Lenovo’s sub-brand Legion has finally announced its much-awaited gaming smartphone, the Legion Phone Duel, also known as the Legion Phone Pro in China. The company teased this smartphone way back in February, and it’s now finally official. So, without wasting any more time, let’s jump straight to the specifications of this device.
First, let’s talk about design. The Legion Phone Duel comes with a bold and unique design with some flashy characteristics. At the rear, we have the dual-camera setup housed at the center of the glass panel with Legion branding. Moreover, the rear panel also features the words ‘Stylish Outside, Savage Inside’ engraved on the rear. It is also the first gaming smartphone from Lenovo to feature a side-mounted pop-up selfie camera.
Second, let’s talk about the display. The Legion Phone Duel comes with a 6.65-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED panel with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 144Hz. Moreover, it features a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. Meanwhile, the bezels are minimal at the top and bottom.
Third, let’s talk about the camera. The Legion Phone Duel comes with a unique dual-camera setup on the rear, which includes a 64MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 16MP ultra-wide lens with 120-degree FOV. Meanwhile, instead of a front camera, the smartphone features a 20MP side-mounted pop-up selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture. According to Lenovo, it is the fastest pop-up camera in the world as it opens in only 0.496 seconds, which is astonishing.
Fourth, let’s talk about the internals. The Legion Phone Duel comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865+ SoC coupled with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 built-in storage. It also includes a dual liquid cooling system connected with 45767.32 square millimeter heat dissipation area, 14 temperature sensors, and suspended heat insulation middle cap to help lower the temperature by up to 5-degree Celcius.
Fifth, let’s talk about the battery and connectivity. The Legion Phone Duel comes with a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for 90W Twin Turbo super-fast charging technology. According to Lenovo, it charges your smartphone up to 100% in just 30 minutes. Furthermore, you get 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0, and WiFi 6 support onboard.
Price and Availability
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is currently priced at:
- 8GB RAM +128GB – 3,499 yuan (approx Rs. 37,285)
- 12GB RAM +128GB – 3,899 yuan (approx Rs. 41,550)
- 12GB RAM +256GB – 4,199 yuan (approx Rs. 44,750)
- 16GB RAM +512GB – 5,999 yuan (approx Rs. 63,925)
It will go on sale in China starting on August 5th. However, there is currently no information available on whether Lenovo will launch this smartphone to the Indian market.