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Lenovo Legion Y740 (17.3-inch, 2019)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Lenovo Legion Y740 (17.3-inch, 2019). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and performance. The price and portability also get good reviews, but there are some mixed views about the design. The size and energy efficiency get critical views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo Legion Y740 (17.3-inch, 2019) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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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 (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 17″ review – enjoy gaming, while being incognito

 

It wasn't a long time ago when we tried the fresh out of the oven Legion Y740. It was the 15-inch version of the laptop and we were very curious to see the difference to the Legion Y730 and h…

Good build quality with a huge ventilation grill on the bottom;Sleek non-aggressive design;Supports Thunderbolt connection;144Hz Full HD display with wide color coverage and great color accuracy (when our Gaming and Web design profile is applied) (LG...

Uncomfortable keyboard for gaming;Poor battery life;Lacks an SD card reader

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Gabe Carey (babygearlab.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 review

 

Breathtaking performance meets frugal pricing with this 17-inch laptop that's equal parts work and play.

Excellent, cutting-edge performance ; Approachable range of prices ; Screen features HDR and G-Sync ; Primo, all-aluminum chassis

Extremely small touchpad ; Dated outward design ; Insufficient battery life

In lieu of the fancy gold trimmings and super thin bezels worn by its competitors, the Lenovo Legion Y740 keeps it simple, doubling down on performance and value rather than adopting faux-posh looks and gouging prices.

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 : Anirudh Regidi (tech.firstpost.com)

Lenovo Legion Y740 gaming laptop review: Pleasant and mature design, a great all-rounder

 

A gaming laptop that doesn't try to sear retinas with excess RGB is indeed a welcome change.

Mature design ; Macro keys ; Performance

Display black levels

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Roland Moore-Colyer (expertreviews.co.uk)

Lenovo Legion Y740 review: A classy gaming powerhouse

 

Clever design, excellent cooling and a powerful spec means that on paper, the Legion Y740 is a top gaming laptop

Neat, pared-down design ; 144hz display with G-Sync ; Customisable RGB lighting

Bad webcam location ; Odd macro key placement ; HP and Dell rivals offer better value

To get the same performance and build quality from a rival laptop, you’ll likely need to spend a couple of hundred pounds more, meaning the Legion Y740 is pretty good value. And if you spot it at a hefty Black Friday discount then you could secure an...

Dec, 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
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