Published On: September 1, 2023

Lenovo Unveils Legion Go: A New Era in Portable Gaming

Published On: September 1, 2023
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Lenovo Unveils Legion Go: A New Era in Portable Gaming

Lenovo is entering the world of gaming handhelds with the introduction of the Lenovo Legion Go, targeting gamers who demand high-end specs in a portable format.

Lenovo Unveils Legion Go: A New Era in Portable Gaming

By Author: Nemanja Grbic
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Lenovo is making waves in the gaming industry with the unveiling of the Lenovo Legion Go, the company's first Windows gaming handheld device. This innovation is set to provide gamers with a new level of freedom, allowing them to experience top-tier gaming wherever and whenever they choose. 

Alongside the Lenovo Legion Go, the company is introducing new accessories, including the Lenovo Legion Glasses and Lenovo Legion E510 7.1 RGB Gaming In-Ear Headphones, which expand the Lenovo Legion ecosystem and offer gamers a comprehensive gaming experience.

“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 in a press release. “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.”

The Lenovo Legion Go aims to redefine portable gaming by combining the power of Windows PC gaming with a compact handheld form factor. Under the hood, it boasts AMD Ryzen Z1 Series processors, ensuring top-tier performance. Its star feature is the 8.8-inch Lenovo PureSight Gaming Display, equipped with micro-OLED technology. This display delivers exceptional visuals, making games come to life with remarkable clarity.

Lenovo Legion Go gaming handheld controls

Key Features of the Lenovo Legion Go:

AMD Ryzen Power: The Lenovo Legion Go is powered by AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processors with AMD RNDA Graphics, ensuring console-level graphics performance. Running on Windows 11, it features an expansive 8.8-inch QHD+ 16:10 Lenovo PureSight gaming display with up to 500nits brightness and 97% DCI-P3 color gamut support. Gamers can customize the display settings to suit their preferences.

Enhanced Performance: To handle demanding games, the device offers up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with flexible power management for optimal gaming performance and faster loading times. With up to 1TB PCIe Gen4 SSD and a micro-SD slot supporting up to 2TB of extra storage, gamers can store their favorite titles and media.

Extended Battery Life: Gaming sessions can last longer thanks to the Lenovo Legion Go's 49.2Wh capacity battery. It supports Super Rapid Charge, allowing the battery to recharge up to 70% in just 30 minutes. Lenovo has implemented a power bypass mode to safeguard the battery during plugged-in gaming sessions.

Innovative Cooling: Lenovo Legion's Coldfront thermal technology, featuring a 79-blade fan, keeps the device cool while ensuring quiet operation, even during intense gaming. The device supports a full 25W of TGP in Custom Mode to prevent thermal throttling.

Intuitive Controls: The Lenovo Legion Go features hall effect joysticks for precise and responsive controls. It offers a range of inputs, including an integrated trackpad, a D-pad, a mouse wheel, and 10 mappable shoulder buttons, triggers, and grip buttons. RGB lighting and detachable controllers enhance the gaming experience.

Versatile Connectivity: Dual USB Type-C ports support DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery 3.0 for convenient connectivity. With Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 support, gamers can stay connected wherever they go.

Legion Space: Lenovo introduces Legion Space, a feature designed exclusively for the Lenovo Legion Go. This interface streamlines access to game platforms, stores, and locally installed games. It also offers access to the Legion Game Store in collaboration with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, providing a 3-month membership bundled with each Lenovo Legion Go.

The Lenovo Legion Go is expected to be available starting in November 2023, with prices starting at €799/$699 for the base model.

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