Lenovo launched its newest gaming laptop line-up at CES 2019 to meet the needs of gamers Including two brand new gaming laptops from the Legion series.
Legion Y740 & Y540
Created to accommodate gamers who often travel the Lenovo Legion laptop appears better. This year, this sophisticated and modern laptop is upgraded so that it can provide higher performance than before and there are no striking lights or colors that can disturb the attention and thanks to an elegant design.
The Lenovo Legion Y740 is a laptop intended to meet the needs of hardcore gamers. The GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU is available in 15-inch model giving more than enough power to run the latest games. The 17-inch model offers more power until the GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU.
The 17-inch model is powered by a Gen 8 Intel Core i7-8750H processor while the other 15-inch model is powered by i5-8300H, optional 32GB DDR4 2666Mhz memory and CORSAIR iCue RGB backlit keyboard anti-ghosting as well as a lighting system with more than 16 million colour customization option.
The display is a 144Hz Full HD (1920 x 1080) screen option on the Lenovo Legion Y740 which has an optional NVIDIA G-SYNC coupled with the support of Dolby Vision and a screen that is brighter up to 500 nits.
The Legion Y540, on the other hand, gets a more typical 15.6-inch Full HD display with the option for a 144 Hz version with Dolby Vision HDR. It has an IPS antiglare screen with a 300 nits brightness level. The Y540 is also powered by Gen 8 Intel Core i5-8300H paired with Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 with options for 8 GB, 12 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB DDR4 RAM with storage of up to 512 GB PCIe SSD or 2 TB HDD.
While the Y540 Legion is a 15-inch gaming laptop, the price is relatively affordable because of the lower specs than the Y740. It weighs 2.3 kg so it still has good portability.
The 15-inch version of the Y740 Legion is sold at prices starting at $1749.99 and the 17-inch version is sold at prices starting at $1,979. The Y740 will be available from February. The 15-inch Y540 arrives later in May starting at $930.