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Lenovo Legion Y70 official: ultra-performing and slim gaming phone

As planned, Lenovo launched its new gaming phone tonight under the name of Lenovo Legion Y70.

Lenovo Legion Y70 official: ultra-performing and slim gaming phone

In terms of appearance, the smartphone adopts the typical design of the Legion family and the thickness of the body is only 7,99 mm, making it one of the thinnest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 smartphones on the market. As for the materials, on the other hand, we find a central frame in aeronautical aluminum created with an advanced drawing process that gives a soft feeling in the hand, while the back cover is created in AG glass and can effectively resist the collection of fingerprints. In any case, the overall dimensions of the device are 163,63 × 77,02 × 7,99mm, all in a weight of 209g.

As for the basic hardware, at the front we find a 1080-inch 6,67P display with a 144Hz refresh rate (5-speed smart refresh), 1500Hz sample rate, global DC dimming and a brightness peak of 1000 nits.

As mentioned earlier, the processor used is the Snapdragon 8+ Gen1, along with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 flash memory and 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. To ensure high performance, the interior features a super thick 0,55mm 5047 sqmm VC immersion plate that runs through the entire device and cooperates with ten heat dissipation layers, for multilayer graphene heat conduction also thanks to a three-dimensional heat conduction plate. In a real test, in 20 rounds of limit tests with the 3DMark program, the performance is better than other competitors on the market.

Also to create a good all-round gaming experience, the smartphone also has two stereo speakers (Dolby Atmos) and a linear motor on the X axis.

From a photography standpoint, the Lenovo Legion Y70 comes with a front 16 megapixel selfie lens. While on the back we have a 50 megapixel rear camera with OIS, a 13 megapixel ultra wide camera and a 2 megapixel sensor. The camera module also adopts a metal ladder design, a very unique look.

Battery life also does not disappoint on board this gaming phone. In fact, we find a capacity of up to 5100 mAh, together with a quick charge of 68 W (a small 68 W gallium nitride battery charger is given, charges the smartphone by 80% in 34 minutes). The brand claimed that the battery status after 1200 cycles is 80% better than the competition and fast charging does not damage the battery. The smartphone reaches a temperature of 38 degrees and can be played safely for 8,5 hours. When gaming, bypass charging will be adopted and the power supply will only supply power to the phone to reduce heat generation.

In other respects, the smartphone runs with the ZUI 14 system with a new visual style, providing special features such as privacy space, Live Photo, idle game updates, enhanced game console and screen sharing (WeChat video).

In addition, the smartphone also supports multi-function NFC, has three adjustable performance modes: power saving, balance and beast.

As for the colors, the smartphone has three options: Ice Soul White, Titanium Crystal Gray and Lie Yan Red.

Finally, in terms of price, the Lenovo Legion Y70 in the 8GB + 128GB version will be sold at a price of 3299 yuan (480 euros) (pre-sale price of 2970 yuan); the 12GB + 256GB version will be priced at 3899 yuan (570 euros) (pre-sale price of 3370 yuan); and the 16GB + 512GB version will be available for purchase in China at a price of 4599 yuan (670 euros) (pre-sale price of 4270 yuan).

All models will go on sale at 0:00 on 22 August.

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to June 19, 2024 17:30
Last updated on June 19, 2024 17:30
Pierpaolo Figuccia
Pierpaolo Figuccia

Nerd, passionate about technology, photography and video maker. And of course I love Xiaomi products!


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