Lenovo expanded its Legion line of gaming laptops at CES 2022 on Wednesday. The new lineup includes Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2022), Legion 5 Pro (2022), Legion 5i (2022) and Legion 5 (2022), all with next-generation AMD Ryzen processors and 12th-generation Intel Core processor options and runs on Windows 11. In addition to the new Legion gaming laptops, Lenovo has introduced the Legion Y25-30 monitor and the G27qe-20 and G24qe-20 monitors for gamers. In addition to the new gaming devices, the PC manufacturer has also launched the Lenovo Legion M600s and M300s RGB wireless mice.
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2022), Legion 5 Pro (2022), Legion 5i (2022), Legion 5 (2022): price, availability
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2022) starts at $ 1,569.99 (approximately rupees 1,168,000). The laptop will be available in the US from February. The Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (2022), on the other hand, starts at $ 1,429.99 (approx. 1.06,400 rupees) and will be available in April. In contrast, the Lenovo Legion 5i (2022) starts at $ 1,199.99 and will be available in February, while the Lenovo Legion 5 (2022) starts at $ 1,129.99 Rupees) and goes on sale from April.
Customers who purchase the new Legion laptops are eligible to receive Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for free for up to three months.
The Lenovo Legion Y25-30 gaming monitor has a starting price of $ 339.99 (approximately 25,300 rupees) and will go on sale in the United States in May. The Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20, on the other hand, will retail for $ 299.99 and $ 259.99, respectively. The monitors will be available from March.
Lenovo also brings the Legion M600s Wireless Mouse for $ 84.99 (about Rs.6,300) and the Legion M300s RGB Mouse for $ 29.99 (about Rs.2,200). Both will be available from May.
Details on pricing and availability of the latest Lenovo gaming devices in India will be announced.
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2022), Legion 5 Pro (2022) specifications
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2022) and Legion 5 Pro (2022) both run under Windows 11 ex works and have a 16-inch WQHD + (2,560 x 1,600 pixels) IPS display with an aspect ratio of 16:10 and up to 240 Hz refresh rate. The display also has a response time of 3 minutes and a 100 percent sRGB color space. In addition, it supports Dolby Vision and Nvidia G-Sync and delivers up to 500 nits of peak brightness.
On the other hand, the Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2022) comes with a 12th generation Intel Core i7-12700H processor. The Legion 5 Pro (2022), on the other hand, has the next-generation AMD Ryzen processors.
The gaming laptops are equipped with 4800 MHz DDR5 RAM and up to 1 TB PCIe SSD storage. They also include Wi-Fi 6E with improved antenna placement and an 80 Wh battery along with Super Rapid Charge support that supposedly helps get zero to 80 percent battery life in 30 minutes of charge.
Lenovo has equipped the Legion 5i Pro (2022) and Legion 5 Pro (2022) with GPUs from the Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series. The laptops deliver a maximum total graphics power of 165W. It is also claimed that it gives users the ability to get up to 15W more graphics power over the last generation models.
The Legion 5 Pro (2022) series has an updated fan system that is available alongside a large exhaust area and an improved penta heat pipe layout for better heat management. The fan blades on the new machines are also said to be up to 40 percent thinner than the previous generation to keep the system quieter, the company said.
In terms of multimedia support, the new Legion 5 Pro series has a 2W stereo speaker system paired with Nahimic’s simple surround sound feature to provide a spatial audio experience when connected to a bluetooth -Speaker is connected. There is also a dedicated e-trigger for the webcam.
The Legion 5i Pro (2022) and the Legion 5 Pro (2022) both come in a housing made of an aluminum-magnesium mixture. The laptops are equipped with a TrueStrike keyboard that has a 4-zone backlighting effects system called Legion Spectrum RGB Lighting. Gamers can choose between the optional blue backlight or try out the colors of the rainbow with 17 custom color profiles. In addition, the laptops will be available in the colors Storm Gray metallic and Glacier White, mother-of-pearl.
Lenovo Legion 5i (2022), Legion 5 (2022) specifications
Lenovo Legion 5i (2022) and Legion 5 (2022) are both based on Windows 11 and have up to 15 inch WQHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) IPS display with an aspect ratio of 16: 9 and a refresh rate of up to 165 Hz . The display also has a 100 percent sRGB color space and a peak brightness of 300 nits. The new Legion 5i and Legion 5 also come with Dolby Vision support.
Under the hood, the Lenovo Legion 5i (2022) has up to a 12th generation Intel Core i7-12700H processor. The Lenovo Legion 5 (2022), on the other hand, comes with next-generation AMD Ryzen processors. Both laptops are equipped with a GPU from the Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series and up to 32 GB DDR5 RAM. You also get up to 1 TB of PCIe SSD storage.
Lenovo Legion 5i (2022) and Legion 5 (2022) should both deliver up to 125 W total graphics performance from the GPU and up to 1,485 MHz boost clock.
With the new Legion 5 series, Lenovo offers four zone RGB and white backlight options so that gamers can decide which type of keyboard backlight they want. The laptops also feature the Legion TrueStrike keyboard, which comes with interchangeable WASD keycaps for a custom look.
In terms of heat management, the new Legion 5i and Legion 5 both have a fan that is up to 40 percent more powerful with a 45 percent larger exhaust fins area than the previous generation.
The new Legion 5 series is also 15 percent thinner than the previous models. In addition, the new Legion laptops have an improved aluminum-magnesium mixed metal cover.
Just like the new Legion 5 Pro series, the Lenovo Legion 5i (2022) and Legion 5 (2022) both come with two 2W stereo speakers coupled with Nahimic 3D Audio. The laptops also have Wi-Fi 6E and fast charging via USB Type-C.
Both new Legion laptops are available in the colors Cloud Gray and Storm Gray.
Lenovo gaming monitors, mice
The Lenovo Legion Y25-30 monitor is equipped with a 24.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a refresh rate of 240 Hz and an sRGB color space of 99 percent. The monitor is also VESA DisplayHDR 400. It also has two built-in 3W speakers that help consumers receive audio feeds without the need for external audio systems. The monitor contains AMD FreeSync Premium technology for an enhanced gaming experience. It has a moving picture response time (MPRT) of 0.5 ms and an extreme response time of 1 ms.
In addition to the Legion Y25-30, Lenovo presented the entry-level gaming monitors Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20. Both are designed for casual gamers and have an MPRT of 1 ms. The monitors are also equipped with a refresh rate of up to 100 Hz and an overclock rate of up to 110 Hz. In addition, the new Lenovo G-Series monitors have an adjustable stand that allows you to tilt and adjust your view. Users can also optimize the color output of the display using the Lenovo Artery graphical user interface.
In addition to the new monitors, Lenovo has brought the M600s Wireless Gaming Mouse, which weighs less than 75 grams and is ergonomically designed for gamers. It can be used wirelessly for a loss-free time of less than 1 ms via a 2.4 GHz connection via Bluetooth as well as via a wired USB Type-C cable. The mouse also carries lighting effects in 16.8 million colors.
The Lenovo M600s mouse has an optical sensor, Pixart 3370, which offers a precision of 19,000 points per inch. The mouse is also said to provide up to 70 hours of battery life on a single charge and can be charged quickly in 90 minutes. It has an optical microswitch design that is rated for 80 million clicks.
Lenovo has also added the Legion M300s RGB gaming mouse, which weighs 61 grams, to its portfolio. It has 8,000 DPI and a maximum movement speed of 220 inches per second. The mouse has microswitches that, according to the company, last for up to 10 million clicks. There is also an ultra-soft cable for connectivity.
Aside from the new hardware, Lenovo launched the Legion Arena as a gaming platform that will be available with links to popular platforms and online stores so that gamers can easily find their favorite PC games under one roof. The company also launched Lenovo’s carbon offset service, which allegedly enables gamers to offset carbon emissions. The opt-in service allows you to purchase carbon offsetting credits based on your device’s calculated emissions over its average life cycle, and Lenovo’s carbon offsetting partner contributes them to one of several different United Nations climate protection projects, the company said .
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