Few days ago, Lenovo has officially announced the Windows 8 touch-optimized ultrabook that designed for work and play, Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch. Today, we will take a look at Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 59372433, the Dark Chocolate Z500 Touch model that shipped with third generation of Intel Core i5-3230M processor, the newest Intel i5 “Ivy Bridge” architecture that launched in early this year and features a 3 MB L3-Cache with Turbo Boost technology to improved processor speed.
Speaking of design, Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 59372433 laptop looks identical to IdeaPad Z500 Touch 59372434 laptop that shipped with Intel Core i3-3120M dual core processor. Comes with high quality material for casing, Dark Chocolate finish on the lid, metal grey for the palm rest and weighs only at 2.7kg with a 4 Cell Lithium-Ion battery (support Energy Management and offers up to 6 hours running time for normal usage), the Z500 Touch 59372433 laptop offers good looking and comfortable for companion at home, office or when you on the go.
Speaking of performance, Lenovo Z500 Touch 59372433 laptop provides faster, smoother and more powerful performance than the Touch 59372434 model. Powered by Intel Core i5-3230M dual core processor which has a base clock rates at 2.6 GHz (up to 3.0GHZ when running on the Turbo Boost mode), integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics engine and offers a 3 MB L3-Cache with 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM and Windows 8 OS, this laptop delivers the power you need to handle demanding business application, as well as light multimedia tasks, such as watch HD video, play casual games, streaming movies from internet or running CAD software or other light video editing applications.
Like the predecessor, Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 59372433 brings a 15.6 inch High Definition LED touch screen display with supports a 1366 x 768 native resolution and support multi touch capabilities. The integrated 720P HD Camera located above the touch display with internal digital microphone offers clear voice chat and bright face to face video communications. There is also high quality stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater, delivers clear, crisp and stunning audio experience.
As a premium Lenovo’s laptop, Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch features a backlit accutype keyboard with individual rounded keys for fast and pleasant typing experience in low-light room, while Intelligent Touchpad is designed to gives fast experience on the new Windows 8 interface. In term of size, this model measures 370 x 255 x 30 mm, meaning you can slip it into your backpacks and shoulder bags with ease. For storage needs, there is a 1TB Serial ATA II disk drive with speed of 5400 rpm, offers more than enough memory space to store thousand of video, music and office files.
The rest of specifications are a 3.5mm audio combo jack, two USB 3.0 port, USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, VGA port, 2-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC) slot and RJ 45 for Ethernet. Of course, as a mainstream laptop, the Lenovo’s Touch laptop also brings full range of connectivity options, includes 10/100M Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi Intel Centrino Wirless N-2230 802.11 b/g/n.
Other features are integrated DVD reader/write, Kensington lock slot, OneKey Recovery System, Accuweather, Cyberlink YouCam, Evernote, McAfee AntiVirus Plus, Microsoft Office 2013 and more. So, what do you think? If you are looking for a sleek and stylish mainstream notebook for daily demanding work use and enjoy high quality entertainment at home or office, you can grab Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 59372433 laptop for price starting around at $659 with one year warranty. Need a Lenovo’s 15.6 inch mainstream laptop for daily office use without break the bank? We suggest you to check Lenovo IdeaPad P500 59372845 laptop with Intel Core i5-3230M processor, 6GB DDR3 SDRAM and a 750GB SATA disk drive.