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Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch. 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 are impressed by the keyboard and portability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the sound and battery, and there are some mixed comments about the size.

performance, price, usability, portability, keyboard

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and portability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the sound and screen, while reviews are divided on the size.

performance, price, usability, portability, keyboard

image quality, screen, sound

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 15.6-inch Touchscreen Laptop (Dark Chocolate) - (Intel Core i7 3630QM 2.4GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, WeLenovo IdeaPad Z500 15.6-inch Touchscreen Laptop (Dark Chocolate) - (Intel Core i7 3630QM 2.4GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, We

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Alan Dexter (techradar.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch review

 

A gaming laptop with a touchscreen that doesn't cost the earth

Strong CPU ; Reasonable gaming machine ; Good value for money ; Responsive touchscreen ; Plenty of RAM

Poor battery life ; A bit heavy ; Low-res screen ; Sluggish drive performance

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Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 15-inch laptop pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch adds a touchscreen and Windows 8 to its existing Z-series line, bringing the models bang up to date with the current touch

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch review

 

A powerful general-purpose laptop with good gaming performance, but its screen could be better

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Cliff Joseph (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch review

 

Its battery life is not great as a travelling companion, giving us just 4 hours of streaming video and when using the economy integrated graphics. But the size and weight of the Z500 Touch mean that it will probably spend most of its time sitting on a...

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch does have some rough edges – we'd happily trade the touch-screen for full-HD screen or a fast internal drive. Even so, the Z500 Touch is a well-built desktop replacement machine that could earn its keep for entertainment...

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Configuration

DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Surface:Gloss
HD type: No
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT740M

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM76
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Number:I7-3632QM
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor package size:31

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes