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Lenovo Ideapad Z580

Lenovo Ideapad Z580
alaScore 89

576 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 576 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the keyboard and screen are overall positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably.

value for money, performance, usability, screen, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Ideapad Z580 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Ideapad Z580

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 338 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad Z580 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 15.6-inch Laptop (Red) - (Intel Core i7 3520M 2.9GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated GraphicLenovo IdeaPad Z580 15.6-inch Laptop (White) - (Intel Core i7 3520M 2.9GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated GraphLenovo Ideapad Z580 15.6 inch laptop - White (Intel Core i7 3520M 2.9GHz, 8Gb RAM, 750Gb HDD, DVDRW, Windows 8)

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Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo Ideapad Z580

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad Z580 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Z580 15.6-Inch LaptopLenovo IdeaPad Z580 20135 15.6" HD LED Laptop, 3rd Gen. i5-3210M 2.5Ghz Processor, 8GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 8 Color; GreyLenovo IdeaPad Z580 21512KU 15.6-Inch Laptop (Grey Metal)

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z series is a rung higher than the Essential series. The latter features entry-level hardware that is ideal for those who need a basic laptop for home or office for a low budget. The IdeaPad Z series packs more powerful processor,...

At Rs. 64,990 (end user price), the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 might come across as expensive. But the quad-core Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive and Blu-ray combo drive quite justify the heavy price tag. If Lenovo would have included a more...

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Review Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Notebook

 

Budgetainer. The best way to describe the new Lenovo IdeaPad Z580

Big range of models; Easy to expand; Current wireless technologies; Performance of components; Much storage (HDD); Good stereo speakers; Acceptable battery life

Interface arrangement; No Gigabit Ethernet on board; Only 12 Months warranty; Keyboard layout pushed slightly; Cheaper 15.6-inch screen; Temperature development under load

While there were positive aspects of the notebook, there were also many negative traits. This resulted in a score of only 80 percent. For 699 Euro (~$875), the IdeaPad Z580 offers a solid notebook for a less-than-demanding consumer. We consider this...

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Review: Almost The Perfect Budget Laptop

 

The Z580 represents a great value thanks to a combination of good build quality, good performance, and six hour battery life.

Nice design ; Good performance ; Solid keyboard ; Well priced

Low screen resolution ; Slight fan whine

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 represents a great value thanks to its combination of good build quality, a solid keyboard and touchpad, good performance, and six hour battery life. The only areas that need improvement are the screen — 1366×768 is low and hard...

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 packs good performance and multimedia chops in a sturdy and affordable 15-inch laptop.

Click to EnlargeThe Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 is a capable multimedia laptop that combines solid construction, impressive sound and strong overall performance. At $679, this notebook is reasonably priced, though the design feels a bit chunky. Consumers for...

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 ReviewLenovo IdeaPad Z580 is the latest multimedia notebook launched by Lenovo. Equipped with many of the advanced configurations such as 15 inch display, 2.5GHz Intel core i5 processor, Dolby enhanced ...

15.6 inches display screen, Display Resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels, 1MP webcam, Camera Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 2.5GHz Intel i5-3210M CPU, Intel HD 4000 GPU graphics

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Review: A Functional Mainstream Laptop

 

Lenovo has become an important player in the mainstream laptop market. Five years ago the offerings from Lenovo were not great, but today the IdeaPad line has matured. This has been reflected in Lenovo's growth. The company has posted gains in global...

GOOD FOR GAMING!

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 (215127U)

 

Finding the best all-around notebook for home, school, and light business use—you know, a machine that displays photos, plays music and videos, and runs mainstream office applications well—can be daunting. There's just so many of them, and they vary so...

Attractive price for the hardware ; Strong performance ; Impressive Dolby sound ; Removable battery

Low resolution for its screen size ; Insufficient graphics processing for gaming

This sleek, modern-looking laptop has many valuable features, including a latest-gen Intel Ivy Bridge CPU, and it performs well. It's a solid pick for students and business buyers on a budget. (Don't run resource-intensive games on it, though.)

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 has a lot to offer, even compared to the best new laptops. The memory and the excellent performance features are a few of the advantages to using this computing device. It does have a short battery life and larger dimensions,...

You have up to 8GB of RAM and 750GB of hard drive space on this laptop

This laptop offers a measly five hours of battery life

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 offers a variety of features but needs a few upgrades before it can be a top laptop computer.

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Lenovo Z580 review

 

The speakers have a little bit of a metallic edge on higher frequencies, but they produce a decent volume, and they're fine for simply watching streaming video on YouTube or the BBC iPlayer. The only minor disappointment here is that the Lenovo Z580's...

The size and weight of the Lenovo Z580 mean that it’s not the most portable of laptops, and will probably spend most of its time indoors. However, its strong performance and low cost makes it an excellent choice for anyone that needs a powerful...

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 review

 

Lenovo's Z Series IdeaPad range is designed with affordable entertainment in mind, and the 15in Z580 has several winning features to make it an impressive entertainment laptop.

Perfect if you like to watch films or play games, but its poor battery life and touchpad prevent the Z580 from achieving true greatness

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:5 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader / Single Card Reader
Firewire: No
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:Windows 8
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT630M / GEF GT640 / GEF GT640M / GEFORCE GT635M / HD GRAPH. 4000 / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM76 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I3-2328M / I3-2348M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / i3-3110M / I5-2450M / I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I7-3520M / I7-3612QM / I7-3632QM
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