Legion Go is Lenovo’s first Windows gaming handheld device

Lenovo has revealed its first Windows gaming handheld device, Lenovo Legion Go. Along with the micro-OLED-equipped new Lenovo Legion Glasses and new Lenovo Legion E510 7.1 RGB Gaming In-Ear Headphones, the announcement of the Lenovo Legion Go marks the expansion of Lenovo Legion’s gaming ecosystem.

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“We are so proud that Lenovo Legion has become a go-to brand for gamers around the world, through the success and popularity of our laptops, tower PCs, monitors, and accessories. As we scan the gaming landscape, we see that gamers are a versatile and varied group, and Lenovo Legion likewise endeavors to provide gamers with solutions that suit them,” said Jun Ouyang, Lenovo’s vice president and general manager of the Consumer Business Segment, Intelligent Devices Group “With this in mind, we began designing the Lenovo Legion Go over two years ago in order to empower gamers around the world to game their way. With the introduction of the Lenovo Legion Go, we are excited to expand our Lenovo Legion gaming ecosystem with a device that allows gamers to—literally—game on the go.”

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Legion Go is the company’s latest entry to its gaming ecosystem of PCs, accessories, software, and services. It features an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor with AMD RNDA™ Graphics and smart power management technology. It runs Windows 11 and has an 8.8-inch QHD+ 16:10 Lenovo PureSight gaming display. Add to that, the device can go up to 500nits brightness, features a 97% DCI-P3 color gamut, and supports 1600p to 800p resolutions with 144Hz and 60Hz refresh rates. It has the 10-point touch screen, which will allow players to experience a natural and intuitive control. Legion Go has up to 16GB LPDDR5X (7500Mhz) RAM with power management flexibility, a 1TB PCIe Gen4 SSD, and a micro-SD slot supporting up to 2TB of extra storage.

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The device has a 49.2Wh battery capacity and it supports the Super Rapid Charge2, which enables Legion Go to reach 70% of battery capacity in just 30 minutes. It has a power bypass mode that will protect the battery if it's used while charging. Lenovo Legion’s Coldfront thermal technology is also present in this device. It features a liquid crystal polymer 79-blade fan that has less than 25dB of fan noise in Quiet Mode

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To maximize responsiveness and accuracy, the device’s controllers feature hall effect joysticks so that the joystick drift is eliminated and there will only be minimal dead zones. Additionally, included in the device are an integrated trackpad, a large D-pad, an angled mouse wheel, and a total of 10 mappable shoulder buttons, triggers, and grip buttons. There’s also RGB lighting present in Legion Go, especially on the power button, which changes colors to indicate the user-selectable fan mode. Aside from that, there’s also the customizable RGB rings around the joysticks that works as a notification system for controller pairing as well. In case you didn’t know, Lenovo Legion Go’s Legion TrueStrike controllers are detachable.

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Legion Go has dual USB Type-C® ports so that users can charge while also connecting other accessories as it supports DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery 3.0 support. Its connectivity is Wi-Fi 6E3 and Bluetooth® 5.2 support.

In addition to all of those amazing features is the specifically designed all-new Legion Space that will allow users to quickly access everything that is in the device. From game platforms and stores, locally installed games to purchasing games through the Legion Game Store, users will not have a hard time finding those. The Legion Game Store has also collaborated with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 4.5 to give players a complimentary 3-month membership that will allow them to have access to hundreds of high-quality games. Take note, there will be deep discounts on select games for users with a Lenovo ID6. Through the Legion Space, users can also quickly adjust settings such as resolution, refresh rate, brightness, and more.
 

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