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Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45

Lenovo G50-45

This versatile and affordable Lenovo G50 laptop PC combines a slimline design with a comprehensive feature set, including a DVD drive, and great performance from its AMD processor.

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15.6" LAPTOP WITH DVD DRIVE

  • Features

    Lenovo G50-45Features

    15.6" HD Widescreen Display

    This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen format and 1366 x 768 resolution.

    DVD drive

    Finding a laptop with a built in or DVD drive is tougher than it used to be, but the G50 offers this option, nestling snugly into its less than 1" thin body.

    Epic Sound and Vision

    Thanks to its stereo speakers with Dolby® Advanced Audio™, and up to AMD Radeon™ R5 M230 2GB 3D graphics, the G50 offers stunning, stutter-free visuals and immersive sound for a fuller, more satisfying home entertainment experience.

    Multitouch Touchpad

    Optimized for Windows 8.1 features, this touchpad lets you toggle charms and apps, switch between apps, rotate, zoom, and use other functions with various easy swipes and gestures.

    AccuType Keyboard

    Featuring a modern look and feel, the acclaimed AccuType keyboard has island-style, ergonomic keys that allow a more fluid, spacious, comfortable, and accurate typing experience than standard keyboard designs.

    Fast Data Transfer

    Move data between the G50 and other devices quickly with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed; it's up to ten times faster than previous USB technologies, and it's backward-compatible.

    Battery-Saving Technology

    Lenovo Energy Management protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges.

    Simple Maintenance

    With OneKey Recovery, recovering from viruses or other technical difficulties is a snap.

    Connectivity Options

    With 802.11 b/g/n WiFi connectivity, 10/100 LAN, and Bluetooth®, you'll be able to connect to the internet wherever you go.

    Integrated Webcam

    The G50's 720p HD webcam will help you enjoy web conferences or online video chats like you're really there.

    HDMI Output

    For easy connection to a television or other display.

    Ample Storage

    With up to 1TB HDD storage, you won't have to worry about where to put all your data, videos, music or photos.

    Lenovo laptop G50-45
    AccuType Keyboard
    Lenovo laptop G50-45
    Integrated Webcam
  • Reviews

    Lenovo G50-45Reviews

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    67 reviews

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    Battery life
    7.3
    Design
    8.0
    Size and weight
    7.9
    Performance
    7.5
    Value for money
    8.1
    Overall rating
    7.9
    Scores 7.9 out of 10 based on 67 reviews
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    9 out of 10

    sam

    broadstairs GB Business user
    +
    very nice solidly made and fast, good value for money
    a little heavy
    Confirmed purchase: 13 June 2016
    Published on: 13 July 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    6 out of 10

    Martyn

    GB General home user
    +
    It's black.

    Absolutely brilliant service from Lenovo and I'm sure that many of their other products are excellent.
    Unfortunately I was extremely disappointed by the performance (or lack of) from this laptop, although it may have been more to do with the processor. It did feel cheap and flimsy, as others have said.
    Confirmed purchase: 23 May 2016
    Published on: 18 June 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    7 out of 10

    David

    Birmingham GB General home user
    +
    With a 10% off voucher I found in an online search, this just worked out the best all round deal for an all rounder laptop primarily for writing, but also with enough RAM, decent enough processor and good enough graphics abilities to be used for the odd game, watching DVDs, multi tasking, and running my car diagnostic software on.
    It all came as expected, all works fine.
    Battery life so far better than the Dell. But not amazing either.
    Overall pretty happy with this for the money. Only highlighting any flaws I can think of to try and give a balanced view. Cos I'd want to know. Dipping keyboard's the only real problem in my opinion. If I'd known about it. I'd have got an HP instead. But that's just me.
    The centre of the keyboard seems to dip down when you hit the keys. Since Im using it for writing this is a big disappointment to me but I have tto learn to live with it. My old Dell didn't do this. I also felt rather deceived by the claim it came with McAffee antivirus when in fact it comes with a month's free trial after which they charge a high annual fee. I'll be removing it and installing a free one instead. I don't care for the deceit involved. I'd rather get a laptop with no AV software than this cos AV software is notoriously difficult to properly remove once installed.
    Finally, I dont like the RJ45 socket - it's got this weird spring attachment you have to pull down to get the plug in(or force down) and it feels like it will snap off at some point.
    Windows 10 sucks compared to 7 but that's a separate discussion. I wish they sent the OS discs with these things instead of this lame reset we get now.
    It's on the heavy side but I dont mind. Maybe heftier build quality(apart from the keyboard obviously!).
    USB slots feel a little tight but going forward maybe thats even a good thing. They work so not complaining.
    Sitting in the garden I really wish I'd gone for an anti glare screen, but that's on mem not Lenovo.
    Confirmed purchase: 03 May 2016
    Published on: 29 May 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    7 out of 10

    Mark

    Moreton in Marsh GB General home user
    +
    Reviewer left no comment
    To input the @ key sometimes I have to key in " because when I key in @ it produces "......Weird!
    Confirmed purchase: 25 April 2016
    Published on: 24 May 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    6 out of 10

    Eva

    London GB Music, gaming or video fan
    +
    Has a nice design and good display
    The battery life is not good
    Has performance issues even with minimal paralel processes
    Confirmed purchase: 26 April 2016
    Published on: 19 May 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    5 out of 10

    DAVID

    MIDDX GB General home user
    +
    ITS ALL I COULD AFFORD, AND I KNOW THE NAME IS A WELL KNOWN NAME BUT THERE ARE A FEW THINGS THAT ANNOY ME ABOUT THIS MACHINE, OVERALL ITS OK JUST
    I HATE YES HATE THE FACT THE MOUSE IS TOO FAR TO THE LEFT, WHICH IS VERY ANNOYING, AND THE TOUCH KEY BELOW THIS IS VERY AWKWARD, AND ITS VERY HEAVY ON YOUR LAP.
    Confirmed purchase: 08 April 2016
    Published on: 03 May 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    9 out of 10

    SANDRA

    Liverpool GB General home user
    +
    Easy to get started and use and like the key board good for speed
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 11 April 2016
    Published on: 02 May 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    9 out of 10

    DOUG

    West yorks GB General home user
    +
    Optical drive
    Windows 10 found hard to use
    Confirmed purchase: 20 March 2016
    Published on: 10 April 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    10 out of 10

    JENNY

    SIDCUP GB General home user
    +
    I have found it very easy to operate and much more reliable than my old PC.
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 15 March 2016
    Published on: 05 April 2016

    Lenovo G50 AMD A8-6410 Quad Core 8GB 1TB DVDRW 15.6 Inch Laptop Windows 8.1 Laptop - Silver

    9 out of 10

    Anthony

    London GB
    +
    great value for money ; good specification for price ; especially processor and RAM
    keyboard a bit flexible
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Confirmed purchase: 21 August 2015
    Published on: 11 September 2015

    Lenovo G50-45

  • Ask an Owner

    Lenovo G50-45Ask an Owner

    Here's a list of the questions other shoppers have asked owners of the G50 45

    1. Daniel asked on
      Hi!
      I have the A8-6410 model. Can someone please tell me what choices I have, if I want to upgrade the CPU? Thanks in advance.
      1. Jeff replied on
        None, cpu is soldered on the motherboard
    2. Chris asked on
      Did somebody have problems installing Linux (e.g. Xubuntu) on the notebook?
      1. Jeff replied on
        You need to switch from secure to legacy boot options in bios for alternative o.s inatall
    3. Mike asked on
      What is the equivalent in the Intel I range
      1. Jeff replied on
        Intel i3 2.5ghz + non turbo clock speed
    4. Gab asked on
      Is the G50-45 have a good performance in rendering videos or Photoshop and other adobe products?
      1. Elaine replied on
        Yes it's good quality and quick
      2. Jeff replied on
        It will do it, probably slower than you would like.
    5. Martin asked on
      Does This laptop comes with windows 8 or 8.1
      1. Elaine replied on
        Mine came with Windows 8
      2. Jeff replied on
        Yes, no real difference, it is recommended to update to Win 8.1 or even Win 10.
    6. Omar asked on
      the screen is anti - reflection?

      1. Jeff replied on
        No, it's not a matt screen, but the anti-reflection is fairly good.
      2. Donald replied on
        No, the screen reflects strongly, poor feature.
    7. Thomas asked on
      Does this laptop have the capability to play The Sims 4?
      1. Jeff replied on
        yes but at a very low graphical level
    8. curtis asked on
      getting this laptop for basic word, excel use etc. also itunes and I need to download steam for football manager, anyone know how well games run on it?
      1. Paul replied on
        It will do all the usual stuff easily. Has quad (4) core processor, so very fast... hence most modern games should will play without a problem.
      2. Clifford replied on
        I play games often and have had no trouble running them
  • Accessories & Services

    Lenovo G50-45Accessories & Services

    • Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

      Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

      The portable, ambidextrous Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse is perfect for anyone looking for a compact mouse to use every day and while on-the-go. Scroll through documents, spreadsheets, and more with increased accuracy and control with its high-definition laser sensor. An advanced power management system, a high-efficiency laser sensor, and an off switch help to maximize your battery life

    • Lenovo Headset P180 (57Y6747)

      Lenovo Headset P180 (57Y6747)

      Lenovo Headset P180 is the half in-ear headset with in-line microphones let you switch seamlessly between music and calls, which enhances the audio experience for personal entertainment. It provides delicate design with microphone and headset for noise isolating.

    • Lenovo Speaker M0620  (0B45914)

      Lenovo Speaker M0620 (0B45914)

      The Lenovo Speaker M0620 is a 2.0 speaker system, which includes a main speaker with built-in amplifiers and a sub-speaker. They can be attached to your laptop or desktop computer, or you can use them with your smartphone or MP3/MP4 player. Although the speakers are small in size, the sound they produce is big and bold.

    • Lenovo Sport Slimcase (0A33897)

      Lenovo Sport Slimcase (0A33897)

      Carry your laptop PC, papers, books, and other items in the newest Lenovo cases. These cases are designed for those who DO. The stylish combination of colors supports both black and colorful notebooks. These lightweight cases provide comfortable use and notebook protection as you travel to work or school.

    Protect Your Laptop With Lenovo Services
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    Why Lenovo Services?

    • Keep it simple, one place for all your PC service needs
    • We know our PCs better than anyone – services performed by Lenovo Certified Technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts
    • Convenient and affordable in-home and 24/7 service options

    Enjoy the Convenience of In-Home Repair

    • Don’t be stranded without your PC — let Lenovo come to you with fast repair services in your own home.

    Protect Your Laptop Beyond the 1-Year Base Warranty

    • Warranty Extensions are available for up to three years (depending on your system).
    • Staying in warranty can help save you from expensive repair costs associated with system components.

    Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

    • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

    Convenient Remote Support When You Need It Most

    Lenovo Services Premium Support provides access to expert technicians when you need them most, from the comfort of your home, with convenient over-the-phone or remote session support. We offer you a one-stop solution for issues beyond your standard hardware warranty, including:

    • Table, internet, or network setup
    • Performance tune-up
    • Software setup and how-to tips
    • Security setup