Lenovo G470 Notebook Review: For All Circles
Lenovo is known having a rigid and classic chassis design. It is caused of the majority of Lenovo products are intended for businesses. But this time the standard is not applicable. Lenovo breaks the grip through a series G470 which has a more modern shape with a different chassis design. Lenovo G470 has a chassis design with glossy black finish on the cover of the LCD screen. Unfortunately this finishing are often left your hand spot after touching it, so you need to be frequently clean, so the notebook always looks clean and beautiful.
With this more modern chassis design, Lenovo is targeting a broader market. The dimensions of this notebook are not very different from other notebook screen size 14 “. Robustness of this casing still feels at Lenovo G470. When we hands the notebook, it still feels solid and when we knock on the casing, the material doesn’t seem like a thin plastic.
Now let us glance at the inside and specifications which carried by this notebook.
Lenovo G470 Notebook Specifications:
- Intel Core i5 2410M Processor Speed 2.3 GHz 3MB L3 Cache
- Chipset Intel HM65
- 4GB DDR3 Memory
- Hard disk 640GB
- AMD Radeon HD 6370M graphics
- Screen 14 “1366 × 768
- Interconnection 802.11bgn wifi and Bluetooth
- USB 2.0 ports, eSATA combo, HDMI, D-Sub, Audio In / out, Ethernet
- Card reader
- Optical Drive DVDRW
- Operation System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
- Battery 48Wh 10.8V
- Size (mm) 340x231x17.2 ~ 34.4
- Weight (kg) 2161
- Weight+ Charger (kg) 2511
As seen the above, the Lenovo G470 uses the second generation of Intel Core processor, or that be known as Sandy Bridge. 4GB of DDR3 memory capacity is felt sufficiently qualified to support the processor to provide good performance in the middle to upper run applications. Hard disk capacity is also large enough to store your various files. Graphics provided seems quite able to run 3D games on the setting and the specific resolution which would later prove some of our 3D gaming benchmarks.
Lenovo G470 uses a screen size 14″ with a maximum resolution of 1366 × 768. About screen, Lenovo G470 uses a glossy screen. It will be a little annoying when used outdoors or a room with a beam that is too bright. However, you can minimize this by raising the level of brightness. Viewing angle is also quite good because the screen does not change color gradation that are too excessive when viewed from the left and right. The screen will change color gradation when you see it from above.