Lenovo's Legion Y740S is a 14.9mm gaming laptop with an external GPU accessory

Lenovo announced the Legion Y740S gaming laptop at CES today, and the product is designed to be a slimmed down version of the Legion Y740. There's one big difference though, which is that the new Y740S doesn't have a dedicated GPU, as it's meant to be used with the new BoostStation eGPU.

The Y740S includes Intel's 10th-generation H-series processors, up to a Core i9, as you'd expect from a gaming laptop. However, it's only 14.9mm thin, which is wild for a gaming laptop, and it weighs in at 4.18 pounds. The 15.6-inch screen is available with 4K resolution, 600-nit brightness, and 100% sRGB color gamut.

The Legion Y740S also has some features that aren't commonly found in gaming laptops, such as a fingerprint sensor in the power button. It also has dual Thunderbolt 3 ports (along with two USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports and an SD card reader), one of which can be used to plug in the external GPU.

The Lenovo Legion Y740S will arrive in May, starting at $1,099.99.

The BoostStation will start at $249.99, and bundled GPUs can include an AMD Radeon RX5700T, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660Ti, RTX 2060 Super 8GB, RTX 2070 Super 8GB, or RTX 2080 Super 8GB. The GPU enclosure offers completely tool-less access, with a pull-out drawer.

Lenovo also announced an array of gaming peripherals. There are three monitors, the Legion Y25-25, the G32qc Gaming Monitor, and the G27c Gaming Monitor. The Y25-25 is a 24.5-inch FHD screen with a 240Hz refresh rate at 400-nit brightness. The G32qc is a 31.5-inch display with QHD resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate, and the G27c monitor has 1080p resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate.

Along with those, there are two mice, including the Legion M600 Wireless Gaming Mouse and the Legion M300 RGB Gaming Mouse. The M600 has a built-in rechargeable battery that provides 200 hours of use, and a five-minute charge will get you 10 hours of usage. It has 16,000DPI with an adjustable DPI switch. The M300 has 8,000DPI tracking, and it has an RGB logo on the back. Finally, the Legion K300 RGB Gaming Keyboard is an entry-level keyboard with five RGB zones.

The Legion Y25-25 Gaming Monitor is coming in June for $319.99, while the G32qc and G27c are both coming in March for $319.99 and $219.99, respectively. The M600 Wireless Gaming Mouse and the M300 RGB Gaming Mouse are both coming in June for $79.99 and $29.99, respectively, and the K300 RGB Gaming Keyboard will also arrive in June, for $49.99.

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