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What you need to know

  • Lenovo announced the Legion 7i, Legion 5i, Pro, and Legion 5i gaming laptops today.
  • The company also announced the Legion Y25g-30 gaming monitor.
  • The flagship Legion 7i comes with up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i9 and up to an NVIDIA RTX 3080.

Lenovo announced several new Legion gaming laptops today, as well as a new Legion gaming monitor. The 16-inch Legion 7i is the flagship of the new laptop lineup that also includes the Legion 5i Pro and the Legion 5i, the latter of which comes in either 15-inch or 17-inch models. The Legion Y25g-30 looks set to compete with the best PC gaming monitors, thanks to its 360Hz refresh rate and eye-friendly features.

The Legion laptops all run on the latest 11th Gen Intel processor. The Legion 5i and 5i Pro come with up to an Intel Core i7-11800H, while the Legion 7i comes with up to an Intel Core i9-11980HK. The new Legion laptops have up to 5GHz turbo frequency and support up to 20 PCIe lanes.

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All of the new Legion laptops have several options for NVIDIA GeForce RTX laptop graphics. The Legion 7i comes with up to a 165W GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU, while the Legion 5i Pro and Legion 5i come with up to an RTX 3070. The spec sheets and designs of the new Legion laptops could help them earn a spot on our list of the best gaming laptops.

The screens of the Legion 7i and Legion 5i Pro are TÜV-certified for eye protection and feature refresh rates of up to 165Hz. Lenovo Legion TrueStrike helps deliver speedy inputs, while the AI-optimized Lenogo Legion AI Engine helps reduce lag by dynamically shifting power between the CPU and GPU.

Lenovo Legion 5i 15 -inch

Category Spec
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor 11th Gen Intel
Core i5-11400H
Core i7-11800H
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4-3200MHz
Graphics NVIDIA RTX 3050
NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti
NVIDIA RTX 3060
NVIDIA RTX 3070
Storage Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe
Display 15.6 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
120Hz, IPS, 250 nits
165Hz, 3ms, IPS, 300 nits, Dolby Vision, G-SYNC
2560x1440 (QHD)
165Hz, IPS, 3ms, 300 nits, Dolby Vision, G-SYNC
Ports Two Thunderbolt 4
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 1)
USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
HDMI 2.1
RJ45 Ethernet
3.5mm audio
Audio Dual 2W speakers
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Camera Front-facing 720p
Shutter
Keyboard White backlight
Blue backlight
Four-zone RGB
Battery 60Wh
170W AC adapter
Dimensions 14.3 x 10.22 x 0.93 - 1.03 inches
(363mm x 259.6mm x 23.6 - 26mm)
Weight From 5.3 pounds (2.4kg)
Color Phantom Blue
Stingray White

Lenovo Legion 5i 17-inch

Category Spec
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor 11th Gen Intel
Core i5-11400H
Core i7-11800H
RAM 8GB, 16GB DDR4-3200MHz
Graphics NVIDIA RTX 3050
NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti
NVIDIA RTX 3060
NVIDIA RTX 3070
Storage Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe 3 SSD
Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe 4 SSD
Display 17.3 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
IPS, 60Hz, 300 nits
IPS, 144Hz, 300 nits, Dolby Vision
Ports Two Thunderbolt 4
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 1)
Three USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
HDMI 2.1
RJ45 Ethernet
SD card reader
3.5mm audio
Audio Dual 2W speakers
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Camera Front-facing 720p
Shutter
Keyboard White backlight
Battery Up to 8 hours
170W AC adapter
Dimensions 15.7 x 11.41 x 0.95 - 1.03 inches
(398.6mm x 290mm x 24.3 - 26.2mm)
Weight From 6.57 pounds (2.98kg)
Color Phantom Blue

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro

Category Spec
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor 11th Gen Intel
Core i5-11400H
Core i7-11800H
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4-3200MHz
Graphics NVIDIA RTX 3050
NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti
NVIDIA RTX 3060
NVIDIA RTX 3070
Storage Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe 3 SSD
Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe 4 SSD
Display 16 inches
2560x1600
16:10 aspect ratio
165Hz, 3ms, 500 nits
VESA DisplayHDR 400
Dolby Vision, G-Sync
Low Blue Light (TUV)
Ports Two Thunderbolt 4
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 1)
HDMI 2.1
RJ45 Ethernet
Three USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
3.5mm audio
Audio Dual 2W speakers
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Camera Front-facing 720p
Shutter
Keyboard White backlight
Blue backlight
Four-zone RGB
Battery Up to 8 hours
230W AC adapter
Dimensions 14.01 x 10.4 x 0.86 - 1.1 inches
(356mm x 264.2mm x 21.7 - 26.9mm)
Weight From 5.4 pounds (2.45kg)
Color Storm Grey
Stingray White

Lenovo Legion 7i

Category Spec
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor 11th Gen Intel
Core i7-11800H
Core i9-11980HK
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4-3200MHz
Graphics NVIDIA RTX 3060
NVIDIA RTX 3070
NVIDIA RTX 3080
Storage Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe SSD
32GB Intel Optane H10
Display 16 inches
2560x1600
16:10 aspect ratio
165Hz, 3ms, 500 nits
VESA DisplayHDR 400
Dolby Vision, G-Sync
Ports Two Thunderbolt 4
Three USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
HDMI 2.1
RJ45 Ethernet
3.5mm audio
Audio Dual 2W Super Linear speakers
Smart Amp
Connectivity Killer Wi-Fi AX1650
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Camera Front-facing 720p
Shutter
Keyboard Corsair iCUE RGB
Battery Up to 8 hours
300W AC adapter
Dimensions 14.17 x 10.23 x 0.79 - 0.92 inches
(360mm x 260mm x 20.1 - 23.5mm)
Weight 5.5 pounds (2.5kg)
Color Storm Grey

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The Lenovo Legion Y25g-30 is a 24.5-inch gaming monitor built to meet the demands of gaming professionals. It supports NVIDIA G-SYNC and NVIDIA Reflex to prevent screen-tearing and motion blur. Its 360Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time should help deliver quick and smooth gameplay as well.

Category Spec
Screen size 24.5 inches
Resolution 1920x1080 (FHD)
Refresh rate 360Hz
Aspect ratio 16:9
Panel type IPS
Anti-glare
NVIDIA G-Sync
NVIDIA Reflex
Brightness 400 nits
WLED backlight
TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort
Contrast ratio 1000:1
Response time 1ms
Color 99% sRGB
Ports Two HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort 1.4
USB-B 3.2 (Up)
Three USB-A 3.2 (Gen 1)
USB-C 3.2 (Gen 1)
3.5mm audio
VESA 100mm x 100mm

The Lenovo Legion 7i and Legion 5i Pro will be available starting in June of this year with starting prices of $1,770 and $1,330, respectively. The Lenovo Legion 5i Pro arrives just a month later, in July 2021, with a starting price of $970. Gamers will have to wait a bit longer for the Lenovo Legion Y25g-30, which starts at $700 and arrives in October 2021.