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Lenovo B570

alaTest has collected and analyzed 409 reviews of Lenovo B570. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the energy efficiency. Opinions are divided on the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo B570 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo B570

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 user reviews of Lenovo B570 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 screen and durability. The usability and price also get good reviews. Reviews are divided on the battery, while there are some critical opinions about the energy efficiency.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo B570E2 15.6-inch Notebook (Intel Core i3-2330M Processor 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 6 Cell Battery, Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit)Lenovo B570E2 15.6-inch Notebook (Intel Core i3-2330M Processor 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 6 Cell Battery, Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo B570

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Lenovo B570 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and usability are generally positive. The size and price also get good views, whereas opinions are divided on the portability. Some have doubts about the image quality.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Sascha M?lck (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo B570e-N2F23GE Notebook

 

Inexpensive, quiet, efficient. The Lenovo B570e-N2F23GE is a no-nonsense notebook designed for the home office user. The Windows 7 system features a dual-core CPU and retails for under 400 Euro. We examine its strengths and weaknesses. ...

Matte chassis material ; Very quiet ; Notebook remains cool ; Good keyboard

No USB 3.0 port ; Warranty only one year ; Glare-type display panel with low contrast

A sturdy chassis and high build quality are pretty rare in the bottom price bracket

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo B570e-N2F23GE Notebook

 

Inexpensive, quiet, efficient. The Lenovo B570e-N2F23GE is a no-n

Matte chassis material; Very quiet; Notebook remains cool; Good keyboard

No USB 3.0 port; Warranty only one year; Glare-type display panel with low contrast

Plenty in this segment of the market: Sony Vaio VPC-EH3C0E/W, Lenovo G585, Lenovo IdeaPad G580-MBBG3GE, Acer TravelMate 5744Z-P624G50Mikk, Samsung RV515-S03DE, Acer Aspire 5250-E304G50Mnkk, HP 630-LH384EA, Acer Aspire 5750Z-4217, and Toshiba Satellite...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo B570-M58G4GE Notebook

 

Step in. Lenovo has built a good reputation with its ThinkPad series. These high-quality business notebooks deliver cutting-edge technology to customers all over the world. Lenovo also manufactures other notebooks, such as, the Lenovo B-series, which,...

Sturdy workmanship, Good keyboard, Low noise emissions, Easy access to installed hardware, Variety of ports, The decent workmanship, low emissions, and great keyboard

Reflective display, Display is insufficiently flexural rigid, Standard warranty of 1 years, An anti-glare display

Jan, 2012

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

Lenovo B570-1068AJU Laptop Reviewed

 

This week I posted about the Lenovo B570-1068AJU laptop available at Best Buy for $300 and a lot of people wondered if this was a great deal, or instead something that's too good to be true and a laptop that would perform terribly and break down quickly.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Mike Berrin (techradar.com)

Lenovo B570 review

 

A tough business laptop with vast storage capacity

Great performance ; Good build quality ; Gorgeous screen (although it's reflective) ; Generous storage

Graphics could be stronger ; Average battery life

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Sandra (reevoo.com)

Lenovo B570 N2F2HUK

 

It is lightweight and a great sized screen.

Battery life could be better

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Lenovo B570 N2F2HUK

 

Not too much bloatware, good solid performer, decent keyboard. Debian works well.

No USB3

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Cliff (reevoo.com)

Lenovo B570 N2F2HUK

 

Quality bit of kit, considering the low cost surprised by the performance, would highly recommend.

None that I've found so far

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Mrs (reevoo.com)

Lenovo B570 N2F2HUK

 

Excellent easy to set up and use.Brought for my husband who is a novice when it comes to technology but he is getting along with it great!!

Haven't found any yet.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Margaret (reevoo.com)

Lenovo B570 N2F2HUK

 

Fast and easy to use, basic user for Office and internet and suits ll my needs. Doesn't go out the house size and weight no really tha important.

Used to a smaller keyboard and closer keys on work laptop but wanted my own. Have had intermittent problems with keyboard and depends on the angle I type at if not direct then sometimes letters are missed.

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio 2.0 / HD
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:. / 2200 / 48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):3 / 4.5 / 5 / 5.8 / 6
Battery performance:. / 2200 / 4400
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Auto focus: No
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Polycarbonate
Intel segment tagging:Home office, Small Business
Product type:Netbook / Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1 / 500:1
Display brightness:200 / 220
Display Diagonal:14 / 15.6
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No / NVIDIA GeForce 410M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 410M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350 / 650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:ThinkPad UltraNav / Touchpad / Trackpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G:N
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR / 4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Network connection type:RJ-45
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / LAN, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):150
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-24 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-24 - 45

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW / CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Labelflash: No
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio 2.0 / HD
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.9 x 9.92 x 1.3
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Fast / Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Quantity:1
Type:PC
Volume Control:Digital
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:5.18 / 5.51 / 5.58
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Yes
Manual: Yes
Package depth:20.3
Package dimensions (WxDxH):3.74 x 20.3 x 12.4
Package height:12.4
Package weight:7.45 / 7.52 / 7.96
Package width:3.74
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:No / Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / No / Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express / Intel HM76 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x8, 2x16, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:867 / B800 / B815 / B820 / B830 / B940 / B950 / B960 / B970 / I3-2310M / I3-2328M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I5-3230M
Processor boost frequency:1 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Pentium Dual-Core / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:867 / B800 / B815 / B820 / B830 / B940 / B950 / B960 / B970 / I3-2310M / I3-2328M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I5-3230M
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / rPGA988B / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:J1 / L1 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 100C / 105 / 85 / 85C ; 100C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:52220 / 52224 / 53434 / 53438 / 53442 / 53450 / 53452 / 55626 / 55627 / 59570 / 59836 / 63915 / 63918 / 63919 / 67193 / 70927 / 71141 / 72056
Processor code:SR04J / SR04S / SR04W / SR04Z / SR07V / SR0DN / SR0DP / SR0HZ / SR0J2 / SR0TC / SR0WX
Processor package size:31 / 31 x 24 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B) / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.x
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Fingerprint reader:No / Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Starter
Recovery operating system:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MiniSDHC, MMC, MS PRO, SDHC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO Duo, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDXC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SDHC, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, SD, xD / MMC, MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, xD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5200 / 5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5200 / 5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Technical Details

Power supply type:AC/DC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.57 / 9.92
Depth (imperial):9.9 / 9.92
Height:1.3 / 1.32 / 1.5
Height (front):1.17 / 1.3
Height (front) (imperial):1.3
Height (imperial):1.3
Height (rear):1.24 / 2.35
Height (rear) (imperial):2.35
Weight:5 / 5.18 / 5.34 / 5.4 / 5.45 / 5.51 / 5.58
Width:13.9 / 14.9
Width (imperial):14.9