Lenovo has launched a trio of laptops under its Essential category. These three laptops include B50, G50 and Z50. The new Lenovo B50 is an office notebook for beginners. It offers a choice of a 15.6-inch matte touch display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels or with a full HD display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. All new models under B50 series come with Windows 7 operating system on board.
Lenovo B50 specifications
The options are wide: Up to Intel Core I7 fourth generation Haswell processor or an AMD A8 series APU, an optional graphics card called the NVIDIA GeForce 820M or AMD Radeon R5 M230, up to 1 TB HDD or a hybrid SSD, fingerprint reader and audio system by Dolby Advanced Audio v2.
Lenovo G50 Specifications
The new G50 is again an affordable and entry-level notebook with a 15.6 inch large HD screen with a resolution of 1,366 x 768. A DVD burner and a HD webcam comes installed too since it is an "essential" laptop. Dolby Advanced Audio v2 hardware is also there again. The G50 runs Windows 8.1
Lenovo Z50 Specifications
On the other hand, Z40 and Z50 notebooks are multimedia designed. Both come with an optional Full HD display and an option to choose between AMD processors. Other specs include an AMD-R7-series dedicated graphics card, a DVD writer, Dolby Home Theatre, a hard drive and a 720p webcam.
The B-and G-series notebooks will go on sale in U.S. for about USD 400 in July. The Z40 with 14-inch display will hit the shelves in May and the Z50 with 15.6-inch screen will become available in August. The Z notebook is already available from 580 U.S. Dollars.