Reviews for the Lenovo Y70-80DU000XGE
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Quality IPS touch screen; excellent sound; high performance; very comfortable keyboard and trackpad. Negative: Limited upgrades; smudge easily and is relatively difficult to clean; few connecting ports.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2014
The Lenovo Y70 Series is a gaming laptop with touchscreen and sweet specifications. Most gaming laptops do not include a touchscreen, but it is a nice option to have especially when a Windows 8.1 64-bit OS is included. The build quality is good and designed with crisp lines, keeping the aggressive gaming theme. There is an island-style keyboard with red backlight and an off-center trackpad. The black chassis with stroke pattern finish houses a 17.3 inch FHD display with integrated camera.
Gamers will also appreciate the JBL stereo speakers and subwoofer driven by Dolby Advance Audio technology. There is an Intel Core i7-4710 quad-core processor clocked at 2.50 GHz with 6 MB cache, up to 16 GB DDR3L 1600MHz RAM and storage configuration of up to 512 GB SSD or 1 TB hybrid drives. Users also have a choice between Nvidia GTX 860M GDDR5 4 GB or the GDDR5 2 GB variant. Other specifications include Bluetooth 4.0, 2 USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port, 4-in-1 card reader, SPDIF and an audio combo jack. The Lenovo Y70 Series weighs in at 3,5 kg and comes with a battery that provides up to 5 hours of battery life.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.8 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Very high TDP (47 W).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.
In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.
From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.