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Lenovo Essential G585

alaTest has collected and analyzed 171 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The usability and value for money also get good views, whereas there are some less positive views about the screen and energy efficiency.

performance, value for money, usability, reliability, design

energy, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Essential G585 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 171 reviews)

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Review Lenovo G585-M8325GE Notebook

 

Netbook in XL. Lenovo packs netbook technology into a notebook ca

Cool Casing; Low consumption; Excellent battery life; Good keyboard; Quiet; USB 3.0; 24 months warranty

Bad display; Slow hard drive; Only Fast-Ethernet

Competitors of the Lenovo G585, besides the predecessor Lenovo G575, are the HP 635 LH416EA, Acer Aspire 5253 and Acer TravelMate 5744Z-P624G50Mikk.

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Amazon review summary for Lenovo Essential G585

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Lenovo Essential G585 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

value for money, performance, keyboard, design, screen

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Lenovo G585 15.6-Inch Laptop

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This computer is weak

 

Keypad and touch pad are pretty good The 10 key is a great plus

The computer is slow with multiple programs open, It is almost impossible to watch any kind of streaming video without the video being choppy, the computer freezes for 5 seconds for no reasons sometimes ; I would not recommend this computer to anyone....

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Dead on Arrival

 

None, computer arrived dead

Dead on Arrival. With battery installed/power plugged in, push the power button, and Hard Drive/Power LED turn ON (white), but I get nothing on the display ; Have left the battery charging for hours, but same issue. I have also taken out the battery,...

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Nice looking

 

Cheap

If you want it to look nice and clean you have to touch it with gloves, the material from which is made get the fingerprint extremely easily

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real slow

 

Overall I am happy, but the processor needs to be changed out, I should have figured at 279 dollars. However, I didn't want to spend the money and this is what I get

Quick arrival ; quality product

slowwwwww processor ; I was hoping that it would be mildly sufficient, however, doing more than about 3 things at once is near impossible at times

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Great but the Processor is slow

 

I got this laptop for black friday and I absolutely love it. It runs Windows 8 (which is wonderful) but the first thing i noticed was that if i had 2 applications running (ie. internet browser with 2 tabs and windows media player) the computer would...

Value for Money, Features, Battery Life, Quiet, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Design

Performance

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Great for the Money!!!!!

 

My 3 year old Acer was broken during a recent airline trip. So, I was looking for a replacement and since the specs on this one exceed what we had. We took a chance.

Value for Money, Battery Life, Quiet, Easy to Use, Design, Performance

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Less disk space than advertised

 

I purchased this online and thought it was a great deal. I checked the configuration once I received it, only to find that the hard disk space is 275 GB and not 320 GB as advertised. I will be returning this laptop.

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Good Value - But Difficult to use with Windows 8

 

It had been a very long time since I have purchased a system, so just about anything would be an improvement. Hardware wise this system is great. I can't hear the fan and it keeps very cool. The large textured mouse pad was very nice. My only compaint...

Value for Money, Quiet, large textured mouse touch pad

Sound Quality, Difficult to Use

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
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:No / Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:DOS / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / ATI / Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEFORCE GT635M / HD GRAPH. 4000 / RAD HD7370M / Radeon HD6310 / Radeon HD6370M / RADEON HD7310 / RADEON HD7340

Processor

Chipset Brand:AMD / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:AMD A68M / AMD Hudson M1 (A50M) / HM76 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7 / E-SERIES / E1-SERIES / E2-SERIES
Processor Brand:AMD / Intel ®
Processor Number:E-300 / E1-1200 / E2-1800 / I5-3230M / I7-3520M
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