New Lenovo Legion 5 Professional is world’s first 16-inch laptop computer to supply 240Hz refresh fee with WQHD+ show


Lenovo unveiled a brand new batch of Legion gaming laptops at CES 2022, and we obtained a primary take a look at the 16-inch Lenovo Legion 5 Professional Sequence gaming laptops providing a 240Hz adaptive refresh fee with a WQHD+ (2560 x 1600) show.

Introducing 4 new Legion laptops, together with the Lenovo Legion 5/5i Professional and Legion 5/5i, every might be powered by both the most recent twelfth Gen Intel CPUs or next-gen AMD Ryzen processors. Lenovo claims the laptops have been “calibrated to crush the competitors,” which ought to pique any gamer’s curiosity. 

Lenovo Legion 5/5i Professional (Gen 7)

The brand new 16-inch Lenovo Legion 5i Professional with twelfth Gen Intel CPUs might be accessible in early February 2022 with costs beginning at $1,569.99, whereas the Lenovo Legion 5 Professional with next-gen AMD Ryzen processors is out there in April 2022 and begins at $1,429.99.

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The Legion 5 Professional and 5i Professional are nearly similar in each method, apart from the CPU powering every laptop computer. Beneath the hood, the Legion 5 Professional Sequence will be geared up with as much as a twelfth Gen Intel Core i9-12900H CPU or next-gen AMD Ryzen processor, newest RTX 30 Sequence GPU (Lenovo would not state the latest RTX 3080 Ti, although), as much as 32GB of DDR5 RAM, and as much as 1TB of PCIe SSD for storage.

Lenovo goes all-in on the 16-inch laptop computer’s show, claiming it is the world’s first 16-inch laptop computer collection with a WQHD+ (2560 x 1600) as much as 240Hz adaptive refresh fee. That is ideally suited for avid gamers after buttery-smooth body charges on a 16:10 side ratio. Higher but, the show provides 100% protection of the sRGB shade gamut, as much as 3ms response time, DisplayHDR 400 certification, and as much as 500 nits of brightness. 

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Each the Legion 5 and 5i Professional are available in a cool Glacier White design, together with a Storm Gray hue. Lenovo claims the aluminum and magnesium metallic construct contributes to the laptop computer’s gentle weight, coming in at slightly below 5.5 kilos. There’s additionally a brand new Legion Spectrum RGB Lighting function, a four-zone backlight results system developed particularly for Lenovo Legion PCs and the Legion TrueStrike keyboard. Whereas the 16-inch laptop computer seems chunky, Lenovo states the chassis is thinner than earlier generations — that includes a trimmed lid and hinge design, together with a zero bump hinge for added safety.

In the case of ports, anticipate one Thunderbolt 4 and one USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port on the left, together with one USB-A 3.2 Gen 1, an audio combo jack and one E-Shutter button on the best. The remainder of the ports on positioned alongside the rear, together with two USB-A Gen 1 ports, one USB-C Gen 2 port with 135W Energy Supply, an HDMI 2.1 output, and an RJ45 Ethernet.

Together with its 80Whr battery with a 230W energy adapter, Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, there’s so much to stay up for with the Lenovo Legion 5/5i Professional. 

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Lenovo Legion 5/5i

The Professional-less Lenovo Legion 5i is about to be accessible ranging from February 2022 with costs ranging from $1,199.99, whereas the Legion 5 sporting a next-gen AMD Ryzen processor might be accessible ranging from April 2022, beginning at $1,129.99.

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Very similar to the Legion 5 Professional Sequence, the 5 and 5i fashions of the 15-inch Legion gaming laptop computer are similar, apart from the processors. Anticipate as much as a twelfth Gen Intel Core i7-12700H CPU or next-gen AMD Ryzen processor, the most recent RTX 30 Sequence GPU (no point out of the latest RTX 3080 Ti), as much as 32GB of DDR5 RAM, and as much as 1TB of PCIe SSD for storage.

When it comes to visuals, the 15-inch Legion laptop computer boasts a WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS 16:9 show with as much as 165Hz refresh fee, together with 100% sRGB shade gamut protection and 300 nits of brightness.

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Coming in at 5.3 kilos, Lenovo claims the seventh technology Legion 5 is 15% thinner than earlier generations, and now is available in Storm Gray and Cloud gray shade choices. Plus, the Legion TrueStrike keyboard with four-zone RGB have obtained a 33% discount in percussion noise. Together with a 40% extra highly effective, but quieter, fan, Lenovo goals to ship a silent gaming laptop computer.

In the case of ports, anticipate one Thunderbolt 4 and one USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port on the left, together with one USB-A 3.2 Gen 1, an audio combo jack and one E-Shutter button on the best. The remainder of the ports on positioned alongside the rear, together with two USB-A Gen 1 ports, one USB-C Gen 2 port with 135W Energy Supply, an HDMI 2.1 output, and an RJ45 Ethernet.

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Will the brand new Lenovo Legion 5/5i make it onto our record of greatest 15-inch laptops? Solely time will inform, however Lenovo additionally introduced a lot of different Legion gaming equipment to stay up for. 

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This features a slew of gaming displays, such because the Lenovo Legion Y25-30, Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20. The star of the present is the 24.5-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Legion Y25-30, which boasts a 240Hz refresh fee and 99% sRGB shade gamut protection with Delta E<2 shade accuracy. Plus, it is DisplayHDR 400 licensed. The monitor might be accessible ranging from Might 2022 with costs beginning at $339.99.

Lenovo can also be launching the Legion M600s wi-fi mouse and Lenovo Legion M300s RGB mouse for left- and right-handed avid gamers. They boast lossless sub 1ms through 2.4GHz connection, through Bluetooth, or wired USB-C cable, and have lighting results because of the 16.8 million colours onboard. You too can anticipate a local 19,000 DPI and as much as 70 hours of battery life. Each the M600s and M300s wi-fi gaming mice might be accessible in Might 2022, priced at $84.99 and $29.99, respectively.

Lenovo put out all of the stops in its gaming-focused Legion gadgets, and we won’t wait to get our palms on all of them to check them out. Whereas we twiddle our thumbs, try all the pieces else introduced at CES 2022. 



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