Intelligent. Premium. Simple.
Featuring top-of-the-line processing and advanced graphics options, this 15” laptop is designed to impress. Finished with premium metal and offering Harman Speakers optimized with Dolby Audio, the IdeaPad 520 is a blend of style and substance, just like you.
Designed with precision
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. Available in three sophisticated tone-on-tone options with a soft-touch finish: Iron Grey, Champagne Gold, or Bronze. We also redesigned the touchpad, for a better user experience with multi-finger gestures. Touch, click and zoom—you’ll feel the difference.
Power and speed
The Ideapad 520 features top-of-the-line 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processing and up to 16 GB 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.
Intel® Optane™ pushes your system further
Boost your Ideapad 520 with an additional 16 GB Intel Optane SSD, a new technology that significantly increases your system’s speed and responsiveness. You’ll experience shorter startup times and program launches, and more accelerated performance overall.
High-performance hybrid storage for all your needs
Choose between SATA HDD storage (up to 2 TB SATA HDD) or performance-enhancing hybrid storage, with up to 256 GB SATA SSD plus 1 TB SATA HDD. You’ll have more than enough space to expand your library of movies, music, apps and more.
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 a cleaner, safer PCs.
Instant access with one touch of your finger
Login to your laptop in less than two seconds on our optional fingerprint reader– that’s three times faster than the average time it takes to type in a password. And thanks to Windows Hello, you’ll also be able to sign into partner apps like DropBox with no hassle.
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 Speakers featuring Dolby Audio
The Ideapad 520 offers a boost from the sound of the Ideapad 320. 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.