Legion Y540 (15") Gaming Laptop
Legion Y540 (15") Gaming Laptop
Laptop gaming, further evolved
- Features 9th Gen processing for ultimate power & speed
- Premium GTX & RTX graphics options from NVIDIA
- Full size white backlit keyboard with less than 1 ms response time
- 26mm thin for easy portability
- Customize your rig from a variety of upgrades
- Starting at:
Legion Y540 15"Part Number: 81SX000KUS
Windows 10 means epic gaming
New PCs with Windows 10 and the latest Intel® Core™ processors are designed to support the latest PC gaming experiences, from playing the newest titles in 4K to sharing HDR screenshots—all with the stunning media-rich graphics.* Get the winning advantage of speed, power, performance, and responsiveness. Plus, with a Legion laptop, you can game on the go with a thinner, lighter system with amazing battery life.†
* PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10. Games and media content sold separately. 4K functionality available with supported games, monitors, and graphics chips.
† Battery life varies significantly with device, settings and usage.
Gaming has a new look
Now is the time to embrace a machine that matches your lifestyle—stylish on the outside, savage on the inside. At 26 mm / 1.02” and 2.3 kg / 5.1 lbs, the Legion Y540 has been redesigned to deliver the ideal balance between epic performance for gaming, and practical portability for every day.
Even more muscle per inch
The Legion Y540 represents the culmination of thousands of engineering hours and expert craftsmanship to deliver a laptop that is both powerful and thin. To support up to 2666 MHz DDR4 memory, PCIe SSD storage, and more, our engineers combined their expertise in battery, I/O placement, thermals, and motherboard design to pack the best hardware into an ultraslim gaming laptop.
Designed for what's next
Anyone has the power to build a following. Now games can be shared, viewed, and played from anywhere in the world. Give friends and followers the show they deserve on a laptop with the latest Intel® Core™ processors. Get the speed and flexibility to simultaneously play, record, and stream without compromise.
Take your games to the edge
With its thin bezels, the Legion Y540 packs more than 2 million pixels in Full HD resolution on a near-edgeless 15” IPS display. Bring your favorite games to life with an anti-glare screen, 144 Hz refresh rate, and 300 nits brightness for breathtakingly immersive gameplay on the go.
Go inside the action
Dolby Atmos® pulls you into the game with powerful, moving audio that sweeps all around and above you with amazing precision and realism. A leap forward from surround sound, it gives you a competitive edge via the new Sound Radar overlay. Know where specific sounds are coming from and hear audio that heightens your sense of awareness and immerses you in a more intense gaming experience.
Time to strike
Intense firefights and high-speed races require the most responsive controls for victory. Full-sized with white backlighting, the Legion Y540 keyboard offers 100% anti-ghosting, less than 1 ms response time, and 4 mm key side so you never miss a strike. Further, the Legion Y540 features Windows Precision drivers for gesture control with effortless input – giving you the edge over any opponent.
The Coldfront is here
Heat—the nemesis of gaming performance—is no longer a concern, thanks to Legion Coldfront. Coldfront brings the latest features that a dual-channel thermal system can provide, including individual CPU and GPU cooling for cooler system temperatures, four thermal vents for improved airflow, dedicated heat syncs for cooler keyboard temperatures, and 70 individual fan blades per channel to reduce system noise.
Expand your views
You need to see more from your battle station. The Legion Triple Display Support System utilizes HDMI 2.0, MiniDisplay, and Type-C ports, allowing the Legion Y540 to connect up to three displays simultaneously for an explosively powerful gaming experience. Further, our rear I/O dashboard helps with cable management, keeping your battle station clean and organized for maximum focus on the game.
Fine-tune your gaming style with Lenovo Vantage
Take your gaming to the next level with Lenovo Vantage, featuring Legion Edge. Spend less time tweaking your settings and more time playing, thanks to automated performance, cooling, and power control settings. Get overclock support* for CPU, real-time device performance monitoring, and more—all in one app.
*Overclocking and RGB features not available on all models.
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Rear port connectivityThe Y540 features a convenient array of ports and connectors; plug in an external device or accessory or simply charge or secure your laptop with the following rear ports, seen above:
- 1. USB-C
- 2. Mini DisplayPort
- 3. USB 3.1 Gen 1**
- 4. HDMI
- 5. Ethernet
- 6. AC adapter
- 7. Kensington® lock slot
Side port connectivityThe Y540 also features the following side ports and connectors, seen above:
- 8. USB 3.1 Gen 1**
- 9. USB 3.1 Gen 1**
- 10. Headphone/mic combo
Ratings & Reviews
Ratings & ReviewsCustomer Reviews for Lenovo Legion Y540 (15) Laptop
Tech Specs** The actual transfer speed of the USB 3.1 [Gen 1] will vary and, depending on many factors, such as the processing capability of host and peripheral devices, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environments, will be slower than a speed of [5 Gbit/s]
Description Specifications Processor
- 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-9300HF (2.40GHz, up to 4.10GHz with Turbo Boost, 4 Cores, 8MB Cache)
- 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9750H (2.60GHz, up to 4.50GHz with Turbo Boost, 6 Cores, 12MB Cache)
- 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-9750HF (2.60GHz, up to 4.50GHz with Turbo Boost, 6 Cores, 12MB Cache)
- Windows 10 Home
- Windows 10 Pro
- NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti 6GB
- NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 6GB
Memory Up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz Battery
- Up to 5 hours
- 57 Wh
- Up to 1TB SSD PCIe
- 1TB HDD 7200 RPM
- 2TB HDD 5400 RPM
- Dual Drive Configurations available. (HDD + SSD)
- 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare 60Hz 45% color gamut 250 nits
- 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare 60Hz 72% color gamut 300 nits
- 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare 144Hz 72% color gamut 300 nits
Camera 720p HD camera with microphone Audio Harman® speakers with Dolby Atmos® for Gaming Dimensions (W x D x H) 14.2″ x 10.5″ x 1.0″ / 360 x 267 x 26 (mm) Weight Starting at 5.1 lbs (2.3 kg) Color Raven Black Connectivity 802.11 AC (2 x 2) + Bluetooth® 5.0 Ports / Slots
- 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1**
- Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
- HDMI™ 2.0
- RJ45 Ethernet
- Kensington Wedge Lock slot
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
- 3.5mm microphone/headphone combo
- NOVO hole
Keyboard White-backlit Preloaded Software
- Lenovo Vantage
- McAfee LiveSafe™ Trial
What's in the box
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- Legion Y540 15"
- 230w AC adapter
- 3 Cell Li-Polymer, 57Wh internal battery
- Quick start guide
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