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LENOVO IdeaPad Z500

LENOVO IdeaPad Z500
alaScore 87

152 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the keyboard and portability. The screen and usability are also appreciated.

value for money, usability, screen, portability, keyboard

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 analysed 143 user reviews of LENOVO IdeaPad Z500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on

value for money, usability, screen, portability, keyboard

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 8)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

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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

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; High temperature emission under load ; Few connection interfaces ; No upgrade options ; Non-removable battery ; Outdated GPU driver ; Fast Ethernet LAN only ; Loud DVD burner ; Unstable keyboard

The case is visually pleasing

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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


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Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch review


A powerful general-purpose laptop with good gaming performance, but its screen could be better

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
Touchscreen: 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 GT635M / Geforce GT645M / HD GRAPH. 4000


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