The Lenovo Legion Phone Dual is an extreme smartphone in every way.
Under the name of Lenovo Legion Phone Dual hides the new lenovo phone, and the first of its Legion line destined for the terrain of the gaming. We had heard about it through clues and leaks that have emerged over the months, but it has not been until today when Lenovo has finally officially presented his new beast.
The Lenovo Legion follows in the footsteps of models like the Nubian Red Magic or ASUS ROG Phone series models. However, this device takes the experience even further gaming through a format never seen before on a mobile.
Lenovo Legion Phone Dual, all the information
|Dimensions||169.17 x 78.48 x 9.9 mm
|screen||6.6 inch AMOLED
144Hz refresh rate
|Resolution||Full HD +|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+|
|Operating system||Android 10|
|Storage||256 / 512GB UFS 3.1|
|Cameras||Rear: 64 MP 0.8µm pixel, f / 1.89, + 16 MP Ultra wide angle 120 ° FoV, f / 2.2
Frontal: 20 MP
|Battery||5,000 mAh with 90W fast charge|
|Others||Ultrasonic triggers, dual vibration motor, programmable RGB lighting, USB Type-C|
Aggressive look and game-oriented format
There is an unwritten rule that says Every smartphone intended to be used for gaming, must have an aggressive design full of brightness and lights. Of course, it was not going to be any different on the Lenovo Legion Phone.
The device, which comes in red and blue colors, has a aggressive looking glass body whose back hides programmable RGB lighting **. Its aluminum chassis surrounds a 6.44-inch diagonal AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution, which stands out for having a refresh rate of 144 Hz. In addition, Lenovo has achieved avoid having to crop the screen through holes or notches, using small margins that are also used to house the audio system consisting of two stereo speakers.
Lenovo claims that the device is used for most of the time in landscape format, and its design makes it quite clear. On one of the sides of the device, we can find a module that houses the front camera of the terminal, with 20 megapixels of resolution, and that is centered in the body of the terminal so that our face appears centered during the streamings that we might want to broadcast while playing on the phone.
The rear cameras are also arranged in a somewhat unusual format. Both have been placed in the center back of the phone, so that they are not covered by our fingers when holding the device in landscape format. We are talking about two cameras, a main one with 64 megapixels, and one ultra wide angle 16 megapixel.
Of course, there is no lack of typical details of this type of phone such as programmable ultrasonic buttons located in the side corners of the phone – the classic “triggers” – **, a dual vibration motor or a four microphones for clearer audio capture.
Extreme power and 5G
As expected, the first smartphone to gamers Lenovo is also one of the first to integrate the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor, a version overclocked of the Snapdragon 865, ideal for this type of terminal.
It is accompanied by 12 or 16 GB of RAM and 256 or 512 GB of internal UFS 3.1 storage. Another remarkable aspect is the inclusion of a 5,000 mAh D-format battery that can be charged to a maximum power of 90 W using the phone’s two USB Type-C ports simultaneously. Thus, it is possible to fully charge the phone battery in just half an hour.
Software plays an essential role in this device. Lenovo’s customization layer, based on Android 10, is optimized to deliver the best gaming experience. To do this, it introduces functions such as app that allows showing a small window with our face being captured with the front camera above some of the applications of streaming from most popular video games, like Twitch or YouTube. In this sense, the possibility of change or remove the background that appears behind us.
Beyond that, the suite room of tools Legion Realm, which among other things allows choose the highest speed and lowest latency network, fine-tune performance to focus all resources on games, or enable an option that transforms audio signals into haptic feedback using the phone’s vibration motors.
Lenovo Legion Phone Dual price and availability
Lenovo has confirmed that its first gaming smartphone will be available in the next few days in China, although you have not specified the price. Later, the device will reach regions of Europe and Latin America, although it will not land in the United States.
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