Lenovo Legion Y520 i5 15.6 inch IPS Black

MPN: 80WK001LUS  |  EAN: 0191200479519  |  Model: IdeaPad Legion Y520

Price Information

C$999.88

as at 8 Jun 18 | 7:41 PM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo Legion Y520 i5 15.6 inch IPS Black - 80WK001LUS Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
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
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your IdeaPad Legion Y520's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 6845 CPU and 8 GB of RAM, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

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 i5-7300HQ processor and 8 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.

A sizeable 1000 GB drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the IdeaPad Legion Y520.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the IdeaPad Legion Y520 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 4 hours battery life of the IdeaPad Legion Y520 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The IdeaPad Legion Y520 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 4 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

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

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Very stylized look

The IdeaPad Legion Y520 comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

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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Technical Specifications

Lenovo Legion Y520 i5 15.6 inch IPS Black - 80WK001LUS Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
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 i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-7300HQ
Processor Speed 2.5 GHz
Processor Threads 4
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity 7766
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System Dolby Audio
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
HDMI Version 1.4
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 Home
Battery
Battery Life 4 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.58 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 38 cm
Weight 2.4 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Silver
RoHS Compliance 1