The Lenovo Y700 (17-inch) is a new gaming beast just recently unveiled by its Chinese manufacturer. Also known as the Lenovo IdeaPad Y700-17ISK, the behemoth packs in a massive Full HD IPS display, latest 6th generation Intel Core processor and several other features useful for awesome gaming experience.
Build and Screen
Gaming laptops are usually known for their solid build; the new Lenovo Y700 is no exception to this. It parades a premium design with a lid made of brushed aluminium. It features black and red design elements.
The build quality is sturdy and should enable the machine withstand rugged use. However, the laptop is not one you would find easy carrying around at a weight of 3.5 kg.
It crams in a 17.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels offering impressive clarity and wide-angle viewing. There is also an optional 10-point multi-touch glossy display.
The Lenovo Y700 will be powered by heavy-duty processors from the stable of Intel or AMD. Buyers will be able to get units with 6th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor or up to AMD Carrizo A10 multi-core APU.
For impressive responsiveness and superb performance, 16 GB of RAM provides support to the robust processor used. Since gaming is mostly about smooth graphics, Lenovo provides a dependable NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card with 4 GB of GDDR5 video memory enabling you run many modern games.
The latest Windows 10 is very likely the operating system of choice for the Lenovo Y700 (17-inch), which is expected to deliver four hours of use on a single charge.
The gaming laptop is fitted with JBL speakers and a 3W subwoofer to allow users enjoy rich sound. Port and interface options on the Lenovo Y700 include two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port with sleep-and-charge capability, an Ethernet port and a full-size SD card reader.
The Lenovo Y700 features Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit LAN and speedy dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac. Lenovo also has several accessories for the gaming laptop, including a gaming surround sound headset and a LED-backlit mechanical switch keyboard.
Pricing and availability
Lenovo Y700 17.3-inch gaming laptop are not yet available in Nigeria, but will launch October 1 in India. When available, you can buy the gaming laptop at leading online stores in the country. Lenovo Y700 Price in Nigeria ranges from 390,000 to N550,000 depending on your location in Nigeria and the configuration of the laptop.
Lenovo Lenovo IdeaPad Y700-17ISK Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo Y700 17.3-inch Gaming Laptop:
- OS: Windows 10
- Processor: 6th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics, NVIDIA GTX 960M discrete graphics
- Memory: 16GB DDR4 RAM
- Colours: –
- Dimension: –
- Weight: 3.5 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 17.3-inch Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Keyboard: Full QWERTY, backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 1TB Hard Drive with a 128GB Solid State Drive
- Optical Storage: Yes (DVD or Blu Ray)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes
- USB 3.0: Yes, 2 port
- USB 2.0: Yes, 1 port
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- Mobile Broadband: No
- JBL speakers and Subwoofer
- Optimised Thermal Cooling
- Battery: 4-Cell, 60 Whr Battery
- Use Time: –