After taking a look at Lenovo’s delicious Smart Device at CES 2022, the announcement dedicated to PC Gamer has arrived: the Legion range is updated with new generation notebooks and peripherals and an ecosystem ren
The first gaming laptops of this 2022 are four. It starts with the subtle and powerful Legion 5 and Legion 5i, with a form factor reduced in size by 15% compared to the past and with a rich hardware and optimization. The display is 15 inches configurable up to QHD resolution and up to 165Hz, with a sRGB coverage of 100% and a peak brightness of 300 nit.
Excellent multimedia coverage with a double stereo speaker with Nahimic 3D Audio technology from 2W per channel, but the real bomb is under the body. In fact, the heartbeat of Legion 5 will be the next generation AMD processors up to the Ryzen 7 6800H, while for Legion 5i the best configuration counts the 12th generation Intel Core i7-12700H CPU. The graphics section, on the other hand, is the prerogative of NVIDIA, with a range of choice between the RTX 3060 and up to the RTX 3070 Ti.
Among the improvements in daily use and gaming, we find the TrueStrike keyboard with fully customizable and quieter RGB backlighting of 33% on the last generation.
The Legion Pro Series is enriched in the same way with two options and with the maximum possible hardware equipment. On board the new Legion 5 Pro and Legion 5i Pro we find a 16-inch display in 16:10 format with WQHD+ resolution (2960 x 1600 pixels) up to 240Hz with Adaptive Sync, certified Rheinland T Also with regard to the new generation panel we find the VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification and full support for Dolby Vision. Support for NVIDIA G-SYNC is not lacking.
As for the configurations available, the Legion 5 Pro can go up to the Ryzen 9 6900HX while the Legion 5i Pro can be selected with Intel options up to the new i9-12900H. As a definitely not marginal benefit, the platform change allows the adoption of new DDR5-4800 memories and NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSDs. The graphics, on the other hand, can be configured until the new RTX 3070 Ti presented at CES 2022.
The sound, in the Pro series, is developed in collaboration with SteelSeries, while the temperatures are now under the responsibility of the new Legion ColdFront 4.0 dissipation system.The body is produced with an aluminium and magnesium alloy to offer robust Specifically, Legion 5 and 5i Pro use the Legion Spectrum RGB lighting system.