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Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 15.6" Core i5-3230M Notebook Computer

B&H # LEZ50061 Mfr # 59361311
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Product Highlights
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5-3230M Processor
  • 6GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 1TB Hard Drive, 5400 rpm
  • 15.6 LED Backlit HD Display
  • 1366 x 768 Resolution, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Integrated DVD RW Optical Drive
  • Wi-FI, Bluetooth and LAN Ethernet
  • USB 3.0, HDMI and 2-in-1 Card Reader
  • Integrated Speakers, Webcam and Mic
  • Windows 8 Operating System

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.

Simplified Solutions
• 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
Responsive Features
• 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
Comfortable Handling
• 25% slimmer than a standard notebook
• Tactile soft-touch exterior
• Backlit AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys for comfortable and accurate typing
Included Software
• Accuweather
• eBay
• Evernote
• Skype
• RaRa
• 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
• Poketalk
• Nitro PDF
• User Guide
• Intel App Up
• Power2Go
• OneKey Theatre
• Intelligent Touchpad
• McAfee Internet Security 30-Day Trial Version
Performance
Processor 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 3230M
Cache L3: 3MB
System Bus Not Specified By Manufacturer
Memory Type: PC3- 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 6 GB  
Capacity: 16 GB
Graphics Card Type: Integrated
Installed: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display
Type Widescreen
Size 15.6"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
Native Resolution 1366 x 768
Color Gamut Not Specified By Manufacturer
Brightness Not Specified By Manufacturer
Viewing Angle Not Specified By Manufacturer
Response Time Not Specified By Manufacturer
Supported Resolutions Not Specified By Manufacturer
External Resolution Not Specified By Manufacturer
Storage
Hard Drive Installed: 1TB 5400rpm
Type: SATA
Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 2x USB 2.0 (A)
1x USB 3.0 (A)
Display 1x HDMI
Audio 1x Integrated Stereo Speakers
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
Expansion Slots Not Specified By Manufacturer
Flash Media Slot 1x MMC
1x SD
Communications
Network 10/100Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Webcam Yes
.3MP Photo
General
Operating System Windows 8 
Security Not Specified By Manufacturer
Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
Features: Backlight
Pointing Device TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
Battery Providing up to 5 Hours per Charge
Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.7 x 10.3 x 1.0" / 37.3 x 26.2 x 2.5 cm
Weight 4.8 lb / 2.18 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 15.6" Core i5-3230M Notebook Computer
  • Power Adapter and Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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    Memory

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    Drives & Storage

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    Software

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