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IdeaPad Z Series

Mainstream Entertainment Laptops

Z Series laptops strike the perfect balance between performance, colorful design, and affordability. You’re sure to be entertained and make impressions —wherever you go.

    • IdeaPad Z500 Laptop
    • IdeaPad Z500
    • New!Slim and colorful 15. 6” laptop with tons of storage and enhanced graphics for a premium entertainment experience — all at a reasonable price.

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      • Up to 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor
      • Windows 8
      • Intel® HD Graphics 4000
      • Up to 1TB HDD
      • Up to 8GB DDR3
      • Up to 3 hours' battery life
      • 15.6" HD Widescreen display
      • Starting at 6.37 lbs / 1.00" thin
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    • IdeaPad Z580 Laptop
    • IdeaPad Z580
    • 15.6" entertainment laptop with impressive processing power and tons of storage — all at a price that won’t break the bank.

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      • Up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor
      • Up to Windows 8
      • Intel® HD Graphics 4000
      • Up to 1TB HDD
      • Up to 8GB DDR3 memory
      • Up to 5 hours' battery life
      • 15.6" HD Widescreen display
      • Starting at 5.8 lbs / 1.40" thin
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IdeaPad Z Series
Core Technology
Z500 Z580

Windows 8 Pro

With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.

Windows 8

Beautiful, fast, fluid. Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you can spend less time searching and more time Doing.

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processor

Thanks to this technology, Intel®-equipped PCs deliver smart, adaptive, and responsive performance and visuals that give users a better PC experience.

Intel® Multi-Core Processors

Intel® processors improve productivity, security, and energy efficiency

Microsoft Office 2013

Lenovo systems are optimized for the new Office 2013. Purchase a Product Key for the preloaded software. Available in full-featured Office Suites for single use PCs, as well as Office 365 subscription for use on multiple devices (not for commercial use). Learn More >
Everyday, Useful Features

Colorful Designs

A variety of colors with special 3D effects.

Distinctive Metallic Style

A cool, brushed-metallic finish for those looking for a more polished look without the flash-factor.

AccuType Keyboard

A specially engineered keyboard with taller keys and more space between them for easy cleaning and fewer typing errors.

Backlit Keyboard

Type comfortably and accurately in low-light settings with a backlit AccuType keyboard.

16:9 LED Widescreen

Enjoy vivid images and clear video in widescreen on Z Series IdeaPads equipped with 16:9 LED displays.

10-Point Multitouch Technology

10-point multi-touch technology is perfect to navigate the Windows 8 experience smoothly and accurately.


OneKey Theatre

OneKey Theatre II is a one-touch solution that optimizes audio and video so you can enjoy clearer, brighter images and richer audio.

Dolby® Home Theater® v4

Dolby® Home Theater™-certified audio systems provide exceptional audio for authentic, theater-style sound.


Select IdeaPad laptops boast both VGA and HDMI ports.
Built-in Solutions and Convenience

OneKey® Recovery

Recover from a virus or crash with a touch of a button.

Wireless Connectivity Options

WiFi and WLAN support.

VeriFace Face-Recognition Software

Looking for an easy and fun way to log onto your computer? VeriFace is a built-in software that enables you to use your face as your password.


Connect your laptop to a range of Bluetooth-enabled devices including mobile phones, headsets, and PDAs. With Bluetooth enabled, sharing and synchronizing data between devices is easy and hassle-free with no wires or internet connectivity required.

Thermal Management System

A built-in thermal management system keeps your laptop cool and quiet.


The Energy Star label attests to superior energy efficiency, lower operating costs, less overall energy use, and reduced heat emissions.

RoHS Compliant

IdeaPad laptops feature key components that measure up to the rigorous RoHS standard (restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances). The RoHS directive requires the removal of six hazardous substances from electric and electronic equipment (Pb, Cd, Cr, Hg, Br compounds).

Limits: Limit 5 per customer. Offers valid from Lenovo in the US only.

Availability: Offers, prices, specifications and availability may change without notice. Lenovo will contact you and cancel your order if the product becomes unavailable or if there was a pricing or typographic error.

Trademarks: Lenovo, ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, ThinkStation and the Lenovo logo are trademarks of Lenovo. Microsoft, Windows, Windows NT, and the Windows logo are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Celeron, Celeron Inside, Centrino, Centrino Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Intel Viiv, Intel vPro, Itanium, Itanium Inside, Pentium, Pentium Inside, Viiv Inside, vPro Inside, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Other company, product or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Warranty: For a copy of applicable warranties, write to: Lenovo Warranty Information, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC, 27560. Lenovo makes no representation or warranty regarding third party products or services. The Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo hardware products purchased for your own use, and does not transfer upon resale.

Battery: These systems do not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. Systems will continue to boot, but may not charge unauthorized batteries. Attention: Lenovo has no responsibility for the performance or safety of unauthorized batteries, and provides no warranties for failures or damage arising out of their use.

Pricing: Does not include tax, shipping and handling, or recycling fees. Reseller prices may vary. Savings referenced off regular Lenovo web prices.

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