Lenovo announces 17.3-inch Y700 gaming laptop
Lenovo has announced the IdeaPad Y700-17ISK, its 17-inch full HD display sporting gaming laptop, at the Lenovo India Gaming Week in Mumbai. The laptop will be priced at Rs 1,25,000 and the pre-orders for the same will start from 1 October.
Lenovo says it will offer free accessories such as a gaming surround sound headset, gaming precision mouse and a gaming mouse all totalling worth Rs 9,555 free for the first 30 pre-orders.
The Lenovo Y700 laptop comes with a 17.3-inch full HD IPS panel display. It houses the 6th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor paired with 16GB DDR4 RAM. On the storage front, you get a 1TB hard drive along with a 128GB SSD for faster booting and application loading times.
Since it is a gaming laptop, it will house the NVIDIA GTX 960M discrete graphics solution. Sadly, Lenovo will not be bundling any games with the laptop at the moment. The Y700 has a black and red coloured design elements and houses a JBL speaker set.
The IdeaPad Y700 will not be the most portable laptops around with it weighing 3.5 kg. The laptop promises a 4-hour battery life.
Speaking at the launch, Shailendra Katyal, director e-commerce, strategy and analytics said, “The Indian gaming industry is growing exponentially and there is an immense opportunity to cater to the discerning modern gamer who requires a premium PC to play out of the box. Created from ground up to serve this segment, the Y700 offers futuristic design, premium build quality and powerful hardware.”