The Lenovo ThinkPad E585 AMD Ryzen is the combination of light, thin and metal-clad lineup. It weighs around 2.1kg and is 19.95mm thick. Starting at just $561, this system includes nippy AMD processors, FHD IPS display, and appealing metallic design.
If you are looking for a laptop with good all-round performance with an attractive appearance in the compact budget, Thinkpad E585 might just be the ideal option! It becomes even more powerful with Radeon™ Vega graphics for enhanced gaming performance.
Design & Build
It is portable but I will recommend not to take this machine anywhere else. The E585 AMD has a 15.6-inch screen. This laptop is heavier and bigger than the MacBook Pro and Dell XPS 13.
You will have a lot of connectivity option here with USB 3.0, HDMI, headphone, ThunderBolt ports and a card reader. The screen can also be folded fully which can literally be very useful
It has a premium feel with classy keyboard and top. Unfortunately, the bottom section is not metallic but it appears good, nonetheless.
With 4GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM not only you will having your work completed quickly but your various task of moving, pasting or installing will also not be time consuming.
For storage, the ThinkPad E585 has a ton of it and you will not be disappointed, take a look:
- M.2 slot for SSD up to 256GB
- 1 TB 5400 RPM 2.5” SATA HDD
- 500 GB 7200 RPM 2.5” SATA HDD
- It also have optional Dual drive storage option
Trackpad & Keyboard
You will certainly have a great time with Lenovo ThinkPad E585 ergonomic keyboard. Thumbs-up to the layout and space setting is just top-notch. You will have an easy touch experience for sure. Yes, you will find better keyboards than this, but for the price no complaints from my end.
The same can be stated about the trackpad of Lenovo ThinkPad E585 AMD Ryzen. You can easily move the cursor around with Its large area. The response of the single-button click is also good enough to invest. The surface exterior is also good and it certainly makes it easier to move the cursor.
Audio & Webcam
The HD webcam configuring 720p HD camera is just perfect for the needs of video conferencing or streaming. The picture is of full HD quality producing accurate colors. It will also not a have any issue in the low light. Furthermore, the dual-array microphone is built-in to provide echo and keystroke noise reduction. To hone in on your voice, it will also help you with beam-forming.
When it is about audio quality, E585 AMD is full of surprises as it has stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio. The audio spills out from here with exceptionally rich sound and clear visuals.
Without a doubt, the audio quality has to be rated good. Moreover, at maximum volume, the audio remains distortion-free. Unlike other cheaper laptops, this one certainly gives you a better experience in audio and visual quality.
Lenovo ThinkPad E585 Display
Its 15.6-inch HD or FHD screen certainly attributes one of the classy aspects to get amused. The use of the IPS LCD panel helps in viewing from different angles.
The brightness level is as good as expected. The experience is quite easy and pretty smooth to face the screen. With Lenovo ThinkPad E585 ryzen laptop, you will be getting plentiful FHD resolution, which results in sharp picturization and you will certainly not feel cramped like it happens while using models with smaller or lower resolution.
Overall, I would rate the performance of the screen “OKAY”. The balance of the color in E585 AMD is pretty close to perfect.
The Lenovo ThinkPad E585 AMD ryzen is available in a number of configurations. Take a look at the different processors available with this system:
- AMD Ryzen 3 2200U dual-core
- AMD Ryzen 5 2500U quad-core
- AMD Ryzen 7 2700U quad-core
All the above-mentioned processors are available with Integrated AMD Radeon Vega mobile graphics.
The system can be said to have value for money graphics and computing performance. The system is seriously fast when you consider to loading applications, booting, and placing the files around. The entire configuration is combined perfectly to get the task completed as quickly as possible. Perfectly sufficient for most of the users!
As per Lenovo, this system will be able to survive up to 8.5 hours, but it’s quite obvious the real figure will be always on the lower side. If you can reduce the brightness level, still the chances of getting the close very minimum. But with 80 to 85 percent of brightness level, it gets way lower of the number mentioned by the respective company. It is advisable to change the brightness level to experience a major difference in the performance of the battery.
Watching an hour movie will take away most probably 14-16 percent of the battery life which suggest that 6-5 hours figure might be considered in precise. With 65W power adapter option, you can recharge it up to 80% within an hour or so.
Purchase or Not?
For the ones who are looking to purchase a system offers the classy look, portability with not much focus on battery life, then this might turn out to be a great choice. It’s just perfectly equipped if you do not want to extend your budget to premium laptops.
Not comparing it with the premium models build and compactness, this system certainly appears great. The metal exterior with a good screen is making this system certainly worth a shot in this range. This system will make you feel nice with powerpack performance and Integrated AMD Radeon Vega mobile graphics. The graphics and processor combination makes this laptop perfect for gaming too.