Comparison: Lenovo Legion Y720 VS Acer Predator Helios 300

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Acer predator helios 300 vs Lenovo Legion Y 720

Lenovo launched its flagship gaming notebook Lenovo Legion Y720 in India in the month of May, 2017. While Acer Predator Helios 300 was launched recently in the month of August this year. Both the machines feature the best-in class specifications along with all that is required in a high-end gaming machine. Both the machines pack an impressive design with a similar looking color choice. Although the Predator comes with a more edged design, the Legion on the other hand packs an unusual looking hinge build. Both the machines are available in India and can be purchased with specifications based on your own delight both online and offline.

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Let’s look at the specifications of both the gaming beasts before diving in-depth into the features.

Quick Feature Comparison
Feature Lenovo Legion Y720 Acer Predator Helios 300
Category Gaming Gaming
Display 15.6-inch display offering FHD 1920×1080 resolution, IPS AntiGlare LED Backlight 15.6-inch display offering 1920 x 1080 Pixel resolution, LED Backlit TFT IPS Display
Storage 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor ( 2.80GHz 2400MHz 6MB ) Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz speed with Turbo Boost upto 3.8GHz.
Memory 16GB DDR4 16GB DDR4
Graphics 6GB GDDR5 NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060
SD card slot Yes Yes
USB 3 Port Three One
USB 2 Port One Two
USB Type-C One One
HDMI One One
Weight Approx. 2.95 kg Approx. 2.7 kg

Starting with the Lenovo Legion Y720 first. The notebook features a combination of black and red sturdy design. The display packs a hinge that may look new but definitely gives a slight edge in terms of design. The display is bright anti-glare and features broad bezels around the screen. The keyboard is RGB Backlit and has a red finish around its edges. The Legion can also be connected to X-box and VR headset for an enhanced gaming experience.

Lenovo Legion Y720


The Lenovo Legion Y720 comes with a Lenovo Nerve sense technology that can be used to customize audio, active keys, cooling and network priority. Lenovo Nerve Sense allows the users to record highlights for replaying or uploading to streaming sites.

Lenovo Legion Y720

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Acer Predator Helios 300 on the other hand packs overcloackable NVIDIA graphics with access compartment doors on the bottom of the notebooks to make it easy to upgrade memory and storage components.

Acer Predator Helios300

The Asus Predator Helios 300 installs the AeroBlade 3D Fan. The AeroBlade is the world’s thinnest metal fan blade at only 0.1 mm. Its extreme thinness ups the ante on cooling and offers a much quieter thermal system. The Preloaded PredatorSense software provides real time system information and overclocking features. While there is no information if the devices also come with VR-ready capabilities.

Also, the Asus Predator Helios 300 features next-generation 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO technology to give you up to two times faster wireless speeds than 1×1 solutions and up to five times faster than traditional 802.11n 1×1 solution.

Acer Predator Helios 300

Although, both the machines come with similar features, we think Lenovo Legion Y720 takes an edge over the Acer Predator Helios 300 due to its intuitive build, comparatively less costly price and VR compatibility.

Both the Lenovo Legion Y720 and Acer Predator Helios 300 are available online. Lenovo Legion Y520 & Y720 is available on Flipkart and at INR 92,490/- and INR 149,990/- respectively. The Acer Predator Helios 300 on the other hand starts at Rs.1,29,999/.

Buy Here- Lenovo Legion Y720

Buy Here- Acer Predator Helios 300

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Bikram Singh Negi

Bikram Singh Negi

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