Nowadays games market is growing like anything. Folks are fond of playing high end and highly graphics supported games. Inorder to play such high-end games, the devices needed to be made extensive and advanced. With that aim, Lenovo is now focused on launching devices that are extensively made for gamers. Devices of such class from Lenovo include Ideapad Y900 and Ideacentre Y900 RE. In that Ideapad Y900 has been developed by Lenovo itself, but Ideacentre Y900 RE has been developed along with Razer. Lenovo and Razer also decided to join hands for more machines especially for the gamers. I would like to elaborate on the specifics of these two latest launches from Lenovo.
It was in the concluding half of 2015, that Lenovo and Razer decided to join together for making high-end machines especially for the gamers. The first of such machine is the Ideacentre Y900 RE when expanded becomes Ideacentre Y900 Razer Edition and Y27g Curved Gaming Monitor. Let us find out what makes the machine suitable for gamers.The entire unit of Ideacenter Y900 RE weighs nearly 15Kg and is coloured in Ebony Black. The Razer Chroma feature sanctions multi-colour lighting on the Y Logo, which you can find on the front and at the back fan. This processing unit is powered by Intel Core i7 Skylake processor. This processor is supported by NVIDIA GTX 970 GPUs which clocks at a speed of 4GB GDDR5 for high end graphics. The RAM of the processor can be extended upto 32GB DDR4 memory available in 4 slots. The storage provided by the system extends upto 2TB HDD along with 256GB SSD. Connectivity is supported by in-built WiFi, Bluetooth of v4.0 and 7-in-1 card reader. In addition it is loaded with 2 USB ports of v2.0 and 4USB ports of v3.0. All the USB ports belong to Type-A. The unit is loaded with Windows 10. Company declared that this will be available from June onwards. This machine is tagged at a price of US$2,299.
Y27g Curved Gaming Monitor
Just like the name suggests, the screen is sized at 27 inches and has a screen resolution of 1920*1080 pixels. The screen has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and has a refresh rate of 144Hzand a curvature of 1800R. It offers a contrast ratio of 3000:1 along with the highest brightness of 300 nits. The display has got an anti-glare covering and has got a reaction time of 8ms. Y27g supports G-SYNC technology of NVIDIA, which syncs with the video output of video card to that refresh rate and nearly diminishes screen tearing. An enhanced variant, Y27g Razer Edition supersedes the red light with the help of Chroma Lighting Effect from Razer. Both Y27g and Y27g RE will be available from June. Y27g will cost nearly US$549.99 and Y27g RE will cost US$599.99.
Unlike Ideacentre Y900 RE, Ideapad Y900 is a gaming laptop from Lenovo. Its name resembles with that of Yoga 900S, which is regarded as world’s lightest hybrid laptop. But Ideapad Y900 is totally different from that of Yoga 900S.Let us have a peek to the specifications of the latest gaming laptop from Lenovo.
This laptop is loaded with a display that measures to 17.3 inches width and features FullHD anti-glare screen.Ideapad Y900 is loaded with all new 6th Generation Intel Skylake i7 processors. Along with the processor you can also find the graphics support by NVIDIA GTX 980M GOU with an optional 4GB or 8GB GDDR5. The RAM of the system can be extended upto 64GB with the help of four available slots. The storage is guaranteed by 512GB SSD and 1TB HDD SATA3. The OS that makes the laptop run is Windows 10. This gaming laptop is loaded with mechanical keyboard loaded with backlit feature, perfectly blended to deliver greater gaming experience.The special Turbo button provides for booting up the RAM while processing certain functions.The sound system of the laptop is managed by dual 2W JBL speakers supported by 3W Subwoofer along with Dolby Home Theatre technology, provide for better sound experience while playing high end games.
The laptop is not packed with optical drive, but as a result the laptop has become slimmer. Connectivity is provided with the help of 3USB ports of v3.0, one USB port of v2.0, One USB Type-C port that supports USB 3.1 Thunderbolt and one Display Port. The entire laptop is powered by a 6 Cell 90Wh battery, which provides a back-up of nearly 5 hours, which may be decent back-up for a powerful gaming laptop. With all these specifics Ideapad Y900 weighs nearly 4.6Kg, which you may feel little overweight. But when the specifics and performance are considered, this weight is quite manageable. The officials declared that Ideapad Y900 will hit the markets by the end of June 2016. The device is tagged with a price of US$1,999.