Lenovo has recently officially launched its first gaming smartphone: Lenovo Legion Phone Duel, this is a phone belonging to the Legion product line that has been rumored quite a while. This product carries a lot of highlights, from being equipped with the world’s first Snapdragon 865+ chip to the design of a pop-up camera assembly on the side.
The new design focuses on gaming
There have been many gaming smartphones launched on the market, but the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a special design and is unlike any other gaming phone ever. The device is designed to optimize horizontal use just like a gaming controller. Especially with the selfie camera cluster of the device has now been moved to the left edge of the device with a pop-up design “poking out”.
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is equipped with a 6.6 inch screen, Full HD resolution, using AMOLED panels and 144Hz refresh rate. The selfie camera of the device has a resolution of 20MP
The text on the back of the machine is even printed horizontally so that users can easily identify by most when using gamers will use the machine horizontally. This back is also designed with bold symmetrical texture gaming bold. The “Legion” logo is located in the pop-up camera position, accompanied by a dual camera cluster as well as an LED flash in the middle of the back.
The dual camera cluster on the back of the device has a resolution of 64MP (main) and 116MP (ultra-wide)
In addition to convenience during use, Lenovo also integrated an additional USB-C port on the side of the machine so that users can charge the device when in landscape mode. Lenovo says the Legion Phone Duel is equipped with a 2 cell battery with a total capacity of 5000mAh, supports fast charging capacity of up to 90W, allowing the device to fully charge the battery in just 30 minutes.
Software is also an important factor in gaming phone devices. Lenovo said it has optimized the camera software of the device to be suitable for the gaming experience. Users can use the camera at the same time while playing games, and stream to popular platforms like Twitch or YouTube.
Legion Realm software will also allow users to customize performance, download applications and select low latency networks. The Legion Assistant can activate virtual joystick buttons on the screen while tweaking performance for hardware, selecting the best network, and finding games. It also has a vibration feedback system based on the content and sound being played on the screen.
The gaming phone is powered by the world’s first Snapdragon 865+ chip
As mentioned above, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is the first smartphone equipped with the Snapdragon 865+ chip, which was announced by Qualcomm a while ago. It also supports 5G with a built-in network modem. In terms of memory capacity, Legion Phone Duel is equipped with 12GB / 16GB RAM and 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage memory. It has dual speakers and 4 recording microphones with noise filtering technology.
In terms of cameras, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel can record 4K videos in framerate 30, unable to shoot 8K despite owning the most powerful chip at the moment. Of course, no-one will buy a gaming phone to film an 8K movie.
The upcoming Lenovo Legion Phone Duel will officially hit shelves in China and some other markets including Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Prices for each version are as follows:
– Optional 8 / 128GB = 3499 yuan, equivalent to 11.6 million dong (with 45W charger)
– Optional 12 / 128GB = 3899 yuan, equivalent to 12.9 million dong (with 65W charger)
– Optional 12 / 256GB = 4199 currency, equivalent to 13.9 million dong (with 65W charger)
– Optional 16 / 512GB = 5999 currency, equivalent to VND 19.8 million (with 90W charger)