Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Review – Notebook That Delivers High Performance, Speed, Connectivity, and More

Thanks to the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480, you can experience high-performance mobile productivity and gaming both. Take this notebook with you wherever you go and you can work, play games, check your email, or do a bit of all three.

At 5.1 pounds, it’s slightly heavier than what you would expect from a 14 inch mainstream notebook. The reason for this slight increase in weight is the super powerful battery pack. You can expect this IdeaPad model to run a long time on battery power.

The 750 GB hard drive has plenty of space for applications and files. There’s some preinstalled software, but most of it is useful and free of adware. Some of the applications you will find already installed include:

· Intelligent Touchpad

· Adobe Reader

· VeriFace

· Lenovo Energy Management

· CyberLink Power2Go

· OneKey Theater

· OneKey Recovery

· McAfee Internet Security (30 day trial)

As for the hardware, you will be impressed by the powerful 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 technology and the NVIDIA GeForce GT graphics with DirectX 11. Play your favorite games and watch your favorite movies without any lagging or choppiness. The 8 GB DDR3 RAM is more than what the average notebook has.

As for connectivity, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 has 1 USB 2.0 port, 3 USB 3.0 ports, jacks for headphones and microphones, 6-in-1 card reader, 1 VGA port, 1 HDMI port, and more. you can connect the notebook to any other device, including your high definition television, digital cameras, Apple devices, mp3 players, microphones, smartphone, etc.

The display and keyboard are protected by a silver brushed aluminum lid. Black plastic surrounds the palm-rest to provide comfortable typing and maneuverability. The keys are slightly scalloped and have a precise feel. You won’t have to worry about your fingers slipping as you type. You can launch Lenovo’s system recovery and emergency antivirus protection by hitting the button next to the main power button. The touchpad is designed to allow smooth four-finger flicks, scrolling, clicking, and a variety of other gestures.

Want to do some gaming? You’ll be glad to know that the Y480 exceeds 30 fps (frames per second), thanks to the NVIDIA graphics and DirectX 11. This means that it can run most online games smoothly and without any lagging.

You’ll be able to stay connected to the internet thanks to the Wireless 2×2 b/g/n and WiMax/WiFi combos. This notebook also has Bluetooth technology. Connect to the internet and other Bluetooth enabled devices wirelessly at home, at the office, on the train, at a hotel, or anywhere else in the world you go.

In conclusion, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 is as good as it gets in terms of notebook technology. Not only does it have an aesthetically pleasing exterior, but you can do anything you want with it from office work to gaming.

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