Lenovo Legion Entry-Level Gaming Laptops Refreshed With Intel Coffee Lake And GTX 1050 Muscle

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Lenovo has refreshed its Legion family of gaming laptops right smack dab in the middle of E3 with the new Y530, Y730 and Y7000. All of these machines come with 8th generation Coffee Lake-based Intel Core processors along with GeForce GTX 1050 Series discrete graphics.

The Legion Y530 is a 15.6-inch class notebook that is powered by either a Core i5-8300H or a Core i7-8750H processor, which can be paired with up to 32GB of DDR4-2666 memory. Customers have a choice of either a GeForce GTX 1050 or a GTX 1050 Ti, while you can opt for a 1080p panel with either a 60Hz or 144Hz refresh rate. You can select up to a 512GB PCIe SSD and 2TB storage options and the 5.1-pound notebook features a 52.5 WHr battery and a white backlit keyboard.

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Lenovo Legion Y530

The Legion Y7000 has the same specs as the Y530, but trades in the all ABS plastic construction for an aluminum top cover and a different exterior design.

The Legion Y730 is available in 15.6- and 17.3-inch sizes, each coming in a FHD resolution with optional 144Hz panels. Like the Y530, your processor options include the Core i5-8300H or the Core i7-8750. Again, 32GB of DDR4-2666 is supported along with the up to a 512GB SSD/2TB HDD storage subsystem. The only GPU included with the Y730 range is a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. The 15.6-inch model comes with a 57 WHr battery, while its 17.3-inch counterpart ups the ante with a 76 WHr battery. Both include an aluminum chassis with RGB lighting and a Corsair iCUE RGB backlit gaming keyboard.

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Lenovo Legion Y730 (17.3-inch)

The Legion Y530 will be available this month priced at $930, while the Legion Y7000 bows in August for $960. The Legion Y730 debuts this September priced at $1180 for the 15.6-inch model and $1250 for the 17.3-inch model.