Product Comparison: Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE) vs Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)


General Specifications
Brand
Lenovo
Acer
Model
Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)
Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
This sleek, portable 15.6" laptop pushes gaming performance to a new level. Its latest-generation specs guarantee you serious power. Thermally optimized to run cooler and quieter with a full-sized white-backlit keyboard, the Legion Y540 Laptop is primed for those who demand gaming wherever life takes them.
Designed for those with a need to speed, the Predator Helios 300 gaming notebook combines powerful 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with high-performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics driven by the new NVIDIA Pascal architecture.
Key Specs
Screen Size
17.3 in.
15.6 in.
Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Processor Speed
2.6 GHz
2.2 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
16 GB
16 GB
Storage Capacity
1256 GB
256 GB
Battery Life
5 hours
7 hours

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Key Specs"
 
Size & Weight
Height
1.04 in.
1.05 in.
Width
15.74 in.
15.4 in.
Depth
11.42 in.
10.5 in.
Weight
6.26 lbs.
5.95 lbs.

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i7-9750H
Intel Core i7-8750H
Number of Cores
6
6
Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Processor"
Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE) Black Notebook
  • Battery is ok and processor is fast for gaming!
  • Speeds on the processor makes gaming painless.
  • The processor is fast and the graphics look great.
  • Fast processor, wonderful display.
  • The i7 processor performs wonderfully.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • This laptop has, at the time of this writing, the latest Intel Core i7 processor.
  • Fast processors, great graphics, can play most games.
  • Remaining qualities such as processor, graphics card is very good for high end gaming for a long time to come.
  • However, no faster than very old laptops running single-core i7 processors.
  • The processors temperature up to the high 80s and at times the 90s.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR4
DDR4-SDRAM
Type of Storage
SSD + HDD
SSD
Card Reader
No
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE) Black Notebook
  • Great memory so can have more programs open simultaneously.
  • 6GB of dedicated memory, I like it.
  • Amazing gaming laptop with a lot of memory.
  • Love my new Legion computer. Great memory.
  • Gaming power for image processing. Good memory.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • The Helios 300 also comes with 16 GB DDR4 memory. I like it.
  • 16GB of flash storage, is very high quality.
  • The underside of the laptop has access for memory and the SSD. Good memory.
  • Memory is something you'll want to upgrade.
  • The laptop came with only 237 GB of memory space on the hard drive. That is a very low amount for a laptop.
Features
Display Type
FHD IPS
FHD IPS
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Discrete Graphics Memory
6 GB
6 GB
Extras
Desktop-caliber gaming on the go, A new way to experience games, Gaming has a new look, Take your games to the edge, Go inside the action, Time to strike
Realised Potential, Custom-Engineered Cooling, Backlit Keyboard, Metal Chassis, Make Your Presence Known

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Features"
Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE) Black Notebook
  • The webcan closing feature is a life changer.
  • The keyboard is well designed and the LED lights are awesome.
  • Awesome features and one of the best gaming systems.
  • I love all the features built into the system.
  • Quick and fast! But few features.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • I love the feature of just opening up a few screws and I can insert another drive in minutes.
  • Incredible display that will keep up with any high end laptop.
  • Really nice backlit keyboard that works well for gaming.
  • Touchpad was okay when the drivers worked.
  • Built-in mic was unusable out of the box - nobody could hear me.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
4
4
USB Type C
Yes
Yes
Other Ports
HDMI 2.0, Mini DisplayPort 1.4, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, HDMI

Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE)

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
Lenovo Legion Y540 (81Q4004VGE) Black Notebook
  • It was very easy to connect to the Internet wirelessly.
  • Good wireless connection. Great laptop.
  • Cool, Internet connection is solid.
  • Great laptop with good connectivity.
  • The connector of the power brick feels wobbly.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • I've managed to get things working using a DisplayPort-compatible USB adapter to connect to the TV.
  • There are windows reality ready so if you have VR you can connect it.
  • Connection for power adapter is strong (we have had many that break).
  • Mac had problems at times with connecting to WiFi or Bluetooth, this one has never had any issues.
  • No Gigabyte connection via LAN.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
1999.99 $


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