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Lenovo Z560 Core i3 15-in Notebook Review

Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: LG

Introduction and Spec Sheet

A few months ago I wrote an article for PC Perspective about the rise of home theater laptops.  My argument was that laptops have become so powerful that the need for a dedicated home theater PC is greatly diminished. The average family laptop is just as capable of displaying high definition video as a purpose-built HTPC. 
It appears that I’m not alone in my thoughts. The Lenovo Z560, a new multimedia laptop, is remarkable because it is unremarkable. The press guide received with my review unit was headed by the motto "Entertainment into Overdrive."  The Lenovo website states that the Z560 is "an affordable 15" multimedia laptop." 
Yet, judging from the specifications, there is very little inside the Z560 that makes this laptop different from other mainstream laptops. Take a look at the spec sheet below and see for yourself. 
This is a fairly basic laptop, but it also appears well equipped for multimedia duty. The review unit specifications are representative of the most basic Z560, which costs $699. There is a lot of competition in this segment from other solid laptops like the Sony EB series, the Samsung R580, the Toshiba E205 and others. Let’s see how the Z560 stacks up.

August 17, 2011 | 01:31 AM - Posted by Hekmat (not verified)

I got a Lenovo Z560 (core i3-4GB) and it has a serious problem. It's working really good in warm temperature but when I turning on the Air Conditioner for hours or the weather going cold the laptop doesn't turn on normally and I need to press power button several times.

unfortunately there is no Lenovo Branch nearby me.

What do you think about this?

November 20, 2011 | 05:02 AM - Posted by sanjeev (not verified)

iam buying my lap on vizag they r nt particision my hard disc properly .due to tht my lap works vry slow.after 6monhths i go and asked them they around me two days and finally done .they take money also .is it correct way

April 21, 2012 | 12:47 PM - Posted by DIBYA (not verified)

z560 was a very good laptop with a glamorous design & the lenovo service is the best service i had got ever

November 8, 2012 | 02:36 AM - Posted by not specified (not verified)

hey...I am planning for buying lenovo that a good choice im making for future..bcz im spending ma valuable money on this i3core processor.

What do you think about this..suggest me..?


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