Lenovo IdeaPad Legion Y520

MPN: 80WK00F9US  |  EAN: 0191376651924  |  Model: IdeaPad Legion Y520

Price Information

C$2,689.00

as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo IdeaPad Legion Y520 - 80WK00F9US Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Outstanding
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
Casual Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Outstanding
Pro Graphic Design
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right

Professional Video Production

With this IdeaPad Legion Y520's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to discern which video sequence makes the cut.

Continuously tweaking video clips requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built-in back-lit keyboard.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from one device to another.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the IdeaPad Legion Y520 from Lenovo . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The IdeaPad Legion Y520 is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent IdeaPad Legion Y520 was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7-xxx CPU, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 15.6 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The IdeaPad Legion Y520 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

The 15.6 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your Lenovo 's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The IdeaPad Legion Y520 sports an Intel Core i7-7700HQ , (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The IdeaPad Legion Y520 packs a decent Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf the web at speed thanks to the IdeaPad Legion Y520’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the IdeaPad Legion Y520 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 4 hours battery life, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The 4 hours battery life in the IdeaPad Legion Y520 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The 4 hours battery life in the IdeaPad Legion Y520 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

The 4 hours battery life in the IdeaPad Legion Y520 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Suits your occasional mobility

The IdeaPad Legion Y520 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 2.4 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Great to use on the go!

The IdeaPad Legion Y520 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 2.4 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The IdeaPad Legion Y520’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1 . With an 1 and several 1 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Numeric Key Pad

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The IdeaPad Legion Y520 includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

Package that suits a Gamer

Combining style and ergonomics, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Product Description

As a budget gaming laptop, the Lenovo IdeaPad Legion can meet all of your priorities - including affordability and high performance. Its highly durable chassis makes it easy to fit into your bag and carry all day whilst being extremely robust to protect it from the trials of everyday life. However, this durability has not come at the expense of performance. If you are looking for comfort, the keyboard has been designed for ease-of-use and accessibility, and so makes the perfect addition to long work sessions. Not only this, but the 15.6-inch Anti-Glare LED-backlit screen comes in Full HD, meaning that games will have vivid and intense visuals that are consistent in both the day and night. Additionally, the impressive 16GB of RAM will ensure that you can play demanding games with a naturally high performance level. For both affordability and high-quality features and graphics, you should consider the Lenovo IdeaPad.

Technical Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Legion Y520 - 80WK00F9US Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Red
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7-xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
Storage
HDD Capacity 2000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 2256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System Harman Audio Premium Processing
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10
Battery
Battery Life 4 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 2.4 kg