One of the most acclaimed gaming laptops in the past year was the Lenovo Legion Y920. It managed to win the award for the best gaming laptop of the year at the tuexperto awards. Not only for its power, but also for its design and different included functions. It is a computer with a 17.3-inch screen, a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics. In addition, the Lenovo Legion Y920 also has an immersive audio system, a mechanical keyboard with customizable lighting and a Windows operating system. 10. At the moment, it can only be found in the United States at an exchange rate of about 1,700 euros. We review its five key characteristics.
Lenovo Legion Y920 datasheet
|screen||17.3 ”³ Full HD (1,920 x 1,070) IPS with 16: 9 aspect ratio and anti-glare|
|Processor||Up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7 7820HK|
|RAM||4 x DDR4 SODIMMs up to 64GB|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA GeForce GTX-1070 8GB GDDR5 with PCI Express|
|Audio||2 JBL 2.0 W speakers with 3.0 W subwoofer and Dolby Atmos|
|Storage||Up to 2 TB HDD and / or 1 TB PCIe SSD|
|Battery||90 Wh lithium polymer battery, 6 batteries and up to 3.5 hours of autonomy|
|Operating system||Windows 10|
|Connections||Killer Wireless AC 153, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI out, DisplayPort, one gigabit Ethernet|
|Ports||6-in-1 card reader (SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC / MMC-Plus / SDIO), USB 3.1 ports|
|Colors||Black and red|
|Dimensions||425 x 315 x 36mm, 4.4kg weight|
|Featured Features||air-cooled, smooth viewing thanks to NVIDIA G-SYNC technology|
|Release date||Available (currently only in the United States)|
|Price||About 1,700 euros at the current exchange rate|
1. Eye-catching design and anti-glare screen
Gamer laptops usually have a very particular, almost futuristic design. The Lenovo Legion Y920 is not far behind and surprises with its black and red colors, which shine even more if possible in the dark. There are several parts that light up when the light goes out. Both the central logo on the top cover, as well as the touchpad or the keyboard keys. In fact, customizable lighting effects have been added to each key. In this way, the WASD keys can be configured in an even more vibrant color if possible. In addition, it is possible to customize the keyboard with progressive or intermittent lighting effects. On another level, the keyboard will respond perfectly in game time. To give you an idea, it has a mechanized drive system that allows a response time of 1 ms. It also has a maximum of 100 anti-ghosting keys and a key pitch of 2.2 mm, more than 10% than the previous model.
It is not a very light laptop. Its dimensions are measured: 425 x 315 x 36 mm and its weight is 4.4 kilos. Regarding the screen, the Lenovo Legion Y920 mounts a 17.3-inch IPS panel with Full HD resolution (1,920 x 1,080 pixels). It has a 16: 9 format and has an anti-reflective system, so we can play the odd game in a cafeteria or park. It should be mentioned that the company has included Nvidia G-Sync technology in this laptop to improve the synchronization between the panel and the GPU. This means that we will enjoy a more fluid gaming experience. With improved image synchronization and update speed from graphic to screen.
2. Great performance
The Lenovo Legion Y920 offers smooth and powerful performance. It is powered by up to a 7th Gen 7820HK Intel Core i7 processor . It is a SoC with four cores working up to 3.5 GHz. In case of needing more power from time to time, the firm has also included OneKey Turbo technology. Thus, with the push of a button the processor will double its power.
Hand in hand with the processor we find up to 4 SODIMM modules, with a maximum capacity of 64 GB of DDR 4 RAM . This memory, created especially for laptops, increases the speed of the Lenovo Legion Y920. Regarding the graphics, we can say that the Legion Y920 makes use of an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card with up to 8 GB of DDR5 memory. It is one of the most powerful GPUs today. At the storage level, the gaming equipment is equipped with a fast storage system with a RAID 0 SSD PCle unit. In addition to loading the games faster, the system manages to start the computer in record time.
3. Special software for gamers
The Lenovo Legion Y920 is governed by pre-installed Windows 10 Home. This platform has a large number of functions, such as the Cortana assistant or the new Microsoft Edge browser. In addition to being able to enjoy all of them, Lenovo includes its own applications that will significantly improve the gaming experience. We can highlight, for example, the Lenovo Entertainment Hub tool. Thanks to it, we can directly buy the most current virtual reality games without having to go through a store.
4. A luxurious sound
The Lenovo gaming laptop comes with a sound that will not leave you indifferent in the moments of maximum action. It has 2 JBL 2W speakers with a 3W subwoofer, equipped with Dolby Atmos technology for a more immersive effect. The speakers are located on the sides of the panel hinge, just above the keyboard. In terms of connectivity, the Lenovo Legion Y920 also offers a wide array of options:
- 4 USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt
- HDMI 2.0
- RJ45 (Ethernet) Killer LAN
- 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
- Headphone jack
- Microphone input
5. Adjusted price
At the moment, the Lenovo Legion Y920 is not available in Spain. It is sold exclusively in the United States at an exchange price of 1,700 euros, which is not bad considering its benefits. We do not know if it will land in our country at some point this year. We will inform you promptly if we have news of this event.