Lenovo has announced a new gaming phone, which is also its first smartphone ever dedicated to gamers. Its name is Lenovo Legion Duel and it belongs to the same series of products that the Chinese company’s gaming PCs are part of. The smartphone has just been announced in China. As a gaming phone, it boasts a very aggressive and game-focused design, but that’s not all.
Specifications of Lenovo Legion Duel
Lenovo Legion Duel is a smartphone designed with landscape mode in mind. It features a side pop-up camera (20 Megapixel) useful for live streaming during game sessions. The smartphone comes with a 6.65 inch AMOLED display that features a refresh rate of 144 Hz and a touch sampling rate of 240 Hz.
It also has capacitive side triggers optimized for over 130 games and an advanced cooling system with two heat pipes, as well as a dual vibration motor that supports more than 100 types of long and 13 short vibration patterns. Under the shell beats a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor combined with up to 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512 GB UFS 3.1 internal memory.
The smartphone has a dual 64 and 16 MP wide-angle camera on the back and has a 5000 mAh battery. One of the killer features of the Lenovo Legion Duel is the 90W fast charge – the fastest ever integrated into a smartphone to date, as OPPO’s 125W is not yet commercial. The technology recharges the battery fully in just 30 minutes, however, it requires 2 chargers to connected to 2 different USB-C ports.
Lenovo Legion Duel supports simultaneous connection to Wi-Fi 6 and 5G, as well as a way to play with an external monitor. It will be available in China from August 5 at a base price of $500 for the 8/128 GB version, which rises to $557 for the 12/128 GB version, $600 for the 12/256 GB version and $857 for the 16/512 GB version.