Editor: Jason “The Bok” Date – 17 Dec 2019

I love gaming, so of course, I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to unbox and experience the new Lenovo Legion Y740 gaming laptop.

The successor to the Legion Y730, this new machine by Lenovo packs a seriously hot spec sheet with the likes of;

Processor

  • 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
  • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8300H

Operating System

Windows 10 Home

Graphics

  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 with Max-Q Design
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 with Max-Q Design
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti

Memory

  • 8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
  • 16 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
  • 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
  • 16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz (supported)

Battery

  • Up to 5 hours
  • 57 Wh
  • 3 cells

Storage

Up to 512 GB PCIe NVMe, Up to 2 TB HDD

Display

15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080), 72% colour gamut, NVIDIA® G-SYNC, Dolby Vision-enabled, 144 Hz, up to 500 nits

Audio

Dolby Atmos for gaming

Exquisite design meets cutting-edge performance

With a high body measuring in at 361.42mm x 267mm x 22.45mm (14.2” x 10.5” x 0.88”), a starting weight of just 2.2 kg, its Iron Grey solid construction and packing an array of ports including;

  • USB 3.1 Gen 2
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
  • HDMI™ 2.0
  • Ethernet
  • AC adapter
  • Kensington Lock slot
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C
  • 3.5mm microphone/headphone combo
  • NOVO hole

as well as its bevvy of connectivity solutions;

  • 2 x 2 802.11 AC + Bluetooth® 4.1
  • Killer™ Wireless 2 x 2 802.11 AC + Bluetooth 4.1

The Legion puts everything together with slick lighting compliments of its Corsair® iCUE and its super chic keyboard backlit with Corsair® iCUE RGB lighting.

To Conclude

It’s powerful, it’s elegant and it’s now available! Find the Lenovo Legion gaming laptop online or through major retailers priced.

More info can be found at:

https://www.lenovo.com/za/en/laptops/legion-laptops/legion-y-series/Lenovo-Legion-Y740-15/p/88GMY701059/

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