Lenovo G50-80 80E501LRIN 39.62cm (15.6 Inch) Laptop Black
- Relatively affordable with a good collection of components. The fifth generation Core i5-5200U makes for some strong performance overall.
- Easy to carry around and built fairly solid overall.
- 15.6 inch display offers a decent degree of colour quality in the right settings.
- Number of different ports allows for numerous expansion options.
- RAM feels slightly low, especially considering the price point and available competition.
- Despite good colour quality in the display, the TN screen doesn't have great viewing angles or high brightness levels.
- Battery life is confined to roughly four hours, which is even less when stressing the laptop.
The Lenovo G50-80 80E501LRIN is a decent entry-level notebook, even if its price doesn't offer the best value for money. There are plenty of areas the Lenovo G50-80 80E501LRIN could have used some slight improvements such as IPS technology for the display, a bit more RAM and stronger battery life. Nonetheless, for casual gamers and those interested in surfing the web, there's enough to like about the Lenovo G50-80 80E501LRIN. Check out other alternatives in the market before making a purchasing decision though.
The HP 15-ac052TX may seem too good to be true but it's not. For its price, you get a fifth generation Intel Core i5-5200U clocked at 2.2 GHz, 8 GB of RAM and an AMD Radeon R5 M330 with 2 GB VRAM. The HDD capacity is 1 TB and aside from the 15.6 inch display with 1366x768 resolution, the HP 15-ac052TX is superior to the Lenovo G50-80 80E501LRIN in nearly every way. It does have the same battery capacity and Windows 8.1 though.