New Lenovo Legion Gaming Laptops Upgraded for 2018

Lenovo announced three new gaming laptops at E3 this week, and delivers a collection of new gaming PCs that are ready to deliver VR gaming in style. Legion is Lenovo’s gaming brand and with these new designs, you get a laptop that can more easily come with you to work.

These new Legion gaming laptops and desktops are redesigned to deliver the gaming style is expected, but with a more mature twist. Lenovo understands the passion and time that gamers put into their gaming setups and that’s how the new Lenovo Legion gaming PCs came to life.

While the Legion laptops keep gaming flare, they can just as easily go to work with you, so that you don’t need to carry two laptops or feel out of place by pulling a crazy looking gaming laptop out of your bag in a meeting.

The Lenovo Legion Y730 gaming laptop.
The Lenovo Legion Y730 gaming laptop.

The Lenovo Legion Y730 and Y530 gaming laptops offer a sleek, under-the-radar design that meets this need and still delivers a stylish look and all the thermals and design needed to handle the load of the latest games.

Lenovo’s Legion  Y730 Laptop keeps the VR-ready power and Dolby Atmos sound that arrived last year, but it’s now available in a thinner, lighter all-aluminum body. You get 8th Gen Intel processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics. There’s also an optional 144Hz display for gamers who want the ultimate mobile upgrade that is up to challenge existing premium gaming laptops. If you opt for the upgraded display, you also get a brighter display.

The Lenovo Legion Y530 Laptop is thinner and lighter this year, comes with better thermals and packs in the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics and Intel processors.

Offering choice, the Legion Y530 is a mainstream option, while the Y730 is a higher end gaming laptop that allows users to overclock for more power. Add the optional 16GB CORSAIR DDR4 Overclocked memory to push the laptop’s power further. The Y730 also comes with the CORSAIR iCUE RGB backlit keyboard and lighting system that allows you to choose from over 16 million color combinations using six macro keys.

Rounding out the new Lenovo Legion gaming laptops is the Legion Y7000. This looks more like a traditional gaming laptop with a bolder logo on the lid. It comes with the same performance and specs as the Y530, but it’s available at retailers across the U.S.

The Lenovo Legion Y730 starts at $1,249.99 for the 17-inch model and $1,179.99 for the 15-inch model. They arrive at Lenovo and retailers in September. The Y530 starts at $929 with a 15-inch display and is available at Best Buy and Lenovo now and in stores in July. The 15-inch Legion Y7000 starts at $959 and is available in stores in August.

The epic Legion C730 gaming cube.
The epic Legion C730 gaming cube.

Lenovo also announced a collection of new gaming desktops and more portable gaming cubes. These are part of the Legion lineup and offer more flexibility for gamers. Here’s what this lineup looks like;

  • Lenovo Legion T730 – $929 starting – Wrapped in a refined chassis with a transparent side panel revealing an array of customizable RGB lighting, the Lenovo Legion T730 is a 28-liter VR-ready powerhouse delivering overclocked 60fps performance to play today’s most demanding titles in high resolution.
  • Lenovo Legion T530 – $829 starting – The Lenovo Legion T530 is a mainstream VR-ready gaming tower packed with the latest generation graphical power and tool-free upgradable design in a sleek raven black chassis that’s ready for battle.
  • Lenovo Legion C730 – $929 starting – Fully loaded with overclocked components, the Lenovo Legion C730 is a striking 19L compact PC in a distinct Iron Gray cube form factor boasting desktop performance.
  • Lenovo Legion C530 – $829 starting – A compact 19L cube form factor ideal for grab-and-go gaming, the mainstream Lenovo Legion C530 offers up to the latest Intel processors and optional NVIDA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics as well as tool-free upgradability.

The Legion Cube gaming rigs are especially interesting as they offer compelling value, performance and portability. These new gaming cubes and desktops arrive in August.

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