Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop

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  • Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz
  • 4GB RAM + 1TB HDD
  • 15.6" LED + NVIDIA GT635
  • Webcam
  • Windows 8 64bit

Product Description

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop

Ebuyer.com like to offer maximum value for money in the many tens of thousands of lines it carries. And the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop sits with the best of them on price and performance combinations. The price tag that can be found hanging from Lenovo's latest offering is the bargain of bargains. Storage is a full 1 TB drive which will hold tens of thousands of documents and is a very large drive for this price point. For powerful outstanding performance in a value driven market, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop has all the functionality you could require. It boasts solid multimedia features and has powerful Nvidea GeForce GT635 1GB HD as the graphics engine. Multiple USB ports form its connectivity and a HDMI port is available to connect to your TV. Lenovo have also fitted awesome Dolby Home Theatre audio and a handy six in one card reader which is a really cool addition to a well specified Laptop. So for functional, flexible computing the Lenovo Z500 is the right choice in so many areas.

The Lenovo Z500 CPU Engine

Everyone wants value-focused machines. Laptops such as this recently released Lenovo Z500 leads the pack with its i3 processor, 4 GB ram, 1 TB hard disk good connectivity, 15.6 HD 16:9 widescreen and Windows 8. And all this from an elite brand. Ebuyer have been able to offer the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop with high specifications at a remarkable price. Those shoppers looking for an exceptional, perhaps even unrepeatable Laptop discount offer need look no further. 

Living with the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

An area where the IdeaPad still definitely delivers though is when it comes to actually working without the usual slowdowns in Internet, Office and other applications, and by that I don't just mean emails and maybe a few word processing documents and websites. I mean document writing, photo and video editing, not to mention website creation, simple programming and a host other of tasks are all within the IdeaPad's remit. While you can find ways to do many of these on budget notebooks, you'll often find yourself slowing or stopping due to the limitations of the hardware much of the time. Having a Lenovo z500 at your fingertips makes all the difference as it can handle these applications and so much more with ease.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Graphics Engine

Lenovo introduces its workhorse and when it comes to the graphics, the integrated offerings from both AMD and latest chips is commendable. Right now is the time to buy a powerful Laptop. The specification for the Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop reads like it will produce a quality experience and it does. It may lack some of the thrills of high end Laptops and notebooks at three times the cost, but this isn't a budget offering, this is a midrange Laptop which has had the pricing significantly reduced to fill a budget niche. It is unclear how long ebuyer will be able to hold this pricing as many competitors are charging appreciatively more for the exact same Laptop.

Lots of smaller hard drives are available for budget machines, but Lenovo has elected to install a 1TB drive inside the chassis. This gives you volumes of storage and indeed is double what some competitor's offer. It has also squeezed a DVD reader / Writer optical drive into the chassis, which gives you more options. This Nvidea GeForce boasts maximum operating thermal design power (TDP) which is certainly low compared to normal mobile CPUs, and helps the Z500 with an overall battery life over six hours and can run the latest applications and multimedia downloads.

More Detail

15.6" HD Widescreen Display

This display delivers bright, crisp visuals in a perfectly large sized screen which still has portability and sharp colours at its heart.

Fast Data Transfer

Move data between the z500 and other devices quickly with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed; it's up to ten times faster than previous USB technologies.

AccuType Keyboard

This spill-resistant, island-style keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more comfortable and to reduce errors.

Battery-Saving Technology

Lenovo Energy Management protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges.


"The Lenovo z500 from ebuyer.com offers terrific value".

  • Latest operating system
  • Intel latest i3 Superfast CPU
  • 4GB Speed Memory
  • 15.6" Big HD screen
  • Capacious 1TB hard drive
  • Dolby Advanced Audio Home Theatre
  • USB 3.0 (10 x faster than USB 2.0)
  • Great spill resistant keyboard
  • 6 in 1 card reader
  • Sleek design
  • Lightweight
  • Nvidea GeForce GT 635 HD graphics
  • Low price
  • Impressive 6 hour battery life


  • 3rd generation Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz
  • 3MB Cache


  • 4GB DDR3 1333/1600Mhz
  • Expandable to 16GB
  • 2 x SODIMM slot

Hard Drive

  • 1TB SATA 5400rpm

Optical Drive

  • Integrated DVD reader/writer


  • Operating System: Windows 8 64bit


  • 15.6" high-definition display,
  • 16:9 widescreen
  • Resolution: 1366 x 768


  • NVIDIA GeForce GT635 - 1GB


  • Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theatre™ v4 audio certification

Input Devices

  • Keyboard and Touchpad


  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity,
  • 10/100M LAN

Power Supply

  • Up to 6hrs Battery life


  • Width 375 mm
  • Depth 263 mm
  • Height 25.4 mm
  • Weight 2.2 kg


  • 2 x USB 2.0,
  • 1 x USB 3.0,
  • 1 x headphones,
  • 1 x mic,
  • 1 x S/PDIF,
  • 1 x microphone input,
  • 1 x HDMI


  • 6-in1 card reader (SD,SDpro, MMC,MS,MS-pro, XD),

Warranty / Miscellaneous

  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Integrated 720p HD webcam

Technical Specification

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Laptop


System Type Notebook
Product Type Notebook
Operating System Windows 8 64-bit Edition - English


Hard Drive 1 TB HDD / 5400 rpm
Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
Main Storage 1 TB HDD SATA 3Gb/s / 5400 rpm
Optical Drive DVD-Writer - tray

Audio & Video

Capture Resolutions 1280 x 720
Camera Yes
Resolution 1280 x 720
Sound Stereo speakers, stereo microphone
Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M / Intel HD Graphics 4000
Multi-GPU Configuration 1 single GPU card / integrated GPU
Video Memory 1 GB
Video System Features NVIDIA Optimus
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720
Codec Realtek ALC269Q-VC
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio, Dolby Home Theater v4


Form Factor SO-DIMM 204-pin
RAM 4 GB (1 x 4 GB)
Speed 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 - 1600 MHz
Max RAM Supported 16 GB
Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Slots Qty 2
Empty Slots 1

Dimensions & Weight

Width 37.5 cm
Depth 26.3 cm
Height 2.54 cm
Dimensions (WxDxH) 37.5 cm x 26.3 cm x 2.54 cm
Weight 2.2 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 1 year - pick-up and return
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year - pick-up and return


Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
Wireless Controller PCI Express Mini Card
Network Interface 10/100 Ethernet
Ethernet Controller Realtek RTL8105E


Resolution 1366 x 768 (HD)
Type 15.6"
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
Features VibrantView, glossy

AC Adapter

Input AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Output 90 Watt

Connections & Expansion

Memory Card Reader 2 in 1 (SD Card, MultiMediaCard)
Interfaces USB 3.0 ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ VGA ¦ HDMI ¦ LAN ¦ Headphone/microphone combo jack

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
ENERGY STAR Certified Yes


Features Multi-touch touchpad
Type Keyboard, touchpad
Keyboard Layout English - United Kingdom
Numeric Keypad Yes


Technology 4-cell Lithium Ion
Capacity 48 Wh
Run Time Up to 5 hours


Software Included McAfee Internet Security Suite (30 days trial)


Colour Dark chocolate
Case Material Polycarbonate ABS
Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, hard drive password, power-on password
Included Accessories Power adapter
Compliant Standards RoHS

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core i3 (3rd Gen) 3120M / 2.5 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache 3 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Chipset Mobile Intel HM76 Express
Features Hyper-Threading Technology, integrated memory controller

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Docking Stations

Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Dual Video Docking Station

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Microsoft 365 Family - 12 Month Subscription

£72.98 inc. vat
£60.81 ex. vat

Office Home and Business 2019 Medialess

£219.88 inc. vat
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External HDD

WD Elements Portable 2TB External HDD

£55.08 inc. vat
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£45.90 ex. vat
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WD Elements Portable 1TB External HDD

£39.99 inc. vat
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£33.32 ex. vat
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WD Elements Portable 4TB External HDD

£84.99 inc. vat
£85.98save £0.99
£70.82 ex. vat
£71.65save £0.83

Toshiba Canvio 1TB Portable External Hard Drive

£37.98 inc. vat
£40.23save £2.25
£31.65 ex. vat
£33.52save £1.87

Toshiba Canvio 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

£54.98 inc. vat
£60.41save £5.43
£45.81 ex. vat
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Toshiba Canvio Basics 4TB - Portable External Hard Drive

£72.98 inc. vat
£92.55save £19.57
£60.81 ex. vat
£77.12save £16.31


Logitech M185 Wireless Mouse Grey

£13.55 inc. vat
£24.80save £11.25
£11.29 ex. vat
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