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15.6" IdeaPad Z500

Premium Entertainment. Slimmer Style.

Carrying your entertainment hub with you has never been easier with the slim IdeaPad Z500 laptop. Great entertainment performance powered by up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors, surprising affordability, and a bold new style all combine to keep you smiling.

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  • Features

    15.6" IdeaPad Z500Features

    Slim and Chic Design

    A slender profile and soft touch feel in Chocolate Brown gives the IdeaPad Z500 laptop a bold look that matches its powerful performance. It's also easy to clean, so you'll be able to keep your Z500 looking good for years.

    Lenovo Energy Management

    Minimizes power use and protects battery life so you can DO more with your IdeaPad Z500 laptop for longer.

    Integrated stereo speakers (2x2W) with Dolby® Home Theater® v4

    Dolby's Home Theater® technology is composed of a suite of technologies that deliver an enhanced surround sound experience whether you're listening with headphones or with external or internal speakers. Unique features include a user-preferred volume lock, streamlined connections to home theater systems, increased audio levels, and enhanced control of your PC's audio settings.

    15.6-inch HD Display

    The 15.6" LED backlit HD display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen.

    720p HD webcam & dual digital array microphones

    Use your IdeaPad Z500 to create HD pictures and video. Enjoy crystal clear audio and video with face tracking for Web chats with your friends and family.

    Backlit AccuType Keyboard

    The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more comfortable and to reduce errors. And, with backlit keys, you'll be able to type with ease even in low-light conditions.

    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 Z500 laptop.

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    Lenovo Energy Management
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  • Tech Specs

    15.6" IdeaPad Z500Tech Specs

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    DescriptionIdeaPad Z500 Laptop
    CPU/Chipset
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM (2.10GHz 1600MHz 6MB)
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3230M (2.60GHz 1600MHz 3MB)
    Operating System
    Windows 8 64 64
    Memory
    6, 8GB Â PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz
    Graphics
    Intel® HD Graphics 4000 (integrated)
    Dimensions
    14.8 x 10.4 x 0.38-1.0"
    Camera
    Fixed-focus (720p HD) webcam
    Display
    15.6" backlit LED HD display (16:9 widescreen) (1366x768) (220 NIT)
    Weight
    4.9 lbs
    I/O Ports
    • 1 USB 3.0 port
    • 2 USB 2.0 ports
    • 2-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC)
    • Combo jack
    • VGA
    • HDMI
    • RJ-45
    Storage
    HDD: 500GB, 1TB (5,400 rpm)
    Wireless Connectivity
    • Intel Centrino Wireless N-2230
    • Bluetooth® 4.0
    ODD
    DVD-Recordable Dual Layer
    Keyboard
    Backlit AccuType keyboard
    Battery Life
    Up to 5.5 hours/ 4-cell battery
    Security Features
    OneKey Recovery System

  • Accessories & Services

    15.6" IdeaPad Z500Accessories & Services

    • ThinkPad 15W Case Sleeve (51J0477)

      ThinkPad 15W Case Sleeve (51J0477)

      Protect you’re your IdeaPad Z500 laptop from scratches with the lightweight, neoprene Case Sleeve. Use the Case Sleeve on its own or inside a carrying case for added protection.

    • Lenovo Notebook Stand S1801A (57Y6484)

      Lenovo Notebook Stand S1801A (57Y6484)

      Use your Lenovo Notebook Stand to lift and tilt your IdeaPad Z500 laptop to your eye level for increased comfort and productivity. Change the height quickly and easily using the stands continuous range of motion and pick the display height that’s right for you.

    • Lenovo Wireless Mouse N3903A (57Y6596)

      Lenovo Wireless Mouse N3903A (57Y6596)

      The Lenovo Wireless Mouse N3903A has an ergonomic design that provides smooth cursor control with high-definition optical tracking—without messy cables. It comes with a tiny USB receiver that can stay in your IdeaPad Z500 so you can plug it in and forget it.

    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 the Z500:
Battery Life
Up to 5.5 hours on standard 4-cell battery
Weight
Starting at 4.9 lbs
Keyboard
Backlit AccuType
Ports
Ports: 1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0, 2-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC), HDMI, VGA, stereo headphone jack & mic jack, and RJ-45
Microphone
Integrated
Speakers
Integrated stereo speakers (2x2W) with Dolby® Home Theater® V4
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