Featuring top-of-the-line processing and advanced graphics options, this 15” laptop is designed to impress. Finished in premium metal and offering Harman Speakers optimized with Dolby Audio, the IdeaPad 520 is a blend of style and substance, just like you.
A remarkable laptop should have a remarkable look and feel, and this one is no exception. The IdeaPad 520 features a redesigned chassis with angled edges and metal surfaces, for a contemporary take on classic style. We also redesigned the touchpad, for a better user experience with multi-finger gestures.
Power and Speed
The IdeaPad 520 features top-of-the-line 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processing and up to 12GB memory, for lightning-fast responsiveness. Multi-task with ease—you’ll be able to transition seamlessly between web tabs, and run multiple programs without being slowed down.
Advanced Graphics with NVIDIA
The IdeaPad 520 offers advanced graphics performance, with up to NVIDIA GeForce 940MX. A dedicated graphics card relies on its own processor, accelerating graphics performance by more than 3 times. Play games, edit video and more—with reduced screen tearing and advanced photo and video-editing performance.
Streamline Your Day With Windows 10 Home
The IdeaPad 520 brings you Windows 10 Home, featuring a host of exciting new features. Need a party playlist? Ask Cortana—your very own digital personal assistant. Cortana works with more than a thousand apps and services to ensure you’ll always have the answers you need. Best of all, it works across all your Windows 10 devices to keep you organized.
Download Only What You Want, Safely and Simply
With Lenovo App Explorer, users choose only the apps they want. It’s a straightforward and secure way for users to personalize their computer, and an essential part of Lenovo’s commitment to cleaner, safer PCs.
Stunning Visual Clarity
The IdeaPad 520 offers up to Full High Definition resolution, with wide-angle IPS anti-glare technology. Whether you’re lounging on the couch or want to watch with a friend, you’ll get the absolute most of your entertainment from any angle.
Crisp, Clear Sound With Harman/Kardon Speakers® Featuring Dolby Audio
Now featuring Harman Speakers with Dolby Audio, you’ll experience crystal-clear audio with minimal distortion at any volume. Stream a playlist or tune into a conference call—you’ll hear every detail.
?The processor runs the operating system and all applications. The faster the processor, the faster your programs run, but battery life can be affected.
Up to 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor (2.70GHz 4MB)
Windows 10 Home
Intel® HD Graphics 620
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 940MX 2GB
Webcam / Microphone
720 HD with array microphone
?Memory, aka RAM, is used to store data temporarily as you are actively working on your laptop. It is not where your data is permanently stored. More memory can help your system run faster, especially if you have a lot of programs open at the same time.
Up to 12GB DDR4 2133 MHz
?Storage is where data, like documents and applications, resides permanently on your computer. Not to be confused with memory, which is only active when the computer is in use. Larger files like media files will need larger storage.
1TB 5400 RPM
Harman speakers with Dolby Audio
**Up to 5 hours with MobileMark 2014
?The display is the screen. Higher resolutions displays allow you to fit more content on the screen at once. IPS displays offer better colour and wider viewing angles.
15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS LED Anti-Glare with integrated camera
Dimensions (W x D x H)
14.89" x 10.2" x .90" / 378 x 260 x 22.9 (mm)
Starting at 4.8 lbs (2.17 kg)
?WiFi or Wireless comes down to B, G, N or AC. The basics are B and G, G being faster than B with more range. AC is the fastest, but N has the furthest range and more frequency options.
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