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Lenovo Legion Y740

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Lenovo Legion Y740. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the performance and keyboard are on the whole positive. The screen and durability also get good feedback, but the design and battery get critical comments.

portability, durability, screen, keyboard, performance

price, battery, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo Legion Y740 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Matthew Buzzi (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 (15-Inch)

 

With short battery life as the only real shortcoming, the 15-inch Lenovo Legion Y740 is a potent gaming laptop that, while not inexpensive, matches the performance and features of pricier machines.

Attractive, compact build. Strong general and gaming performance matches that of more expensive machines. 144Hz display with Nvidia G-Sync. Plenty of storage, with discrete SSD and hard drive. Customizable per-key backlighting.

Poor battery life. Design may be too plain for some at this price.

Bottom Line: With short battery life as the only real shortcoming, the 15-inch Lenovo Legion Y740 is a potent gaming laptop that, while not inexpensive, matches the performance and features of pricier machines.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Justin Jaffe (cnet.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 (17-inch) review: Understated design conceals superior Nvidia RTX firepower

 

Lenovo's triple threat: cutting-edge components, an understated design and a very competitive price.

One of the first laptops on the market with the latest Nvidia RTX graphics cards. High-performance display. Rear ports prevent cord tangles on the sides. Highly programmable RGB keyboard lighting. Understated, professional look.

Heavy. Keyboard feels a bit mushy.

The Legion Y740 delivers cutting-edge gaming performance at a considerably lower price than the competition.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Matthew Buzzi (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 (17-Inch)

 

The battery life is brief and the body is hefty, but Lenovo's Legion Y740 delivers fine value among big, high-powered gaming laptops, with speed and features that rival more expensive machines.

Top-end 1080p-gaming pep via Max-Q GeForce RTX 2080 graphics. Solid build quality. 144Hz display with G-Sync. Customizable per-key backlighting. Plenty of storage. Good per-component value.

Big footprint and heavy versus other Max-Q laptops. Short battery life. Plain design given the price.

Bottom Line: The battery life is brief and the body is hefty, but Lenovo's Legion Y740 delivers fine value among big, high-powered gaming laptops, with speed and features that rival more expensive machines.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 (15-inch)

 

The Lenovo Legion Y740 (15-inch) offers strong performance and a gorgeous 144Hz display, but its battery life isn't great.

Strong performance and graphics; Smooth 144Hz display; Comfy RGB keyboard

Below-average battery life; Has a "nosecam"

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 (17-inch) (2019)

 

The Lenovo Legion Y740 is a strong performer and boasts solid speakers, but it loses points for its dim display and questionable build quality.

Decent keyboard; Solid speakers; Strong performance and graphics

Deck flexes; Dim display; Below-average battery life

Mar, 2019

Expert review by (laptopmedia.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 review – a refresh with ray tracing capabilities

 

Not a while ago we laid our hands on a gaming device which had a glimpse at the premium laptop market. We are talking about the more expensive brother of the Lenovo Legion Y530 – the Y730. As…

Lightweight, compact with thin bezels;Rational port distribution;Comfortable keyboard with RGB option;Brilliant 144 Hz IPS display with accurate colors and wide color coverage (LG LP156WFG-SPB2);Lack of PWM (LG LP156WFG-SPB2);Good build quality;RTX...

Hilariously bad battery life

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Thomas Newton (trustedreviews.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 first look: Black box performer with RTX 2080 and 144Hz FHD display Review | Trusted Reviews

 

The ideal Windows 10 laptop for 1080p gaming?

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Justin Jaffe (cnet.com.au)

Lenovo Legion Y740 (17-inch) review: Understated design conceals superior Nvidia RTX firepower

 

Lenovo's triple threat: cutting-edge components, an understated design and a very competitive price.

One of the first laptops on the market with the latest Nvidia RTX graphics cards. High-performance display. Rear ports prevent cord tangles on the sides. Highly programmable RGB keyboard lighting. Understated, professional look.

Heavy. Keyboard feels a bit mushy.

The Legion Y740 delivers cutting-edge gaming performance at a considerably lower price than the competition.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Scharon Harding (tomshardware.co.uk)

Lenovo Legion Y740 Gaming Laptop Review: Smooth Operator

 

From its smooth, gray build to its reliable performance whether working or playing, the 15-inch Lenovo Legion Y740 ($1,679.99 / £1,749.99 to start, $1,919.99 / £2,009.99 as tested) is a smooth operator inside and out. The Lenovo Legion Y740 rivals...

The Lenovo Legion Y740 performs as well as it looks. Unfortunately, some physical flaws, like a nose-shooting webcam and weak questionable keyboard hold it back.

Mar, 2019