Lenovo releases Legion Y90 gaming phone and Legion Y700 gaming tablet
After launching the Legion Phone Duel 2 with a unique RGB rear design much like its original 2020 Legion Phone Duel last year, Lenovo has now launched its latest gaming smartphone, the Lenovo Legion Y90, in China today. today. Along with the gaming smartphone, the company has also launched a new Legion-branded tablet in the form of the Legion Y700, backed by the Snapdragon 870 SoC. So, let’s take a closer look at Lenovo’s new gaming devices.
Lenovo Legion Y90 Gaming Phone and Legion Y700 Tablet Launched
Lenovo Y90: Key specs and features
Starting with the Lenovo Legion Y90, the gaming-focused phone features a design similar to the Legion Phone Duel 2 and all the features a gamer would love. The device sports a huge 6.92-inch Samsung E4 AMOLED display with support for 144Hz refresh rate and 720Hz touch sampling rate. The screen has a touch response of just 3.4ms.
The panel supports HDR10+, is deltaE
Now, since the phone is designed to be held horizontally, there’s the RGB-backed glass module with the Legion logo in the middle of the rear panel that can cycle through over 260,000 colors. It houses a dual camera setup, including a 64MP main lens and a 13MP ultra-wide lens with an FOV of 120 degrees.
under the hood, the Legion Y90 integrates the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC to deliver high-end gaming performance. The storage situation is where Lenovo wants to get ahead of its competitors. The Y90 comes with a base RAM option of 12GB and goes up to 18GB RAM.
Now, with the lower-end 12GB and 16GB models, you get 256GB of UFS storage. However, with the 18GB model, you’ll get 640GB of internal storage, split between 512GB of UFS storage and 128GB of SSD storage in RAID 0 configuration. There’s also a massive 5,600mAh battery inside with support for 68W fast charging that can fully charge the device in 35 minutes, according to the company.
The Legion Y90 also comes with customizable shoulder keys on the side and two pressure sensitive areas. Moreover, he comes with two USB-C portsa USB 2.0 port on the bottom and another USB 3.1 Gen 2 port on the side for connecting accessories while holding the phone horizontally.
Other connectivity features include support for 5G networks and Wi-Fi 6 technologies. Additionally, it incorporates dual Z-axis linear motors and stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support for gaming experience. immersive. The device runs ZUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box.
Lenovo Legion Y700: Key specs and features
Coming to the Legion Y700, the device comes with an 8.8-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and supports a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. The panel supports 100% DCI-P3 and HDR10+ color gamut to produce accurate colors and visuals. It has a peak brightness of 500 nits and supports Dolby Vision.
Under the hood, the Legion Y700 comes with a Snapdragon 870 SoC, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. There is also a huge 6550mAh battery with support for 45W fast charge. The battery can fully charge in just 45 minutes and deliver 6 hours of play on a single charge.
Apart from these, the Legion Y700 tablet comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, which is surprisingly absent on the Legion Y90 gaming phone. Other features of the device include support for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 for fast wireless connectivity and a pair of JBL speakers supporting Dolby Atmos.
Price and availability
Now, regarding the price of Lenovo Legion Y90 and Legion Y700, you can check them out below.
Lenovo Legion Y90
- 12 GB + 256 GB – 4,300 yuan (~Rs 51,585)
- 16 GB + 256 GB – 4,600 yuan (~Rs 55,184)
- 18 GB + j640 GB – 5,300 yuan (~Rs 63,582)
Lenovo Legion Y700
- 8 GB + 128 GB – CNY2,700 (~Rs 32,391)
- 12 GB + 256 GB – CNY3,000 (~Rs 35,990)
As for device availability, Lenovo has already put the devices up for pre-order in China with some launch discounts. Open sales will start from March 10 in the Chinese market. It is unclear whether the company plans to launch the devices in the global market or not. So stay tuned for more updates and let us know your thoughts on these new Legion devices in the comments below.