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Lenovo G500

Lenovo G500
alaScore 87

194 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 194 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size and portability. The value for money and usability are also appreciated.

usability, value for money, portability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo G500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 194 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Lenovo Essential G500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 137 user reviews of Lenovo Essential G500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

value for money, performance, screen, keyboard, build quality

touchpad

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo G500 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)Lenovo G500 59385443 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)Lenovo G700 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)

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some nice features for a budget laptop

 

I have this model except for a different CPU. This is a budget laptop and is not super slim or light. I like the fact that, in addition to HDMI, it has a VGA port so you can connect to an older monitor. I really like the solid power port. The typical...

VGA port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, power port, price

none really

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As good As I Expected

 

Everything is fine. This is the first Lenovo computer I ever owned. The touch pad is not as responsive as another brand that I am used to. But the keyboard is good.

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Not bad

 

I guess I read the description too fast because I thought this came with a touchscreen. Windows 8 is clunky without it, but nobody's to blame but myself. I'm amazed that the free shipping got this PC to me the day after I ordered it. GG Newegg, you're...

Quick little machine, great bang for the buck

PC itself feels a little cheap/plasticky, but can't complain for the price

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Never will purchase a LENOVO again!

 

Right from the start the WIFI don't work well! I get throw off the internet every 15 or so mins. I'm not the only who purchased this computer. My Cousin got the same model G500 and my Sister purchased LENOVO B590,we all purchased around the same time....

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HORRIBLE WIFI PROBLEM AND VERY SLOW

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Good product and I love it

 

I would recommend this product as it is cool and it's price is reasonableThis product is... Good sound quality, A nice compact sizeAbout me... Parent with kids

So convenient

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Good Laptop for entry level

 

Initially performance was slow, then I uninstalled Pokki from system which improved the performance to a great extent. Battery life upto 4 hours. I use it for personal use (email, movies, video chats) and it is great as of now. I bought it during...

Price, Battery, Performance, Display and Sound

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HORRIBLE

 

IT HASNT EVEN BEEN A MONTH, AND THE COMPUTER IS ALREADY FREEZING UP. I PRETTY MUCH HAD TO DO A RESET BECAUSE AT ONE POINT, IT DID NOT WANT TO LOAD UP TO THE HOME SCREEN. I HATE THIS COMPUTER, AND I WILL BE RETURNING IT. FIRST AND LAST TIME I WILL USE A...

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VERY SLOW FOR A "I 5 GENERATION

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Great for student

 

Needed replacement for old laptop to use for online school. Wireless works well, good storage (Netflix downloads), and good screen size.This product is... Good sound quality, Big screen size, easy to set upAbout me... Student

Performance for the price

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doing everything I want it to do

 

Terrific value for the money, love the raised keyboard.This product is... Good sound quality, Big screen size, easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious, Basic web surfing & emails, Business Professional

speed of processor

learning windows 8

Product Specifications

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
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT610M / HD GRAPH. 4000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM76 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-3230M
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