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Lenovo has just added more high-performance gaming options to its roster of Lenovo Legion PCs – Lenovo Legion 7 and Legion 5 in 15-inch and 17-inch options.

This is in addition to the Legion 5 Pro, Legion Slim 7, and all the products the company has unveiled so far at CES 2021.

The new Lenovo Legion laptops use AI to auto-enable seamless gaming. They have also crafted with Lenovo Legion Coldfront 3.0 thermals for improved airflow of up to 18% compared to their predecessor. The gaming laptops also feature Lenovo Legion TrueStrike giving the keyboard a more mechanical feel which comes with optional RGB backlighting.

Lenovo Legion 7

Lenovo Legion Legion 7 is the company’s new gaming flagship with a taller 16-inch QHD IPS panel with 100% sRGB color gamut, and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The display offers optional VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification and up to 500 nits of brightness and 165Hz refresh rate.

lenovo-legion-7-2-ces-2021The laptop also supports Dolby Vision coupled with NVIDIA G-Sync for better image quality.

lenovo-legion-7-1-ces-2021The Legion 7 is powered by up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900H processor and an 80WHr cell that is rated to last up to 8 hours. The battery also supports Rapid Charge Boost.

Full Specifications:

Lenovo Legion 7 (16ACH-06)
CPU Up to AMD Ryzen 9 5900H
GPU Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
RAM Up to 32GB, DDR4, 3200MHz
Storage Up to 2TB NVMe m.2 PCIe SSD
Display 16″, QHD (2560×1600) IPS, 3ms response rate, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, Up to VESA DisplayHDR 400 Certified
Camera HD Webcam with E-shutter
Ports
Left Side:
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 2, Display Port 1.4
1 x Audio Jack
Right Side:
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 1
1 x E-Shutter Button
Rear:
3 x USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 2, Display Port 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.1
1 x RJ45 Ethernet
1 x DC-in
Audio 2 x 2W Harman Speaker with Nahimic Audio
Battery 80WHr
Connectivity
WiFi 2×2 802.11 ax
Bluetooth 5.1
Dimensions (W x D x H) 356 x 261.04 x 20.1-23.5
Weight Starting at 2.5kg

 

Lenovo Legion 5

The Lenovo Legion 5, on the other hand, is a cleaner gaming laptop with a more minimalist chassis and comes either 15-inches or 17-inches.

lenovo-legion-5-1-ces-2021The 17.3-inch variant is offered in Phantom Blue with white backlighting. It offers up to a Full HD IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The 15-inch option comes in Phantom Blue with optional 4-Zone RGB effects or Stingray White with blue backlighting. It comes with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with up to 165Hz refresh rate and 100% sRGB color clarity.

lenovo-legion-5-2-ces-2021Both options of the Legion 5 are powered with up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H mobile processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX series laptop GPU.

Full Specifications:

Lenovo Legion 5 (15″) Lenovo Legion 5 (17″)
CPU Up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
GPU Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4, 3200MHz Up to 16GB DDR, 3200MHz
Storage Up to 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD Up to 1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
Display 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) IPS, up to 165Hz refresh rate, <3ms Response Time, 100% sRGB, 300 nits, Dolby VIsion Supported. 17.3″ FHD IPS, up to 144Hz refresh rate, 72% NTSC, 300 nits, Dolby Vision Enabled
Ports
Left Side: Left Side:
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 2, Display Port 1.4 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 2, Display Port 1.4
1 x Audio Jack 1 x Audio Jack
Right Side: Right Side:
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 1 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 1
1 x E-Shutter Button 1 x E-Shutter Button
1 x Card Reader
Rear: Rear:
3 x USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1 3 x USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 2, Display Port 1.4 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 2, Display Port 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.1 1 x HDMI 2.1
1 x RJ45 Ethernet 1 x RJ45 Ethernet
1 x DC-in 1 x DC-in
Camera HD Webcam with E-Shutter HD Webcam with Privacy Shutter
Audio 2×2 Harmon Kardon Speakers with Nahimic Audio
Battery 60WHr, Rapid Charge Pro support Up to 8 Hrs, Rapid Charge Pro support
Connectivity
2×2 WiFi 6 2×2 802.11 WiFi
Bluetooth 5.1
Dimensions (W x D x H) 363.06 x 259.61 x 23.57 – 26.1 398.6 x 290 x 24.3 – 26.2
Weight starting at 2.4 kg Starting at 2.98 kg

 

Price and Availability

The Lenovo Legion 7 will be priced starting at USD 1669.99 and is expected to be available in the US starting June 2021. The Lenovo Legion 5 in either screen size variant will retail starting at USD 769.99 and expected to be available in the US starting March 2021.

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