After a period of growing anticipation and speculation, Lenovo has finally unveiled the Legion Go, his handheld console powered by Windows 11. This device is designed to compete with giants like the ASUS ROG Ally and the Valve Steam Deck. The Legion Go was presented at IFA 2023 and is based on a processor AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme with 8 cores and 16 threads. But what makes this console so special? Let's find out together.
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Lenovo Legion Go technical specifications
Lenovo's Legion Go features an 8,8-inch Lenovo PureSight display with QHD + resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The display can reach a brightness of up to 500 nit and supports a DCI-P3 color gamut of 97%. Additionally, the screen is adjustable based on your gaming style and situation, offering a resolution that varies from 1600p to 800p and refresh rates of 144Hz and 60Hz.
Under the hood, the console offers up to 16GB LPDDR5X-7500 memory and a PCIe 4.0 SSD with a maximum capacity of 1TB. For those who want even more space, there's also a microSD card slot that supports up to 2TB of additional storage. There 49,2 watt hour battery supports Super Rapid Charge technology, allowing you to recharge the console up to 70% in about half an hour.
Controllers and connectivity
The Legion Go controllers are equipped with joystick with anti-drift hall effect, which maximize responsiveness and accuracy during the most intense gaming sessions. Other controls include an integrated trackpad, a large D-pad and a total of 10 mappable back buttons. RGB lighting is another element that adds a touch of charm, with customizable rings around the joysticks.
The console is equipped with double doors USB Type-C which support DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery 3.0. In terms of wireless connectivity, the Legion Go offers support for WiFi 6E e Bluetooth 5.2. The Legion Space application allows quick access to all gaming platforms and online stores, making the experience even smoother.
Availability and price
The Lenovo Legion Go will be available starting from October, with a starting price of 799 € (VAT included) for the European market. For Italy, further details will be communicated later.
Lenovo Legion Go Technical Specifications
|Processor||AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme|
|Display||8,8 inches QHD +|
|Memory||Up to 16GB LPDDR5X-7500|
|Archiving||Up to 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD|
|Battery||49,2 watt hours with Super Rapid Charge|
|Connectivity||USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2|
|Price||Starting from €799 (VAT included)|