[CES 2017] Lenovo introduces Lenovo Legion gaming laptop and PC sub-brand

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The first two Lenovo Legion offerings come in the form of gaming laptops which include the Lenovo Legion Y720 and Y520.

After listening to feedback from gamers, Lenovo is introducing a dedicated sub-brand for Lenovo gaming laptops and PCs called Lenovo Legion. If hearing the word “legion” brings up thoughts of the Roman Legion, you’re not far off. As Lenovo mentions, “just as the Roman army shared a common purpose that bound them together as a force to be reckoned with, Lenovo Legion is all about our growing community of gamers and their passion for gaming.”

The first two Lenovo Legion offerings come in the form of gaming laptops and include the Lenovo Legion Y720 and Y520. With options including the latest NVIDIA graphic cards, Intel 7th Gen Core i7 processors, backlit keyboards, UHD resolution, VR-ready, and Dolby Atmos, the Lenovo Legion series aims to set the bar based on gamers’ insights.

Lenovo Legion Y720 gaming laptop

Enter a breathtaking world of sight and sound with the Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop, the world’s first PC featuring Dolby’s revolutionary Atmos® audio technology. VR ready, this gaming laptop combines powerful processing, graphics, hardware and integrated Xbox One Wireless Support for an uninterrupted and immersive gaming experience.

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Lenovo Legion Y720 gaming laptop

Features and specifications

The Lenovo Legion Y720 has the following features and specifications:

  • Processor
    • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Processor
    • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ Processor
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 with PCIe
  • Display
    • 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS or
    • 15.6″ UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Anti-Glare
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB DDR4; 2 x SODIMM Slots
  • Storage
    • 128 GB/256 GB/512 GB PCIe SSD or
    • 500 GB/1 TB/2 TB SATA HDD
  • Audio: 2x 2W JBL® Speakers and 3W Subwoofer Dolby Atmos®
  • Battery Life: Up to 5-Hour 4 Cell; 60 WHr Li-Polymer Battery
  • WLAN & Bluetooth: Up to 2x 2 WiFi 802.11 ac + Bluetooth® 4.1 Combo
  • LAN: 10/100/1000M Gigabit Ethernet
  • Ports
    • 3x USB 3.0
    • 1x HDMI™
    • 1x Thunderbolt™ (USB Type-C)
    • Audio Jack
    • Microphone Jack
    • RJ45 LAN
    • DisplayPort™
  • Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • 380 x 277 x 29mm
    • 14.96″ x 10.9″ x 1.14″
  • Weight: Starting at 7.05 lbs (3.2 kg)
  • Color: Black
  • Preloaded Software
    • Power2Go (Blu-ray Disc™/DVD)
    • PowerDVD (Blu-ray Disc™/DVD)
    • Microsoft Office 2013
    • Lenovo Companion
    • Lenovo Nerve Sense
    • Magic Y Key
    • Lenovo OneKey Recovery
    • Lenovo ID

The Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop starts at $1,399.99USD and will be available beginning in April 2017.

Lenovo Legion  Y520 gaming laptop

Lean and mean, the Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop comes with the latest in processors, graphics, and hardware, providing gaming function while a lightweight and smudge-free design deliver a portable form. This laptop is perfect for those who like to game on-the-go, online or with their friends in the same room.

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Lenovo Legion Y520 gaming laptop.

Features and specifications

The Lenovo Legion Y720 has the following features and specifications:

  • Processor: Up to 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Graphics: Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti
  • Display: 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9; IPS; Anti-Glare
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB DDR4; 2 x SODIMM Slots
  • Storage
    • 128 GB/256 GB /512 GB PCIe SSD or
    • 500 GB/1 TB /2 TB SATA HDD
  • Audio: 2x 2W Harman™ Certified Speakers with Dolby Audio™ Premium
  • Battery Life: Up to 4-Hour 3 Cell; 45 WHr Li-Polymer Battery
  • WLAN & Bluetooth: 1x 1 WiFi 802.11 ac or 2 x 2 WiFi 802.11 ac + Bluetooth® 4.1 Combo
  • LAN: 10/100/1000M Gigabit Ethernet
  • Ports
    • 1x USB 3.1 (Type-C)
    • 2x USB 3.0
    • 1x USB 2.0
    • 1x HDMI™
    • Audio Jack
    • Microphone Jack
    • RJ45 LAN
    • 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • 380 x 265 x 25.8
    • 14.96″ x 10.43″ x 1.01″
  • Weight: Starting at 5.3 lbs (2.4 kg)
  • Color: Black
  • Preloaded Software
    • Power2Go (Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD)
      • PowerDVD (Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD)
      • Microsoft Office 2013
      • Lenovo Companion
      • Lenovo Nerve Sense
      • Magic Y Key
      • Lenovo OneKey Recovery
      • Lenovo ID

The Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop starts at $899.99USD and will be available beginning in February 2017.

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