Lenovo Z50


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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  • 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
    Size and weight
    Value for money
    Overall rating
    Scores 8.1 out of 10 based on 325 reviews
    9 out of 10


    Falkirk GB General home user
    Looks great
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 18 September 2015
    Published on: 04 October 2015

    Lenovo Thinkpad X1

    8 out of 10


    Confirmed purchase: 25 August 2015
    Published on: 25 September 2015

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    8 out of 10


    Kent GB Music, gaming or video fan
    I really love the white
    Its light and works really well
    I am not a fan of silver keyboards.
    Also the laptop is quite square - but thats just me being picky.
    Confirmed purchase: 21 August 2015
    Published on: 11 September 2015

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    7 out of 10


    GB Student
    Reviewer left no comment
    no keyboard back light, touch pad is old school style
    Confirmed purchase: 30 July 2015
    Published on: 30 August 2015

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    8 out of 10

    Confirmed purchaser

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

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    10 out of 10


    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

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    9 out of 10


    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


    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


    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


    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


  • Ask an Owner

    Lenovo Z50Ask an Owner

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

    1. Natasha asked on
      Hi what's it like for online gaming thanks
      1. Jarrod replied on
        Gaming in general is pretty good as I'm able to run a mod version of skyrim with relatively few issues. However don't expect to be able to run your game on full settings though. The Internet speed is really fast so I don't think you'll have a problem there.i hope that helped you and happy gaming ;)
    2. amar asked on
      is there models that its battery is built in like in the photo ???????
      1. Alex replied on
        I'm not sure which photo you are describing, but the battery is a typical removable laptop battery. It lasts around two hours of non-intense usage, and is easily replaceable.
    3. Davd asked on
      Hi was wondering what graphics card it holds as it says intel HD 5500 but on other websites it states AMD Radeon R9 M375. Has it got 2 graphics cards switchable or just the one
      1. Elaine replied on
        Hi Sorry for late response it is Intel HD
    4. Amar asked on
      can i get off the battery cause i cant find it out ??????????
      1. Adam replied on
        Yes, you can on this model. Check attached photo (sorry for the bad quality).

    5. Aaron asked on
      Looking at buying the z50 i7 8gb ram will it be good for using Android app creator software?
      1. Harry replied on
        I honestly don't know because I have never used that software, and I have the i5 version, but...my advice would be: if you have the money push for a better model.

        This laptop has many flaws in the hardware and the software and I couldn't honestly recommend it to anyone.
    6. 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
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
  • Tech Specs

    Lenovo Z50Tech Specs

    DescriptionLenovo Z50 AMD
    • AMD Kaveri, 17/19W
    • FX-7500, 19W; A10-7300, 19W; A8-7100, 19W; A6-7000B, 17W
    Operating System
    Windows® 8.1
    • AMD R7-M260DX for FX
    • AMD R6-M255DX for A10/A8
    • AMD R5-M230 for A6
    Up to 16GB DDR3
    HD 720p camera (1M pixel)
    Up to 1TB HDD or 1TB SSHD with 8GB NAND flash
    Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater®
    Up to 4 hours
    • Up to 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080)
    • 16:9 widescreen
    • LCD HD/FHD
    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)
    2.5 kg
    • Bluetooth® 4.0 (Optional)
    • 802.11 a/c or 802.11 b/g/n
    • WiFi
    • 10 / 100 / 1000M LAN
    • 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

    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
Standard on the Z50:
Battery Life
**Up to 5 hours with standard battery
Starting at 2.5kg (5.5 lbs)
1x USB 3.0 and 2x USB 2.0 1/8" Stereo Headphone and Microphone combo jack
Integrated microphone
Integrated stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater


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