Lenovo Legion Y25 30 PressSource: Lenovo

What you need to know

  • Lenovo announced the 24.5-inch Legion Y25-30 monitor at CES 2022.
  • It has a 240Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and AMD FreeSync Premium for gamers.
  • 99% sRGB color, HDR 400, and dual 3W speakers makes it great for video editing and graphic design.
  • The Legion Y25-30 is expected May 2022 and will start at $340.

Lenovo's Legion lineup of gaming hardware is comprised of laptops, PCs, monitors, and other peripherals, and it's getting bigger at CES 2022. Just announced is the new Legion Y25-30 gaming monitor. It's sized at 24.5 inches with a 1920x1080 (FHD) resolution, which should translate to high frame rates with modest PC hardware. The monitor can accommodate thanks to a blistering 240Hz refresh rate and 0.5ms (MPRT) refresh rate, as well as AMD's FreeSync Premium variable refresh rate technology for reduced screen tearing. These specs should help it make a run for the best PC gaming monitors out there.

Category Spec
Screen size 24.5 inches
Resolution 1920x1080 (FHD)
PPI 89.68
Aspect ratio 16:9
Panel IPS
WLED backlight
Anti-glare
TÜV low blue light
Refresh rate 240Hz
Response time 1ms
0.5ms (MPRT)
Adaptive sync AMD FreeSync Premium
HDR VESA DisplayHDR 400
Contrast 1,000:1
3M:1 (Dynamic)
Color 16.7 million
99% sRGB
8-bit depth
Brightness 400 nits
Audio Dual 3W speakers
Connectivity Two HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort 1.4
3.5mm audio (out)
USB-B 3.2 (up)
Four USB-A 3.2 (down)
VESA 100mm x 100mm
Color Raven Black
Availability May 2022
Price From $340

The IPS panel is TÜV certified for low blue light, and it includes VESA DisplayHDR 400 for more vivid colors. With 99% sRGB coverage and 8-bit color depth, the Legion Y25-30 should make for a respectable professional display as well. The dual built-in 3W speakers can aid with video editing, while the color and HDR will help with photo editing or video streaming. The stand is adjustable for tilt, swivel, lift, and pivot for easy ergonomics.

The back of the monitor offers plentiful connectivity. For video in you have the option of two HDMI 2.0 as well as one DisplayPort 1.4. There's one 3.5mm audio jack for headphones, and the single USB-B upstream port translates to four USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1) downstream ports. A Kensington lock slot is included if you decide to use this monitor in a public space like a LAN party. The Legion Y25-30 monitor is expected May 2022 and should start at about $340.