Lenovo IdeaPad 520 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Gold

MPN: 80YL00KPUK  |  EAN: 0191927277085  |  Model: IdeaPad 520

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 4:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo IdeaPad 520 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Gold - 80YL00KPUK Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Cute & Pretty Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 8 GB of RAM and the 2 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 1960.5.

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

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The IdeaPad 520 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

Light, portable, and full-featured, the IdeaPad 520 is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

All about the Films!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent IdeaPad 520 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.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The IdeaPad 520 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the IdeaPad 520 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

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the IdeaPad 520 is a very capable option. It's 2 cores core CPU and 8 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

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 520 packs a decent Intel Core i7-7500U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf the web at speed thanks to the IdeaPad 520’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 520 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 5 hours battery life, the IdeaPad 520 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The 5 hours battery life in the IdeaPad 520 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

Lightweight and compact, the IdeaPad 520 boasts 5 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The IdeaPad 520 offers 5 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The IdeaPad 520 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 2.2 kg, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the IdeaPad 520 allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1.

Presentations

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

Numeric Key Pad

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

Slick package

It's got clean lines and a premium look, which showcases a refined taste in mobile devices.

Lively and charming package

It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style. 

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 520 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Gold - 80YL00KPUK Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Gold
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Metal
Display
Display Brightness 250 cd/m²
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 2 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7500U
Processor Speed 2.70 GHz
Processor Threads 4
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2133 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620
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
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 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
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 1 MP
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 5 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.2 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 37.8 cm
Weight 2.2 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
RoHS Compliance 1