Lenovo Legion’s latest lineup of gaming devices are ready to take on your work and play whether at home or on-the-go!
Lenovo just unveiled their 2020 roster of gaming laptops, PC, and gear at a virtual launch with the local media this April 17. And what can we say? Even after three years since the first Legion devices rolled out, the gaming brand’s slogan still sums it all up the best way there is: Stylish on the outside. Savage on the inside.
In other words, you get a smooth gaming laptop that can look cool when gaming, and still look sophisticated and professional whenever you need it to. Each of the lineup has a clean design that does not rely on loud colors and instead uses RGB lighting just on the right places to look its best. Most ports are also placed at the back part of the device to avoid an unnecessary clutter of wires when you work, while keeping one USB Type A port on each side for easy access.
But before we delve too much into details, let us introduce to you the latest generation of the Lenovo Legion laptops!
Legion's premium gaming laptop.
The Legion 7i is a 15" laptop with all-metal exterior that comes in a Slate Grey color with RGB lighting on its base and cooling vents. Under its hood, the 7i can sport up to the 10th Gen Intel Core i9 H-Series overclocked mobile processors, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU with Max-Q Design, 2TB NVMe PCIe SSD, and up to 32GB DDR4 memory. It runs with the powerful 80WHr battery, allowing users 8 hours of battery life, that with the Rapid Charge Pro⁴, can be charged by 50% in just 30 minutes.
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The device's temperature is optimized by Coldfront 2.0, a Legion innovation that uses software and hardware to cool down things down with less space, less noise, and without compromising one's gaming. It uses Vapor Chamber Cooling Systems that can dissipate up to 2000W of heat in an area of around 4cm² using dual liquid crystal polymer fan systems, and a 6-point thermal sensor that can adjust the device's temperature in real-time.
Its visuals stuns with a VESA® DisplayHDR™ 400 15-inch IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080) display, which is made more immersive with colors through Dolby Vision and sounds by Dolby Atmos Speaker System. It is also equipped with the TrueStrike keyboard with 100% anti-ghosting, sub-millisecond response time, and 'soft-landing' switches.
The Lenovo Legion 7i's price starts at P119,995 and will roll out on June 2020.
Legion’s powerful performer.
Another competitive player in the latest lineup, the Legion 5Pi is a 15” gaming laptop for gamers with a backlit "Y" logo on an Iron Grey chassis. It is a more affordable Legion 7i, with an Intel 10th Gen H-series i7 and up to Nvidia RTX 2060.
This model also shares the 7i features like Coldfront 2.0; TrueStrike keyboard but with a 4-zone RGB backlight; 80WHr battery for up to 8 hours of battery life; and WiFi 6. It also offers up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to a 1TB NVMe PCIe solid state drive.
The 5Pi will be released with a price that starts at P74,995 on June 2020.
Legion 5i & 5
Mainstream gaming laptop.
Not far from the Legion 7i is the Legion 5i, which comes in 15” and 17” variants. It supports up to the NVIDIA RTX 2060 or GTX GPUs and sports the latest 10th Generation Intel® Core H-series processors. Meanwhile, the Legion 5 runs on the NVIDIA RTX 2060 with an AMD Ryzen 7 4000 H-Series Mobile Processor with 8 cores.
The 15-inch 5i has a 15.6” IPS 1080p display, with 240Hz refresh rate and VESA-certified high dynamic range (HDR 400), and 100% sRGB color-accurate display. Meanwhile, the Legion 5 has a 144Hz refresh rate with HDR and the same sRGB color-accurate display.
Both models have the a Phantom Black hue with the same minimalist design of the 7i. The models are also equipped with Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0, TrueStrike keyboard, up to 8 hours battery life and Rapid Charge Pro. They support Wi-Fi 6 and Dolby Atmos. This laptop family has up to 16GB DDR4 memory and 1TB PCIe SSD storage.
The 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i will start at PHP 62,995, while the 17-inch variant's price is to be revealed soon. The Legion 5's price starts at PHP 56,995. The 5i family are coming out this June 2020.
Legion Y740Si (and BoostStation eGPU)
Thinnest and lightest Legion laptop
First revealed at the CES, this refreshed 1.7kg laptop with up to 10th Gen Intel Core i9 H-Series mobile processors has an up to 15-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) In-plane Switching (IPS) panel display touting VESA Display HDR 400, Dolby Vision and 100 percent RGB color gamut.
It is bundled with the Lenovo Legion BoostStation, the optional external l GPU enclosure that will give your gaming an extra boost with either NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB or AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 XT 8GB graphics card.
The bundle of Lenovo Legion Y740Si and Legion BoostStation will start at P144,995 and will be available by early second half of the year. A standalone BoostStation will also be available starting at P44,995.
IdeaPad Gaming 3i
Entry gaming laptop.
For those whose budget are a little bit lower, the IdeaPad Gaming 3i with optional 120Hz refresh rate, can be equipped with up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 H-Series mobile processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU.
It can last up to 8 hours and has a Rapid Charge capability through an upgraded 95W adapter which is sold separately.
Complementing its Dolby Audio™ is an up to 15-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display with slim bezel design. It comes in two colors, the iridescent Chameleon Blue and Onyx Black, with a blue backlit keyboard, a one-piece precision trackpad, a full-sized number pad, large arrow keys, and dedicated media keys.
The 15-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop will start at P52,995 and is expected to be available starting in June 2020. The IdeaPad Gaming 3, which will offer AMD Ryzen mobile processors, is also coming out later this year.
Lenovo Legion Tower 5i and IdeaCentre Gaming 5i
Two new gaming towers.
Lenovo also introduced two newcomers for your PCs at home. The Legion Tower 5i can take up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU for ultrafast frame rates with 4K resolution. It comes out with up to Intel Core processors, the Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 cooling system on the inside, with a blue LED lighting, optional RGB internal lighting, and a Phantom Black chassis.
Its price will start at P72,995 and will be available by June 2020. An option for AMD Ryzen desktop processors will also be available later this year.
Meanwhile, the IdeaCentre Gaming 5i, comes out with up to Intel Core processors and the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. The IdeaCentre Gaming 5i and IdeaCentre Gaming 5 (AMD variant) are set to come out in the second half of this year.