• CPU: Intel Core i7-4710HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (4GB GDDR5, GM107)
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 2x 8GB DDR3
  • Weight: 2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)

Pros

  • Stylish and premium aluminum design
  • Good keyboard with little setbacks
  • Powerful hardware for the money
  • Despite the heat, the area where palms rest remains cool
  • Great sound quality
  • Improved IPS panel over last year's model

Cons

  • The IPS panel still leaves a lot to be desired
  • Impractical cooling system
  • Inconsistent touchpad performance
  • No M.2 SATA slot

Lenovo Y50 - Specs

CPU Performance #47
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-6700HQ 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ
  • Intel Core i7-4720HQ
  • Intel Core i7-4700MQ
GPU Performance #66
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (2GB GDDR5, GM107) 0.3%
  • AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop) (2GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (4GB GDDR5, GM107)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB GDDR5) 0.7%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
panel 1
Samsung FLLTN156FL02L01
Color accuracy 5.47
HDD/SSD
1TB SSHD (8GB SSD), 5400 rpm
RAM
2x 8GB DDR3
OS
Windows OS
Battery
54Wh, Li-Ion, 4-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate (Aluminum)
Dimensions
387 x 263 x 24 mm (15.24" x 10.35" x 0.94")
Weight
2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack combo audio/microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone dual array microphone
  • Speakers 2 x 2.5W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • 3W subwoofer

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 3840 x 2160, IPS

Name Samsung FLLTN156FL02L01
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Brightness 304 cd/m2
sRGB 93%
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)
Contrast -
dE Color Checker 5.47

 

Lenovo Y50 in-depth review

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-4710HQ

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