ASUS FX503 vs Lenovo Y720 – what are the differences?

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The aim of this article is to highlight the major differences between the laptops ASUS FX503 and Lenovo Legion Y720.

Under the hood, both notebooks are powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. They also share the same GPU – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, however, Lenovo Legion Y720 features a larger amount of VRAM – 6 GB as opposed to 3 GB. In terms of memory capacity, there is no difference as both notebooks offer 16GB of DDR4 RAM.

Moving on to the display, the two models sport 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080)panels, however, Lenovo Legion Y720 comes with an IPS matrix. As for the overall dimensions, ASUS FX503 is not only the thinner but also the less heavy one – its 24 mm thin construction tips the scale at 2.50 kg (5.5 lbs). Furthermore, the notebook accommodates a bigger 4-cell battery with a capacity of 64 Wh.

On the other hand, Lenovo Y720 is made of aluminum and also boasts powerful JBL audio for an immersive sound experience. Furthermore, it comes with one USB 3.1 Type-C port but lacks an SD card reader.

Specs sheet

Series
  • ASUS FX503
  • Lenovo Y720
OS
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10
CPU
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  •  Intel Core i7-7700HQ
RAM
  • 16 GB of DDR4-2400 RAM
  • 16 GB of DDR4-2400 RAM
Internal storage
  • HDD/SSD
  • HDD/SSD
GPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
Display
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
Connectivity 802.11ac (2×2),
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.2
Features
  • 3x USB 3.0 Type-A
  • HDMI
  • SD card reader
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Security Lock slot
  • 1x USB 3.0 Type-A (Sleep and Charge)
  • 2x USB 3.0 Type-A
  • 1x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • HDMI
  • audio jack
  • Security Lock slot
  • 3W JBL subwoofer, Xbox IC antennas
Battery
  • 64Wh, 4-cell
  • 60Wh, 4-cell
Weight 2.50 kg (5.5 lbs) 3.20 kg (7.1 lbs)

All ASUS FX503 configurations

ASUS FX503 – $849.00
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • 1000GB HDD
  • 8GB RAM
ASUS FX503 – $789.00
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • 1000GB HDD
  • 8GB RAM
ASUS FX503VD – $849.00
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • 1000GB HDD
  • 8GB RAM

All Lenovo Y720 configurations

Lenovo Legion Y720 – $1149.00
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • 256GB SSD
  • 16GB RAM
Lenovo Legion Y720 – $1429.99
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • 1000GB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • 16GB RAM
Lenovo Legion Y720 – $1469.99
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • 512GB SSD
  • 16GB RAM

(laptopmedia.com, https://goo.gl/4xLhHU)

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