Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows


Lenovo’s Legion gaming line provides to Android-based gaming gadgets – a telephone and a pill. Although with a 6.92” show the telephone might as properly be known as a pill too. And it has an attention-grabbing characteristic, twin storage, but it surely’s solely accessible within the top-specced mannequin.

Lenovo Legion Y90

It was inevitable that the gaming line will get a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and right here it’s, powering the Lenovo Legion Y90. This telephone begins at 12 GB of RAM and has 16 and 18 GB choices as properly. The 2 decrease configurations include 256 GB storage, the highest mannequin has break up storage 640 GB in complete – 512 GB UFS + 128 GB SSD, in RAID 0, a minimum of that what’s Lenovo says. Naturally, the telephone runs Android 12 with ZUI 13.

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

The huge 6.92” show on the entrance is a Samsung AMOLED panel (E4) with 1,080 x 2,460 px decision (20.5:9), HDR10+ assist and close to excellent shade copy (deltaE

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows


It has a excessive refresh charge, in fact, 144 Hz and 720 Hz contact sampling charge. Lenovo advertises a response time of simply 3.4 ms. There are shoulder keys on the aspect (performing as L1, L2 and R1, R2), plus two strain delicate zones on the show (for L3 and R3).

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

For a extra immersive recreation play, the telephone is supplied with twin Z-axis linear motors and stereo audio system (1.48 cc, with Dolby Atmos assist, 40% louder than earlier generations).


Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
Dual Z-axis linear motors for haptic feedback

Stereo audio system with Dolby Atmos • Twin Z-axis linear motors for haptic suggestions

The entrance going through digicam (16 MP) is embedded within the bezel to maintain it out of the display. Flipping over to the again, there’s a 64 MP fundamental digicam and a 13 MP extremely extensive (120°). Each are positioned in the direction of the middle of the telephone, so that you received’t smudge them along with your fingers (this telephone is designed to be held horizontally). Additionally right here is the Legion emblem, full with RGB backlighting (which might cycle by 262K colours).


5,600 mAh battery with two USB-C ports
RGB backlighting for the logo

5,600 mAh battery with two USB-C ports • RGB backlighting for the emblem

The Legion Y90 has a pretty big 5,600 mAh battery, sufficient for 8 hours of gaming or 13 hours of streaming video. It helps 68W quick charging and may do the 0-100% dash in 35 minutes. Like different members of its household, it has two USB-C ports – one on the underside, one on the aspect (once more, designed for use horizontally). Be aware that the aspect USB-C port is 3.1 Gen2, the underside one is USB 2.0. The telephone can intelligently swap between 144, 120, 90 and 60 Hz relying on the content material to avoid wasting battery.

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

Connectivity contains 5G (in fact) and Wi-Fi 6 (ax, 2×2 MIMO). There isn’t any 3.5 mm headphone jack (earlier Legions didn’t have one both). At the least you continue to have two wired ports (USB-C, so that you’ll want an adapter).


Lenovo Legion Y90
Lenovo Legion Y90
Lenovo Legion Y90
Lenovo Legion Y90

Lenovo Legion Y90

The Lenovo Legion Y90 is already accessible for pre-order in China, open gross sales will begin on March 10. The 12/256 GB mannequin has an MSRP of CNY 4,300 ($680/€610), however is dicounted to CNY 4,000 to have fun the launch. The 16/256 GB mannequin is CNY 4,600, the 16/640 GB one is CNY 5,300 (that is with out the CNY 300 low cost).

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

Lenovo Legion Y700

The Lenovo Legion Y700 is powered by the Snapdragon 870 chipset, however it’s smaller than the Lenovo Pad Professional with an 8.8” LCD (vs. 11.5” AMOLED). The show has 2,560 x 1,600 px decision and 120 Hz refresh charge (240 Hz contact sampling). It additionally provides full protection of the DCI-P3 shade area, HDR10 and 500 nits of brightness. There are additionally a pair of JBL audio system on the aspect, together with the twin Z-axis motors. Dolby Imaginative and prescient and Dolby Atmos are supported.

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

The pill provides a number of issues that the Y90 doesn’t – specifically a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a microSD slot. The bottom reminiscence configuration is 8/128 GB and there’s a 12/256 GB possibility (LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 storage). Different issues to notice embody Wi-Fi 6 (ax), Bluetooth 5.1 and USB-C 3.1 Gen2.

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

That final one is used to cost the 6,550 mAh battery, which ought to be sufficient for six hours of gameplay. As soon as the battery goes flat, the 45W quick charger can deliver it again to 100% in simply 45 minutes.

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

Just like the telephone, the Lenovo Legion Y700 pill is out there for pre-order in China now, gross sales begin March 10. The bottom mannequin prices CNY 2,700 ($430/€385), the 12/256 GB one is CNY 3,000, nevertheless, the early hen costs are CNY 500 decrease.

Lenovo Legion Y90 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled, Legion Y700 tablet with SD 870 follows

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