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Lenovo Legion Y720 (Kaby Lake) Gaming Laptop Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Gaming Laptops in Laptops | Posted: Aug 23, 2017 4:35 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Lenovo

Physical Overview

 

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Lenovo's box is simple yet elegant, and the packaging encases the notebook in foam.

 

 

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Accessories include AC/DC power adapter, AC power cord, driver DVD, and manuals. The AC/DC adapter is rated at 8.5a at 20v, so 170W.

 

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The top and bottom of the notebook feature an interesting glossy metal surface with a criss-cross textured pattern. Lenovo's "Y" symbol is made of metal and has fine detailing is located right at the center of the top of the notebook. The bottom features a 3W JBL audio subwoofer. There are two 2W JBL speakers built into the machine. The bottom also features four rubber feet, the two towards the back are longer than those are the front.

 

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The front of the unit has almost nothing of significance to show, the rear of the unit has two air vents. The left side of the notebook has a Kensington lock port, charging port, 1Gbit LAN port, USB 3.0 port (also fast charging), and a headphone/microphone combo jack. The right side of the unit features the power indicator LED, Thunderbolt 3 port (type-C), DisplayPort, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI port, and a hole to reset the system.

 

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The full QWERTY keyboard is back lit with RGB LEDs in four sections. You can customize the color of each section. The keyboard was large and not cramped. The backlight seems like it's quite bright, but in reality isn't that visible unless you are in the darker setting.

 

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The shot of the number pad above is pretty much how the backlight looks when at its brightest. Arrow keys are also present, so in games where they are useful, you are all set with this notebook.

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