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Enhancing ecosystem powers avid gamer affinity for Lenovo Legion

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Lenovo Legion was created with the intention of making modern gaming more immersive and inclusive. At CES 2022, Lenovo Legion reaffirms its commitment to unrelenting play and productivity for gamers of all generations and content creators, who can now all universally enjoy premium entertainment and play from home Battlestations, dorms, esports arenas – or practically anywhere, and look good doing it.

The powerful 16-inch Lenovo Legion 5i Pro and Lenovo Legion 5 Pro laptops, as well as the polished 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5 laptops, were announced today as part of Lenovo’s first wave of 2022 battle-ready PCs, monitors, peripherals, and gamer-focused software and services. The new gaming laptops have Windows 11 gaming capabilities, next-generation mobile processors from AMD Ryzen or Intel Core, and the latest fully powered NVIDIA GeForce RTX Laptop GPUs. These new devices celebrate ‘magical simplicity’ design and signal a jump towards a contemporary look with purposeful detailing such as an uncluttered wordmark, expressive venting, and immersive lighting, which was inspired by gamer research. A sleek aesthetic of power and performance is conveyed by a top-placed camera bump with eShutter kill switch and rear port cover, which helps to create a more inclusive experience centred on player enjoyment and winning, rather than labels. Exclusives cherished by Legion enthusiasts include next-level Legion Coldfront 4.0’s enhanced thermals, Legion True Strikekey board’s hair-trigger speeds and increased ergonomics, and customised tuning via Lenovo Vantage for gaming.

The Lenovo Legion Y25-30, with its low latency and beautiful design, completes this outstanding lineup. The Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20, both Eyesafe® certified displays, provide entry-level gamers natural low blue light and sharp versatility. It’s no surprise that Lenovo Legion is the official PC and monitor for the Apex Legends Global Series, with such expertly-crafted gaming machines providing maximum performance to esports. Even the best hardware can be improved with the right software; introducing Legion Arena, Lenovo’s new on-device application that allows gamers to easily consolidate owned games from multiple platforms into a single library while searching, launching, and playing games from across their entire library.

This is all part of Lenovo’s brighter vision of creating an ecosystem of smarter Lenovo Legion technology, engaging services, and connected software solutions with competitive gameplay at its heart, because when every second counts, it’s the experience that matters most.

Calibrated to Crush the Competition – the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro Series (16”, 7)

Before a player to kill it in the series, they must first level up with a battle-tested laptop recognised for delivering improved gaming performance that’s a notch above mainstream and engineered to fit effortlessly into your life. The esports-focused Lenovo Legion 5i Pro and Lenovo Legion 5 Pro are the world’s first 16-inch laptop series with a WQHD+ up to 240Hz adaptive refresh rate gaming display, designed to handle full-powered graphics and third-party tested for maximum performance.

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The Lenovo Legion 5i/5 Pro laptop is shown in Glacier White hue

The intelligent design of this fully-stacked behemoth offers a range of connections and slots and supports a superbup to 240Hzrefresh rate. In the next wave of Lenovo Legion 5i/5 Pro laptops, gamers will be able to dynamically swap various refresh rates adjusting to up to 240Hz refresh rate. On a 16-inch WQHD+ (2960×1600) IPS display in 16:10 format with 100 percent sRGB colour gamut and up to 3ms reaction time, immersive experiences begin. For an outstanding viewing experience, get up to VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification and up to 500 nits of brightness. It’s supported by Dolby Vision, which brings your favorite entertainment to life with spectacular picture quality and buttery smooth gaming via NVIDIA G-SYNC™ with less screen tearing.

Consumers will experience less lag with enhanced Wi-Fi 6E antenna positioning, an 80Whr battery capacity, and Super Rapid Charge to go from zero to 80 percent battery life in just 30 minutes charging, thanks to increased bandwidth from 4800Mhz DDR5 memory and up to 1TB PCle SSD (Gen4) storage compatibility. The latest computers enable up to 135W USB Type-C charging for additional mobility, with a smaller adapter supplying dedicated power between 230W and 300W for seamless gameplay and productivity on the road. Allow machine learning to assist you with enhanced battery longevity and thermal performance with Lenovo Legion’s artificial intelligence (AI)-driven battery optimization — simply press the Fn+Q buttons to enter Intelligent Mode.

Turbo powered by the latest Intel Core i7-12700Hprocessor or the AMD Ryzen9-6900HXMobile Processor (up to 12th Gen). Furthermore, players can squeeze up to 15W more graphical power from the GPU than the previous generation, resulting in higher in-game frame rates. Choose from a variety of customised combinations to get the best graphics performance, including the latest NVIDIA GPU, the GeForce RTX 3070Ti, which really shines in AAA titles. This gaming laptop excels in terms of raw performance, with a total graphics power of 165W. (TGP).

The Lenovo Legion 5i5 Pro laptop shown in Storm Grey - techxmedia
The Lenovo Legion 5i5 Pro laptop shown in Storm Grey

The device’s cooling system has been optimised for esports, with an updated fan system, a larger exhaust area, and an improved penta heat pipe structure that efficiently transports air to lower skin temperatures. A copper heat sink lies beneath the CPU to help drain heat generated during intense gaming sessions, while the Lenovo Legion laptops’ fan blades are up to 40% smaller to help keep the system quieter. Thanks to a noise-insulated chassis, Legion Coldfront 4.0 now boasts noise suppression as one of its new features.

SteelSeries’ Nahimic® Audio likewise has a shared obsession with smarter noise cancellation. Nahimic Audio on Lenovo Legion laptops is designed for hardcore gamers and delivers professional-level sound tuning and audio effects via a precise 10-band equaliser that allows gamers to customise their game’s sound frequencies. Adjusting each band helps the user focus on the sounds that are most relevant to them and their gaming – such as hearing enemy footsteps clearly in-game – while reducing distractions. Nahimic’s ‘simple surround’ feature, which can be used with any Bluetooth® speaker9 to improve a player’s spatial awareness through sound, allows PC gamers to maximise the noises surrounding them for an immersive experience.

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Narrow borders on the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro series allows for 90 percent screen-to-body ratio

The Lenovo Legion 5 Pro series’ sturdy body, which comes in metallic Storm Grey and pearlized Glacier White, is thinner than the previous iteration. The new laptop has a trimmed lid and hinge design, a zero bump hinge for improved protection, and an electronic privacy shutter on the top-mounted HD webcam. For further lightweight, the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro series is made of an aluminium and magnesium metal combination (Al + Mg). The Legion Spectrum RGB Lighting, a four-zone backlight effects system designed just for Lenovo Legion PCs, is featured on the laptops, as well as our sophisticated Legion TrueStrike keyboard. Choose from optional blue illumination that complements the Glacier White laptop, or try every hue in the rainbow with 17 custom colour profiles to express yourself with – all accessible via the laptop’s touchscreen Lenovo Vantage.

Cooler, Thinner and Quieter than Before – the Lenovo Legion 5 Series(15”, 7)​

The 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i laptop with up to 12th Gen Intel Corei7-12700H processor and the 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5 laptop with up to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HXMobile Processor strike a sleek, happy medium between gaming performance and multitasking, productivity, and entertainment needs while also handling multitasking, productivity, and entertainment needs beautifully. These discreet laptops are equipped with up to optional NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPUs, or upgrade to the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti for new levels of gaming excitement, up to 125W TGP from the GPU, and up to 1485Mhz Boost Clock.

The Lenovo Legion 5i5 laptop shown in Cloud Grey - techxmedia
The Lenovo Legion 5i/5 laptop shown in Cloud Grey

Both laptop SKUs are available in Storm Grey and Cloud Grey hues, with a choice of 4-Zone RGB or white backlighting via our new Legion Spectrum RGB Lighting solution built into the Legion TrueStrike keyboard, which is now colour matched in all grey and includes swappable WASD key caps for a customised look. When the laptop is fully charged, the number keys across the top are all lit up, and as you play, look at social media, or browse, it counts down how much charge is left in your device by dimming individual keys– so when it flashes red, it’s a good idea to start looking for an outlet to charge your battery.

Your keystrokes are now notably quieter, whether you’re composing a paper for class or work, or simply scrolling through MOBAs, thanks to a 33 percent reduction in percussion noise thanks to the enhanced key travel of soft-landing switches yielding 1.5mm key travel. Furthermore, the new stealth cooling system found in the Lenovo Legion 5 series of laptops is thermally more efficient and quieter than its predecessor, with a 40% more powerful fan and a 45 percent greater exhaust fin area than its predecessor.

The Lenovo Legion 5i/5 laptop shown in Storm Grey
The Lenovo Legion 5i/5 laptop shown in Storm Grey

Another wonderful update offered by this popular gaming laptop is the new aluminium and magnesium composite metal shell – so say goodbye to that old plastic sensation and hello to reduced skin temperatures. The camera bump is designed for improved 1-finger lift, and the convenient back I/O indent keeps any USB-C adapters plugged in flush to the machine for easier putting this laptop into and out of a bag.

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Other features of the new Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5 include: Offering speeds for intense gaming with flexible display configurations for most every gamer, including an up to 15-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS 16:9 display with super-fast up to 165Hz refresh rate and 100 percent sRGB colour gamut at 300 nits bright and Dolby Vision for an immersive visual experience;

• Nahimic 3D Audio’s exciting 2 x 2W stereo speaker sound, which sounds even better when used with a headset or external speakers

• Supports fast Wi-Fi 6E and faster charging with USB-C power supply that is more adaptable.

Lenovo’s unique collaboration with Microsoft provides unrestricted access to high-quality PC games, allowing you to find your next favourite game. Consumer gamers who own Lenovo PCs may get three months of Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for free, which includes all of the features of Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Live Gold, and cloud gaming. Take advantage of your three-month free trial right now and keep playing!

Everything in its Right Place – Legion Arena

Whether you’re a serious player or just a casual gamer, you’re probably using various apps to improve your gaming experience. It might be difficult to keep track of everything, from the games themselves to the apps that offer testing, performance customization, and gamer interaction. Switching between these apps to search and personalise what and how you play might add unnecessary complexity and time waste. Lenovo is launching Legion Arena, a gaming library that connects to key platforms and online stores to aggregate all of your purchased PC games into one easily accessible, centralised destination.

When entering Legion Arena, players may quickly search for games by title or by those that have recently been played, then launch or install them directly from the app. Users can also browse a list of the most popular games among Legion players, click to buy new games they don’t have, and receive incentives and game-based milestones. It’s gaming made simple.

Responsible Gaming for a Greener Tomorrow – CO2 Offset Service for Legion Users

In the spirit of streamlining processes, Lenovo is creating a simple and transparent option for Legion users to contribute to environmental causes. Previously exclusively accessible on Lenovo business devices, the Lenovo CO2 Offset Service allows gamers to quickly offset the carbon emissions connected with their purchased equipment throughout its typical lifecycle with a single click of a button. A payment is made to one of several different United Nations Climate Action initiatives, including those that help improve renewable energy, reduce air pollution, or increase safe waste disposal, based on the cost of those emissions, which the user pays for at the time of purchase when opting in. For Legion users that are interested in fighting climate change, the Lenovo CO2 Offset Service gives them an opportunity to compensate for the environmental impact of their purchased device.

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Must-have Gaming Monitors Made for Heroes – the Lenovo Legion Y25-30, Lenovo G27qe-20 & Lenovo G24qe-20

The new Lenovo Legion Y25-30 Monitor’s lightning-fast 240Hz refresh rate could be your ticket to the big leagues if you have a desire for speed. Its mid-size 24.5-inch Full HD In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel, with 99 percent sRGB colour gamut and Delta E2 colour accuracy, lets players keep their attention as they capture every detail on a gaming monitor certified by VESA DisplayHDR 400 for a more vivid viewing experience.

While the smart variable refresh rate (VRR) technology provides a more professional experience for competitive gamers, the monitor’s high colour performance and integrated 2 x 3W speakers make it ideal for graphic design, video editing, browsing, and multitasking, as well as for enjoying entertainment and streaming content in high-definition. The Legion Y25-30 monitor is equipped with AMD FreeSync Premium to help give more wins and a smoother gaming experience free of screen tearing or stuttering, and it also supports our high-quality modular camera to capture major moments when streaming. With a 0.5ms moving picture reaction time (MPRT) and a 1ms extreme response time for even more accuracy, you can say goodbye to streaking and ghosting.

This ergonomic stand’s extremely streamlined design includes textured details on the rear and a burst of colour inside the cable management cutout, giving it a distinct cool and distinctively Lenovo Legion attitude. Lenovo’s gaming monitors have built-in natural low blue light technology to help protect gamers from dry eye after long battle sessions, providing a superior viewing experience without eye strain or colour distortion – the Legion Y25-30, as well as the new entry-level Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20, are all certified by Eyesafe.

The Lenovo G-series monitors are designed for casual gamers of all ages and provide uncompromising gaming monitor performance with a 1m MPRT response time for social players and young professionals alike while managing their at-home studying, working, and (when there’s spare time) gaming needs.

When it comes to gaming or watching action movies, an up to 100Hz refresh rate with up to 110Hz overclock refresh rate on both monitors to assist reduce streaking and ghosting is hard to beat for the price. Enjoy the Lenovo Artery’s simple graphical interface for a better user experience. Simply tilt the monitor to a more comfortable posture, alter your control display qualities, or customise colour settings for specific games.

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New Accessories from Lenovo to Help You Win – the Lenovo Legion M600s Wireless Mouse & Lenovo Legion M300s RGB Mouse ​

Professional players must be able to complete hundreds of acts in under a minute before reaching the podium. Only peripherals designed for smoother gameplay can keep up with such ferocity at its peak. The Lenovo Legion M600s Wireless Gaming Mouse is designed to provide serious gamers greater control with less twitch. It weighs less than 75g and is ergonomically developed for universal grip styles such claw and fingertip grip, as well as left and right-handed gamers. This mouse is extremely versatile, as it can be used wirelessly for a lossless under 1ms response time via 2.4GHz, Bluetooth, or a wired USB-C cable, and it has stunning lighting effects thanks to the 16.8 million colours.

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Get wireless gaming performance with Lenovo Legion M600s mouse

You’ll dominate the latest games with precision with the M600s’ native 19,000 dots per inch (DPI)optical sensor Pixart 3370 and ultra-long battery life of up to 70 hours with a single charge of just 90 minutes and lights off. With rapid charging via USB-C on the wireless Lenovo Legion M600smouse with feet made of 100% polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), the synthetic polymer known for having one of the lowest friction rates of any solid for a swifter glide, focus on the score not the battery life. With an ultra-quick response time and up to 80 million clicks per optical microswitch for lightweight actuation, you won’t miss a thing.

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The Lenovo Legion M300s RGB Gaming Mouse comes in complementary colors to latest Legion PCs

The Lenovo Legion M300s RBG Gaming Mouse, which weighs only 61g, is another lightweight war weapon for your arsenal that’s simple on the wallet. Its portable and ambidextrous design provides better performance for casual gamers, with 8,000 DPI and 220 inches per second (IPS). Comes with an ultra-soft wire for less drag and a mechanical micro switch that can handle up to 10 million clicks per second, making it ideal for gaming and typing.

PC Key Specs

 Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (16”, 7)
Dimensions and WeightStarting at 19.9mm and weighs from 2.49kg (5.48 lbs)
Display16-inch WQHD+ (2560 x 1600) IPS, 16:10 (up to 240Hz refresh rate /3ms response time with OverDrive 100% sRGB color gamut 500 nits Up to VESA DisplayHDR 400 Certified, Dolby Vision / NVIDIA G-SYNCsupported
ProcessorUp to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6, 125W TGP, Boost Clock 1485Mhz)
MemoryUp to 32GB 4800Mhz DDR5
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD (Gen4)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro Windows 11 Home
Battery80Whr Super Rapid Charge Supports 230W Slim Adapter
ConnectivityStarting from Bluetooth 5.1 Up to 2 x 2 Wi-Fi 6E7
PortsLeft: 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB 4, DisplayPort 1.4) 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2, Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4)   Right: 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 1 x Audio Combo Jack 1 x E-Shutter button   Rear: 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1, Always-on 5V) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery up to 135W) 1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x RJ45 Ethernet 1 x DC-In
Audio2 x 2W Stereo Speakers with Nahimic Audio
 
 Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (16”, 7)
Dimensions and WeightStarting at 19.9mm and weighs from 2.49kg (5.48 lbs)
Display16-inch WQHD+ (2560 x 1600) IPS, 16:10 (up to 240Hz refresh rate3/ 3ms response time with OverDrive 100% sRGB color gamut 500 nits Up to VESA DisplayHDR 400 Certified, Dolby Vision AMD FreeSync Premium and NVIDIA G-SYNC supported
ProcessorUp to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6, 125W TGP, Boost Clock 1485Mhz)
MemoryUp to 32GB 4800Mhz DDR5
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD (Gen4)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro Windows 11 Home
Battery80Whr Super Rapid Charge Supports 230W Slim Adapter
ConnectivityStarting from Bluetooth 5.1 Up to 2 x 2 Wi-Fi 6E
PortsLeft: 2 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2, Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4)   Right: 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 1 x Audio Combo Jack 1 x E-Shutter button   Rear: 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1, Always-on 5V) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery up to 135W) 1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x RJ45 Ethernet 1 x DC-In
Audio2 x 2W Stereo Speakers with Nahimic Audio
 
 Lenovo Legion 5i (15”, 7)
  
Dimensions and WeightStarting at 19.99mm and weighs from 2.4kg (5.29 lbs)
Display15-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, 16:9 (up to 165Hz refresh rate / 3 ms response time with OverDrive 100% sRGB color gamut 300 nits Dolby Vision / NVIDIA G-SYNC supported
ProcessorUp to 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6, 125W TGP, Boost Clock 1485Mhz)
MemoryUp to 32GB 4800Mhz DDR5
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD (Gen4)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro Windows 11 Home
Battery80Whr Super Rapid Charge
ConnectivityStarting from Bluetooth 5.1 Up to 2 x 2 Wi-Fi 6E
PortsLeft: 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB 4, DisplayPort 1.4) 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2, Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4)   Right: 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 1 x Audio Combo Jack 1 x E-Shutter button   Rear: 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1, Always-on 5V) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery up to 135W) 1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x RJ45 Ethernet 1 x DC-In
Audio2 x 2W Stereo Speakers with Nahimic Audio
 
 Lenovo Legion 5 (15”, 7)
Dimensions and WeightStarting at 19.99mm and weighs from 2.4kg (5.29 lbs)
Display15-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, 16:9 (up to 165Hz refresh rate/3 ms response time with OverDrive 100% sRGB color gamut 300 nits Dolby Vision / NVIDIA G-SYNC supported
ProcessorUp to AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6, 125W TGP, Boost Clock 1485Mhz)
MemoryUp to 32GB 4800Mhz DDR5
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe SSD (Gen4)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro Windows 11 Home
Battery60Whr Super Rapid Charger
ConnectivityStarting from Bluetooth 5.1 Up to 2 x 2 Wi-Fi 6E
PortsLeft: 2 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2, Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4)   Right: 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 1 x Audio Combo Jack 1 x E-Shutter button   Rear: 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1, Always-on 5V) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery up to 135W) 1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x RJ45 Ethernet 1 x DC-In
Audio2 x 2W Stereo Speakers with Nahimic Audio
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