Recently introduced alongside the Lenovo Z41 and IdeaPad 100, the 15.6-inch Lenovo Z51 could rightly be described as an all-purpose laptop. It is designed for both work and play with a powerful processor and optional discrete AMD graphics, while also providing you with a mini sound studio and 3D camera technology.
Design and Display
The attractive-looking Lenovo Z51 features a stylish design, but it is not really that “slender” as described by its maker. It is 24.6 millimetres thick and weighs 2.3 kilograms.
The laptop looks sleek and flaunts a cool brushed metal finish. It crams in a large 15.6-inch diagonal screen with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels). The display has a brightness level of 200 nits.
Power and Performance
Under the hood, the Lenovo Z51 is equipped with 5th-generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 processors with integrated Intel Graphics and optional graphics card of up to AMD R9-M375, making this a capable machine for using highly demanding programs and for gaming (with graphics card).
There is ample system memory of 4GB or 8 GB RAM, upgradeable to 16 GB. Power is provided by a battery rated to last up to four hours.
Additional Specs and Features
Lenovo Z51 runs on Windows 8.1 (64-bit) operating system, including the Pro version. Generous storage space of up to 1 TB is provided, plus 8 GB of SSHD storage.
The notebook features a 1MP webcam with RealSense technology, which makes you see those you are having video chats with in 3D, as if you are in the same room with them. The RealSense technology also enables you use hand gestures to control games for a more enjoyable experience.
Up to two 2.5-watt JBL stereo speakers, supported by Dolby DS 1.0 Home Theater, means users are in for high quality and immersive sound on the Lenovo Z51. And it is not just about enjoying superb sound. You also get your own mini sound studio in form of Stagelight Timbaland Edition software to produce your own audio content.
Available connectors and interfaces include two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, an HDMI video port, a VGA port and a 4-in-1 card reader.
Pricing and availability
Lenovo Z51 laptops are not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy the laptops at leading online stores in the country. Lenovo Z51 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N100,000 to N220,000 depending on your location in Nigeria and the configuration of the laptop.
Lenovo Z51 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo Z51 Laptop:
- OS: Windows 8.1 64 or Windows 8.1 64 Pro (Free upgrade to Windows 10)
- Processor: Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Processor (5th Generation)
- GPU: Intel HD Integrated Graphics 5500 or AMD Radeon R9-M375 Discrete Graphics
- Memory: 4GB or 8GB RAM, up to 16GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Silver
- Dimension: 384.04 x 264.92 x 24.63 mm
- Weight: 2.29 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch FHD, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 200 nits
- Keyboard: Full Size Keyboard
- Pointing Device: TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB to 1TB Hard Drive or Hybrid 1TB with 8GB SSHD
- Optical Storage: Yes, DVD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 1MP, 720p HD Video
- USB 3.0: Yes, 2 Ports
- USB 2.0: Yes, 1 Ports
- HDMI: Yes
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: Yes
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: –
- WLAN: Yes, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC: No
- Docking Connector: No
- Mobile Broadband: No
- 4-in-1 card reader
- Audio Combo Jack
- Optional Premium JBL Speakers with Dolby Home Theatre
- Battery: 4 Cell, 41 Whr Battery
- Use Time: up to 4 hours