Lenovo’s high-end gaming Laptop, Legion has been revealed for this year. The 16-inch Legion 7 can be configured with AMD’s Ryzen 9 6900HX processor and Radeon RX6850M XT GPU. The Legion 7i can be configured with Intel’s 12th Gen Core i9-12900HX with Nvidia’s RTX 3080Ti GPU.
Apart from the high-end computing specs, the 7-series is equipped with a 1080p webcam and a larger 99.99Wh battery. The gaming laptop has a QHD display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 165Hz refresh rate with Dolby Vision HDR. It also supports Nvidia G-Sync or AMD FreeSync Premium. You also have the luxury of upgrading the screen to a 240Hz QHD panel that supports a variable refresh rate. The Legion 7i has a special feature. The RAM of the 7i can be overclocked. The base clock speed of the DDR5 RAM is 4800MHz. If you get the 32 GB RAM model, you can overclock it to 5600MHz.
The 7i will be launched first with a starting price of $2,449 and in June the Legion 7 will be launched with a starting price of $2,059. Along with these, Lenovo also introduced the slim laptops, Legion Slim 7 and Slim 7i which have the same set of features but in a slimmer chassis and probably less power. The Slim 7i will be released first for $1,589 and the Slim 7 for $1,519 in June.
Like the normal versions, the Slim versions can also be upgraded to the max spec in both AMD and Intel in terms of CPU. With respect to GPU, the 7i can be upgraded to RTX 3070 with a power of 100W and the 7 can support up to Radeon RX6800S. The 7i has different display options including a QHD mini LED. The slim versions also include support for the larger 99.99Wh battery although it starts with a 71Wh battery option.