Lenovo unveils the gaming-focused Legion Phone Duel smartphone

Comes with flagship hardware and quirky features!

Lenovo has forayed into gaming-focused phones through its Legion gaming brand, and the first to be unveiled is the Legion Phone Duel with flagship specs and quirky firsts.

Also called the Legion Phone Pro in China, it’s one of the first phones to put a selfie camera popping out from the side, with its 20MP selfie shooter revealing itself when needed. The phone also has two USB Type-C ports with support for a whopping 90W Turbo Power charging.

On the gaming side, it features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chip and features a base configuration of 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The phone also has dual vibration engines, multi-dimensional vibration control, and a customizable gaming key for faster playing toggle.

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel specs:

  • 6.65-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display
    2340 x 1080 px, 144Hz, 240Hz touch sampling
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ 5G
    Adreno 650 GPU
  • 12GB or 16GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • 256GB or 512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Dual-rear cameras:
    64MP f/1.89
    16MP f/2.2 ultrawide
  • 20MP f/2.2 front camera, side pop-up
  • 5G, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM
  • WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
  • Dual-front speakers
    DIRAC, AWINIC 88264 smart amp
  • Quad-microphone system
    Qualcomm Noise Reduction
  • 2 x USB Type-C (side and bottom)
  • Ultrasonic game key
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-display)
  • Dual vibration engines, Multi-dimensional vibration control
  • Customizable RGB lighting
  • Dual liquid-cooling, copper tubes
  • ZUI 12, Legion OS (Android 10)
  • 5,000mAh battery (2 x 2,500mAh)
    90W Turbo Power Charging
  • Colors: Vengeance Red, Blazing Blue

For continuous heavy gameplay, the brand equipped the phone with dual liquid cooling, as well as copper tubes for more efficient airflow and faster cooling. The phone’s display also has a whopping 144Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling for more fluid-like motion as well as more responsive in-game presses.

Aesthetics-wise, users can also show the colors they want in the Legion crest with the built-in customizable RGB lighting system. It will be sold in two different configurations in two colors, namely Vengeance Red and Blazing Blue.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is expected to be available starting this July in China, while it will arrive later in select markets in the Asia Pacific, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Latin America. Pricing is yet to be revealed.

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