Legion, as we all know, is a Lenovo laptop series aimed at gamers. However, the Chinese multinational technology company has decided to take the Legion series to the next level with the release of a Legion phone and tablet, the Legion Y90 and Legion Y700. This new phone and tablet, like the Legion laptops, are Android-based gaming devices, which means they are aimed at gamers. In this article, we will look at the specifications and pricing of both devices.
Legion Y90 Specifications and Price
The Lenovo Legion Y90 has a large 6.92-inch AMOLED display with a peak brightness of 1,300 nits and a 144Hz refresh rate and 720Hz touch sampling rate. It also supports HDR10+. The phone’s single 16MP selfie camera is housed in a traditional top bezel. Dual-cooling fans, an RGB light panel on the rear, 6 pressure-sensitive zones, and ultrasonic sensors buttons on the top, as well as two capacitive sliding buttons on the back, make up the smartphone’s interior.
The device is equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and memory and storage configurations of 12/256, 16/256, and 18/640GB. The 640GB storage comes from a combination of 512GB UFS and 128GB SSD.
A 64MP f/1.9 primary sensor and a 13MP ultrawide sensor are housed in the camera on the back. The gaming phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack and Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0, but it does have NFC. Under the display is the optical fingerprint sensor.
The device has a battery capacity of 5,600 mAh and supports 68W fast charging. Android 12 with ZUI 13 is installed on the phone. It can charge from 0 to 100% in 35 minutes, according to Lenovo, and it has two USB-C ports.
The Lenovo Legion Y90 is already available for pre-order in China, and will be available on March 10. The standard model with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage will cost CNY 4,300 (approximately $680).
Legion Y700 Specifications and Price
The Lenovo Legion Y700 comes with an 8.8-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz with a touch sampling rate of 240Hz. It has 500 nits of peak brightness and supports HDR10. The tablet also includes a pair of JBL speakers on the side, as well as Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support for a better audio experience.
The Snapdragon 870 chipset is paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage in the Legion Y700. There’s also a configuration with 12GB of memory and 256GB of storage. The tablet has Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, as well as a MicroSD card slot for extra storage. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack and a MicroSD card slot.
Lenovo claims that the Lenovo Legion Y700’s 6,550 mAh battery will last 6 hours while gaming, and it supports 45W fast wired charging. Lenovo claims that the device can be charged from zero to 100 percent in 45 minutes.
In China, the Lenovo Legion Y700 tablet is available for pre-order, with delivery set for March 10. The model with 8GB of memory and 128GB of storage will cost CNY 2,700, or about $430.