Summary: The computer is a mid-to-low-end in performance, screen quality, and keyboard/mousepad function. I purchased this computer for my son. He used it not on a daily basis, but once in a while for school work. The usage didn't justify the hard disk to fail within 3 months of purchase. I've had better luck so far with HP products, so I'll consider that on next laptop purchase. I'm out 27 dollars in shipping to repair center.
Solid laptop for basic users, don't expect over the top performance.
Lindsay Williams "LinWill01", Amazon
9 March 2014
Summary: This is a great student / retiree style laptop. Battery life is sufficient for light use and the CPU/RAM is adequate for Office, email, and other basic uses. But if you want a gaming system or video system... you gotta pay. The design is nice and slim for the price range. Not too heavy, I'd say below the average weight for this priced laptop. If I were to buy another laptop at this price range I'd definitely get another one.
Summary: Some of the user-friendly features here are aggravating to some people. For instance, the function keys (F-keys) are all pre-mapped to specific things, like "close window" "refresh" and "airplane mode" which is helpful, unless you are in the habit of using your function keys for other things. Accidentally hitting airplane mode can be really devastating if you're in a time-crunch. So, too, can accidentally refreshing, if, per se, you are on an airplane.
Summary: I like this laptop considering it is good for the price. It moves kind of slow when loading pages when you first turn on computer, although it does start up right away. It came with the new Windows 8 which I quickly figure out and like. It is comparable to cellphone apps in the way that it is setup. I would recommend this.
Summary: I purchased this laptop for around $300 and for this price, this is a decent laptop. This is my first Lenovo PC. Had 4 Acer laptops and one Dell Vostro 1000 laptop before and compared to the Lenovo G505, I like the Acer and Dell better. Also the laptops I had in the past, the processor were all meant for basic use. I am sure that Lenovo is good brand and if you are willing to pay more, then Lenovo has some great laptops better than what either Dell or Acer have.
Summary: I like this computer. I've been using it for a couple of weeks with no *major* snags or problems, and for the price I paid ($500) it's a very good deal. There are, however, a few annoying minor issues I've encountered so far. One thing is the battery and battery life. Obviously the battery doesn't last as long as the maker claims (that's kind of--sadly--to be expected); it lasts about 3/3.5 hours when I'm just running normal processes like searching the internet and...
Summary: I bought this as a Christmas present for my wife who needs a notebook for some things that are just not possible or practical on a tablet. For the price it's not bad, I wasn't expecting a touch screen or anything with all the bells ans whistles and it didn't disappoint. Shipping time was awesome thanks to Amazon Prime (If you don't have it you really should) Pros: Inexpensive Big screen Dedicated number pad Cons: Not the best construction Setup took awhile Let's be...