CES 2020: Lenovo Legion Y740s gaming laptop and Legion BoostStation eGPU announced

CES 2020: Lenovo Legion Y740s gaming laptop and Legion BoostStation eGPU announced

“Lenovo Legion Y740s gaming laptop flaunts a 15.6-inch 4K display, ships with the 10th-gen Intel Core i9 processor, and packs 1TB PCIe SSD storage”

Lenovo Legion Y740S gaming laptop and an external graphics (eGPU) dock — named Legion BoostStation — have been announced at the CES 2020 show. The former is said to be Lenovo’s thinnest and lightest gaming machine and yet offers up to eight hours of battery life on a single charge. The laptop is powered by up to 10th-generation Intel Core i9 processor and runs on Windows 10 Home operating system. The Lenovo Legion Y740S offers quick response time with 100 percent anti-ghosting, improved ergonomic key size, and responsive switches designed for smoother typing and gameplay. It also features anti-oil and abrasion-resistant coating.

Lenovo Legion Y740s

Lenovo Legion Y740s
The Lenovo Legion Y740s machine weighs 1.9kgs and measures 0.58-inches in thickness.

The Lenovo Legion Y740s gaming laptop flaunts a 15.6-inch 4K display (optional 1080p) with a 60Hz refresh rate, 100 percent sRGB colour gamut, up to 600 nits bright­ (300 nits on the 1080p variant), VESA certified, and Dolby Vision. It packs up to 32GB RAM and 1TB PCIe SSD storage, and five-point sensor array and quad fan for four times the cooling. The machine has a new flexible 180-degree hinge. The Legion Y740s weighs 1.9kgs and measures 0.58-inches in thickness. There’s support for Quiet Mode that is claimed to boost the battery life when not gaming. The Lenovo Y740s laptop is equipped with a Legion Coldfront 2.0 system with a vapour chamber and four fans. Ports on board include two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, SD card reader, and headphone jack.

Legion BootStation

Legion BoostStation eGPU

On the other hand, the Legion BoostStation external GPU will be available in NVIDIA GeForce RTX2060 or AMD Radeon Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics, come in an aluminium build and it weighs 9.07kgs. The Legion BoostStation also supports augmented and virtual reality with applicable specifications via the eGPU. Ports onboard include USB 3.1 ports, one USB 2.0 port, HDMI and Ethernet. The Lenovo Legion Y740s is priced at $1,100 (around Rs 79,200), and the Legion BoostStation sets you back by $250 ( around Rs 18,000). Both the devices will be available in the US starting from May 2020.

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