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Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Y50 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y50.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Y50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.
SSD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Y50 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50.
The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.
We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the X3 Plus, and the X3 Plus both from AORUS is also worth considering.
The average weight of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y50 is 3.3kg. At only 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50 is quite light compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y50.
Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Y50 (2.4kg), or the Y50 (2.4kg) both from Lenovo or the MSI GE60 (2.4kg).
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y50 only have between 8 and 255 solid-state drive capacity, however the Lenovo Y50 has 256 solid-state drive capacity.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Y50 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Y50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50. The total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50 range from 250GB to 2.3TB.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Y50 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Y50 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y50 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Y50.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
Notebook PCs of this type and age have battery capacities of between 54mAh and 7,800mAh. With a battery capacity of only 54 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo Y50's battery capacity is one of the smallest amongst gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo Y50 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Only Four Battery Cells
The Lenovo Y50 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50 have between four and eight battery cells.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y50 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 ports.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
Average Screen Size
The Lenovo Y50 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50.
Average Battery Life
At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
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