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Lenovo Ideapad G70-70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 343 reviews of Lenovo Ideapad G70-70. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The size and usability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the touchpad. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo Ideapad G70-70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Ideapad G70-70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad G70-70 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the keyboard and battery. The usability and screen also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the design.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo G70-70 17.3-Inch Notebook (Intel Pentium 3558U 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)Lenovo G70-70 17.3-Inch Notebook (Intel Pentium 3558U 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (which.co.uk)

Philip

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Please note which model number is on sale.The model number 59423085 has a 4gb graph card.The model number 59423087 this only has a 2gb graph card, and this model number has a Hard drive that is proved to be prone to early failure.It is most advisable...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo G70-70 i5-4210U

 

-large screen -very good value for money -good weight vs size ratio -fit for office job/programming/internet browsing -great elegant design

- integrated video card makes most games unplayable - sometimes feels slow - high processor load -decent battery life

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo G70-70 i5-4210U

 

I've not really used the laptop much yet but I like the big screen which is very clear.

I'm not so keen on the keyboard size as there is a lot of "dead" space in front of the keys which makes using the keyboard a little uncomfortable.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Lenovo G70-70 i5-4210U

 

Not enough use ports

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

GREAT SCREEN

 

THE IPS SCREEN IS THE BEST,EVEN AT 1600X900. COLOR IS GREAT, NO WHITE SHADE. ANGLE WAS ALSO VERY GOOD. SPEED IS OK. i UPGRADED 8G MORE MEMORY FOR ATOTAL OF 12GB.

Jun, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio v2 / Dolby Advanced v2
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1.5

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):41
Battery life (max):4 / 5 / 55
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Rear camera: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance:No / Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:ABS synthetics / Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) / Plastic / Polycarbonate
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D: No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1600 x 900
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD: No
HD type:Full HD / HD+ / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce 820M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3200 x 2000 / 4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3200 x 2000 / 3280 x 2000 / 3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 4400
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:German
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:ClickPad / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000 / 100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11ac, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other features

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio v2
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-i, VT-x / VT-d, VT-x / VT-i, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-i, VT-x / VT-d, VT-x / VT-i, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N
Manual:Y
Mouse included:N
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included: No
Power cord included:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2 / 4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 1x4 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Celeron / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel Pentium / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7 / 1.9 / 2
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:2957U / 3558U / I3-4005U / I3-4030U / I5-4210U / I7-4510U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile / Intel® Core™ i3-4000 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1168 / BGA1168
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard:N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:75105 / 78942 / 78945 / 81015 / 81016 / 81018 / I3-4030U
Processor code:SR1DV / SR1E8 / SR1EB / SR1EF / SR1EN
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, Supervisor

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Trial software:Microsoft Office 2013

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000 / 500
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500 / 508

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:28.3 / 283
Height :2.8 / 28
Weight:2.82 / 2.9 / 2.95
Width:41.8 / 418