Lenovo expands its Legion gaming lineup
By Chong Jinn Xiung October 16, 2017
- Reveals three additions with the Y920, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower
- Collaborates with Intel as main sponsors of Southeast Asian League of Legends tournament
LENOVO Legion, a sub-brand of Lenovo, reveals three additions to its gaming lineup with the new Legion Y920, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower.
Designed as a high-end gaming laptop, the Lenovo Y920 laptop is a hulking behemoth with a 17.3in Full HD resolution screen that comes with Nvidia G-Sync that synchronises the display with the game to deliver lag-free gaming.
Weighing in at 4.3kg, the Y920 can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7 processor that can be overclocked to push for that extra bit of performance, up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM and several storage options that include combinations of solid state drives of up to 512GB and hard drives up to 2TB in size.
With a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card, the Y920 is capable of supporting games at 4K resolution. Adding to that, Lenovo states that the Y920 is Oculus certified so it is powerful enough for gamers to delve into the world of VR games
The Y920 also rocks a mechanical keyboard with optional RGB key lighting effects that really help if you are doing lots of late-night gaming sessions.
To help gamers get unparalleled gaming performance without any lag the Y920 features an intelligent LAN and WiFi system. The Y920 laptop is also no slouch when it comes to audio performance packing a 3W bass subwoofer and twin 2W JBL Speakers with Dolby Home Theatre.
For all the power and performance, the Lenovo Legion Y920 laptop will retail from RM12,999 onwards.
Lenovo also expanded its lineup to include two desktop PC tower machines: the Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower. Both of these 7th Generation Intel-powered rigs feature a tool-less design for effortless self-upgrading whether it for graphics, storage or memory.
Inside the Y720 can be configured with up to a Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD Radeon RX570, up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and as for storage a 512GB SSD and 2TB HDD.
Meanwhile, the Y520 is configurable up to a Nvidia GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 560, u to 16GB of RAM and up to 256GB SSD and 2TB HDD.
Just like the Y920 laptop, both the Y720 and Y520 Towers are Oculus certified making them ready for VR gaming immersion.
While the Y720 Tower features Lenovo’s Nerve Center that is said to provide quick and easy access to system information, the Y520 Tower benefits from the Xbox Play Anywhere feature that lets gamers purchase and play Microsoft Studio games.
Both the Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower are available now with prices starting at RM7,799 and RM4,999 respectively.
Supporting the regional eSports scene
Apart from announcing new hardware, Lenovo said it will collaborate with Intel as the main sponsors of the second series of the Southeast Asian League of Legends tournament, League of Champions Series II.
Set to be held in Bangkok, Thailand in Jan 2017, the tournament will challenge gamers from around the region to a no-holds-bar battle using Lenovo’s Legion devices.
Lenovo also announced that it will be the official hardware provider for the Malaysian League of Legends team, Kuala Lumpur Hunters, for the next season where the team will be using Lenovo’s latest Legion gaming hardware.