Close

Loading image...
Lenovo Z580
2 Images + 20 Videos

Lenovo Z580 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

pcper.com Gold alphr.com Recommended (A List) firstpost.com Editor's Choice
2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB Mar 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
As a frequent traveler, you want to be able to easily bring some entertainment with you. IdeaPad Z Series laptops offer you a great balance of multimedia performance, affordability, and bold... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Lenovo Ideapad Z580 Laptop Video Review (HD)
Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Unboxing (HD)
Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 Laptop Review
Lenovo z580 idepad pearl white full video review in HD 59333346 3rd gen processor.

17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z580 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z580, the PCI Express slot version of the Lenovo Z580 of 3 is one of the newest.

Chart Edit

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Very Long Battery Life

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z580 that we have assessed the battery life of, the Lenovo Z580's battery life of 4,400 hours is one of the longest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Z580 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the T410 (2.53GHz), or the T440p (2.6GHz) both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Tecra A50 (2.6GHz).

Read more Less Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z580 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This Lenovo notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z580.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Screen Size

The Lenovo Z580 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z580 range from 10" to 18".

Chart Edit

16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most commonly found supported number of colours display on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Lenovo Z580 has a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580, the Lenovo Z580 has a front camera.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Z580 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has one of the biggest discrete graphics adapter memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z580 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

Chart Edit

AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z580 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Lenovo Z580 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

Thick

The height of the Lenovo Z580 of 39 millimeters is one of the thickest amongst notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z580. The heights of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm.

Chart Edit

5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z580

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Lenovo released the Z580.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo Z580 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

The Lenovo Z580 has a fairly typical weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Z580.

Chart Edit

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops to this portable PC and we think the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z580 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z580.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the X1 Carbon (8GB), or the ThinkPad X240 (8GB) both from Lenovo.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Glossy Display
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Interface
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display

3 Awards

pcper.com Gold alphr.com Recommended (A List) firstpost.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(29)
18 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Laptops may still be priced more than other devices but the configuration has constantly been... Read more…

Fast dualcore Intel processor
Decent battery life
Generous 750GB hard disk
Optical drive
Excellent performance
Lacks discrete graphics
1 366 x 768 resolution screen
Too much crapware preloaded
Similar spec Inspiron 15R Special Edition costs less
Low screen resolution
23 August 2013

Lenovo Z580's is a great cheap laptop for the back-to-school season, coming in at just under £500. It's not the most portable of notebooks, but it offers good performance. See all budget laptops.... Read more…

14 June 2013

Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 laptop is a beast in performance and gaming. It may look like a full size laptop with decent design, but the configuration delivers you top-notch performance and best gaming... Read more…

28 January 2013

An attractive exterior, solid ergonomics and spritely performance combine to create a cracking budget laptop...

Alphr.com

10 January 2013

At £600, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 is not a budget laptop, but it has a few reasons to merit its price. The fast dual-core Intel Core i7 processor and decent battery life make this a good...

« Prev 1 of 6 Next »

User Reviews

(300)
Reviewed 5 December 2012 by Deadlymuffin

Lenovo Ideapad Z580 15.6 inch laptop - Red (Intel Core i7 3520M 2.9GHz, 8Gb RAM, 750Gb HDD, DVD RW, Windows 8) Absolutely brilliant laptop. Lightweight, powerful, fast and great looking. I did a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2012 by WD
(Verified Purchase)

Really struggled choosing between this one at £499 and the one at £549, with 2GB more Ram and a dedicated graphics card. But in the end went for this, as I do not game. Has so far seemed the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2012 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this because I wanted a laptop for University work, I was unsure about Windows 8. I wanted a laptop I felt would last me a few years, so I went for this one. * I was unsure if to go for... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2012 by Old Tyke
(Verified Purchase)

I have never had a Lenovo product before so I did not know what to expect. I need not have had any misgivings - it is simply a superb machine, fast and powerful - easily the best laptop of the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 December 2012 by A. AHMAD
(Verified Purchase)

Being a first year university student who requires a machine which is able to endure the busy and arduous life of a scholar, consisting of 20% work (lab reports and presentations) and 80%... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 60 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Feedback