Lenovo Essential B570Lenovo Essential B570 comes in the budget laptop range. But don’t let the name budget laptop fool you because Lenovo Essential B570 is packed with features. Most of the budget laptops will be made of cheap quality plastic materials which are flimsy and brittle, but not Lenovo. It features a beautiful pin striped design in its cover that lends it a stylish look.
Lenovo is the Chinese computer manufacture that develops and produces series of laptops and desktops as well as other products. During the years they have earned the title of world’s second largest computer manufacturer. They offer computers and laptops in a wide variety of configurations and designs including their most famous ThinkPad range of laptops.
Lenovo Essential B570 comes in the budget laptop range. But don’t let the name budget laptop fool you because Lenovo Essential B570 is packed with features. Most of the budget laptops will be made of cheap quality plastic materials which are flimsy and brittle, but not Lenovo. It features a beautiful pin striped design in its cover that lends it a stylish look. The keypad of the device looks very unique owing to the fact that the keys are well rounded off. The key spacing is sufficiently high allowing you to type fast and error free. The track pad provided is also big and wide enough with two buttons. A full numerical keypad is also provided in the keyboard.
The device dimensions are 378x252x33.1 mm. The B570 weighs in at about 2.35kg including the optical drive and battery. It comes in a black top and bottom color combination. The device runs on Li-ion battery and needs six cells for its working. With a full charge it can run for up to 5.8 hours.
The display is 15.6 inches wide and has a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. It offers an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a contrast ratio of 500:1.This display seems to be far better than that of those in other budget laptops; in fact it is fit enough to be in a high end one.
Watching videos and pictures in this wide and color rich screen is a pleasure. Even the viewing angle is good and much better unlike that in other laptops. There are a lot of ports provided in the laptop including three USB 2.0 ports and one eSATA /USB combo port. There is also a HDMI port to which we can connect the laptop to a TV or projector. Both audio and video are transmitted through the same cable. A multi-card reader is also provided which can read most of the common types of memory cards.
The heart of the device is an Intel i3 processor having 2.1GHz speed. There is also 4GB’s of RAM and 3MB cache memory provided. It has a 500GB hard disk which is enough space for all your files. There is also a higher end option available offering i7 processor and a different configuration of RAM and hard disk space.
The graphics is controlled by the Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor. The laptop is an entertainment central with its fast processor and powerful graphics card it can handle high definition videos and games like a breeze. There is a camera provided in the top. The camera is a 0.3 Mega pixel camera with fixed focus and it has a LED light indicator.
For its very modest price and the fact that it packs in a huge line of features Lenovo Essential B570 has more value for money than most of the budget laptops out there in the market. This laptop is priced in india at Rs.27,000/-.