Lenovo’s 2019 Legion gaming PC includes improved laptops and a SUPER wide monitor

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Lenovo has several new gaming laptops, monitors and accessories to announce for their Legion series in 2019, and according to the company, these new products have been revamped based on feedback from their passionate PC gaming community.

Lenovo Legion Y740 (15” & 17”)

The new Lenovo Legion Y740 (15” & 17”) comes with a new brighter display 500nits panel that sports custom-tuned Dolby Vision HDR. There’s also an FHD 144hz Panel option with NVIDIA G-SYNC. The display’s bezels have been thinned down too. The laptops both sport a three-sided narrow bezel measured at 6.7mm. In addition, Lenovo has improved the laptops’ aluminum display hinge to make it more stable.

The laptops also feature a beautiful anti-ghosting keyboard with Corsair iCUE lighting system.

When it comes to performance, the system is running on 8th gen Intel Core i processors and yet to be announced NVIDIA GeForce GPUs. They can be configured with up to 32GB DDR4 RAM with an optional 8GB 3200MHz Corsair Overclocked memory.

The 15” model weighs around 4.8lbs while the 17” models weigh in at around 6.3lbs. Pricing for the 15” model starts at $1749.99 and the 17” model starts at $1979.99.

Lenovo Legion Y540 (15”)

If you’re looking for something more affordable yet still pretty portable, consider the Lenovo Legion Y540 (15”). The Y540 comes rocking the improved Legion Coldfront Cooling System along with an improved aluminum display hinge for improved panel stability. It also sports a three-sided narrow bezel display at 6.7mm. The keyboard comes backlit, but it’s a white light only. Pricing for the Y540 will start at under a grand.

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Lenovo Legion Y44w Gaming Monitor

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Lenovo Legion Y44w Gaming Monitor

Lenovo has a new super-wide 43.4” borderless monitor designed for gamers in the form of the Lenovo Legion Y44w Gaming Monitor. The monitor offers a truly immersive 32:10 aspect ratio with a HDR400 certified display. Other specs include a smooth 144Hz refresh rate with 4ms response time for eliminating streaking and ghosting. The monitor also supports the latest AMD FreeSync technology. It will retail for $1199 when it goes on sale in April.

Legion K500 RGB Mechanical Keyboard

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Legion K500 RGB Mechanical Keyboard

To complete your gaming set up, you might want to consider the Legion K500 RGB Mechanical Keyboard. It offers tactile red mechanical switches. The keys can be also customized with RGB lighting and it comes with a detachable textured palm rest. The keyboard goes on sale in April for $99.


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