The big computer manufacturers sell special series for games and the Lenovo Legion 7 are the new models under the brand of the Chinese company. Video games continue to pull the PC car and it is not surprising that this group is the one that offers the most attractive and powerful teams. Today we bring you a good sample of it.
Lenovo has just introduced the new generation of its gaming laptops and like the Yoga series that we offered you last week, it arrives very well updated, with an improved design; thinner and lighter metal chassis; reinforced cooling systems; the latest processing platforms from Intel and AMD; large screens in size, resolution and refresh rate, and those premium elements that users expect in this product range.
Lenovo Legion 7 2022
“Lenovo Legion has always held a place at the pinnacle of gaming performance, complementing gamers’ personal and professional lives to fit wherever they go, whether it’s a tournament, a class or a boardroom”says in the presentation Ouyang Jun, vice president of Lenovo. “Sleeker and more savage than ever, the new Legion series laptops level up to push the limits of gaming performance”.
With these premises, Lenovo offers two different models in four configurations depending on their hardware base with Intel or AMD processors and dedicated graphics between it or NVIDIA. All at a high level as you will see below.
Lenovo Legion 7 and 7i
The company says they are gaming laptops “world’s most powerful” in your screen size. Lenovo bets on a 16 inch screena size increasingly used as it approaches the display capacity of 17-inch models, but with the footprint of 15-inch models.
Display offers native resolution WQXGA to reach 2560 x 1600 pixels. It’s a perfect resolution for gaming on a laptop of this size. It has a 16:10 aspect ratio, a maximum brightness of up to 1,250 nits, and full coverage of the DCI-P3 color space.
Players will be able to choose between three different panels with variable refresh rates of up to 240Hz. They support HDR high dynamic range and are TÜV eye safe certified to protect the user’s eyes during prolonged periods of use.
Completing the visual section we have to highlight the Tobii Horizon software that they include. It is a set of technologies that detects and tracks the natural movements of the user’s head through the device’s built-in camera, allowing them to take control of the game’s camera. It offers 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF) head tracking without any additional hardware and is compatible with several dozen games, many AAA games from various genres such as Far Cry, Assassin’s Creed or Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Lenovo’s new gaming laptops are built with a 2.5-inch unibody chassis. aluminum and magnesium aerospace grade that leaves its weight at only 2.5 kg and its thickness at 19 mm. According to Lenovo, its battery 99.99Whr it’s the highest capacity in a gaming laptop of this screen size and comes complete with a 135Whr charger with USB Type-C fast charging.
The Lenovo Legion 7 are offered in two versions depending on the processors they mount. And they are brand new. The 7i is powered by the new Core HX Series that Intel will present this week, while the other model will mount an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX.
The graphic section is not far behind since they can equip the most powerful graphics cards on the market, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti (up to 175 W TGP), or the AMD Radeon RX 6850M XT. To keep temperatures under control, Lenovo has improved its Legion Coldfront 4.0 cooling system.
The Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboard has also been enhanced with curved keys that offer deeper travel than the previous generation, backlighting, and swappable WASD keys. They have all kinds of connectivity elements including Thunderbolt 4.0 or Wi-Fi 6 ports to finish off a truly impressive configuration.
Lenovo Legion Slim 7 and 7i
Lenovo promotes this series as “The Legion’s thinnest and lightest laptops, designed for gaming and content creation in a polished, minimalist design.” To this contributes a aluminum and magnesium chassis aerospace grade made in a single piece with a thickness of 16 mm and a weight of only 2 kg.
Your screen is 16 inches with native WQXGA resolution, a 16:10 aspect ratio and full coverage of the DCI-P3 color space. Supports high dynamic range and TÜV Rheinland Gold Label certification. Its screen-to-body ratio stretches to 93% and Lenovo will offer three panels to choose from with variable refresh rates up to 240Hz and one with mini-LED technology.
Like the general series, Lenovo uses the processors Intel Core HX Series for the Slim 7i version, the AMD Ryzen 9 for the Slim 7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 or AMD Radeon RX 6800S graphics cards.
They have various configurations of DDR5 memoryPCIe Gen4 drives for storage and the entire cooling system has been redesigned and improved to maintain CPU and GPU temperatures and stability in such a slim design with a 15-inch footprint.
Available on all Lenovo gaming laptops, the Legion Arena app promises centralize all games owned by the user, connect to the most popular platforms and online stores and all from one location for a seamless and efficient gaming experience. The Lenovo Legion 7 2022 pre-installs the Windows 11 operating system.
Lenovo Legion 7 2022, availability and price
- The Legion 7i with Intel Core processors will be available in July 2022 for €2,999.
- The Legion 7 with AMD processors will be available in July 2022 for 2,599 euros.
- The Legion Slim 7i with Intel Core processor will cost 1,999 euros in its base kit and is expected to be available in June.
- The Legion Slim 7i with AMD Ryzen processor will be available in July 2022 from 1,899 euros.
- The Legion Arena by Lenovo app will be available for free download on the Microsoft Store.