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IdeaPad Y Series


High performance laptops for multimedia and gaming. Y series laptops feature the fastest processors, the latest 3D graphics technology, high resolution displays and studio-class audio.

    • Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 gaming laptop
    • Y500
    • New!Powerful 15.6" gaming and multimedia laptop with Ultrabay for dual graphics support or extra storage

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      • Up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor
      • Windows 8
      • Ultrabay for dual graphics support or extra storage
      • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT650M 2GB graphics
      • Up to 1TB HDD + 16GB SSD
      • Up to 3 hours' battery life
      • 15.6" HD widescreen display
      • Starting at 6 lbs / .78" thin
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It's the most personal part of your PC. The spacing and height of our keys are specially designed to be comfortable to use and to increase accuracy.


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IdeaPad Y Series
Core Technology

Up to Windows 8

Beautiful, fast, fluid. Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about you. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you can spend less time searching and more time Doing.

Windows 7 Home Premium

If you use your PC strictly at home and for entertainment, Windows 7 Home Premium is a good choice. Home Premium lets you easily set up a home network and connect to printers and devices. It’s designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker, plus connecting to wireless networks is fast and easy. Get the best entertainment experience and watch shows for free with Internet TV on Windows Media Center.

3rd Gen Intel® Core™ Processors

Thanks to this technology, Intel®-equipped PCs deliver smart, adaptive, and responsive performance and visuals that give users a better PC experience.


An interchangeable bay that can be instantly swapped out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space or an additional fan for cooling.

Microsoft Office 2013

Lenovo systems are optimized for the new Office 2013. Purchase a Product Key for the preloaded software. Available in full-featured Office Suites for single use PCs, as well as Office 365 subscription for use on multiple devices (not for commercial use). Learn More >

High-Definition Video

Enjoy life-like, high-definition video from your laptop, or output to an HD-ready monitor or television using your HDMI output without suffering any quality loss.

Dolby® Home Theater® v4

Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in stereo speakers or your own headphones.

JBL® designed speakers

Get exquisite stereo performance from your laptop with built-in speakers designed by audio pioneers JBL®

NVIDIA® Discrete Graphics

NVIDIA® Geforce® graphics offer robust performance for your HD videos and photo editing, smooth movie playback, and the fun of 3D gaming with support for DirectX® 11.

Blu-ray Disc™ drive

To enjoy your favorite movies on the road configure your system with the latest Blu-ray Disc™ player and writer.

Integrated 720p HD Webcam

A built-in webcam is ideal for Skyping and Web conferencing — and it's also part of our VeriFace face-recognition software that turns your face into your password.

Dual Digital Array Microphones

These crystal clear microphones make web chat a pleasure and also cancel out any noise from keystrokes so your friends can here you like you're really there.
Built-In Solutions

Backlit Keyboard

Type comfortably and accurately in low-light settings with a backlit AccuType keyboard.


Connect your laptop to a range of Bluetooth-enabled devices including mobile phones, headsets, and PDAs. With Bluetooth enabled, sharing and synchronizing data between devices is easy and hassle-free with no wires or internet connectivity required.

Intelligent Touchpad

Optimized for the new Windows 8 interface the intelligent touchpad enables easy scroll, zoom and rotate functions for comfortable control of your IdeaPad Y-series laptop.

Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology

Wirelessly enjoy laptop content on a compatible big screen with Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi) technology.

OneKey Recovery

Rescue and restore valuable data with a fast and effective rescue interface that detects and diagnoses where a corruption occurred.

EPEAT® Gold or Silver Environmental Rating

Under the federally-funded EPEAT program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria.


Y Series laptops carry the ENERGY STAR label attesting to their superior energy efficiency, which lowers operating costs and reduces overall energy use and heat emissions.

Limits: Limit 5 per customer. Offers valid from Lenovo in the US only.

Availability: Offers, prices, specifications and availability may change without notice. Lenovo will contact you and cancel your order if the product becomes unavailable or if there was a pricing or typographic error.

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Warranty: For a copy of applicable warranties, write to: Lenovo Warranty Information, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC, 27560. Lenovo makes no representation or warranty regarding third party products or services. The Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo hardware products purchased for your own use, and does not transfer upon resale.

Battery: These systems do not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. Systems will continue to boot, but may not charge unauthorized batteries. Attention: Lenovo has no responsibility for the performance or safety of unauthorized batteries, and provides no warranties for failures or damage arising out of their use.

Pricing: Does not include tax, shipping and handling, or recycling fees. Reseller prices may vary. Savings referenced off regular Lenovo web prices.

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