We already know if Lenovo is one of the best PC and laptop maker in the world. If you are Lenovo fan and have a plan to buy new budget friendly laptop for desktop replacement, we have a good news for you. Today, we just get information if the multinational company that based on the China, Lenovo planning to release new 17.7 inch budget friendly multimedia laptop, called as Lenovo G710.
Designed to gives an impressive multimedia at home and fast business tasks experience in office for business and home users, the newest Lenovo G Series will be comes with latest Intel Haswell technology as the heart and an entry-level NVIDIA GeForce GT series as graphics engine with support 2GB video memory.
This machine will be release with Intel Pentium 3550M Processor, 2.4GHZ Intel Core i3-4000M Dual Core Processor and a 2.5GHZ Intel Core i5-4200M Dual Core Processor with Hyperthreading and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to improved performance up to 3.1GHZ. Paired with 4GB or 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM for multitasking performance and preinstalled with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, Lenovo G710 not only gives fast and smoother performance as a multi-purpose machine for work, but also for small to medium multimedia and video editing tasks.
For professional and business users who have more budget and looking for a solid machine for work and play hard, the new Lenovo G7 series also has Intel Core i7-4702MQ four core model that incorporated with 16GB of DDR3 SDRAM and running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 Pro as the operating system. Similar to Acer Aspire V3-772G-9653 17.3 inch notebook that also shipped with Core i7-4702MQ processor, the Lenovo’s 17.3 inch multimedia machine also clocked around at 2.2GHZ and backed by Intel Turbo 2.0 Boost technology, gives extra power and processor performance up to 3.2GHZ (for 1 core active).
Like other 17.3 inch budget friendly laptop that designed for desktop replacement, Lenovo G710 also capable to produces maximum internal resolution at 1600 x 900 pixels. Powered by optional NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M dedicated graphics with support 2GB of video memory, this machine can produces average brightness of 220 cd/m² and offers 16:9 aspect ratio, perfect for watch multimedia content or play modern games from almost any direction. Above the screen, there is a High Definition 720p web camera for self portrait and bright face to face video communications, along with internal digital microphone that offers clear voice chat.
Of course, like common Lenovo’s 17.3 inch notebook, the G710 machine also comes with a full size AccuType keyboard with LED backlit technology, provides fast, secure and pleasant to use, even for common gaming command. Other features are an optical drive for burn files and load more applications or watch video form CDs or DVDs cassette and pair of high quality stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio technology that offers crisp and loud audio reproduction. For storage, the upcoming 17.3 inch laptop will be available with 320GB of SATA disk drive for base configuration or up to 1TB Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive for highest model.
In term of size, the 6.39 lbs (2.9 kg) laptop has dimension in 16.45 x 10.94 x 1.44 inches (418 x 278 x 36.8 mm). Yeah, this is not a sleek and light machine, so we think it’s not comfortable for carry around or used for occasional business trip. There are also a wide range of port and connectivity features, such as a 3.5mm audio combo jack, single USB 3.0 port, dual USB 2.0 port, multimedia card reader, VGA port, HDMI port to connect into external HDTV, Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ connector, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n to connect into wireless network.
Of course, there also few preloaded applications for productivity and multimedia task, such as latest Microsoft Office version, McAfee Internet Security, Power2Go, YouCam, Lenovo Companion, Skype, OneKey Recovery and more. So, what do you think? Unfortunately, the company did not announced about pricing at this moment, but we think Lenovo G710 17.3 inch model will be release for price under $900 for base configurations. Looking for another 17.3 inch laptop? If the price and graphics performances are your big concern, we recommend you to take a look at Acer Aspire V3-772G-9653 notebook that based on the new Intel Haswell platform, powered by NVIDIA GeForce GT 760M as graphics engine and priced around at $899.