Lenovo unveiled their newest sub-brand of gaming PCs called Lenovo Legion – Lenovo Legion Y520, Ideapad Y910 and the IdeaCentre Y710 Cube. Launched at the Cyberzone area of SM North Edsa with a two-day gaming convention that gathers hardcore and enthusiast gamers alike to play League of Legends (LoL), one of the most popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games by Garena in Southeast Asia.
The all-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.
“Lenovo Legion is dedicated to our community of gamers, and their passion for gaming,” said Michael Ngan, Country General Manager for Lenovo Philippines. “And by introducing Legion through this gaming convention, we hope to grow such a community – where local gamers can support each other in the world of gaming, and improve camaraderie online.”
Lenovo Legion Y520
An entry-level gaming laptop that runs on the latest 7th generation Kaby Lake processors from Intel, and thanks to its budget powerhouse NVIDIA GTX 1050/1050Ti graphics card, games can be displayed in crisp 1080p or 1440p quality on its 15.6-inch FHD IPS Display. It is also equipped with Dolby Premium technology projected through Harman-certified speakers, 8GB DDR 4 memory, nice thermal engineering and 1TB SATA HDD + 256GB SSD storage.
The Y520 has a Nerve Sense feature, which you won’t find in any kind of laptop. It’s a function that allows one to easily customize various settings with less effort. With the Nerve Sense, one can adjust the keyboard lighting, disable the touchpad and other unnecessary keys for playing, and control the sound settings. The Nerve Sense also has an Extreme Cooling feature that allows one to adjust cooling systems with just a few clicks. It can also conduct livestream gaming sessions which can be integrated into their social media accounts or record their gameplay and upload them at another time.
The Lenovo Legion Y520 comes with a 2-Years Carry-In Warranty and will be available at authorized retail stores this February 2017.
The Ideapad Y910 is a virtual-reality ready gaming laptop with a built-in 6th generation Intel Core i7-6820 HK processor, and is especially equipped with a One Key Turbo that can instantly boost CPU performance with just one click for an uninterrupted gaming experience. Graphics provided by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080M 8GB GPU which can reach 4K resolution with a 17.3-inch FHD IPS Anti-Glare display. It has a 64GB memory and an ultra-fast 512 GB solid state drive for a truly impressive gaming performance. Comes with the Windows 10 Home
Price of the Ideapad Y910 will be available by the first quarter of 2017.
IdeaCentre Y710 Cube
This small, yet mighty gaming PC combines a sharp design with decent portability and 4K/VR-ready performance. Built with a 6th generation Intel Core i7-6700 processor (3.40GHz up to 4.00GHz with Intel Turbo Boost) and memory of up to 16GB of DDR4 it’s more than enough to handle games while streaming them at the same time. It can even open multiple applications at once while editing your videos and photos with the support of a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GPU that allows for your 4K resolution gaming.
The case is decked in various shades of matte grey plastic, and a three-pronged front edge with lines that glow through external LED lights. It has a built-in carrying handle, so you can lug it anywhere you like. Weighing only 7.4 kilograms, you can bring it between gaming stations, to your room, or a friend’s house for an all-night multiplayer gaming. It has a tower that’s approximately the size of a standard laptop at 15.48 inches long.
The IdeaCentre Y710 Cube is now available at Lenovo Philippines retail stores, at a starting price of PhP 81,990.