The power-packed Y500 gaming laptop with dual graphics cards support will take your extreme gaming, and other graphics, audio and processor intensive applications to a new performance dimension.


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  • Features

    15.6" IdeaPad Y500Features

    Up to Windows 8

    Beautiful, fast, fluid. Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you can spend less time searching and more time Doing.


    An interchangeable bay that can be instantly swapped out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space or an additional fan for cooling.

    NVIDIA® GeForce® Graphics with dual graphics card support

    Standard with up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 655M 2GB graphics, add a second card with NVIDIA® SLI technology using the Ultrabay to generate up to 1.6 times more frame rate performance.

    Dolby® Home Theater® v4 with Premium JBL® Speakers

    Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in JBL® designed stereo speakers or your own headphones.

    Blu-ray Disc™ Drive

    To enjoy your favorite movies on the road configure your system with the latest Blu-ray Disc™ player and writer.

    Intelligent Touchpad

    Optimized for the new Windows 8 interface the intelligent touchpad enables easy scroll, zoom and rotate functions for comfortable control of your IdeaPad Y500 laptop.

    AccuType Keyboard

    The AccuType keyboard boasts a modern look and feel with flatter, slightly curved keys that improve your comfort while increasing typing accuracy. Choose a model with a backlit keyboard for easy typing in low-light conditions.

    Integrated 720p HD Webcam and Dual Digital Array Microphones

    Crystal clear video & audio and face tracking will help you chat with friends and family like you're really there.

    Always-on USB Port

    Lets you recharge a mobile device even when the laptop is powered off and unplugged from the mains.

    IdeaPad Y500 Laptop
    AccuType Keyboard
    IdeaPad Y500 Laptop
    NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics
  • Tech Specs

    15.6" IdeaPad Y500Tech Specs

    PDFIdeaPad Y500 Datasheet

    PDFY500 User Guide

    DescriptionIdeaPad Y500 Laptop
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3632M
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM
    Operating System
    Windows 8 64
    8GB, 16GB (DDR3)
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GT650M 2GB
    387 x 259 x 15.5 - 36 mm (15.2 x 10.2 x 0.6 - 1.4")
    High-Sense 720p HD webcam
    15.6" HD display (16:9 widescreen) (1366x768) (220 NIT)


    5.95 lbs. (2.7 kg) with 6-cell battery


    • Optional SLI Bay Graphics
    • DVD reader/writer
    • Blu-ray Disc™ drive
    I/O Ports
    • 2 USB 3.0 ports
    • 1 USB 2.0 port
    • 6-in-1 card reader (SD, SD-Pro, MMC, MS, MS-Pro, XD)
    • Headphone jack
    • Mic jack
    • VGA
    • HDMI
    • RJ-45
    • 1TB (5,400 rpm)
    • SSD: 16GB
    Wireless Connectivity
    • Intel Centrino Wireless N-2230
    • 10/100/1000M Ethernet
    • Bluetooth® 4.0
    Backlit AccuType keyboard
    Battery Life
    3 hours (6-cell battery)
    Security Features
    OneKey Recovery

    Software Offerings

    Pre-Loaded Applications
    • Accuweather
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Cyberlink YouCam
    • Desktop PhotoService (US only)
    • eBay
    • Evernote
    • Exent Game Portal
    • ExpressCache
    • Intel® AppUp
    • Intelligent Touchpad
    • Lenovo Cloud Storage
    • Lenovo Companion
    • Lenovo Energy Management
    • Lenovo Quick Access
    • Lenovo Support
    • McAfee® VirusScan Plus
    • Microsoft® Office 2010 (requires purchase of product key for activation)
    • Nitro PDF
    • OneKey Recovery
    • OneKey Theater
    • Poketalk
    • PowerDVD
    • Power2Go
    • RaRa
    • Skype
    • Software may vary by region.
  • Accessories & Services

    15.6" IdeaPad Y500Accessories & Services

    • Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010 - Product Key Card (0A33043)

      Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010 - Product Key Card (0A33043)

      Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 helps small businesses and home users achieve outstanding results.

    • Lenovo Headset P950 (57Y6605)

      Lenovo Headset P950 (57Y6605)

      Use your laptop for music, movies, gaming and Skype? Our intuitive plug and play headsets will breathe new life into your entertainment experience.

    • Lenovo 15.6" Backpack YC600 (78Y7300)

      Lenovo 15.6" Backpack YC600 (78Y7300)

      The Lenovo 15.6" Backpack YC600 is a perfect match for your 15.6” widescreen IdeaPad Z500 laptop. Its professional and durable design features multi-functional storage compartments to protect your laptop and to help you keep your stuff organized. An ergonomic handle and padded shoulder straps keep you comfortable wherever your day takes you.

    • Lenovo Enhanced Multimedia Remote with backlit keyboard (57Y6678)

      Lenovo Enhanced Multimedia Remote with backlit keyboard (57Y6678)

      The palm-sized, single-hand design makes it easy to navigate through your media. It comes with hot keys that allow you to control multimedia playback and a trackball to move the cursor.

    Protect Your IdeaPad 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 Your IdeaPad Y500:
Battery Life
Up to 3 hours with 6-cell battery
Starting at 2.7 kg
1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, 6-in-1 SDXC card reader , HDMI, VGA, stereo headphone jack & mic jack, RJ-45
Integrated dual digital array
Integrated JBL® stereo speakers (2x2W) with Dolby® Home Theater® V4


Lenovo systems undergo stress tests to meet rigorous reliability standards. Many of our laptops pass 8 military tests for extreme condition with dust, vibration, heat, cold, altitude, water, and humidity.