Lenovo unveils new Legion gaming laptops at CES
By Bob Garcia
Lenovo announced today that is refreshing its Legion 7 laptop line. The news was unveiled during CES 2021. The annual consumer electronics trade show, which is typically held in Las Vegas, is being hosted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although Lenovo announced four new Legion 7 laptops, the flagship model is the most noteworthy. The Legion 7 will use AMD Ryzen 5000 processors as well as Nvidia’s RTX laptop GPUs and have up to 32GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM. With up to 2TB of M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD storage, the Legion 7 puts many desktop rigs to shame.
The Legion 7 laptop is no slouch when it comes to screen real estate either. The computer has a tall 16-inch display with a 16:10 aspect ratio. Gamers who spend hours staring at the screen will appreciate the 2650 x 1600 165Hz IPS display with 3ms response time. The screen also boast sHDR 400 certification, Nvidia G-Sync, and support for Dolby Vision.
Lenovo’s new laptops make use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver enhanced performance. In a press release, Lenovo noted, “The new Lenovo Legion AI Engine is our smarter combination of best-in-class hardware, software, firmware and driver support that all work together to help overclock your PC’s performance by sharing Thermal Design Power6 (TDP) between the CPU and GPU to better manage any heavy-duty gaming requirement.”
Gamers who want to lighten the load can purchase the Legion 7 slim laptop, which weighs just 4.2 pounds and features a sleek chassis. Affordable Legion 5 Pro and Legion 5 models are also in the pipeline.
The Lenovo Legion 7 laptop will launch on June 18. The base model will have a starting price of $1669.99 in the US market. The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 laptop is expected to be released in May, but pricing is pending. The Legion 5 Pro and standard Legion 5 PCs start at $999 and $769 respectively.
The online edition of the CES runs through January 14, 2021. More information can be found at www.ces.tech.