Lenovo yesterday has announced the launch of its dedicated brand for gaming – ‘Legion’, in India. Legion enters India with two new gaming laptops, Lenovo Legion Y520 and Y720 designed for casual and performance gamers who are on-the-go.
The new laptops allow for a greater gaming experience in every sense – powering VR, better sound with Dolby, optional backlit keyboards, FHD IPS resolution and optimized cooling. Both laptops are equipped with up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU and the NVIDIA discrete graphics cards.
Bhaskar Choudhuri, Marketing Director, Lenovo India said, “We are extremely excited to bring the Legion brand to our fast-growing community of Indian gamers. Gaming continues to be our strategic focus area and the new brand further enhances the Y series portfolio in India. The new Lenovo Legion laptops address every gamer’s demand for a superior and immersive experience with VR and outstanding audio capabilities.”
Commenting on the launch, Hari Kumar, Director – Electronic Devices, said, “As the undisputed one-stop-shop for all gamers in the country, we have consolidated the entire gaming offering across price points and specifications from laptops, desktops, consoles, accessories to DVDs under one roof and are seeing a consistent increase in sales from this category. We are happy to partner with Lenovo to exclusively launch its new gaming sub-brand, Legion, in India and are certain that these state-of-the-art gaming laptops will find great appeal with our customers who are not just gaming enthusiasts but also mainstream gamers.”
“Students who form a huge part of our customer base in this category are increasingly adopting gaming laptops more than the regular laptops. Hence, Flipkart’s affordable consumer financing options such as No Cost EMI & Product Exchange, combined with our wide reach across the country will be a winning combination for student gaming enthusiasts all over the country to get their hands on the best quality gaming laptops and accessories” added Hari.
Legion Y520 is designed with keeping portability in mind. The Legion Y520 has an aluminum-brushed body and weighs less than 2.5 kgs. The device allows gamers to custom tune audio with the 2 x 2W Harman speakers and Dolby Audio Premium better audio quality even without headphones.
The Legion Y520 laptop has an optional red backlit keyboard for folks who prefer gaming at night. The laptop comes with up to 128GB of PCIe SSD storage or 1TB of HDD storage.
Legion Y720 laptop is the world’s first Dolby Atmos Windows-based PC, the company claims. With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, the laptop is the India’s first Oculus certified VR-ready machine. It also comes with Thunderbolt.lenovo y720 price in India.
It sports an FHD IPS anti-glare display and has an optional RGB backlit keyboard. The Legion Y720 laptop comes with the option of an integrated Xbox One Wireless receiver, which can support up to four controllers simultaneously for gaming with friends.