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Lenovo IdeaPad G570

alaTest has collected and analyzed 684 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and keyboard. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad G570 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad G570

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 281 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad G570 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and reliability. The price and usability also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the sound. There are some negative comments about the touchpad and image quality.

performance, usability, price, reliability, portability

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

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo G570 15.6 inch Laptop (Core i5-2410M, RAM 6GB, HDD 640GB, DVDRW, Windows 7 Home Premium) - BlackLenovo G570 15.6 inch Laptop (Core i5-2410M, RAM 6GB, HDD 640GB, DVDRW, Windows 7 Home Premium) - Black

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad G570

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad G570 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the portability and reliability. The performance and usability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the sound. Reviews about the design and image quality are different.

price, usability, performance, reliability, portability

sound

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo G570 4334EAU 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)Lenovo G570 4334EAU 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Lenovo Essential G570 review

 

Lenovo offers two versions of its Essential line of lower-priced laptops. The B series is described as "budget laptops for working at home or at the office," while the G series is pitched as "everyday laptops at a great price." What that means in...

The Lenovo Essential G570 costs less than many of its competitors with similar components, yet displays just enough of Lenovo's famed design quality to not feel cheap.

This is still a plastic laptop, and you can get a higher-quality IdeaPad for just a little more. Configuration options are limited.

The Lenovo Essential G570 is a surprisingly good deal for a 15-inch Core i5 laptop, but offers few frills.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Amber Riippa (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo G570 Review: A Low-Cost Champion

 

Part of the Lenovo G-Series line, the Lenovo G570 is a budget-priced 15.6-inch notebook That offers performance and a solid build quality to make it a very decent low-cost entry-level system for consumer applications.

Good performance ; Great keyboard ; Very decent audio ; Solid chassis build quality ; Good battery life

Washed out display ; Slower hard disk drive

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo G570

 

A fast boot time and one of the best keyboards in its class make the Lenovo G570 worth a look.

The Lenovo G570 offers a solid computing experience, but it's not our favorite 15-inch laptop. For $749, you get a comfy typing experience, strong overall performance, and one of the fastest boot times we've seen on a Windows machine. However, the...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo G570 Review

 

The Lenovo G570 offers a solid computing experience, but it's not our favorite 15-inch laptop. For $749, you get a comfy typing experience, strong overall performance, and one of the fastest boot times we've seen on a Windows machine. However, the...

Cool metal palm rest, Solid performance, Comfortable keyboard, Fast boot time

Glossy lid picks up smudges, Weak graphics, No USB 3.0 ports, Tinny audio

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Joe Osborne (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Essential G570

 

The Lenovo Essential G570 is a 15-inch notebook sporting a 2.10MHz Intel Core i3 processor, an HD screen with 1,366 by 768 resolution and an integrated webcam.

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May, 2011

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Expert review by: Matthew Elliott (computershopper.com)

Lenovo G570

 

When you think of Lenovo and its iconic ThinkPad laptop line, a huddle of "B" words likely come to mind: "boring," "black," "business," and "big bucks." But not every laptop from Lenovo has these attributes. The maker of the venerable ThinkPad has two...

Speedy for price ; Firm keyboard deck ; Speakers sound surprisingly rich ; Decent battery life ; Peppy touch pad

No USB 3.0 ports ; Glossy screen prone to glare, especially at off angles

Strong performance, sturdy design, and big audio: The 15.6-inch G570 is a smart choice in a home laptop for those on a budget.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Karan Shah (tech.firstpost.com)

Lenovo Ideapad G570 - Tech2

 

As far as utility notebooks are concerned, Lenovo has been one of the frontrunners.

The Lenovo G570 is priced at Rs. 32,590, excluding taxes. Like most Lenovo laptops, the G570 does well what it’s supposed to do. The laptop lacks a USB 3.0 port, but it more than makes up with its features and performance. Essentials like the track pad...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Karan Shah (tech.firstpost.com)

Lenovo Ideapad G570

 

As far as utility notebooks are concerned, Lenovo has been one of the frontrunners. Whilst they do not have the style and looks that Apple's Macbooks provide, they do offer streamlined performan

The Lenovo G570 is priced at Rs. 32,590, excluding taxes. Like most Lenovo laptops, the G570 does well what it’s supposed to do. The laptop lacks a USB 3.0 port, but it more than makes up with its features and performance. Essentials like the track pad...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (techradar.com)

Lenovo ThinkPad G570 review

 

With few negative points, this powerful laptop is well built and portable

Great office performance ; Generous HDD ; Blu-ray drive ; Decent graphics performance ; Build quality

Not Full HD screen ; Display does not tilt back very far

May, 2011

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (techadvisor.co.uk)

Lenovo G570 M51BPUK review

 

The Radeon HD 6370M graphics chip may sound good, but it could manage only 22fps in our Fear test. It's underpowered by today's standards, although is capable for casual games.

While we like the keyboard and appreciate the Blu-ray drive and generous RAM and hard drive allocations, this version of the Lenovo G570 doesn’t quite enough 3D oomph to win an award.

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Conexant CX20671 / Dolby Advanced Audio v2 / HD / HDA / High Definition Audio
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
Speakers manufacturer:Conexant

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400
Battery life (max):2.5 / 3 / 5 / 6
Battery performance:4400
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.1
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 2
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Brown / Brown / Grey
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Plastic
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
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
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6370M / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 410M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024
Maximum Resolution:1366 x 768 / 2048 x 1536
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency: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
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Keyboard language:English / German
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333
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 / 2 x 4
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 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / Y / Yes
4G standard:WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
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
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN / Fast Ethernet, WLAN, BT / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, BT
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):150 / 300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n / No
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:0 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:0 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Optical Drive

Labelflash: No
LightScribe:No / Yes
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-Ray ROM / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio system:Conexant CX20671 / Dolby Advanced Audio v2 / HD / HDA / High Definition Audio
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
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.8 x 9.83 x 1.37
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Fast / Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD / AMD, Intel / ATI / ATI, Intel / Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / NVIDIA
HD-Ready: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:No / VT-x
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):N / VT-x
Internal modem: No
Maximum Resolution:1366 x 768 / 2048 x 1536
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Volume Control:Digital
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:5.73
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Product type:PC
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port:No / Yes
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: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
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:3 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 90
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):15 / 16 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / No / Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x8, 2x16, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:B800 / B815 / B940 / B950 / B960 / I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.6 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor front side bus:1333
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:B800 / B815 / B940 / B950 / B960 / I3-2310M / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D2 / J1 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 100C / 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:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
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 HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
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 Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / 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 / 63919
Processor code:SR04J / SR04S / SR04W / SR04Z / SR07V / SR0DN / SR0DP / SR0HZ
Processor package size:31 / 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: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, User / HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, User / User / Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, User / HDD, Supervisor, User / HDD, User / User

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Starter 2010
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Starter

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MicroDrive, MMC, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 640 / 750

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.13 / 9.84
Depth (imperial):9.83
Height:1.38 / 1.4
Height (front):0.677 / 0.681
Height (front) (imperial):0.68
Height (rear):0.98 / 1.35 / 1.37
Height (rear) (imperial):1.37
Weight:4.85 / 5.51 / 5.73 / 7.76
Width:13.4 / 14.8
Width (imperial):14.8