At CES, Lenovo just unveiled its new line of gaming laptops with Ryzen CPUs, GeForce RTX GPUs and 165Hz displays galore.
Gamers have never had as many choices as in 2021 for their battle station (when stocks follow) and CES 2021 is the opportunity to discover many laptops designed for gamers, like the new Legion line from Lenovo.
Lenovo Legion 7 and Legion Slim 7
The figurehead of this announcement is the Lenovo Legion 7, a laptop designed for gamers, with the design to match. Understand that this is not the thinnest and lightest machine you will find, but that it has many vents to prevent overheating and some customizable RGB LEDs to find your computer in the dark. more complete.
The focus is above all on the display with a 16-inch IPS screen with very thin borders covering 90% of its flap. This QHD definition panel (2560 x 1600 pixels in 16:10 format) promises a refresh rate of 165 Hz (with G-Sync), therefore higher than the 144 Hz of many machines, an announced brightness of 500 nits and a coverage to 100% of the sRGB spectrum sublimated by the support of Dolby Vision.
As for the technical sheet, Lenovo remains fairly evasive by indicating only the presence of an AMD Ryzen Mobile CPU (which we imagine to be a Ryzen 5000, without confirmation) and an Nvidia GeForce RTX GPU (3000?) ” for maximum framerate “. The whole thing is cooled by a steam chamber 63% larger than on the previous generation and the use ofliquid metalrather than thermal paste for better cooling.
Add to that an optional Wi-Fi 6 module, a 720p camera and an 80 Wh battery with fast charging.
And version Slim
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 is closer to the ultrabook format, without being one with its weight of 1.9 kg. It is the lightest and thinnest PC to date in Lenovo’s Legion line.
There is an AMD Ryzen CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX GPU – whose precise references remain to be confirmed -, and a 15.6-inch screen supporting Dolby Vision available in two variants: 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) at 60 Hz or Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 165 Hz. The former covers 100% of the Adobe RGB space while the latter covers 100% of the sRGB gamut.
Lenovo Legion 5 et 5 Pro
Those anticipating global warming and the next heatwave can look to the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro, also equipped with the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs and GeForce RTX GPUs (as yet unannounced), but with a quadruple fan system promising to push those components into the future. their last entrenchments.
On the screen side, there is a 16-inch QHD (2560 x 1600 pixels) panel covering 100% of the sRGB spectrum and with a maximum brightness of 500 nits. Several improvements have also been made to the chassis compared to the previous generation, with a thinner hinge, a larger touchpad, a camera placed above the screen or even the reduction of borders.
Its non-Pro version, the Lenovo Legion 5, is offered in two versions: one with a 17.3-inch screen (Full HD, 165 Hz, 100% sRGB), and the other with a screen 15.6-inch (Full HD).
In both cases, we still find the now usual duo of AMD Ryzen CPU and GeForce RTX GPU.
From 1100 euros
Lenovo’s new range will be available from March 2021 with the Legion 5 and Legion 5 Pro, both starting at € 1,099, as well as with the Legion Slim 7, offered from € 1,299. The Lenovo Legion 7 will arrive in May 2021 at the recommended price of 1499 euros.