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Lenovo IdeaPad G565

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad G565. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and size. The battery and price also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the keyboard and portability. Reviews about the screen and performance are different.

design, price, battery, size, image quality

portability, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad G565 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad G565 Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad G565 is a decent mid-range laptop which provides good value for money, with its executive style features at an affordable price. Although, its bulky form-factor weighing around 5.5Kilo-grams is a major hindrance for office goers and...

Affordable, One touch recovery, Biometric login

Bulky, Ordinary performer, Cramped key-spacing

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Digit Laptops Vinod Yalburgi (digit.in)

Lenovo IdeaPad G560 - The G565's look-alike younger sibling Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad G560 is a feature-rich low-end laptop, meant to meet the basic needs of businessmen and executives. The addition of eSATA and HDMI ports provide value for money, while the presence of special multimedia buttons embossed on a glassy...

Affordable ; One touch recovery ; Addition of e-SATA & HDMI ports ; Biometric login

Weak performer ; No dedicated video card ; Cramped key-spacing

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Digit Laptops Vinod Yalburgi (digit.in)

Lenovo IdeaPad G565 - Contemporary design, executive style Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad G565 is a decent mid-range laptop which provides good value for money, with its executive style features at an affordable price. Although, its bulky form-factor weighing around 5.5Kilo-grams is a major hindrance for office goers and...

Affordable ; One touch recovery ; Biometric login

Bulky ; Ordinary performer ; Cramped key-spacing

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (ebuyer.com)

not bad

 

pros: has McAfee internet security . works with or with out the battery . cons : no windows disk or other disks every thing is backed up . no lid to base lock catch .

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio / HDA
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:4

Battery

Battery life (max):4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4 / 6

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Swivel webcam: No

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4200 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5470 / AMD Radeon HD 5470
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.048
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2

Networking

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

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio / HDA
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.8 x 9.84 x 1.37
Display:LCD / LED
Ethernet interface type:Fast
Graphics adapter family:AMD / ATI
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power Requirements:100 - 240V / 100-240V, 50Hz/60Hz
Power supply type:AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Weight:5.73
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA ports quantity:1
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / 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

Processor

Processor:N530 / N830 / N850 / N870 / P320 / P540
Processor cache:0.512 / 1 / 1.5 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:3
Processor family:AMD Athlon II / AMD Phenom II / AMD Phenom II X3 / AMD Turion II Dual Core
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor front side bus:533
Processor model:N530 / N830 / N850 / N870 / P320 / P540

Security

Cable lock slot:IBM / Kensington

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.84
Height (front):0.681
Height (rear):1.37
Weight:5.73
Width:14.8