At CES 2017 this week, Lenovo announced the launch of a new line of gaming PCs, called the Lenovo Legion.
This new brand of laptops will kick off with the new Lenovo Legion Y720 and Lenovo Legion T520, both of which have been designed for the dedicated gamer, featuring specs that will allow you to VR on the go.
Lenovo explained more with the following:
In our quest to provide customers the most immersive PC gaming experiences, Lenovo spent time building and listening to a community of gamers to better understand what they value most. This year, we’re launching a dedicated sub-brand for Lenovo gaming PCs – we call it Lenovo Legion. The new gaming sub-brand offers gamers powerful gaming devices and community engagement. It’s a user experience designed around what they’re passionate about – the most immersive gaming experiences. 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.
Our first Lenovo Legion offerings embody the modern gaming experience, starting with the new Lenovo Legion Y720 and Y520 Laptops – two powerful gaming PCs designed for mainstream and enthusiast players. These products are a result of talking to thousands of gamers and understanding and anticipating their needs. Lenovo Legion is about emboldening our commitment to improving players’ gameplay with state-of-the-art technology so they can fully immerse in the game.
Here are five ways the Lenovo Legion Y720 and Y520 Laptops are setting the bar based on gamers’ insights.
You can fit both of these with up to a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, up to a 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor, and up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM. The Legion Y720 laptop can also feature up to a UHD 3,840 x 2,160-pixel resolution IPS anti-glare display, which sits above the optional RGB keyboard.
The laptops also come with Thunderbolt 3 port, along with a HDMI port and to top it all off, the Y720 will also come with Dolby Atmos support, allowing you to watch Dolby Atmos-enabled content over headphones for a more realistic sound.
The Lenovo Legion Y720 will be available in April 2017 for from $1,399.99 while the Lenovo Legion Y520 will be available from February 2017 for from $899.99.