The Lenovo Legion Y530 (Y530-15ICH) is a powerful 15.6-inch notebook aimed at gaming. Although it doesn’t feature top-of-the-line video card options, the available Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 4GB and GTX 1050 Ti 4GB can provide very smooth gameplays in many games on the notebook’s native 1080p display resolution. The screen also features IPS wide viewing angles and thin bezels. It’s accompanied by a backlit keyboard. Besides the GeForce video cards, the Legion Y530 packs fast 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8300H quad-core or i7-8750H six core processor, up to 16GB of RAM, hard drive or solid state drive data storage or both SSD and HDD, and a 52.5 WHr battery. The battery life is up to 5 hours, according to Lenovo.
Here are some examples of available Legion Y530 / Y530-15ICH configurations and their prices on Lenovo.com as of 07/16/2018:
- Build Your Own (Basic): Intel i5-8300H CPU, NVIDIA GTX 1050 4GB GPU, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, $749.99
- 81FV0013US: Intel i5-8300H CPU, NVIDIA GTX 1050 4GB GPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, $849.99
- 81FV0015US: Intel i5-8300H CPU, NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GPU, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD, $899.99
- 81FV0014US: Intel i7-8750H CPU, NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD, $1,099.99
It’s interesting that the Lenovo Legion Y530 has most of the ports on the rear of the chassis, as opposed to usual side locations. Also, the webcam is on the lower display bezel, which can be an awkward angle for video chats.