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Lenovo announces Legion Y740, Y540 gaming laptops with RTX graphics




At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Lenovo announced the newest gaming laptops powered by the NVIDIA GeForce RTX series graphics.

Lenovo introduced the newest iterations to their Legion laptops, the Y540 and the Y740. The latter is available in 15.6″ and 17.3″ models with both running on 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, 32GB DDR4 2666Mhz memory, CORSAIR iCue RGB backlit keyboard, and Dolby Atmos Speaker System with Dolby Sound Radar. The company stated that both of the gaming laptops have a battery life that can last up to six hours.

The Legion Y740 comes with a 144Hz refresh rate for all of its variants, NVIDIA G-SYNC support, and an option for a GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q or RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU.


 

The Legion Y540, on the other hand, comes in a 15″ model with different display varying from a 60Hz refresh rate to 144Hz. It features an 8th-Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor, NVIDIA RTX 2060 GPU, and Dolby Atmos speakers powered by Harman Kardon.

Both the Y740 and Y540 laptops feature the Lenovo Legion Coldfront dual-fan thermal layout which provides a low thermal output.

Watch the product video of the gaming laptops here:

Lenovo Legion Y740 specs:

  • 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS (Dolby Vision Enabled / 144 Hz / 72% Color Gamut / 500 nits / NVIDIA G-Sync3)
  • 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS (144 Hz / 72% Color Gamut / 300 nits / NVIDIA G-Sync)
  • 17.3″ FHD (1920 x 1080) (Dolby Vision Enabled / 144 Hz / 72% Color Gamut / 300 nits / NVIDIA G-Sync)
  • 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H Processor (15.6-inch variant)
  • 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8300H Processor (15.6-inch variant)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 with Max-Q Design (17.3-inch variant)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
  • 8 GB/16 GB/32 GB DDR4; 2666 MHz
  • 16 GB DDR4; 3200 MHz2
  • 128 GB/256 GB/512 GB PCIe NVMe +1 TB/2 TB HDD
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Dolby Atmos Speaker System
  • Killer Wireless-AC2
  • USB Type-C Port
  • Mini DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet Port
  • AC Adapter Port
  • Kensington Lock Slot
  • 1 x USB Thunderbolt 3 Type-C
  • 3.5 mm Audio Jack
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 76 WHr, 4 Cells
  • 10.51″ x 14.23″ x 0.78″ (Front) / 0.88″ (Rear) (15.6-inch variant)
  • 16.24″ x 12″ x 0.86″ (Front) / 0.95″ (Rear)
  • Starting at 4.8 lbs (2.2 kg) (15.6-inch variant)
  • Starting at 6.4 lbs (2.9 kg)

Lenovo Legion Y540 specs:

  • 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS (144 Hz / 72% Color Gamut / 300 nits)
  • 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS (60 Hz / 72% Color Gamut / 300 nits)
  • 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS (60 Hz / 45% Color Gamut / 250 nits)
  • Intel Core Processors
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
  • 8 GB / 12 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
  • 16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz
  • Intel Optane
  • Up to 512 GB PCIe SSD / 2 TB HDD
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Harman Speakers with Dolby Atmos
  • 2 x 2 WiFi 802.11 ac + Bluetooth 4.2
  • 1 x 1 WiFi 802.11 ac + Bluetooth 4.2
  • 1000M LAN
  • 1 x USB Type-C
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ45
  • DC-In
  • Kensington Lock
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • Audio Jack
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • Novo Hole
  • 57 WHr / 52.5 WHr
  • 14.37″ x 10.24″ x 0.95″ (Front)-1.01″ (Rear)
  • Starting at 5.1 lbs (2.3 kg)

Here are the prices of each Legion laptops:

  • Lenovo Legion Y740 17.3-inch – starts at USD 1,979.99 (~PHP 103,953)
  • Lenovo Legion Y740 15.6-inch – starts at USD 1,749.99 (~PHP 91,877)
  • Lenovo Legion Y540  – starts at USD 929.99 (~PHP 48,826)

The Legion Y740 will be available on February 2019 while the Legion Y540 is expected to be available on May 2019.



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2 Responses

  1. Tom says:

    Where can I buy the Y740 (17″) here in Philippines?

  2. Ryan says:

    Where can I buy the Y540 here in Legazpi City Albay Philippines?

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