Lenovo’s Legion 5i Gaming Laptop Packs RTX 2080 Super & 240Hz Display

Lenovo Legion 7

Lenovo is all set to launch its all-new lineup of Legion Gaming Laptops. The new set of all Legion Laptops will be equipped with not only Intel’s brand new 10th Gen Processors but also with AMD’s new Ryzen R7 chips, which is also said to give it amazing battery life.

The laptops arriving in May 2020 with the new Legion Lineup include — Legion 7, Legion 5i 15, Legion 5i 17 and Legion 5 (AMD), where the Legion 7 and Legion 5i are most powerful mainstream variants with starting price of $1,599 and $1,129. While Legion 5 (AMD) and the Legion 5i 15 are the budget variants with a starting price of $849 and $829 respectively.

Also Read: Intel Reveals 10th-gen Comet Lake-H series processors: AMD Ryzen’s Perfect Rivals

Lenovo Legion 7

The most powerful mainstream of the upcoming Legion is the Legion 7, a 15.6-inch laptop that’s even slimmer than other laptops in Legion lineup but yet more powerful. Lenovo Legion 7 can be configured with up to a 10th-Gen Intel Core i9 CPU, an RTX 2080 Super Max-Q GPU, 32GB of RAM and expand up to total internal storage of 1TB PCIe SSD.

In terms of dimensions, Legion 7 is a 14.2 x 10 x 0.8 inches and weighs approx. 4.6 pounds (2.08 KG). For connectivity, it is packed with three USB 3.1 ports, one USB Type-C, one Thunderbolt 3 port, an HDMI 2.0 port, an RJ45 port and a headphone jack.

There are two options available to displays, you’ll get a 15.6-inch 1080p display with either refresh rate of 144Hz or 240Hz. The display panel comes with 100% Adobe sRGB colors and a peak brightness of 500 nits.

Lenovo is introducing its new Legion TrueStrike Keyboard with 1.5 millimeters of key travel and a full number pad with a response time of less than 1ms. It also has optional four-zoned RGB Lighting with anti-oil and abrasion-resistant key coatings. Lenovo also increased the trackpad’s size by 39%. Legion 7 also comes with an improved new keyboard and touchpad, along with a webcam at top of bezel with ThinkPad style Privacy Shutter. It also has an 80W-hr battery that could last up to 8 hours.

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Lenovo Legion 5 Lineup

  • Legion 5 15 (AMD) & Legion 5i 15
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These systems are almost identical from outside while there are some differences in inner components. For Legion 5i 15, you can choose either Intel’s 10th-Gen Core-i5 or Core-i7 Processor, up to an RTX 2060 GPU, 16GB of RAM and 1TB of PCIe SSD for internal storage. There’s a new Hunter Moss Green color option including the gray-black option for the Intel Chipsets-based Laptops.

Meanwhile, for the Legion 5 15 (AMD) edition, you can choose either an AMD Ryzen R5 or Ryzen R7 Processor, a GeForce GTX 1650 or 1650Ti GPU, 8GB of RAM and up to 1 TB of internal storage.

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In terms of dimensions, both laptops are 14.3 x 10.2 x 1 inches and weigh approx. 5.5 pounds (2.5 KG). For connectivity, it is packed with four USB 3.1 ports, one USB Type-C, an HDMI 2.0 port, an RJ45 port and a headphone jack. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with a thunderbolt and Mini Display Port.

Each system also comes with different display options. The AMD variants may three display options including —

  • A 240Hz refresh rate, 100% Adobe sRBG and a peak brightness of 500 nits.
  • A 144Hz refresh rate, 100% Adobe sRBG and a peak brightness of 500 nits.
  • A 60Hz refresh rate, 100% Adobe sRBG and a peak brightness of 300 nits.

On the other hand, Intel variants could come with up to refresh rate of 240Hz, 100% Adobe sRGB colors, a peak brightness of 500 nits along with Dobly Vision and Nvidia G-Sync support.

With the new Legion TrueStrike Keyboard and improved touchpad, both laptops are packed with a 60W-hr battery. Lenovo has not confirmed the battery life of laptops yet, but we can assume it could last up to 10Hrs for Intel and 11Hrs for AMD variants.

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  • Legion 5i 17
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The Legion 5i 17 is like a big brother for Legion 5i 15, it’s a mainstream gaming laptop with slightly better specifications than the Legion 5i 15. With Legion 5i 17, you can choose up to a 10th-Gen Intel Core-i7 Processor, and RTX 2060 GPU, 32GB of RAM and a 1TB PCIe SSD.

In terms of dimensions, both laptops are 15.8 x 11.4 x 1 inches and weigh approx. 6.6 pounds (3 KG). It is packed with the same ports as its 15-inch brother.

In terms of display options, you’ll get a 17.3-inch 1080p display, 60Hz or 144Hz Dolby Vision Panel with a peak brightness of 300 nits.

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Wrapping Up

It is a very tough decision to choose b/w Legion 7 or Legion 5i 17 and Legion 5i 15 or Legion 5 15 (AMD). So, stay tuned for the benchmarks of Lenovo’s new Legion Lineup.

An Ideapad Gaming Laptop and a Legion Tower are also rumored to be launch also the Legion Laptop Lineup. Do tell us your favorite choice in the comments section below.

Source: LaptopMag

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