CES 2017: Intel 7th Gen Chips Appear On Lenovo Legion Gaming Laptops

Lenovo has officially launched a new sub-brand for its laptops, especially focused for gaming market called Lenovo Legion. With this move, the Chinese company becomes the latest OEM to establish a gaming oriented division following the Dell’s Alienware, Acer Predator and HP Omen.   

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With this new sub-branding Legion, the company has launched two new laptops called Legion Y720 and Y520. Both of these laptops are powered by the latest 7th generation chipset from Intel called as Kaby Lake. Coming from the Kaby Lake family of processors, the Legion Y720 is powered by Intel Core i7-7700HQ whereas the Legion Y520 is powered by Intel Core i5-7300HQ.

As these are gaming laptops, both of them are equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 graphics card and 16GB of GGDR4 RAM. The laptops sports a 15.6-inch 4K IPS Anti-Glare displays with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. These gaming laptops also come with a choice of either up to 512GB of PCe solid state drive or 2TB SATA hard drive.

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The Legion Y720 is said to be world’s first Windows laptop to come with Dolby Atmos sound technology. It weighs 3.2Kg and comes with a 4-cell 60Whr battery which company claims to provide up to 5-hours of battery life. Whereas the Legion Y520 comes with a 3-cell 45Whr battery that provides up to 4 hours of battery life. The Legion Y750 will be priced at Rs 95559 and debut in February while the Legion Y520 will start at Rs 60,999 and be available in April.

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