Lenovo’s Legion Y740S laptop is their thinnest gaming laptop ever

They’ve also come out with their first-ever external eGPU

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Lenovo Legion Y740S laptop

Lenovo has just unveiled its Legion gaming lineup for 2020 and it’s impressive. First up is the Lenovo Legion Y740S, which has been crafted to be Lenovo’s thinnest and lightest gaming laptop yet – all without sacrificing power and performance.

Lenovo Legion Y740S laptop

Weighing under just a little over 4lbs, the Legion Y740S makes no compromise with its 15.6-inch 4K IPS screen which is available in both FHD and UHD variants. The 60hz refresh rate on the display ensures smooth images, and with a 180-degree hinge, players will be able to find the perfect viewing angle to enjoy their game. The Y740S also offers Dolby Vision and a Dolby Atmos speaker system for clear, unobstructed sound. The Legion Coldfront 2.0 system now features Vapor Chamber cooling and a quad-fan set up to keep the laptop cool while running even the most hardware-heavy games. The redesigned Legion TrueStrike keyboard offers improved ergonomic keys and responsive switches for unhindered performance.

This portable gaming laptop is powered by the latest 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processors, up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and storage of up to a 1TB PCIe SSD. The Legion Y740S boasts of an 8-hour battery life with Rapid Charge support, and three different modes to help optimize battery life. The Legion Y740S is also equipped with rear and side ports for easy coupling with Lenovo’s first-ever external eGPU, the Legion BoostStation eGPU.

The Lenovo Legion Y740S gaming laptop will start at $1099.99 and will be offered as a configured-to-order product.

Legion BoostStation eGPU

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Legion BoostStation eGPU

The Legion Y740S is a highly capable portable gaming laptop on its own, but the Legion BoostStation eGPU can give you that extra punch of power when gaming at home. It supports both Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards and is a 100 percent tool-free device equipped with Fast Charging technology. The Legion BoostStation also supports mixed-reality technology such as AR and VR and has 3 available storage slots.

The Lenovo BoostStation eGPU will start at $249.99 with optional bundles for either an NVIDIA GeForce RTX2060 or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT. Both are expected to be available starting May 2020.

Legion gaming monitors

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Legion Gaming monitor and keyboard

To further enhance the gaming experience, Lenovo has released three new gaming monitors that suit different needs. The Legion Y25-25 is a 24.5-inch FHD IPS gaming monitor with an impressive refresh rate of up to 240Hz and 1ms response time supported by AMD Radeon FreeSync. The Lenovo G32qc is a 31.5 curved QHD gaming monitor with a 144Hz refresh rate, and 4ms response time. Lastly, the Lenovo G27c is a 27-inch FHD gaming monitor with a 165Hz refresh rate with 4ms response time supported by AMD Radeon FreeSync. All of Lenovo’s new gaming monitors boast of an anti-glare screen and a 3-sided, nearly edgeless display.

The Lenovo G32qx Gaming Monitor will start at $319.99, the Lenovo G27c Gaming Monitor at $219.99 and both are expected to be available starting March 2020. The Lenovo Legion Y25-25 Gaming Monitor will start at $319.99 and is expected to be available starting June 2020.

Gaming mice and keyboards

For a fully rounded gaming arsenal, Lenovo will also offer new peripherals. The Legion M600 Wireless Gaming mouse doesn’t shy away from the speed of wired mice with its 1000Hz polling rate for lightning-fast reaction times. It’s equipped with a PixArt 335 smart optical sensor which makes it usable on multiple surfaces and has two configurable LED zones for extra customization. The M600 is also equipped with a Rapid Charge USB-C port which boasts of 10 hours battery with just 5 minutes of charging. Fully charging the mouse will take 3 hours but will give you 200 hours of usage time.

A more affordable, yet still capable, mouse option is the Legion M300 RGB gaming mouse. With an ambidextrous design and supporting both claw and palm grip, the mouse is suited for all types of gamers. It also has a 1000Hz polling rate, 8 programmable buttons, and customizable RGB logo.

Lastly, the Lenovo Legion K300 keyboard is the company’s newest keyboard offering that boasts of a curved body and minimalist design. The anti-ghosting keyboard has a programmable 24 key rollover membrane for simultaneous commands. There are also 5 customizable RGB zones with different illumination and lighting effects. You also need not worry about making a mess as it is equipped with spill-resistant draining holes.

The Lenovo Legion M600 Wireless Gaming Mouse will start at $79.99, the Lenovo Legion M300 RGB Gaming Mouse at $29.99 and the Lenovo Legion K300 RGB Gaming Keyboard at $49.99. All of which are expected to be available starting June 2020.

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