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Lenovo IdeaPad Z565

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Z565. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and screen. The usability and price also get good reviews, but reviews are divided on the touchpad. There are some critical comments about the battery and image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad Z565 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Z565 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the design and screen are overall positive. The price and usability also get good opinions, whereas opinions are divided on the durability. There are some critical views about the image quality and touchpad.

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89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: (

Review Lenovo IdeaPad Z565-4311 Notebook


No experimenting. It's best to head straight for the Z series. This is Lenovo's advice, but we can't follow it without some reservations. Weak battery life and poor screen contrast are combined with a high-quality aluminium finish and an excellent...

Good feedback from the keys and touchpad buttons, High-end aluminium finish, Good application performance, The robust and high-quality aluminium palm rest, along with the accurate keyboard and touchpad keys

Short battery life, Poor screen contrast, Irritating noise from the fan, Not suitable for gaming

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Tom (



I have owned many laptops, this is my first "off brand" pc, and I am very surprised to say it is my best yet. I have owned a Sony, a Dell, and an HP. I would recommend this laptop to anyone new to pc's or a vet.

Everything works great, smooth operation, typical win 7 meaning normal bugs

finger prints. price was 550 for me so a little high to me

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (

very dissappointed!


one of the ideapads have been at the repair shop once due to graphics card problems, and the other had been in the repair shop twice (hard drive failure, touchpad failure, and usb port failure). Do yourself a favor pay a little more and get a decent...

cheap? two of these is not is expensive as a vaio or apple

Lenovo ruined the reputation of IBM. While trying to produce cheap computers, lenovo must have cut a lot of corners. everything on this computer feels flimsy

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Russell (

I love it alot but..


I would love for someone to hook me up with a free repair of a discount on a more durable thinkpad.

everything is as advertised, and better if you use linux like I did ; amazing gaming performance for the price

screen bezel cracked due to manufacturing defect and lenovo said I need to pay for accidental damage protection to have it covered be warranty. I think that It is unacceptable. If a product fails to live up to its name, it needs to be fixed at no charge

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: gmiredneck (

OK Deal


I don't think I'd be happy at retail, but for 499 its pretty good

Price, worth it at 499. Does everything I need includin old games like utk4. Doesn't seem to be any color shifting as I change angle of the screen

Bloatware, The left touch pad button requires a firm touch to work. Either one wouldn't have knocked an egg but at 650 retail, the touchpad should at least be flawless

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: ART01 (



This is the best laptop I have ever had. I have not gotten into all that is does, but I am looking forward to it.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: ohwow (

Super Purchase


Really fast notebook. Just love it. The Canon printer is excellant also. All in all it is a terrific purchase. Only gave 4 stars because I am so use to Windows XP and there is definitely a learning curve to the Windows 7. Otherwise it is a very great...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Lag1 (

excellent deal


I purchased the laptop to take my classes. Currently I am pursuing my PHD online and this was such a lifesaver.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: lynny (

best ,you bet


This computer takes us into next five years of technology.Thanks for offering such a great deal.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: candy9girl (

good strong laptop


I feel this product has a high quality of stability.

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Display Surface:Gloss


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes


Processor cache type:L2

Processor special features

Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No