15.6" Lenovo Y500


The power-packed Y500 gaming laptop 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" Lenovo Y500Features

    NVIDIA® GeForce® Graphics

    Standard with up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M 2GB graphics.


    Dial up your laptop's performance with this interchangeable bay that can be instantly swapped out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space or an additional fan for cooling. Availability of ultrabay options will vary.

    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 choose a model 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 Lenovo Y500 laptop.

    Backlit AccuType Keyboard

    The AccuType keyboard boasts a modern look and feel with flatter, slightly curved keys that improve your comfort while increasing typing accuracy. Standard backlit keyboard makes typing easy 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.

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    AccuType Keyboard
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    NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics
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    Technical Specifications

    PDF Y500 User Guide
    Description IdeaPad Y500 Laptop
    • 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM (2.40GHz 1600MHz 6MB)
    Operating System
    • Windows 8 64
    • 8GB, 12GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT750M GDDR5 2GB
    • 15.2 x 10.2 x 0.6 (closed) - 1.4" (open)
    • High-Sense 720p HD webcam
    • 15.6" HD display (16:9 widescreen) (1920x1080)


    • 5.95 lbs. with 6-cell battery


    • DVD reader/writer
    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 2013 (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" Lenovo Y500Accessories & Services

    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 6 lbs
2 USB 3.0, 1 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
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