The Lenovo IdeaPad Z585 15.6" Notebook Computer in Graphite Gray is a sturdy workhorse of a laptop, featuring a reliable 2.3GHz AMD A10-4600M quad-core processor, 6GB of speedy 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and a 1TB hard drive running at 5400 rpm. This notebook is primed for crunching numbers or watching multimedia digital entertainment.
It also features a 15.6" VibrantView LED backlit display, with a native resolution of 1366 x 768 and a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. The screen is powered by an integrated AMD Radeon HD 7660G graphics chip, and is perfectly suitable for any level of high-end graphic viewing or editing.
To round out the multimedia aspect of the laptop, there's also integrated 4W stereo speakers (2x 2W) featuring Dolby Home Theater v4 audio technology. Although notebook speakers aren't known for their spectacular sound, the audio on this notebook sounds great on headphones.
For connectivity you have your choice of 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or 10/100 Ethernet. You can also utilize the four USB ports (two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0), the 5-in1 multimedia card reader (that supports MultiMedia Cards, Memory Sticks, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital Cards and xD-Picture Cards) or connect your notebook to a large screen monitor or HDTV with the DB-15 pin VGA or HDMI terminals.
If Internet surfing and socializing are what you primarily do with your laptop, then you'll be happy to discover that this one includes an integrated top-screen 1.0 MP 720p HD fixed-focus webcam and integrated microphone. You'll also be able to get at least 6 hours out of the 48Wh lithium-ion battery.
This is a great spare or replacement laptop for business users, and a great gift for students. It has everything a basic user could want, and enough processing power to get most jobs done.