Lenovo intros Y40 & Y50 ULTRA HD Touchscreen gaming laptops: Starts at $999

Lenovo Y40 The new Lenovo Y series slims down the mighty gaming laptop, offering both a 14 and 15 inch model. The Lenovo Y40 offers gaming at a more affordable price, featuring AMD Radeon graphics. The Lenovo Y50 offers a more premium gaming experience with Nvidia GTX graphics on board. Pricing starts @$499- $999

The new 14-in Y40 and 15.6-in Y50 laptops offer a powerful mobile PC experience. Encased in a black shell the laptops offer a selection of technologies including an optional backlit keyboard on the Y50. The Y50 also offers choices of an up to Ultra HD 3840×2160 display or Full HD 1920×1080 display with optional touch while the Y40 features a Full HD display.
The laptops showcase graphics at their best – optional AMD Radeon™ on the Y40 and NVIDIA® GeForce® on the Y50. Powered by an up to 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Windows 8.1 and HDD or SSD drive, users can easily multitask among activities such as watching videos, opening apps, posting to social media and browsing photos. Movies and videos sound rich and resonant with the Y40 and Y50’s pairing of JBL® speakers and Dolby® Home Theater® v4. Models of the Lenovo Y40 and Y50 laptops start at $999 and will be available beginning in May 2014 via major retailers and www.lenovo.com.

•Up 4th gen Intel Core i7-4702HQ processor*
•14” or 15.6” Full HD (1920×1080)
•Up to an optional UHD (3840×2160) panel*
•Up to AMD Radeon M270 2GB graphics
•Up to Nvidia GTX-860M 2GB graphics*
•Up to 16GB DDR3L-1600MHz
•Up to 1TB hybrid SSHD with 8GB SSD
•Intel AC WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
•720p HD webcam
•JBL stereo speakers and subwoofer with Dolby Advanced Audio v2
•Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
•USB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI, 2-in-1 card reader
•Up to 5 hours battery life
•Starting at 5.3lbs, 23.8mm (0.93”) thin
•Optional external DVD or Blueray drive*
•Windows 8.1