Lenovo Y700 – 80NY0006US is the newest 15.6 inch portable gaming notebook from Chine based company that designed for middle-class users. Yeah, the Chinese based company isn’t the best gaming laptop company. But with the new Lenovo Y700 series, they try to enter the gaming laptop market with this model. Comes with the top-tier AMD Carrizo APU in 2015, the AMD FX-8800P quad core processor and incorporated with 4GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon R9 M380 dedicated graphics card, the company trying to make gamers impressed with the Lenovo Y700 80NY0006US’s performance.
The Lenovo’s latest gaming series comes with very impressive dedicated hardware. One of the best AMD middle-class processor for gaming in 2015, the AMD FX-8800P quad core processor that combined with 8GB of memory delivers faster gaming experience than the older version. Yeah, it’s not the most powerful processor at this time, but the 2.1 GHz-3.1 GHxz processor still provides ultimate power to run ay modern games without any lags. Under the hood, the AMD Radeon R9 M380 graphics with 4GB of dedicated video memory and new AMD Enduro technology can render most modern games and most multimedia applications smoothly without any problems.
As a new gaming machine, the 15.6 inch Lenovo Y700 Full High Definition panel displayed good brightness and brilliant colors for watching 1080p video and games. The 1920 x 1080 pixels LED backlight non-touch display optimized with antiglare and IPS technology for enhanced viewing experience in bright room. There is a 1TB of SATA disk drive as internal storage with 5400 RPM speed, so you can store more favorites video and install more games and applications on the without worried about memory space.
The dual JBL stereo speakers embedded on the top of Lenovo Y700 – 80NY0006US deck area with subwoofer on the bottom delivers very crisp and detailed audio experience in any room. It’s also optimized with Dolby Home Theatre technology for enhanced audio quality. Above the Lenovo Y700 80NY0006US panel, there is a front facing web camera that incorporated with dual array digital microphone for Skype video conversations. You can also makes a 720p video recording with ease with the camera.
Like its predecessor, the Lenovo Y700 – 80NY0006US also comes great design. Though the 5.72 lbs Y700 laptop’s dimension that measures around at 10.91 x 15.24 x 1.02 inch is still thicker than the DELL Inspiron i7559-12623BLK 15.6 inch mainstream laptop with just 1.0 inch thick. But the laptop’s design that comes with combination of black chassis and red ascent is still looks impressive, well-constructed and perfect for travel companion. The comfortable full size keyboard with red backliting and chicklet-spaced keys easy to use and soft to touch for typing and gaming command.
As a gaming system, the Lenovo Y700 15.6 inch notebook also have DVD/CD burner for loading more DVD movies or install more DVD Games. There are also Bluetooth 4.0 to connect into external device and WiFi 802.11ac which brings faster wireless connection than the previous version. Other Y700 80NY0006US laptop’s features are full-size media card reader slot, HDMI port for enhanced viewing experience, audio combos jack, 2x USB 3.0 port and 100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet LAN for wired connection.
Besides the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 10, the Lenovo Y700 80NY0006US also preloaded with trial of Microsoft Office 2013, PowerDVD, Power2Go and more. So, what do you think? Yeah, the newest Lenovo Y700 mainstream notebook is a bit heavy and thicker than its competitors. But with new AMD Carrizo quad core processor, impressive audio and comfortable Red-backlit keyboard, Lenovo Y700 – 80NY0006US is still a great laptop for $899.99. If you are not too concern about gaming performance, we suggest you to check the Lenovo IdeaPad 500S 80Q3002VUS 14 inch mainstream notebook that equipped with Intel Core i5-6200U processor and 8GB of memory.