Lenovo Yoga 520, 2 in 1 Notebook for Gaming or Multimedia

Prices and Specifications Lenovo Yoga 520. 7 th Generation Intel Core i3 7130U. Up to 16GB DDR4. Touchscreen 14 inch FHD (1920 x 1080). NVIDIA® GeForce 940 MX. 1 TB 7MM 5400RPM & 128G M.2 PCIE.

Lenovo is a laptop brand from China that is well known among the public. Some time ago, Lenovo launched its newest product which is included in the premium segmentation, namely the Yoga 520. This product is claimed to be a hybrid notebook with strong performance in its class.

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In fact, this notebook is believed to have power that is not inferior to the previous series, namely the Yoga 720. Lenovo Yoga 520 is the next generation of the Yoga 500 and Yoga 510 series. There is a difference between the Yoga 500 and Yoga 510 with the Yoga 520.

The most striking difference is in the processor used and the embedded graphics chip. This, of course, is adjusted to the needs of the wider community. Here’s a COTEKNO REVIEW.

Lenovo Yoga 520 Notebook Specifications

Processor : 7 th Generation Intel Core i3 7130U (2.70 GHz, SmartCache 3 MB)
8 th Generation Intel ® Core™ i5-8250U
Memory : Up to 16GB DDR4
Operating System : Windows 10 Home
Display : Touchscreen 14 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS
Touchscreen 14 inch HD (1366 x 768)
Graphic : NVIDIA® GeForce 940 MX
Storage : 1 TB 7MM 5400RPM & 128G M.2 PCIE
Optical Drive : No
Keyboard : 6 row
Multimedia FN keys
Backlit keyboard on some models
One piece touchpad
Capacitive type multitouch
Card Reader : Multi-format card reader
WebCam : HD 720p
Fixed focus
Dual digital microphone
Networking : 802.11 a/c WiFi
Bluetooth 4.1
Interface : 2 x USB 3.0 (1 charger)
1 USB Type-C
4 in 1 card reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC)
Audio jack
Audio : HD audio
Harman Speakers
Dolby® Audio Premium™
Battery : Lithium ion 6 cell
45 W
2 cell baterai (35Wh)
Up to 10 hours
Power Adapter : Combo adapter
Dimensions : 330 x 235 x 19.9 mm
12.9 x 9.3 x 0.8”
Weight : 1.75 kg
3.8 lbs

Lenovo Yoga 520 Notebook performance

If convertible notebooks usually only focus on multimedia needs by utilizing the available graphics chips, the Lenovo Yoga 520 is not the case. With the specifications of the Yoga 520, this notebook can be used for multimedia and is quite tough for gaming needs.

Even though it’s not for heavy-duty gaming, with the Yoga 520’s NVIDIA graphics, users can play the latest low-resolution games.

Having a screen with a size of 14 inches is supported by IPS technology and full HD screen resolution, making this notebook capable of displaying the best quality images, looking more alive, and sharper. Equipped with a touchscreen feature, this screen is also quite responsive when touched with a digital pen or fingers.

With the support of a 6 cell lithium ion type battery, this Lenovo laptop can last up to 5 hours 25 minutes when used for office-based activities. Meanwhile, when used to watch movies with HD quality and brightness at the maximum position, this notebook can last up to 2 hours 47 minutes.

Lenovo Yoga 520 Notebook Design and Appearance

Lenovo Yoga 520 does not only provide advanced features. This notebook has an attractive design and appearance. Its sleek body is wrapped in aluminum with the edges cut in such a way as to produce a precise appearance.

If you look closely, the appearance of this notebook looks classic with a touch of modern style. On the touchpad, the latest technology is embedded for comfort and control that is more comfortable and steady when used.

As a convertible notebook or 2 in 1 notebook, this laptop is equipped with a hinge so that it can be bent up to 360 degrees. This allows the Yoga 520 to be shifted into four different positions, such as a standard notebook, a tent position, a stand or a stand with a keyboard that acts as a stand, and the tablet when bent 360 degrees.

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When positioned as a tablet, the keyboard cannot be used. Like tablets in general, the Yoga 520 can be operated with a touch screen. To simplify operation, the Yoga 520 is also equipped with a digital pen or active pen. This digital pen is used when the notebook is in a position as a tablet or to create visual designs.

Notebook Price

With a variety of advanced technologies and features embedded in the Lenovo Yoga 520, this notebook is on the market for Rp. 7.6 million to Rp. 8.3 million.

For the current version of the i3-7130U yoga, it is quite difficult to find in the market. Most sold in the market today are the higher priced i5-8250U versions. This is adjusted to the type of processor used. For other features and features, these two versions are fairly identical.


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