Lenovo Legion Y540 Laptop pushes gaming performance to a new level. This laptop is available in 15-inch and 17-inch sizes and powered by the 9th Generation Intel® Core processor alongside NVIDIA® Ge-force graphics card.
Lenovo Legion Y540 sport a design that appeals to enthusiasts who desire a low budget thin and light laptop gaming laptop without compromising performance.
Lenovo Legion Y540 Key Features
- 9th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Core™i7-9750H, Core™ i5-9300H)
- NVIDIA® Ge-force® GTX or NVIDIA® Ge-force® RTX Graphics card
- Windows 10 Home (64 bit)
- 15.6″ FHD IPS, anti-glare (1920 x 1080, 300 nits, 144 Hz or 60 Hz), 17.3″ FHD IPS, anti-glare (1920 x 1080, 300 nits, 144 Hz or 60 Hz)
- Up to 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz
- Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
- Harman® speakers with Dolby Audio™
- Up to 2 TB HDD
- 52.5 WHr Battery
Design & Display
This laptop features a smooth body texture with a perfectly inscribed legion logo on the lid. Lenovo Legion Y540 sports the same compact design as the Y530. It’s made out of poly carbonate, but it feels premium with its textured lid.
Lenovo Legion Y540 base is pushed about an inch forward from the laptop’s lid and back edge, which helps portray the slim design.
Furthermore, this laptop has thin bezels by the sides, but a thick bezel at the bottom which host the 720p HD webcam.
The base accommodates the full-sized, white-back lit, high-response keyboard which offers 100% anti-ghosting, less than 1 ms response time, and 4 mm key side.
In addition, the keyboard uses Lenovo’s usual is-landed keys that are curved on the bottom, which features Windows Precision drivers for gesture control.
Similarly, beside the keyboard is the number pad. Furthermore, the laptop host a smooth track pad under the keyboard to handle interaction.
Above all, Lenovo Legion Y540 is loaded with ports and most of them are located in the back.
At the back, there’s a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, Mini Display Port 1.4, HDMI 2.0, Ethernet, a Kensington lock, and a power port.
On the right however is a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port and a 3.5mm combo audio jack on the left of the laptop. Similarly, there is a vinyl finish that’s emblazoned with the Legion branding, and a subtle back lighting on the logo that’s dimly lit when it’s on.
On the display side, the Lenovo Legion Y540 is available in two display size, including 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch full HD display.
This displays is built on an IPS anti-glare panel with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel. Similarly, both display offers a low 45% color gamut alongside 60 Hz refresh rate and an option for 144Hz coupled with 72% color gamut and 300 nits brightness.
Lenovo Legion Y540 is built mainly for the best gaming experience, hence, you can be rest assured that the laptop promises the best performance.
The laptop is built on the 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processor offering up to 8 core. This gaming laptop comes with two configurations including the Core™ i5-9300H and the premium Core™ i7-9750H.
Lenovo Legion Y540 standard Core™ i7-9750H model clocks 2.60 GHz base frequency, and up to 4.50 GHz with Turbo Boost.
Furthermore, this CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm process with six cores and 12 threads for high-end gaming and pro-level content creation.
The base model however comes with Core™i5-9300H which clocks at 2.40 GHz, 4.10 GHz with 4 cores and 8 threads.
Furthermore, NVIDIA’s new RTX chips one of the best gaming graphics card comes with Lenovo Legion Y540, although, the laptop comes with also NVIDIA’s new GTX GPU config but they all promise unlimited performance.
It offers three options for its graphics card which includes NVIDIA® Ge-force® GTX 1650, NVIDIA® Ge-force® GTX 1660 Ti and NVIDIA® Ge-force® RTX 2060 which is the standard model.
Similarly, this GPU is coupled with up to 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz, Up to 1TB SSD PCIe and 2 TB HDD storage space.
Above all, Lenovo Legion Y540 is a Windows 10 laptop, hence, it promises the best user friendly experience.
Lenovo Legion Y540 Price in Nigeria
The Lenovo Legion Y540 is on sale in Nigeria for the price of 485,000 NGN. depending on configuration of the laptop. This laptop is available on Lenovo’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Lenovo Legion Y540 Full Specifications
- Operating System : Windows 10 Home
- Processor : 9th Generation Intel® Core processor (Core™ i7-9750H, Core™ i5-9300H)
- GPU : NVIDIA® Ge-force® GTX 1650 with 4GB VRAM, NVIDIA® Ge-Force® GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB VRAM,
- NVIDIA® Ge-Force® RTX 2060 with 6GB VRAM
- Memory : Up to 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz RAM
- Colors : Raven Black
- Dimension : 360 x 267 x 26 mm
- Weight : 2.3 kg
- Display : 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare,72% color gamut 300 nits (144Hz or 60 Hz ), 17.3-inch
- FHD IPS, anti-glare (1920 x 1080, 300 nits, 144 Hz or 60 Hz)
- Keyboard : Full-sized, White-back lit, Keyboard
- Pointing Device : Yes
- Built-in Storage : Up to 1TB SSD PCIe, 1TB HDD 7200 RPM, 2 TB HDD 5400 RPM, Dual Drive Options available (SDD + HDD)
- Webcam : 720p HD Webcam with Mic
- USB Ports : 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1)
- HDMI : Yes, HDMI™ 2.0
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- Display Port : Mini Display Port™ 1.4
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45) : Yes
- SD Slot: –
- Mic/Headphone : Yes
- WLAN : Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2 x 2)
- Bluetooth : Yes, Bluetooth® 5.0
- NFC : –