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The Lenovo B470 is a mid-range notebook laptop designed specifically to balance features and price point.

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Pros

eSATA/USB combo port

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strong re-enforced metal body

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quiet and cool under normal operation - handles stress well

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powerful hardware for a business machine - Core i5 processor, ample DDR3 memory, Nvidia GeForce graphics

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physical GPU switch

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quality chiclet style keyboard, easy to use quality trackpad

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modest business aesthetic - matte black, unassuming

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good battery life - over 6 hours

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HDMI output

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Cons

standard 14" display - low resolution of 1366 x 768px (found on laptops down to 11.6"), glossy finish, mediocre viewing angles

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the same cost as a better quality ThinkPad

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no USB 3.0

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not mobile - high weight of 6.61 pounds

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no TrackPoint as found on the ThinkPad line

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fully plastic construction - cheap feeling, flimsy lid and screen hinges

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The Lenovo B470 is a mid-range notebook laptop designed specifically to balance features and price point. It sports a 14" HD LCD display, 2nd generation Intel Core i processor options up to i5, up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM, up to 1TB of hard drive space and an Nvidia GeForce 410M GPU. Otherwise, the B470 features a 6-in-1 card reader and a DVD drive with Blu-ray upgrade options as well as VGA, Ethernet and HDMI ports.

The B470's 2nd generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processor options ensure smooth performance during everyday use and media playback while consuming less energy than 1st gen Core i chips. Its Nvidia GeForce 410M graphics processor provides the B470 with high definition media playback at 720p on its own display or at 1080p when connected to an HDTV or monitor via HDMI. Meanwhile, the B470's 6-in-1 card reader allows it to directly interact with popular storage cards without needing an external adapter.

Features
  • 14" HD LCD display (1366 x 768)
  • 2nd generation Intel Core i processor options up to i5
  • Up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM
  • Up to 1TB of hard drive space
  • Nvidia GeForce 410M GPU
  • 6-in-1 card reader
  • DVD and Blu-ray optical drive options
  • VGA, Ethernet and HDMI ports
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