ASUS FX503 vs Lenovo Y720 – what are the differences?

The aim of this article is to highlight the major differences between the laptops ASUS FX503 and Lenovo Legion Y720.

Under the hood, both notebooks are powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. They also share the same GPU – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, however, Lenovo Legion Y720 features a larger amount of VRAM – 6 GB as opposed to 3 GB. In terms of memory capacity, there is no difference as both notebooks offer 16GB of DDR4 RAM.

Moving on to the display, the two models sport 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) panels, however, Lenovo Legion Y720 comes with an IPS matrix. As for the overall dimensions, ASUS FX503 is not only the thinner but also the less heavy one – its 24 mm thin construction tips the scale at 2.50 kg (5.5 lbs). Furthermore, the notebook accommodates a bigger 4-cell battery with a capacity of 64 Wh.

On the other hand, Lenovo Y720 is made of aluminum and also boasts powerful JBL audio for an immersive sound experience. Furthermore, it comes with one USB 3.1 Type-C port but lacks an SD card reader.

Specs sheet

  • ASUS FX503
  • Lenovo Y720
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  •  Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • 16 GB of DDR4-2400 RAM
  • 16 GB of DDR4-2400 RAM
Internal storage
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
Connectivity802.11ac (2×2),
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.2
  • 3x USB 3.0 Type-A
  • HDMI
  • SD card reader
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Security Lock slot
  • 1x USB 3.0 Type-A (Sleep and Charge)
  • 2x USB 3.0 Type-A
  • 1x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • HDMI
  • audio jack
  • Security Lock slot
  • 3W JBL subwoofer, Xbox IC antennas
  • 64Wh, 4-cell
  • 60Wh, 4-cell
Weight2.50 kg (5.5 lbs)3.20 kg (7.1 lbs)

All ASUS FX503 configurations

All Lenovo Y720 configurations

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