Lenovo announces new Legion gaming laptops with top of the line specifications
At CES 2021, Lenovo has announced a slew of new gaming laptops. These new Lenovo Legion machines are meant to be the top of the line gaming laptops with ultimate performance. Lenovo has also introduced all new offerings in the lineup- a 16-inch displays, AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs and RTX30 series GPUs.
Lenovo's new line of Legion laptops includes the Lenovo Legion 7 laptop with a 16-inch display, a 16-inch Lenovo Legion 5 Pro, a 15-inch Lenovo Legion Slim 7, and the Lenovo Legion 5, which comes in two screen sizes. So, here's what you need to know about the specifications and gaming performance on these laptops.
Lenovo Legion laptops revamped and updated for 2021
The new Lenovo Legion laptops are designed not only to improve performance over last years models, but to provide a better gaming experience overall. To help this, the Legion 7, Lenovo Legion 5, and Lenovo Legion 5 Pro gaming laptops will come equipped with the new AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs and RTX30 GPUs.
Lenovo Legion 7
This one features a 16-inch display, which is a first for the Legion series. The display on this one is of QHD resolution and comes with a 165Hz refresh rate panel to help make things appear smoother. Furthermore, it will be powered by the AMD Ryzen 9 5000 H-series laptop grade processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series laptop GPUs. You can also get up to 32GB of RAM and up to 2TB of NVMe SSD storage.
Lenovo Legion 5
This laptop comes in two screen sizes. You can pick between a 15 and a 17-inch version of the laptop. Both models are powered by up to AMD Ryzen 7 5000-series CPUs and the newest Nvidia RTX30 series GPUs. On this model, the 15-inch screen comes with a 165Hz panel, while the 17-inch model will come with a 144Hz refresh rate panel. The 15-inch laptop can be maxed out with 32GB of RAM, 2TB of internal SSD, while the 17-inch model can be maxed out with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage.
Lenovo Legion Slim 7
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 laptop features a thin body design, which makes it quite portable and light for a gaming laptop. Using the Max-Q gen 3 tech found on RTX30 GPUs, the laptop will be able to sustain itself even during high pressure gaming sessions. Apart from that, it will feature the same top of the line specifications which are found on the Lenovo Legion 5, 15-inch edition.
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro
Finally, Lenovo announced the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro gaming laptop, which has the same specifications as the Lenovo Legion 7, but with a different CPU. This one comes with a Ryzen 7 5000 series CPU, which is a well performing CPU for multicore applications and processes such as editing and gaming. Apart from that you get the same display, same internals and other specifications as the Legion 7.