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LENOVO IdeaPad Z500

LENOVO IdeaPad Z500
alaScore 87

196 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 196 reviews of LENOVO IdeaPad Z500. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the keyboard and portability are overall positive. The usability and price also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the touchpad and image quality. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

performance, price, usability, portability, keyboard

screen, battery, image quality, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the LENOVO IdeaPad Z500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 183 user reviews of LENOVO IdeaPad Z500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and portability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the size and reliability are mixed. The touchpad and image quality get critical views.

performance, price, usability, portability, keyboard

image quality, touchpad

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Ideapad Z500 15.6-inch Laptop (Dark Chocolate) - (Intel Core i5 3210M 2.5GHz Processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Nvidia Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 15.6-inch Laptop (White) - (Intel Core i7 2.2GHz, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, Bluetooth, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 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, We

Apr, 2015

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Review Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Notebook


Balanced. The IdeaPad Z500-MBYG2GE is aimed at performance hungry multimedia users in particular. With an energy-saving Quad-Core and a GeForce GT 645M, the 15-inch device offers sufficient power for most (3D) applications. We have reviewed the...

Balanced components, Unique power adapter design, Good bundled applications, Moderate weight, Large hard disk, Slim build, Successful design, Great performance, The case is visually pleasing

Low brightness display with glare and poor viewing angles, High temperature emission under load, Few connection interfaces, No upgrade options, Non-removable battery, Outdated GPU driver, Fast Ethernet LAN only, Loud DVD burner, Unstable keyboard, A...

Apr, 2013

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 (59-341235) Review


The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 is an excellent laptop to consider if you do not want to go much beyond the Rs. 50,000 price bracket. It offers very good performance and is very well put together. It just looks and feels a lot better than most of the...

Very good performance, Well built, Fairly solid gaming capabilities, Better than expected battery life

Keyboard is a little difficult to get used to

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Alan Dexter (

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

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Pocket Lint (

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


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 trend. The 15-inch Z500 Touch - which joins the 14-inch Z400 Touch - fuses simple, elegant design...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (

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: TechSmart (

Lenovo Z500 Touch screen

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth:No / Unknown / Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen:10-Point Touch / No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

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


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT630M / GEF GT740M / GeForce GT 740M / GEFORCE GT635M / Geforce GT645M / HD GRAPH. 4000 / HD Graphics 4000


Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM76 / HM77 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I3-3120M / I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I5-4200M / I7-3520M / I7-3612QM / I7-3630QM / I7-3632QM