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Varinderjit Singh Is New Lenovo Malaysia General Manager

Varinderjit Singh Is New Lenovo Malaysia General Manager

Lenovo Malaysia just announced the appointment of Varinderjit Singh as their new General Manager! Here is what you need to know about the new person helming Lenovo in Malaysia!

 

Varinderjit Singh Appointed Lenovo Malaysia General Manager

Lenovo just announced the appointment of Varinderjit Singh as the new General Manager for its operations in Malaysia. The new role will see him leading the organisation and managing the overall growth of business.

 

Varinderjit Singh’s Previous Experience

Varinderjit Singh joins the Malaysian operations with 28 years of experience in the tech sector.

He started out as a systems engineer with Mesiniaga Malaysia and went on to work at 3Com, NEC Computers, Dell, Samsung and Microsoft.

He has overseen markets in Asia, United States as well as Europe and was Managing Director for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Malaysia prior to joining Lenovo.

 

The Future Of Lenovo Malaysia

Varinderjit Singh takes over from Khoo Hung Chuan who will take on a regional role for Central Asia Pacific.

Mr Khoo has been tasked with Education Transform and Development, a sector Lenovo considers crucial to Lenovo’s development in Asia.

 

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The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 – A Gaming Work Of Art!

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 has just been released and it looks every bit like a gaming powerhouse! Here is a primer on the new Legion Y740 gaming laptop!

 

The 2019  Lenovo Legion Y740 Gaming Laptop

Once known for their  business laptops, Lenovo is certainly focusing heavily on their gaming laptops.

The new 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US) comes with either a 15-inch, or 17-inch display, with an optional 144 Hz Full HD (1920 x 1080) panel that supports NVIDIA G-SYNC.

Reviewers have described its performance as “excellent”, with a “competitive price” to boot. They also liked the fact that its chassis is all-aluminium, giving it a stylish looks.

On the other hand, they noted that it has a relatively short battery life of just 5 hours. Gaming sessions on-the-go will be short unless you can hook it up to a power outlet.

A Gaming Powerhouse

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US) gaming laptop comes with these key features :

  • 9th Gen Intel Core i7 mobile processor
  • Microsoft Windows Home 10
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 or GeForce 1660 Ti with Max-Q Design

That is everything you need for the most intense gaming sessions!

Some reviewers even claim that this particular Lenovo model is a match for the highly-rated MSI GS75 Stealth.

 

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 Optional Features

Users can choose to add on extra features to the 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US), like :

  • Dolby Sound Radar
  • 32 GB DDR4-2666 memory
  • CORSAIR iCue RGB backlit keyboard

 

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 Price + Availability

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US) gaming laptop has a base price of RM 8,629 / ~$2,083 / ~£1,581 / ~€1,858 with a 15-inch display.

In the US, it retails for $2,299.99 with a 17-inch GSYNC display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, 16 GB DDR4 memory and 512 GB NVMe SSD.

 

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The Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower & Y520 Tower Revealed!

Lenovo just unveiled three new additions to the Lenovo Legion gaming line-up – the new Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower that promise to offer new levels of gaming performance. Let’s take a look at these new Lenovo Legion gaming systems!

 

The Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower & Y520 Tower

Let’s start with a presentation on the new Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower by Gavin Wong, Consumer Notebook Distribution Manager of Lenovo Malaysia.

 

The Lenovo Legion Y920

The Lenovo Legion Y920 Laptop is their 17.3″ top-of-the-line gaming laptop with a G-SYNC display. It is powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 unlocked processor (the Core i7-7820HQ) and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. It has extremely fast storage, in the form of two PCIe x4 NVMe SSDs in RAID 0.

In addition, the Lenovo Legion Y920 boasts a mechanical keyboard with 2 mm key travel, and an optional multicolour backlight. It also has a JBL sound system with two speakers and a subwoofer that supports Dolby Home Theater.

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The Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower

The VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower is loaded with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card with 8 GB of GDDR5 memory. This gaming desktop also features a tool-less design for effortless self-upgrading of its graphics card, storage drives, and memory.

 

The Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower

The Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower can be equipped with up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. It is also designed to allow its user to easily swap the optical drive, storage drives or memory modules.

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The Lenovo Legion Y720 & Y520 Gaming Laptops Revealed!

Lenovo just announced Legion by Lenovo – a new sub-brand dedicated to creating powerful gaming laptops with DIY flexibility. The first two Legion gaming notebooks they launched are the Legion Y520 and the Legion Y720. Let’s find out what makes them special!

 

The Lenovo Legion Y720 & Y520 Presentation

The Country General Manager of Lenovo Malaysia & Singapore, Mr. Khoo Hung Chuan, revealed Legion by Lenovo, and the new Legion Y520 and Legion Y720 gaming laptops.

 

The Lenovo Legion Y720 Gaming Laptop

The Lenovo Legion Y720 is the world’s first Windows-based Dolby Atmos PC with JBL speakers. It is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU.

The Lenovo Legion Y720 has a backlit keyboard with programmable LED lights, and boasts an integrated wireless receiver that supports up to four Xbox One controllers (not included). Here is a quick look at the Lenovo Legion Y720 gaming laptop.

And here are its key specifications.

SpecificationsLenovo Legion Y720 - 15IKBUpgrade Options In Future Models
Model Number80VR001CMJ
Display15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" 4K anti-glare IPS display (3840 x 2160)
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Memory8 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots16 GB DDR4-2400 memory
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5)
Storage1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
PCIe M.2 slot
128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB PCIe SSD
500 GB / 2 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
Audio2 x JBL speakers (2 W)
1 x Dolby Atmos subwoofer (3 W)
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2 x 2)
Integrated wireless receiver for Xbox One controller
Battery4 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (60 WHr)
- Up to 5 hours of battery life
Dimensions380 mm wide x 177 mm deep x 29 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.9" deep x 1.14" thick
WeightStarting from 3.2 kg (7.05 lbs)
Launch PriceRM 6,099 / ~US$ 1,359

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The Lenovo Legion Y520 Gaming Laptop

The Lenovo Legion Y520 gaming laptop has a 15.6″ Full HD IPS display, and is powered by either an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU.

It boasts Harman-certified speakers, and a red backlit keyboard, with a key travel of 1.7 mm. Here is a quick look at the Lenovo Legion Y520 gaming laptop.

And here are its key specifications.

SpecificationsLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBNLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBNLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBNLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBN
Model Number80WK0050MJ80WK0051MJ80WK0052MJ80WK004YMJ
Display15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Core i5-7300HQ
- 2.5 GHz base clock, 3.5 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Memory4 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots4 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots4 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots8 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2 GB GDDR5)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5)
Storage1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
PCIe M.2 slot
1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
PCIe M.2 slot
128 GB M.2 PCIe SSD
1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
256 GB M.2 PCIe SSD
2 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
Audio2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)
Battery3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
Dimensions380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
WeightStarting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)Starting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)Starting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)Starting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)
Launch PriceRM 3,299 / ~US$ 729RM 4,219 / ~US$ 829RM 4,919 / ~US$ 1,089RM 5,419 / ~US$ 1,199

 

Price & Availability

All of these Lenovo Legion models are available right now from Lenovo Exclusive Stores and Lenovo Multi-Brand Stores.

The Lenovo Legion Y720 base model (80VR001CMJ), with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, 8 GB DDR4 memory and 1 TB SATA hard disk drive, is priced at RM 6,099 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 1,359.

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The Lenovo Legion Y520 base model (80WK0050MJ), with an Intel Core i5-7700HQ processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU, 4 GB DDR4 memory and 1 TB SATA hard disk drive, is currently available for purchase at RM 3,299 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 729.

The 80WK0051MJ variant of the Lenovo Legion Y520 model features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, and is priced at RM 4,219 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 829.

The 80WK0052MJ variant of the Lenovo Legion Y520 model features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and an additional 128 GB SSD, and is priced at RM 4,919 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 1,089.

The top-of-the-line 80WK004YMJ variant of the Lenovo Legion Y520 model features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 8 GB DDR4 memory, 256 GB SSD, and a 2 TB SATA hard disk drive. It is priced at RM 5,419 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 1,199.

 

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