• CPU: Intel Core i5-8300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Lightweight, compact with thin bezels
  • Rational port distribution
  • Comfortable keyboard with RGB option
  • Brilliant 144 Hz IPS display with accurate colors and wide color coverage (LG LP156WFG-SPB2)
  • Lack of PWM (LG LP156WFG-SPB2)
  • Good build quality
  • RTX GPUs onboard
  • Incredible cooling

Cons

  • Hilariously bad battery life

Lenovo Legion Y740 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #55
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 5.5%
  • Intel Core i5-8300H
GPU Performance #19
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 2.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 5.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 4.1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 5.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 4%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
HDD/SSD
256 GB PCIe NVMe
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
57Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
361 x 265 x 19.95 - 23.85 mm (14.21" x 10.43" x 0.79")
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
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