Lenovo today officially lifted the veil of the first Legion gaming smartphone dubbed as the Legion Duel. You will get to see all the top-end specs in this newly launched dedicated gaming phone. This handset has everything to directly rival the Asus ROG, Nubia Red Magic and Black Shark lines in the gaming smartphone category.
The all new Legion Duel flaunts a 6.65″ AMOLED display panel with 144Hz refresh rate. As you can see in the depicted pictures the bezels are minimum. The fingerprint reader is under the display, you will also get dual speakers and 240Hz touch sampling.
One of the highlighting feature of the unit is the side-mounted selfie cam – 2MP sensor. This is ideal for recording commentary during gaming sessions. To boost the gaming experience, the company has added the pressure-sensitive side triggers and 4 mics for optimal sound recording.
Lenovo in a statement said that they have optimized the 144Hz display and triggers for 130+ games. This all new smartphone support for an advanced cooling system two heat pipes as well as Lenovo’s U-Engine dual X-axis vibration motor which promises over 100 types of long vibration patterns and 13 kinds of low-response ones.
As we mentioned above you will get to see all the top end-specs in this device. The device is powered by the all new Snapdragon 865+ chipset which promises 10 percent CPU and GPU gains. Memory department for this unit includes up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage.
The rear side of the device boasts a dual camera setup – a 64MP primary sensor and a 16MP ultra wide. To keep the lights of the device on, the Lenovo has embedded a 5,000mAh battery which is separated in two 2,500mAh cells.
It offers blazing fast 90W fast charging which can do a full charge in just 30 minutes. You just need to plug the chargers in both the USB-C ports, yes there are two one on the bottom and another on the left side. It will simultaneously fill both the cells quickly.
To achieve that you need to plug in chargers in the two USB-C ports – one on the bottom and another on the left side and fill the two cells simultaneously.
The company is offering a range of accessories for the Legion Pro. This includes a dock with the help of which you can easily connect it to a monitor.
Price & Availability
The Legion Duel comes in four variants varying in memory departments. The entry-level 8/128GB variant will cost for CNY 3,499 ($500), the 12/128GB model for CNY 3,899 ($557), the 12/256GB version for CNY 4,199 ($600) and the top of the line 16 GB RAM and 512GB storage trim will set buyers back CNY 5,999 ($857).
Pre-order of the device has already begun in China with actual sales to commence from August 5.
Blue and Red are the two color options to choose from.