In an event in New Delhi, Lenovo under its gaming brand – Legion has launched a new range of desktops, displays, and accessories. Also, the company has launched the upgraded versions of the Legion Y540 and Legion Y740 gaming laptops at a starting price tag of Rs. 69,990 and Rs. 1,29,990 respectively. The new Legion range is available across Lenovo.com, leading e-tailers and the Lenovo stores across India. The company has also concluded the first chapter of “Rise of Legion”, the company’s first-ever on-ground gaming tournament between the top gamers in the country.
On the specifications front, the Lenovo Legion Y540 gaming laptop features 15.6-inch FULL HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate and 300 nits of brightness. It is powered by 9th Gen Intel Core laptop processors with up to 4.5GHz Turbo, 6 cores, 12 threads and paired with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPU. It comes with a dual-channel thermal system along with a range of I/O options. The Legion Y540 packs 52.5 Wh battery that offers up to 5 hours of playback.
On the specifications front, the Lenovo Legion Y740 features 15.6-inch FULL HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate and up to 500 nits of brightness. It is powered by 9th Gen Intel Core laptop processors with up to 4.5GHz Turbo, 6 cores, 12 threads and comes with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPU. It comes with a dual-channel thermal system along with a range of I/O options. The Legion Y740 packs 3-cell 57 Wh battery and offers Up to 5 hours playback.
Press Release Quote:
Commenting on the launch, Shailendra Katyal, Executive Director, Consumer PCSD, Lenovo India said:
This new breed of gamers live a multi-faceted life that balances work, family and social life, and are connected by their passion for gaming. Which is why our Legion portfolio, co-created with gamers, is designed to look just as great in a living room as it would in a conference room. This new gaming line-up is engineered to handle the toughest gaming tournaments while retaining a clean aesthetic that won’t feel out of place in any environment.
Moreover, I am overwhelmed with the response to Rise of Legion tournament which saw participation from 64 teams across India. It’s a great platform for the next generation of gamers to gather, compete and network with each other. It is also a chance for us to engage them and ensure that the Legion brand is evolving with their needs. The results have exceeded our wildest expectations and we look forward to taking esports to the next level in India.
Lenovo Legion Y540 And Lenovo Legion Y740 Specifications
|Specifications||Lenovo Legion Y540||Lenovo Legion Y740|
|Display||15.6-inch FULL HD IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate and 300 nits of brightness||15.6-inch FULL HD IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate, 72% colour gamut, NVIDIA G-SYNC and up to 500 nits of brightness|
|Processor||Up to 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H CPU||Up to 9th Generation Intel Core i7-9750H CPU|
|Graphics Card||Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU||Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU with Max-Q design|
|RAM||Up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM||Up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM|
|Memory||Up to 512 GB PCIe SSD or up to 2 TB HDD Intel Optane-ready||Up to 512 GB PCIe NVMe, Up to 2 TB HDD|
|Audio||Harmon speakers with Dolby Audio support||Dolby Atmos speaker system|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 4.1/5.0, USB-C, Mini DisplayPort 1.4, 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, HDMI 2.0, Ethernet port, Kensington lock slot, Audio combo, NOVO hole.||Killer Wireless 2 x 2 802.11 AC + Bluetooth 5.0/4.1, USB 3.1 Gen 2, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, Mini DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, Ethernet port, Thunderbolt 3 Type-C, Kensington Lock slot, Audio combo, NOVO hole.|
|Webcam||720p HD webcam||720p HD webcam|
|Keyboard||White backlit-keyboard||Backlit keyboard with Corsair iCUE RGB lighting|
|Dimensions||365mm x 260mm x 25.9 mm||361.42mm x 267mm x 22.45 mm|
|Weight||starting at 2.3 kg||starting at 2.2 kg|
|Battery||52.5 Wh battery; Up to 5 hours playback||3-cell 57 Wh battery; Up to 5 hours playback|