Lenovo has just unveiled several new gaming laptops from the Lenovo Legion line during CES 2022. The refreshed Legion family of laptops includes two 16-inch models dubbed Lenovo Legion 5i Pro and Legion 5 Pro as well as the 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i/Legion 5.
All of the
Lenovo offers a wide range of updates to the Legion line, ranging from switching the default operating system to Windows 11 to the inclusion of components that are only released this year. Users will be allowed to choose between AMD Ryzen processors and 12th-Gen Intel Alder Lake CPUs which are brand-new and are only just now starting to appear in the latest
The company has shared more information about its upcoming new releases, starting with the Legion 5 Pro series. Both the Legion 5 Pro and the Legion 5i Pro emphasize a minimalist design with thin bezels that surround the 16-inch screen. There’s also a bump on the top bezel that houses the HD webcam.
There’s more to the Legion 5 Pro than the fancy-looking screen. The laptop will likely come in several configurations for gamers to choose from. Lenovo equipped its new notebooks with DDR5 memory that runs at 4,800MHz, and up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD, and improved Wi-Fi 6E.
It’s the big-ticket components that make these
Aside from the 5 Pro/5i Pro
The Legion 5/5i line features a very similar design to the Pro
Lenovo Legion 5, much like the 5 Pro, comes with a WQHD IPS display, although it has a different aspect ratio: 16:9 compared to the 16:10 of the Pro. In addition, this notebook has a lower refresh rate of 165Hz, but those numbers are still more than sufficient for even fast-paced games such as shooters or MOBAs. The screen has up to 300 nits of brightness compared to the 500 of the Legion 5 Pro.
In terms of specifications, the Legion 5 comes with a next-gen AMD processor while the Legion 5i offers a 12th-gen Intel CPU with choices up to the Core i7-12700H. Lenovo mentioned that the
Lenovo’s new notebooks mark an update to an already highly successful line: Lenovo Legion are some of the best gaming laptops on the current market. Alongside Legion, the company has unveiled a number of new releases, including new ThinkBooks, ThinkPads, a ThinkBook desktop PC, and a new Lenovo Yoga laptop.
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