Lenovo ThinkPad Edge B580The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge B580 will be an ideal laptop with 15.6-inches display, i5 processor and 1 GB graphic card, etc.; it is very attractive with the price range of about $ 390-590, which is affordable exception. The Lenovo B580 will be marketed in April 2012 as a part of updated Lenovo’s budget-line small laptops. Lenovo B580 will probably carry the Intel’s Celeron line-up of the budget mobile processor and most probably Core i3.
The Lenovo B580 does not attempt to be fancier in the term of style and grace; it is a plain black boxy design. In this price range, you do not get the track point alike expensive ThinkPad laptop does. You may also not get the magnesium alloyed rigid frame, but you cannot get it all at the low price. The B585 offers medium size with a great portability. It has use Lenovo notebook’s external mainstream black tone-based style with unique cornered screen design, which gives a sharp and stylish look and feel. Its keyboard is using arc-shaped mainstream styled buttons.
In its left wrist-rest design, three lights feature along the lower left curve of touchpad blueprint the wireless networking card key that you may be turn on manually; it also has a microphone. B580’s touchpad spot is moderate; its touch pad’s design, feel and position are ideal. B580’s keyboard problem a bit surface of its stripes, for the long run, certainly, is very simple to use under lots of dirt. The Lenovo B580 will swap the B570 and will keep many of the same styles.
DisplayLenovo B580 has bright 15.6-inches LED-backlit LCD with 1366 * 768 resolution with brilliant and soft display. It contained an integrated camera on the top of its screen. It has 1GB graphical memory along with 410M nVidia GeForce graphics card that can support core switch function.
PerformanceLENOVO B580 is equipped with Li-ion type, six-cell lithium battery 11.1V/48Wh, having 316g weight and 207.01x65.01x20.01 mm size. We have passed MS Windows-7 comes along power managing software for assessing its endurance tests, the measured time of four hours and twenty-six minutes, as per the real use situation, mainly, two and half hours extra normal.
B580 will have Windows 7 pre-installed, along with the Intel’s i5-2430M processor of 2.4GHz; Turbo-Boost equipped 3.0GHz. It contains 4GB DDR3 RAM with 750GB hard disk drive and DVD drive, etc., the generally adequate the performance. Moreover, the body equipped with USB2.0, USB3.0, VGA, RJ45, HDMI, audio in-output and the multi-card readers interfaces.
In the performance test of thermal, it is used FurMark to make it run at the max load condition; past an hour, CPU’s temperature rose up to 66 ℃. The core’s temperature reached to 57 ℃, LENOVO B580 shows the thermal efficiency very good.
SpecificationsHere are the specifications on the Lenovo B580:
• Processor: Intel Celeron, Intel Core i3
• Screen: 1366 x 768 resolution, bright 15.6-inches LED-backlit LCD
• OS: Windows 7
• Storage: HD, up to 1TB
• Memory: 8GB RAM max
• Dimensions: 13.39” x 9.24” x 1.32” (W x D x H)
• Weight: 5.2lbs
• Wireless: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
• Ports: USB 2.0 (2), USB 3.0 (2), Ethernet, Monitor out, HDMI
• Available: April 2012
• Price: Starting at $399