This year Lenovo has refreshed a few of its Legion series laptops that are known for gaming as well as for everyday use. Two of the six Legion series laptops that received a refreshed system are the Lenovo Legion Y530 Custom series and the Y530 Evolved series. Since the Lenovo Legion Y530 series was just released this month, let’s first talk about it’s price points and what it has to offer.
The Lenovo Legion Y530 series is available in two options, the Legion Y530 Build Your Own model which starts at $949.99. The Lenovo website is now offering it for $749.99 with finance options available. The second model is the Legion Y530 Gaming Evolved, it starts at $1,029.99, but Lenovo’s website is now offering it for $849.99, also with finance options available. The Lenovo Y530 Gaming Evolved is already listed at Amazon for 1,240.98 and at Best Buy for $929.99.
Now let’s talk about what it has to offer as far as specs under the hood: the Legion Y530 Build Your Own is 15.6-inches FHD (1920 x 1080) with a sleek, stylish look, it offers a balance of performance and easy portability. The three-sided narrow bezel gives this laptop a sleek design. The inside specs starts with an Intel Core 15-8300H 4 core processor, 2.30GHz, with up to 4.0GHz and Turbo Boost support with an 8MB Cache. The operating system is Windows 10 Home 64, it has 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB Hard disk drive, 7200rpm, 2.5” SATA3 and built-in NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB of VRAM.
Now let’s discuss the Legion Y530 Gaming Evolved… it slightly differs from the Custom Build laptop, it is also 15.6-inches FHD (1920 x 1080) and is said to feature a savage inside with displays supporting up to 144 Hz refresh rate and 300nits of brightness. It’s designed with Intel’s high-performance 8th generation Intel Core mobile processors i7-8750H 6 2.20GHz, up to 4.10GHz with Turbo Boost, and 9MB cache. The operating system is Windows 10 Home 64-bit edition, with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB, and a battery with up to 5 hours of life. It comes equipped with 16GB DDR4 2666MHz, and 128GB solid state drive PCIe + 1TB 5400 RPM.
Both of the Lenovo Legion Y530 series provide a dual channel thermal optimized system with individual CPU and GPU cooling for lowered system temperatures, and four thermal vents to make sure it runs cooler and quieter. The full-sized white- back-lit keyboard with high response keyboard and number pad provides 1.7mm of key travel. For more details or to order you can check out the official websites.
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