Global PC hardware leader Lenovo has just launched a whole slew of gaming hardware under their Legion banner. From entry-level gaming laptops, all the way to the best the industry has to offer, The Legion line has everything for the discerning gamer who wants more from their gaming gear. Research has shown that the average age of gamers now is around 38. These are people who play, but also need their devices for work, doubling duty in the boardroom and the gaming den. Lenovo’s approach meets these two requirements by being “stylish outside, savage inside.” With subdued aesthetics and blistering performance, all their PCs meet what gamers of 2020 need and want.
The new line of Legion PCs have some core features that make them unique. Legion’s Coldfront 2.0 thermal management combines cutting-edge hardware and material construction, with software, to deliver exactly the cooling the user needs based on the situation. From an increased number of sensors to see where heat is building up, to vapor chamber cooling technology for optimized thermal dissipation, and new fan construction to deliver better cooling with less noise, the hardware showcases the current cutting-edge of gaming. Software control makes accessing all this technology both possible and simple, letting users pick cooling settings based on their needs.
Both games and work require great keyboards. The Legion series of laptops have TrueStrike keyboards that deliver great feel to keep you working or gaming at length, without the discomfort of traditionally mediocre laptop keyboards. Anti-ghosting, sub-millisecond response times, and n-key rollover mean you get the performance you’re looking for whether it’s for work or play. Keyboards on all Lenovo Legion laptops are coated to resist abrasion and the wear-and-tear from oily fingertips. They also feature full-sized keys and a number pad, plus a larger one-piece trackpad, full-sized arrow keys, and dedicated media keys.
Battery life optimization through hardware management, larger batteries, and Rapid Charge Pro mean great unplugged uptime, and charging that gives you a 50-percent charge in just 30 minutes of charging. Lenovo’s Q-Control 3.0 lets users choose from one of three settings, from low-power, low-noise, low-CPU speed, to performance mode that maxes everything out to deliver uncompromising performance.
IdeaPad Gaming 3i
The first of the line is the IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop. This 15-inch IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop has an optional 120Hz display, and features an up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 H-Series mobile processor.
Lenovo Q-Control 3.0 allows for performance mode switching and up to 8 hours unplugged performance with Rapid Charge when you need to top up your battery.
Available in two eye-catching colors, iridescent Chameleon Blue or Onyx Black, and weighing 2.2kg, the IdeaPad Gaming 3i features a blue backlit keyboard with 1.5mm key travel, a one-piece precision trackpad, a full-sized number pad, large arrow keys, and dedicated media keys.
The IdeaPad Gaming 3 will offer AMD Ryzen mobile processors as an option later this year. The 15-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop will start at PHP 52,995 and is expected to be available starting in June 2020.
Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5
The Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5 are Lenovo’s mainstream gaming laptops offering several configuration options and next-level NVIDIA GeForce graphics.
All models across the Lenovo Legion 5i and 5 families feature Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 thermal management, the Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboard, and improved battery life using technologies like Advanced Optimus and Hybrid Mode.
They support faster Wi-Fi 6 and Dolby Atmos, and come in a Phantom Black hue and with Rapid Charge Pro. They also come with up to 16GB DDR4 memory and 1TB PCIe SSD storage.
The Legion 5i is fitted with the latest 10th Generation Intel Core H-series processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 or GTX GPUs.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX offers real-time ray-tracing for greater visual fidelity in the latest games.
The 15-inch model has a 15.6-inch IPS 1080p display with up to 240Hz refresh rate and VESA-certified high dynamic range (HDR 400). With the 100 percent sRGB color-accurate display for critical work in photo editing and video.
The Intel-based 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i will start at PHP 62,995 while the price of the 17-inch Lenovo Legion 5i laptop will be announced soon. They are expected to be available by June 2020.
The Legion 5 offers maximum gaming performance with the latest AMD Ryzen 7 4000 H-Series Mobile Processor with 8 cores, and up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics for the visual fidelity of real-time ray tracing (update: Lenovo has clarified that the Legion 5 with an AMD processor and RTX 2060 will be available later this year. The June availability pertains to the Legion 5 with an AMD Ryzen 7 4000 and 1650Ti GPU).
The Legion 5 features a 15.6-inch IPS 1080p display with up to 144Hz refresh rate, HDR, and 100 percent sRGB color accuracy. Thin bezels and Dolby Vision technology create even deeper immersion in games.
The AMD-based 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5 will start at PHP 56,995 and is expected to be available by June 2020.
Lenovo Legion 5Pi
The Legion 5Pi is the advanced 15-inch gaming laptop created with a balance of edginess and elegance in mind, built without compromising performance.
The Legion 5Pi is one of the most powerful laptops in the Legion stable. With 10th Generation Intel Core H-series processors, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 or GTX GPUs.
The laptop features a 15-inch IPS HDR 1080p display with a massive 240Hz refresh rate, VESA-certified HDR. The 100-percent sRGB color-accurate display reproduces true-to-life images and brilliant hues for both gaming and graphics work.
These laptops also feature Coldfront cooling, and TrueStrike keyboards with 4-zone RGB lighting.
The Legion 5Pi offers up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to a 1TB NVMe PCIe solid state drive. It also has Intel Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 wireless technologies, and its webcam comes with a built-in privacy shutter. The Legion 5Pi weighs 2.5kg.
The Lenovo Legion 5Pi offers up to an 80WHr battery for up to 8 hours of battery life.With Rapid Charge Pro capabilities.
The 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5Pi laptop starts at PHP 74,995 and is expected to arrive by June 2020.
Lenovo Legion 7i
The king of the current Lenovo Legion lineup, the Legion 7i is a beast of a gaming laptop. This premium 15-inch gaming laptop that delivers unparalleled performance and style for those who want no compromises in their gear.
Featuring an all-metal exterior and available in a sleek Slate Grey hue and stylish RGB lighting accents along the base and through the cooling vents, this 2.2kg laptop packs serious punch. It runs up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 H-Series overclocked mobile processor and advanced thermal management with Dual Burn that pushes the CPU and GPU together for max performance in-game.
The Lenovo Legion 7i has a 15-inch IPS Full HD display with up to 240Hz refresh rates with under 1ms response time with OverDrive support, and 100 percent sRGB color accuracy.
It is also available in 144Hz with up to 100 percent Adobe sRGB color accuracy, 500nits brightness and optional NVIDIA G-SYNC.
Get up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU with Max-Q Design for ray tracing in-game, engineered to improve lighting and reflection effects for an incredible level of realism. Then dive into the rich contrasting colors from Dolby Vision on an ultra-vivid display while Dolby Atmos Speaker System sound creates an immersive experience.
The more powerful 80WHr battery on the Lenovo Legion 7i is enhanced by a battery-sipping energy release feature for a more consistent battery life of up to 8 hours, while a slimmer power adapter keeps things moving and flexible. Power up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes with Rapid Charge Pro.
Multitasking, streaming, and content creation are made easier with ample storage of up to 2TB NVMe PCIe SSD and up to 32GB DDR4 memory.
The 15-inch Lenovo Legion 7i laptop is priced from PHP 119,995 and will be available by June 2020.