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The Lenovo IdeaPad Z470 is an upper mid-cost laptop.

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Pros

Unique chassis styling--bright colour options that cover even the area around the keyboard.

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SRS Premium Sound technology does a good job of boosting integrated speaker quality.

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Hard drive options--allows for up to 1TB of storage where most laptops stop at 750GB.

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Sandy Bridge i7 offers great processing power without extensive battery drain (lasts 5 hours on a charge).

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Excellent display quality--bright and vibrant.

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Not a bad price point for the high-end specs (i7 CPU, GeForce 525 GPU).

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Cons

Glossy display picks up too much glare in some conditions.

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Z470 is an upper mid-cost laptop. This laptop runs on an up to second generation Intel Core i7 processor. For its 14 inch LED 16:9 widescreen display, the IdeaPad Z470 runs NVIDIA GeForce 525M 2GB graphics. The Thermal Management System of this laptop allows you to choose from four power modes, allowing you to save power. The IdeaPad Z470 is equipped with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7, which means that it features RapidBoot. RapidBoot turns your computer on an average of twenty seconds faster than typical Windows 7 PCs. The Island-style AccuType keyboard of this laptop makes for a typing experience that is both comfortable and accurate. The IdeaPad Z470 is equipped with Dolby Advanced Audio, and the OneKey Theater II feature offers one-touch audio-visual optimization (with SRS Premium Sound audio enhancement). Though all the laptops in the Z series start at the same base price, this model differs from the IdeaPad Z370 in that the IdeaPad Z370 has a 13.3 inch display and NVIDIA GeForce 410M graphics. The IdeaPad Z470 differs from the IdeaPad Z570 in that the IdeaPad Z570 also has a 15.6 inch screen. There are color options available for the Lenovo IdeaPad Z470, and the exterior finish creates a 3D effect on the cover.

Features
  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Optional Blu-ray Disc drive
  • Up to second generation Intel Core i7 processor
  • 14” LED 16:9 widescreen display
  • Island-style AccuType keyboard
  • Thermal Management System (w/ four power modes)
  • Optional WiMAX support
  • Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7
  • NVIDIA GeForce 525M 2GB graphics
  • 802.11a/g/n WiFi
  • Optional Bluetooth
  • 3 USB ports
  • 5-in-1 card reader
  • HDMI out
  • VGA outs
  • Webcam
  • Dolby Advanced Audio
  • OneKey Theater II
  • SRS Premium Sound audio enhancement
  • Color options
Color Options
  • Fuchsia
  • Sky Blue
  • Dark Brown
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