Lenovo has launched two new Gaming Laptops (Legion Y720 and Y520) in India, exclusive to Flipkart. Both the laptops were showcased at the CES 2017 event in Las Vegas, back in January 2017.
The Legion Y520 is priced at Rs. 92,490 while the Legion Y720 come with a more premium price tag of Rs. 149990 in India. There is another model for the Legion Y520 which is also available on Flipkart for a price of Rs 104,490; it comes with more RAM and also comes with a more powerful graphics card.
Legion is the sub-brand that Lenovo has launched this year for the gaming pc and Gaming Laptops. Something similar to Acer Predator or the Dell Alienware. Read – Lenovo Legion Y720 Review – GTX 1060, 16 GB RAM, Core i7 7700HQ
While gaming laptops was an area that was dominated by the likes of Razer, Alienware (Dell), Acer Predator and the Asus Republic of gamers; Lenovo is catching up fast. Especially creating laptops which are meant for most mainstream gamers rather than focusing on extreme performance devices.
Lenovo at CES 2017 said that the new Legion laptops are based on the requirements of the gaming community, and they have listened to PC gamers before designing the new gaming machines.
The Lenovo Y720 and Y520 take the same success formula and add the latest Nvidia Graphics cards, to make things more phenomenal. Lenovo has made several improvements to the last years Lenovo Y700 machine, though they have not showcased the successor for the top of the line Lenovo Y900.
Lenovo Legion Y720 Price Rs. 149,490
The Lenovo Legion Y720 is powered by the latest Intel 7th Generation Kaby Lake Processors, and the Laptop will come with Core i7 processor, and the highest configuration features the Core i7 7700 HQ, Quad Core processor. The processor comes with a base clock speed of 2.8 GHz, and the boost clock speed is 3.8 GHz.
The Legion Y720 comes with 15.6 Inch Full HD display with (1920 x 1080) resolution monitor. It is a bit of low point as the international version was launched with 4K Display.
There is 16 GB of DDR4 goodness for meeting the demand of multi-tasking and playing the AAA games with very high settings. The Ram comes with 2400 mAH frequency.
The Legion Y720 is equipped with the Thunderbolt 3.0 port for high-speed connectivity. There is Nvidia GTX 1060 present on this laptop can enhance the gaming experience whether you are a GTA V or a Battlefield-1 fan.
There is support for VR headsets; you can use the compatible VR headsets with the Legion laptops. The other key highlight for the Lenovo Y720 is the Dolby Atmos audio with surround sound technology.
It gives gamers an extra edge as they can hear and figure out the direction and distance of the sound. Usually helpful in games like CS GO, as you can hear the sounds of enemy steps.
There is 2 TB hard drive to store all the games and movies you want. Additionally, the Laptop comes with 256 GB of SSD to ensure super fast boot speed.
There is 64 Bit Windows 10 Home Edition bundled with the Y720 and this mean machine weighs around 2.95 Kg.
Lenovo Legion Y520 Price Rs. 92,490
Lenovo Legion Y520 comes with some similar specs while other specs are bit lower compared to the Lenovo Y720. The design is different for the Lenovo Y720 and Y520. The Lenovo Legion Y520 comes with similar Intel Core i7 processor.
The Rs 92.5K model comes with 8 GB Of DDR4 RAM and is powered by the Nvidia GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5) graphics card. While the higher priced model (Rs. 1.04 Lakh) comes with 16 GB of DDR4 Ram also has the faster Graphics processor – Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti.
There is 128 GB of SSD and 1 TB hard drive to take care of all storage needs.
Both the laptop come with 15.6 Inch Display with Full HD (1920*1080) pixels resolution. The Legion Y520 weighs 2.4 kg and also runs on the Windows 10 Home edition.
The Y520 also comes with a red led back lit keyboard.
Which do you think is the right choice considering all three models, If I have to buy from these 3 I will pick up the GTX 1050 Ti and 16 GB RAM model compared to other two.
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