The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 15.6" Core i5-3230M Notebook Computer has everything you could want in a notebook, along with a few nice features that used to be exclusive to higher-end machines. It starts with the 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5-3230M dual core processor (which can be overclocked to 3.2 GHz) and continues with 6GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM, and finally ends with a 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive.
The 15.6" backlit HD widescreen display has a resolution of 1366 x 768 and a 16:9 aspect ratio that ensures that you'll see movies in their original cinematic format. It runs using the Intel HD Graphics 4000 processor, which is capable of running most multimedia applications. It also features an HDMI port for displaying your digital files on a larger screen or HDTV.
It also includes an integrated DVD reader/writer, along with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 10/100M Ethernet connectivity. A 720p HD webcam and integrated speakers with Dolby Home Theatre v4 audio certification round out the entertainment lineup.
The perfect replacement notebook, or gift for your college-bound loved ones, this Lenovo is a solid performer with reliable features and a sturdy processor.
• Share media on any device from anywhere through Lenovo Cloud
• Intelligent Touchpad - optimized for the new Windows 8 interface with easy scroll, zoom and rotate functions
• OneKey Recovery makes data backup and recovery simple
• Up to 6hrs battery life
• Uncompromised processor performance - using the same 3rd generation Intel Core technology as thicker notebooks, not the low-power versions used on ultraportables
• Energy Management - protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges
• Integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics
• Rediscover your computer with access to a world of entertaining and useful apps like Lenovo Companion and Lenovo Support
• Specialized stereo speakers for extra bass with Dolby® Home Theatre v4 audio certification for immersive sound
• HD graphics support
• 25% slimmer than a standard notebook
• Tactile soft-touch exterior
• Backlit AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys for comfortable and accurate typing
• Amazon Kindle
• PowerDVD Metro
• Lenovo Energy Management 8.0
• OneKey Recovery 8.0
• Lenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSync
• Microsoft Office 2010 - Free 60 Day Trial
• Nitro PDF
• User Guide
• Intel App Up
• OneKey Theatre
• Intelligent Touchpad
• McAfee Internet Security 30-Day Trial Version