On average, Y50 owners rated this portable PC 75%.
Easy to Use
Seven people said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Aaron Hubbard wrote on Amazon this month “Very comfy travel pillow, not recommend it for long journeys (4hrs+” and scored it 5 stars. Claus Heinrich said “The soft touch material is very comfortable to type on”. Kayleigh F mentioned on Amazon “Build quality - Keyboard is nice and is comfortable to use, laptop itself is solid”.
A few Lenovo Y50 reviewers said in their reviews that this laptop was easy to use the menus. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Skyrim at max settings no problem”. Blobby21 mentioned “Can manage to play all of the latest games on high/ultra settings with no problems” in their review. Kayleigh F wrote “If you're wanting to play the newest games on ultra settings then you'll probably be looking to spend much more on a rig”.
A number of customers who reviewed this laptop concluded that it was easy to use. Patrick Ribeiro wrote “As a PC Gamer, I have been looking around for weeks for a transportable laptop that supported gaming so it would be practical for University” in his review of this laptop and scored it 4 stars.
A number of Lenovo Y50 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. One Lenovo Y50 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to handle. Alexander Mclellan wrote in his review in December last year “Great gaming laptop which handles new games with ease”.
One Lenovo Y50 owner said in their reviews that this laptop had a good experience.
A number of people who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Dave mentioned in his review of the Lenovo Y50 on Amazon “A very solid build with a backlit keyboard which can be turned off if desired” and scored this laptop 4 stars. This month David Orr wrote in his review of this laptop on Amazon “Well built, Good CPU, Good Memory 16GB, Screen is excellent, Good Graphic card 4GB DDR5, excellent sound” and rated it 80 out of 100. Disposable Outcome mentioned in their Lenovo Y50 review “There is no installation disc included in the box so you will have to find other ways of installing the OS if you - like me, like a clean build”.
Some customers said in their reviews that the Lenovo Y50 was reliable. K. Zhao said on Amazon in December last year “Powerful performance and reliable seller” in their Lenovo Y50 review. K. Zhao also mentioned “Plus the seller is very responsible and reliable”.
Some Lenovo Y50 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo Y50 was strong and durable. M. E. J. Smith wrote in their review “Nice metal case, nice light-up keyboard, feels very sturdy- More Importantly Great graphics, Great performance” and scored it 5 stars. Notebookreview.com wrote “Y510p offered strong performance capable of running the latest games, durable chassis designs”.
Several people who purchased the Lenovo Y50 said that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The computer is pretty good as long as you intend to keep it on a desktop” in their review of this laptop but in spite of that they scored it 20 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Eye-catching metal design, no big issues with fingerprints - Matt display”. Chris wrote in his review of this laptop “As for gaming, its really a beast (quad i7, 16GB of RAM), GTX-860 performs beautifully and runs L4D2 in very high settings keeping FPS to 60+” .
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was a good design. D. C. Pim said in their Lenovo Y50 review on Amazon “Nice design and so far no complaints about build quality”. Laptopmedia.com wrote “We were pleased with the overall design of the machine giving a distinctive look, premium materials while maintaining low weight (2.4 kg)” in their review.
A number of customers who reviewed this laptop mentioned that it was ergonomic. Gordan said “This is very sensible in terms of ergonomics, as most people (at least in the Western world) are right handed”. Gordan also mentioned “So from the ergonomic perspective, making this part out of plastic is excellent design”.
A number of people concluded that this laptop was smooth. Claus Heinrich said in their review of this laptop on Amazon last year “Smooth sailing after that” and gave the product a very good review. David Rutter said “Silky smooth and a joy to use”.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was angular. Amazon Customer said in their Lenovo Y50 review “It's sharp angular design is not suited to sitting on the sofa with or lying on the bed etc, i'd give it 4 stars for performance.” but despite that they only scored it 1 stars.
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A few people wrote in their reviews that the Lenovo Y50 was thin. Mikhel2305 said on Amazon “Slim design and light weight also make it very portable” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Patrick Ribeiro mentioned in his Lenovo Y50 review “Much thinner and lighter than I thought (when compared to gaming laptops, particularly the knee-crushing Alienware ones)” and gave this laptop a score of 4 stars. Pcmag.com said in their review of the Lenovo Y50 on expert website PC Mag two years ago “The Y50 Touch ($1,129.91 as tested) delivers gaming prowess in a slim portable design with touch capability”.
A few customers who purchased this laptop agreed that it was lightweight. Last year Claus Heinrich rated this laptop as excellent and wrote on Amazon “It is pretty lightweight considering it IS a gaming laptop with a 15.6" screen built in”. Hannah scored the product 80 out of 100 and she said in her review of the Lenovo Y50 on Amazon also last year “As a lightweight gaming laptop”. In the same month Keith rated it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Comparable to some lightweight ultra books Dell currently sell- Screen (contrary to many reviews on here) is pretty darned good - better than my old sony” in his review of this laptop.
Two Lenovo Y50 reviewers who bought this laptop mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. Blobby21 wrote “Has good specs whilst not being chunky” in their Lenovo Y50 review. Matt Banbury mentioned “He thinks it's dektop computer is better!) The laptop itself isn't too heavy and the feel of it is great” in his Lenovo Y50 review.
Several people wrote in their reviews that this laptop was a squeeze to fit in. Disposable Outcome mentioned “The vents are wedged tight and you might hear a few unsettling creaks”. A number of customers said in their reviews that this laptop was good physically.
One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally. Jakub Latta said in their review of the Lenovo Y50 “Pretty much happy with this laptop, runs all games at 50+ fps on ultra settings, great construction just UHD resolution has low support at the moment” .
Good for Gaming
Thirty-nine Lenovo Y50 reviewers concluded that the Lenovo Y50 was good for gaming. In December this year Aled L wrote on Amazon “Very good gaming laptop for the money” in their Lenovo Y50 review. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Overall a d great laptop for gaming, maybe not so hot for my other uses, photography” in their Lenovo Y50 review and gave this laptop a rating of 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “This is the best gaming laptop avialibe on the the market”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Some people said in their reviews that it was quiet. Dave mentioned on Amazon “It has good ventilation with a very quiet, efficient fan which keeps the unit at comfortable levels” and rated the product 4 stars. Disposable Outcome said “Unit becomes quieter, cooler, much much faster”. Michael Mann said on Amazon “Qualcomm are silent on the subject” in his review of this laptop however despite that he gave it a score of 20 out of 100.
Several customers wrote in their reviews that the product was noisy. Amazon Customer said in their review of this laptop on Amazon “As stated the keys are soft touch so very little noise when typing, great for in the living room”. Expert website Gaminglaptopsjunky.com said in their review “You get a good looking model, with low noise cooling system, very good GTX 860M gaming performance which is the best for $1000 currenty” .
Good Graphics Card
Some Lenovo Y50 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good graphics card. Disposable Outcome said in their review two years ago “I bought this laptop with is (so I'm told) new and powerful graphics card for chopping up HD video” . Matt Banbury wrote “He's also got an amazing graphics card aswell” in his review. Gizmodo.com.au mentioned in their review of this laptop “The one big thing that separates a gaming laptop from a regular ol' workaday machine is the presence of a good, discrete graphics card inside it”.
Good Product Quality
A few Lenovo Y50 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said in December last year “Great processor, RAM and video card - Solid build quality” in their review of this laptop. Claus Heinrich mentioned in their review of this laptop “The build quality is solid”. Kayleigh F said on Amazon “4k Ultra HD is superb! Picture and colour quality are outstanding”.
Good Technical Features
One Lenovo Y50 reviewer who reviewed this laptop considered that it had good features. Aled L mentioned “There are a couple of features which could be better, like the (FHD) screen viewing angle” and gave this laptop a rating of 5 stars.
Large Storage Capacity
One person who reviewed the Lenovo Y50 mentioned that it had good storage. Kayleigh F wrote on Amazon “The 1TB HHD is more than enough for storage”.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The Lenovo Y50 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and spec is 3.3GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 8GB.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
Lenovo gaming laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the Y50 is 13GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 32GB.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Y50 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Y50 also have a front camera.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
At 3.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Y50. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.
802.11n WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Y50 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.
The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 802.11a.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
At 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y50 is 2GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB.
4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
10 Reasons Against
Eleven customers who purchased the product considered that it was not wifi compatible. Elmafudd2 said this month “The wifi card is pathetic and never gives a strong signal even when right next to the router” in their review of the Lenovo Y50 and rated the Lenovo Y50 20 out of 100. Two years ago Kayleigh F wrote on Amazon “Has certainly improved my viewing/gaming experiencewifi - Only negative thing i have to say about this laptop is the terrible wifi card they've used in this model” in her review of this laptop. Michael Mann mentioned in his review of the Lenovo Y50 on Amazon “The wi-fi aerial is rubbish”.
One person who bought the product reckoned that it was not able to connect to the internet. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Lenovo Y50 “We have quite weak Internet here anyway so I have ordered a new router to test this” but even so they still scored the product 80 out of 100.
One Lenovo Y50 owner who purchased this laptop mentioned that it did not have network functionality.
One Lenovo Y50 reviewer thought the product was not good in terms of connectivity. Michael Mann wrote on Amazon “There are many messages on forums from Lenovo Y50 owners complaining about the poor connectivity and the crashing problem.” in his review of the Lenovo Y50.
Bad Environmental Credentials
One Lenovo Y50 owner who purchased the Lenovo Y50 thought it was not good in terms of power usage. L. Smith gave the Lenovo Y50 a score of 1 stars and mentioned “The box was security sealed when received so that appears to be a Lenovo problem, perhaps with the Energy Management software (see attached screenshot” in their Lenovo Y50 review.
Poor Battery Life
Six Lenovo Y50 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Last year Caz mentioned on Amazon “The battery life isn't the best”. Elmafudd2 said on Amazon in December “Bad points - the battery is internal, Windows 8.1 is dreadful so you have to upgrade to 10 which is rubbish”. Jack mentioned on Amazon last year “Battery life isn't amazing” in his review yet he still rated the product 4 stars.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Y50 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year also do not have a full-size keyboard.
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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Lenovo Y50 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago, the Lenovo Y50 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50 range from 54mAh to 7,400mAh. With a battery capacity of only 54 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo Y50 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst laptops of this age.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo Y50 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.
Only Four Battery Cells
Most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50 have between four and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo Y50 which has four battery cells.
Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed
When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y50 that we have checked, the Lenovo Y50's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. Gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Y50 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,700 RPM.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
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Average Screen Size
The Lenovo Y50 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Y50.
With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Y50.
HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Average Battery Life
The Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard battery life (5 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Y50.
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