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Lenovo opens first Legion concept store; unveils Legion Y740 gaming laptop

Legion Y740 gaming laptop is the company’s first device to have NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics card. Powered by NVIDIA’s Turing architecture and its new RTX platform, the GeForce RTX 2060 boasts of up to six times faster performance than the previous generation of graphics cards.

Lenovo brought a new milestone in bringing game-changing devices and technologies closer to its customers and gamers when it opened to the public its first ‘Legion Concept Store’ at the 4th Floor of The Annex, SM City North EDSA, designed to support the local gaming industry.

The Legion Concept Store showcases a wide range of products from Lenovo’s Legion lineup of gaming devices, which customers and visitors can personally test and play games on as well as experience its latest technologies.

“As the gaming market grows exponentially every year, we at Lenovo would like to maintain our commitment in providing best performing and top of the line devices to the Philippines, which includes the Legion line of gaming notebooks. The exclusive Legion store was conceptualized to support the local gaming culture and provide virtually everything that a gamer needs,” said Michael Ngan, country general manager at Lenovo Philippines.

Not only a store to check out Legion latest products, it also serves as a venue in holding mini gaming tournaments to further engage the local gaming community. The Legion store at SM City North EDSA is just the first of many planned Legion Concept Stores set to open nationwide.

At the opening of the Legion Concept Store, Lenovo also unveiled the Legion Y740 gaming laptop which is the company’s first device to have NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics card. Powered by NVIDIA’s Turing architecture and its new RTX platform, the GeForce RTX 2060 boasts of up to six times faster performance than the previous generation of graphics cards.

“With new and upcoming PC games being increasingly demanding in terms of graphics, NVIDIA’s RTX graphics cards are what mainstream gamers need if they want  to fully immerse themselves into these worlds, as it allows everyone to play at maximum settings while providing crisp and clear quality like never before,” said Ngan.

The Legion Y740 gaming notebook is thin at 19.95mm and 2.2 kg or 4.9 lbs light. It features Intel Core i7-8750H processor for an easy handling of graphics-intensive games like Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Battlefield V, and Anthem at either 1080p or 1440p resolution. It comes with 16GB RAM, 1TB + 256GB SSD memory, and a 15.6” FHD IPS 144HZ (slim bezel) panel size and an RGB keyboard powered by Corsair iCue and USB-C Thunderbolt 3 support. The Legion Y740 is now available for Php119,995 at the Legion Concept Store, Lenovo Concept Stores, and at major electronics stores nationwide. Buyers can enjoy two-year onsite warranty, and those who purchase until March 31, 2019 can avail of a free JBL Clip 2 and Lenovo Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) support worth as much as Php9,000 as part of an ongoing promo.

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