Lenovo is taking the wraps off a whole slew of new Legion gaming PCs with new models sporting the latest chips from Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA set to hit the streets startinginMay.

That includes the Lenovo Legion Y740Si, an updated version of the thin and light notebook the company unveiled during CES in January. And it also includes the high-performance Lenovo Legion 7i with support for up to an overclocked Intel Core i9 processor.

But what may be the most interesting thing about Lenovo’s new gaming laptop lineup is that the company is also looking to take on companies like Acer and Dell in the entry-level gaming space with the new Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop, which will be available soon for just $730 and up.

Lenovo Legion 7i

Here’s a brief overview of Lenovo’s 2020 gaming laptop family:

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i

  • 15.6 inch, 1080p IPS display (60 Hz and 144 Hz options)
  • Intel Core i5-10300H and Core i7-10750H processor options
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 and GTX 1650 Ti GPU options
  • 8GB or 16GB of DDR4-2933 MHz RAM
  • Up to 1TB SSD and 2TB HDD storage
  • Backlit keyboard
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C,
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • Ethernet
  • 3.5mm audio combo jack
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Up to 7 hours battery life (claimed)
  • 14.1″ x 9.8″ x 1″
  • 4.8 pounds
  • $730 and up

Lenovo says an AMD Ryzen-powered version of the IdeaPad Gaming 3i is also coming later this year.

Lenovo Legion Y740Si

  • 15.6 inch, 1080p or 4K IPS display (60 Hz)
  • Intel Core i5-10300H/Core i7-10750H/Core i9-10880H
  • No discrete graphics included, but there’s a Thunderbolt 3 port for external graphics docks)
  • 16GB/32GB DDR4-3200 MHz RAM
  • 256GB/512GB/1TB SSD options
  • White backlit keyboard
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • SD card reader
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 60 Whr battery
  • 14″ x 9.9″ x 0.6″
  • 3.7 pounds (starting weight)
  • $1199 and up

Lenovo Legion 7i

  • 15.6 inch, 1080p (144 Hz and 240 Hz options)
  • Intel Core i5-10300H/Core i7-10750H/Core i7-108750H/Core i9-10980HK
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti/RTX 2060/RTX2070/RTX 2070 Super Max-Q/RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
  • 8GB/16GB/32GB RAM options
  • 256GB/512GB/1TB SSD options
  • 32GB + 512GB or 32GB + 1TB Optane/SSD options
  • RGB backlit keyboard
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 80 Whr battery
  • 14.1″ x 10″ x 0.8″
  • 4.6 pounds (starting weight)
  • $1599 and up

Lenovo Legion 5

  • 15.6 inch, 1080p (60Hz/120Hz/144Hz options)
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4600H/Ryzen 7 4800H
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU
  • 8GB/16GB DDR4-3200 MHz RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD options
  • 1TB 2.5″ HDD (5400 or 7200 RPM)
  • White backlit keyboard w/optional 4-zone RGB lighting
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3.5mm headphone jack + 3.5mm combo jack
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 80 Whr battery
  • 14.3″ x 10.2″ x 0.9″
  • 5.5 pounds (starting weight)
  • $760 and up

Lenovo Legion 5Pi

  • 15.6 inch, 1080p (60Hz/144Hz/240Hz options)
  • Intel Core i5-10300H/Core i7-10750H/Core i7-108750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650/GTX 1650 Ti/GTX 1660 Ti/RTX2060
  • 8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4-2933 MHz RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD
  • 1TB 2.5″ HDD (5400 or 7200 RPM)
  • White backlit keyboard w/optional 4-zone RGB lighing
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3.5mm headphone jack + 3.5mm combo jack
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 60 and 80 Whr battery options
  • 14.3″ x 10.2″ x 0.9″
  • 5.5 pounds (starting weight)
  • Will not be available in North America (international pricing TBA)

Lenovo Legion 5i (15inch)

  • 15.6 inch, 1080p (60Hz/120Hz/144Hz/240Hz options)
  • Intel Core i5-10300H/Core i7-10750H/Core i7-108750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650/GTX 1650 Ti/GTX 1660 Ti/RTX2060
  • 8GB/16GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD
  • 1TB 2.5″ HDD (5400 or 7200 RPM)
  • White backlit keyboard w/optional 4-zone RGB lighing
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3.5mm headphone jack + 3.5mm combo jack
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 60 Whr and 80Wh battery options
  • 15.6″ x 11.3″ x 1″ (this is from the spec sheet, but it doesn’t seem right)
  • 5.5 pounds (starting weight)
  • $830 and up

Lenovo Legion 5i (17 inch)

  • 17.3 inch, 1080p (60Hz/144Hz options)
  • Intel Core i5-10300H/Core i7-10750H/Core i7-108750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650/GTX 1650 Ti/GTX 1660 Ti/RTX2060
  • 8GB/16GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD
  • 1TB 2.5″ HDD (5400 or 7200 RPM)
  • White backlit keyboard
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3.5mm headphone jack + 3.5mm combo jack
  • 802.11ax WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 60 Whr and 80Wh battery options
  • 15.7″ x 11.4″ x 1″
  • 6.6 pounds (starting weight)
  • $1130 and up

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