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Lenovo IdeaPad Z51-70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 146 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Z51-70. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and battery. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed reviews about the screen. There are some critical views about the durability and keyboard.

performance, price, usability, battery, design

keyboard, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo IdeaPad Z51-70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sven Kloevekorn (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo Z51-70 (Radeon R9 M375) Notebook Review

 

Mixed feelings. Lenovo's newcomer wants to qualify for the multimedia division with its mid-range graphics card but blunders in terms of screen and sound. The keyboard might disappoint users who value good office qualities. However, most other traits,...

many different configurations, well-designed, acceptably built casing, dual-band Gigabit Wi-Fi ac, backlit keyboard, nice touchpad, good Turbo utilization, very smooth operation, swift SSD, economic, good battery life

disassembly required for replacing battery or maintenance, all interfaces in the front areas, at best, middling keyboard, pale, viewing angle dependent TN screen, sound system obviously defect

Just where are the IPS screens that Lenovo promised? In any case, that would have looked good in our review sample. Thus, we have to live with an at least matte, middling TN standard with very limited viewing angles and a color reproduction very much...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo Z51-70 Notebook Review

 

Average fare. No maintenance hatch, fixed battery, clattery keyboard, dark display, weak GPU - the Lenovo Z51 does not really provide rays of hope.

Matte Full HD display, Works quietly most of the time, Big storage capacity, Decent battery life

Dark display with narrow viewing angles, Clattery keyboard, No maintenance hatch, Weak GPU

The Lenovo Z51-70 brings sufficient processing performance to satisfy most users. The built-in graphics core allows occasional gaming. The computer usually works quietly and does not get especially warm. Thanks to a 1 TB hard drive, users won't lack...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Lenovo Z51-70 Windows 10

 
Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Lenovo Z51-70 (80K60021IN)

 
Sep, 2015

Consumer review (amazon.in)

y Stars

 

Hii.... First what I ll let u noe y I m dissapointed.... Cam wasnt as I expected... A hell lot of lag.... Had a lot of expectations fa JBL speakers but the only difference bw z51 and z50's speaker is that- A lil xtra bass effect in z51 buh in treble...

Consumer review (amazon.in)

Amazing laptop, fast delivery

 

This laptop can be bought by people who are looking to settle down without thinking about regular updates. The look and feel of the laptop is great and it works fast too. The Full HD screen is great when combined with AMD graphics. I have played Age of...

Consumer review (amazon.in)

Best performance laptop

 

One of the best performance laptop in the price range. 5th Gen intel processor, Dedicated 4gb graphics supports auto cad & workbench seamlessly.

Consumer review (amazon.in)

Very good product. Got within 4 days of order

 

Very good product. Got within 4 days of order. Everything works smoothly but battery life is not good. For normal operation it will run at max 2.5 hrs.

Consumer review (amazon.in)

pros: 1. i7 performance 2. windows 10 ...

 

THANKS TO AMAZON VERY FAST DELIVERY pros: 1. i7 performance 2.windows 10 Inbuilt 3. 4gb graphics 4.1080p display 5. 3D camera !!! at this price range u gonna kidding cons: only one but definitely not a problem at all, LED display is average verdict:...

Consumer review (amazon.in)

Good

 

Product is good and delivery speed is awesome.

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby DS 1.0 Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater 4 / Dolby Home Theater v2 / Dolby Home Theater v4
Built-In Microphone:No / Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1.5 / 2.5
Speakers manufacturer:JBL

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):32 / 41
Battery life (max):4 / 6
Battery technology:Lithium / 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

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Silver, White / White
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) / Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Plastic, Polycarbonate / Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Polycarbonate / Polycarbonate
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black / Black, Metallic / Black, Silver / Silver, White / White
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):400:1 / 500:1
Display brightness:200
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 3 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R7 M340 / AMD Radeon R7 M360 / AMD Radeon R9 M375 / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16 / 850
Maximum Resolution:3840 x 2160
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported: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:300
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):850 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):2560 x 1600 / 3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: No
Keyboard layout:QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Trackpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-RS-SDRAM / 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 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
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 / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11ac, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN: No

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 2438
Operating relative humidity (H-H):8 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 43

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other features

Audio system:Dolby DS 1.0 Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater / Dolby Home Theater 4 / Dolby Home Theater v2 / Dolby Home Theater v4
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control:N
Manual:Y
Mouse included:N
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

GPS (satellite): No
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port: No
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
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:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes: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:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:2x4, 4x1 / 2x4,4x1 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-5xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2 / 2.2 / 2.4
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I3-5005U / I3-5020U / I5-5200U / I7-5500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1168 / BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:F0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:105

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
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel QuickPath Interconnect: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):No / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:84695 / 85212 / 85214 / I3-5020U / I5-5200U / I7-5500U
Processor code:SR23W / SR23Y / SR240 / SR27G
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

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

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8.1
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe / McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Offi ce / McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC Mobile / MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDIO, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA III / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Size:2.5
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000 / 500
Hybrid-HDD cache memory:8
Hybrid-HDD capacity:1000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1 / 1000
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 8
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:2.5"
Storage Media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1008 / 128 / 256 / 500

Technical Details

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.4 / 26.5 / 265
Height :2.4 / 2.46 / 24.6
Weight:2.3
Width:38.4 / 384