Comparing Acer Predator Helios 300 and Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6"


Acer Predator Helios 300

Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6"

Lowest price found: CDN$ 1505.90
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Lowest price found: CDN$ 1837.50
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CPU What processor model does the laptop have?
Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed # of operations per second. Higher number = faster processor.
2.8 GHz
2.8 GHz
Graphics Card
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 6 GB Dedicated Memory
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti
RAM How much RAM does the laptop have?
16 GB
8 GB
RAM Upgrade Is it possible to increase the RAM in the laptop?
32 GB
Storage Type What kind of storage drive does the laptop use?
Both SSD and HDD
Optical Drive Does the laptop come with a CD/DVD drive?
Number of USB Ports How many USB ports does the laptop have?
4 USB port(s)
4 USB port(s)
Has USB-C Ports Does the laptop have a USB-C type port?
Has HDMI Port
Has Ethernet Port
Audio Ports What kind of audio inputs/outputs does the laptop have?
Mic jack and headphone jack
Combo port (mic and headphone in one)
Has VGA Port
Has DVI Port
Battery Features
Battery Life
9 hours
4 hours
Replaceable Battery Can the battery be taken out and replaced with a fully charged one?
Display Features
Display Type What kind of display does the laptop have?
Display Size The physical size of the screen (measured diagonally from corner to corner)
1.3 ft
1.3 ft
Display Resolution What are the dimensions of the display screen, in pixels?
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Touch Screen Does the laptop have touch screen controls?
Trackpad Features What features does the mouse trackpad come with?
Gesture sensitive
Glass top
Number Pad on Keyboard
Webcam Is the laptop equipped with an integrated webcam?
Camera Quality The more megapixels, the higher the video and picture quality of the camera.
1 megapixels
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Accessories Included What is included in the package?
  • AC Adapter
  • User's manual
AC Charger
Physical Features

6 lbs

5.3 lbs
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Tablet Function
Tablet Function Can the laptop be converted to a tablet?
Wi-Fi Does the laptop support wifi, and what protocols if possible?
Has Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Has Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth Version What Bluetooth version does the laptop use?
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.1
General Info
Model Number
Release Date
July 2017
Two-year International Travelers Limited Warranty (ITW)
1 year limited
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
99 / 100
Rank: #5 out of 184.
77 / 100
Rank: #108 out of 184.
  • Unlock the potential of Predator hardware with a custom-engineered dual-fan cooling with the all-metal AeroBlade 3D Fan1.
  • Flat, geometric angles tapered to hard edges accent its aggressive black and red form.
  • Architecturally inspired exhaust vents expel heat and ensure a bold look from every angle.
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  • GAMING PERFORMANCE - This Y520 gaming laptop includes a 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor and 256GB of PCIe SSD storage to provide the speed and storage you need
  • NEXT-GEN GRAPHICS - The Y520 laptop comes with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Graphics, which will allow you to play games smoothly and delivers all the performance you need to dominate at your favorite game
  • HIGH-QUALITY AUDIO - With or without gaming headphones, the Legion Y520 has you covered with 2x2W Harman speakers with Dolby Audio premium to deliver top-quality audio for truly immersive gameplay
  • ILLUMINATED KEYBOARD - Lenovo Legion Y520 gaming laptop features a Crimson backlight keyboard that provides 1.7 mm of key travel distance delivering crisp, accurate and responsive keystrokes perfect for in-game chatting and gameplay
  • ULTRA PORTABLE - This Y520 gaming laptop is a mere 1.01" thick and wieghs only 5.5lbs making it easy to bring this powerful gaming laptop anywhere you go
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Aspect Ratio
Operating System What operating systems is pre-installed on the laptop?
Windows 10
Windows 10
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Special Features Other features (not otherwise listed)
  • Metal Chasis
  • AeroBlade™ 3D Fan
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Key features
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i7
  • 7700HQ Processor (Up to 3.8GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • 6 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • 15.6" Full HD
  • Widescreen IPS display
  • 16GB DDR4 Memory
  • 256GB SSD
  • Up to 7-hours of battery life

Acer Predator Helios 300 is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laptops and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dell XPS9360-4841SLV or Acer Aspire E 17 .

Acer Predator Helios 300 was released in 2017. There are dozens of newer laptops on the market. Show newer Laptops

Acer Predator Helios 300 is CDN$ 282.17 more expensive than the average laptop (CDN$ 1223.73).

Key features
  • 7th generation Intel Core Processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Graphics
  • Fast-paced gaming
  • 2 x 2W Harman speakers
  • Dolby Audio premium
  • Crimson backlight keyboard
  • Vides 1.7 mm of key travel for crisp

Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" is a very popular and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling laptops and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Lenovo Legion Y520 or ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 .

Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" was released in 2017. There are a lot of newer laptops on the market. Show newer Laptops

Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" is CDN$ 613.32 more expensive than an average laptop (CDN$ 1223.73).

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