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Lenovo Z50

STYLISH 15.6" MULTIMEDIA LAPTOP

If you're looking for a colorful laptop that's great for entertainment and multimedia, the Lenovo Z50 is the notebook for you.  Its integrated DVD drive makes it great for music and movies, while Dolby® audio enhancement and an optional Full HD display deliver a vivid audiovisual experience.

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    1. Web price:
      £499.99
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      £549.99
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  • Features

    Lenovo Z50Features

    Optional Full HD Display

    Enjoy dazzling visuals in 16:9 widescreen with an optional 15.6" Full HD display (1920 x 1080).

    Great for Multimedia

    Catch up with the latest movies with the Z50's integrated DVD read-write drive, while stereo speakers with Dolby® audio certification deliver vivid, immersive sound.

    Extensive Storage

    With up to 1TB in HDD storage or 1TB hybrid storage with an integrated 8GB SSD cache, the Lenovo Z50 has plenty of room for your files, photos, documents, and media.

    AccuType Keyboard

    The AccuType keyboard boasts a modern look and feel with flatter, slightly curved keys that enhance your comfort while increasing typing accuracy.

    Lenovo Energy Management

    Minimizes power use and protects battery life so you can DO more with your IdeaPad Z50 laptop for longer.

    Good for Video Chats

    Stay connected with family, friends, and colleagues via video chat with the Z50's integrated 720p HD webcam.

    Veriface Pro

    You can log in without typing on the Z50, thanks to Veriface Pro, face recognition software that uses the integrated webcam to log you in.

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    Optional Full HD Display
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    AccuType Keyboard
  • Reviews

    Lenovo Z50Reviews

    Z50 reviews verified by Reevoo

    Battery life
    7.5
    Design
    8.3
    Size and weight
    8.3
    Performance
    8.5
    Value for money
    8.3
    Overall rating
    8.2
    Scores 8.2 out of 10 based on 207 reviews
    8 out of 10

    Confirmed purchaser

    GB
    +
    Quick start up. Positive keyboard
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 17 July 2015
    Published on: 12 August 2015

    Lenovo Z50-70 59415168

    10 out of 10

    Althea

    GB General home user +
    +
    Sturdy laptop, well built, comfortable keyboard, runs pretty quickly even when using 2 external monitors. Great purchase, would recommend.
    The shift keys are smaller than I am used to, but it's just a case of getting used to the new ones!
    Confirmed purchase: 09 July 2015
    Published on: 01 August 2015

    Lenovo Z50-70 59415168

    9 out of 10

    Rob

    Doncaster GB Business user
    +
    Styling and overall performance/speed
    Windows 8 - hoping upgrade to 10 will solve this
    Confirmed purchase: 01 July 2015
    Published on: 29 July 2015

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    10 out of 10

    Ian

    Newcastle GB Business user
    +
    Fast efficient and quiet
    Key board is not as substantial but no complaints
    Confirmed purchase: 08 June 2015
    Published on: 30 June 2015

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    9 out of 10

    Z

    Norwich GB General home user
    +
    High effiency, price is much better than acceptable, very good value
    Pls do not install Intel visual device or anything alike that on pc pls pls pls pls pls! Nevada is already there, there is no point to let intel disturb
    Confirmed purchase: 16 May 2015
    Published on: 24 June 2015

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    3 out of 10

    Ben

    GB General home user
    +
    Reviewer left no comment
    battery does not last for longer than 1 hour after 2 weeks of use

    left and righthand buttons of touchpad don't work anymore after 2 weeks of use
    Confirmed purchase: 27 May 2015
    Published on: 17 June 2015

    Lenovo Z50-70 59415168

    Hi Ben,

    Sorry for the problems you are experiencing with your computer, please call the customer support team on the below number for help and assistance.

    Tel support: 0333-777-3991.

    Thank you for your feedback.

    Best wishes

    Joe

    10 out of 10

    Fred

    Beaconsfield GB General home user
    +
    Reviewer left no comment
    Laptop lid does not tilt back enough.
    Confirmed purchase: 30 April 2015
    Published on: 09 June 2015

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    9 out of 10

    Simon

    London GB General home user
    +
    The keyboard and pad are great. I also love the design of the machine.
    I wanted something the whole family could use. The bigger screen and did makes it a great 'home' laptop.
    I love it
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 15 May 2015
    Published on: 06 June 2015

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    8 out of 10

    ian

    nottingham GB General home user
    +
    very sleek looking and performs well and is very light for type of laptop
    mouse sensitivity and control can be a little annoying as it sometimes over responds and then does not at all, also the keypad is a little cheap as it does not feel very robust but then for the price it works fine
    Confirmed purchase: 08 April 2015
    Published on: 01 June 2015

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    3 out of 10

    Alexander

    GB General home user
    +
    High specification for this price range.
    The connection to the projector cable does not work! I was left looking very stupid when the projector port did not connect at a family gathering. This is a design fault as the plastic lip around the edge stops the cable from connecting flush. Fortunately there ewas an older laptop on hand, s
    Confirmed purchase: 16 April 2015
    Published on: 26 May 2015

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  • Ask an Owner

    Lenovo Z50Ask an Owner

    Here's a list of the questions other shoppers have asked owners of the Z50

    1. mike asked on
      Does it have an ethernet connection?
      1. Cristian replied on
        looks like that on the left side of keybord and next to the hdmi conexion. I never tryed
    2. rianna asked on
      is it lightweight and easy to carry around? i currently use a macbook air and am looking for something similar in weight
      1. Louise replied on
        No idea how much a macbook air weighs... but I imagine it is light. I wouldn't recommend getting this if your sole purpose is to carry it around every. It isn't extremely heavy... but I would recommend a back pack rather than a side satchel.
    3. chrissy asked on
      Hey! Just looking to know if this laptop is good at storing around 150,000 photos and still able to browse web and watch videos without running very slow?
      1. Agate replied on
        I currently have around 20GB of images on my laptop, depending on the software used the image sorting can be more or less demanding, however I have never had an issue with doing multiple tasks while the imaging software is on.
    4. Gilbert asked on
      Is it okay to leave my laptop open and plugged all night? I'm using a Lenovo Z51 Loptop. Thanks!
      1. Duncan replied on
        I have encountered no problem leaving mine open and plugged in all night.
    5. Connor asked on
      Hi i was wondering if this laptop will run gta 5
      1. Andrew replied on
        Haven't tried that game yet but if you look on youtube you can see some gameplay on this laptop. It will run but don't expect to be on ultimate graphics. If its just casual if will be fine if you are more serious about your games then get a desktop or a Lenovo Y50 or Y70.
    6. Jakeh asked on
      just looking at this laptop as a general laptop and for gaming purposes. can it run fifa 15 comfortably and smoothly?
      or do you know of anyother laptops that do that you could reccomend, for a reasonable price?:)
      1. Alexander replied on
        I don't know because I never got around to playing games on it! I returned it because the VGA port didn't work.
        Check the game spec and match it to the laptop you want, have you thought about a low end gaming laptop?
    7. Rachel asked on
      Is the hard drive a full 1tb SSD or is it in fact 2 disks... 1 1tb normal disk & 1 smaller SSD with the OS on?
      1. Adam replied on
        Hi,

        It's 1TBÉ there is 888GB on one of the partitions and 25GB on the second one what concains the lenovo backup stuff. The bigger one has the windows on it. For me it's not the ideal solution because it's easy to lose all data in case of any error, but this laptop is mainly for work purposes so I had backup on my mobile SSD. As usual I recommend to format the whole hard drive some waz and make one partition for windows, one for the backup and one for your own data.

        In case of any question feel free to ask. Hope I could help!
    8. Tracy asked on
      Does it have USB ports as I use a usb stick at college . Can you play a sims cd disc game on it
      1. John replied on
        yes it has 3 USB ports and there is no reason why you cant play your game
  • Tech Specs

    Lenovo Z50Tech Specs

    DescriptionLenovo Z50 AMD
    Processor
    • AMD Kaveri, 17/19W
    • FX-7500, 19W; A10-7300, 19W; A8-7100, 19W; A6-7000B, 17W
    Operating System
    Windows® 8.1
    Graphics
    • AMD R7-M260DX for FX
    • AMD R6-M255DX for A10/A8
    • AMD R5-M230 for A6
    Memory
    Up to 16GB DDR3
    Webcam
    HD 720p camera (1M pixel)
    Storage
    Up to 1TB HDD or 1TB SSHD with 8GB NAND flash
    Audio
    Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater®
    Battery
    Up to 4 hours
    Display
    • Up to 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080)
    • 16:9 widescreen
    • LCD HD/FHD
    ODD
    Integrated ODD
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    15.11" x 10.43" x 0.98" (384 mm x 265 mm x 25.0 mm)
    Weight
    2.5 kg
    Bluetooth®
    • Bluetooth® 4.0 (Optional)
    • 802.11 a/c or 802.11 b/g/n
    • WiFi
    • 10 / 100 / 1000M LAN
    Ports
    • RJ45
    • 1 x USB 3.0
    • 2 x USB 2.0
    • Audio Combo Jack
    • HDMI-out
    • 2-in-1 (SD / MMC) card reader

    Specifications may vary

    Software Offering

    OfferingsDescription
    Security and Support
    Entertainment and Productivity
    • Zinio® Online Newsstand
    • Amazon Kindle for PC
    • Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium 30-day trial
    • Evernote®
    • *Tech specs may not reflect currently available options for all models due to variability in supply.
  • Accessories & Services

    Lenovo Z50Accessories & 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 it 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 notebook PC, papers, books, and other items in the newest Lenovo cases. These cases are designed for those who DO. Stylish combination of colors to support 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
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Standard on the Z50:
Battery Life
**Up to 5 hours with standard battery
Weight
Starting at 2.5kg (5.5 lbs)
Ports
1x USB 3.0 and 2x USB 2.0 1/8" Stereo Headphone and Microphone combo jack
Microphone
Integrated microphone
Speakers
Integrated stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater
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