered by an energy efficient AMD processor, which means that you get longer battery life. The 160 GB hard drive is a little smaller than most other laptops, but it still should be plenty big enough for most people. The Lenovo G555 strikes a nice compromise between a large, well-designed body, and a cheaper, lower-power inside.

Audio

Audio system:HD Audio / HDA
Audio system direct 3D sound: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2 / 4

Battery

Battery life (max):4
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Grey, Silver

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4200 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4550 / AMD Radeon HD 4200 / Intel GMA X4500
On-board graphics adapter model: No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:800
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio system:HDA
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 9.65 x 1.42
Display:LCD
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power Requirements:220V AC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:60

Processor

Chipset:AMD M880G
Motherboard chipset:AMD M880G
Processor:M320 / M340 / M520
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor family:AMD Athlon / AMD Athlon II
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3
Processor model:M320 / M340 / M520

Security

Cable lock slot:IBM / Kensington / No

Software

Bundled software:Power2Go 5.5, McAfee, YouCam, VeriFace 3.6, ReadyComm 5.1.1, OneKey Rescue System 7.0,\nLenovo Energy Management Software 5.x,\nWinDVD, Windows Live Essential, WildTangent,\nAdobe Reader, ooVoo & Lenovo DirectShare
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Microsoft Office Ready

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:160
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.65
Height:1.42
Height (front):1.04
Height (rear):1.43
Weight:5.95
Width:15