Lenovo G550 Budget Priced Notebook PC

Lenovo has launched its new budget-priced Lenovo G550 notebook PC which is powered by Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor and it features 15.6-inch widescreen LED backlit display offering 1366 x 768 pixels resolution in 16:9 aspect ration.

lenovo-g550-notebookPowered by 2.0 GHz, Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4200, the Lenovo G550 notebook comes with brushed silver or glossy slate color finish and it features 1-MB L2 Cache, 800 Mhz FSB and Intel 945GM Chipset Motherboard.

Weighing 2.55 Kgs without power pack, the Lenovo G550 notebook offers 2-GB DDR2 (800 MHz) SDRAM with max 4-GB in 2 DIMM slots, a 250 GB Serial-ATA 5400 rpm 2.5 inch harddisk, and Slot-in Super multi drive 6x DVD Writer with double layer recording (8.5 GB). The notebook also sports dedicated numeric keypad for better usability.

The budget priced Lenovo G550 notebook comes with PC DOS and it also features built-in 5-in-1 Memory card reader supporting SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro memory cards, 3 USB v2.0 ports (one less than its standard 4 in all previous models), and IEEE1394 Interface for high speed communication between two devices like trandferring images without any quality degradation from a stand alone camera or camcorder to a PC.

The new redesigned, lighter and thinner G series Lenovo G550 notebook is equipped with a slightly larger widescreen 15.6-inch (39.62 cm) wide screen Transflective TFT WXGA LED backlit display powered by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X4500 graphics chipset with 256 MB RAM that offers native resolution of 1366 x 768 @ 220 nits in widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio in 16M colors. The graphics chipset supports Direct x 9.0 acceleration, Dual independent display option, Dynamic Display Detect, and Open GL 1.4.

Lenovo G550 notebook offers integrated Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN connection along with Bluetooth v2.0+EDR wireless data connection for enhanced wireless connectivity. In addition, it also sports integrated 10/100 Ethernet Network Card and 56 kbps v.92 Modem/Fax card.

In addition, the Lenovo G550 notebook PC also features integrated Dolby Home Theater system and is equipped with two stereo speakers system with Sub woofers which deliver high quality audio playback.

The notebook also offers AUDIO DJ feature that allows the user to play music CDs (DVD/MP3) while the notebook is turned off.

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The Shuttle Center system in Lenovo G550 notebooks is an audio and video entertainment platform which allows easy navigation between menus without a mouse. It allows easy access to music and video files, with discrete playback controls makes it as easy to listen to your tunes as well as peek at your movies.

In addition, the integrated Touch Pad features a wider touch pad area which provides two modes to avoid the incident touching of Touch Pad when using a mouse.

Lenovo G550 notebook also offers Lenovo’s own One-Touch-System-Recovery feature and it comes with various software preinstalled such as Shuttle Centre, Power 2 GO, Veriface, Easy Capture 2.5, IGRS Anywhere and Norton 2006 antivirus software.

Notebook also allows a unique one-touch-recovery option allows users to recover a PC to its last backed-up state with the press of a button in an event of system crash or system hang.

I/O Ports

  • 3 USB v2.0
  • Audio/S-video in
  • External Display (VGA)
  • External Microphone/Line-In
  • Headphone/Line out
  • IEEE 1394
  • RJ-11 (modem)
  • Express Card Slot
  • RJ-45 (Ethernet)
  • TV/S-Video out port

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Lenovo G550 Notebook PC Features

  • Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4200, 2.0 GHz
  • 1-MB L2 Cache, 800 Mhz FSB
  • Intel 945GM Chipset Motherboard
  • 2-GB DDR2 (800 MHz), 2 DIMM slots (Max. 4-GB in 2 slots)
  • 250-GB Serial-ATA harddrive, 5200 rpm
  • Slot-in Super Multi Drive 6x DVD Writer, Double Layer (8.5 GB)
  • 15.6 inch (39.62 cm) widescreen TFT WXGA VibrantView LED backlit display, 1366 x 768 pixels maximum resolution, 16M colors, 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Intel GMA X4500 graphics chipset with shared video memory, supports Direct x 9.0 acceleration, Dual independent display option, Dynamic Display Detect, Open GL 1.4
  • Integrated VGA resolution 0.3 MP webcam
  • Integrated Microphone
  • Dolby Home Theater system
  • 10/100 Ethernet Network Card
  • 56kbps v.92 Modem/Fax Card
  • 802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN Connection
  • Bluetooth v2.0+EDR wireless connection
  • 5-in-1 Memory card reader, SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro
  • 3 USB v2.0 ports
  • HDMI digital port on PM/GM platform
  • PC DOS OS
  • 6 cell Lithium Ion Battery with 5 hrs backup
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 318 x 245 x 26.5 / 36.2 cm
  • Weight: 2.55 Kgs (with battery pack)

The Lenovo G550 notebook powered by Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4200 and featuring 15.6-inch display is available in India for about Rs 28,350 (plus taxes) with standard 1-year carry-in warranty. Visit www.lenovo.com/in for more details.

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