Lenovo’s Legion Telephone Duel (*16*) is a Gaming, Streaming, Twin-Charging Monster


(*6*)When does a smartphone prevent being a smartphone and turn out to be a cellular console? That may well be the query for Lenovo’s new Legion Telephone Duel (*16*). The brand new smartphone comes with two USB-C ports for 90-watt charging, eight digital keys, and a pop-out selfie cam that makes Twitch streaming imaginable.

(*6*)Any gaming telephone wishes high-end specifications, and the Legion Telephone Duel (*16*) (we’ll simply Legion for the remainder of this newsletter) doesn’t disappoint. It packs a among the finest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor, as much as 18 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and as much as 512 GB of UFS3.1 garage. The display is a 6.92 inch, 2460 x 1080, 144 Hz, AMOLED, HDR gaming show with a 720 Hz contact sampling fee. That prime sampling fee will have to lend a hand with twitch-movement video games like (*6*)Fortnite(*(*18*)*)(*6*).

A phone with an RGB lit back.

(*6*)Talking of gaming, the Lenovo packs numerous options for players. It has eight “Octa-Cause” digital buttons you’ll map to other controls, two lovers to stay the telephone cool, twin haptic motors, and device tweaks to will let you customise your gameplay.

(*6*)Glance in the back of the telephone, and also you’ll understand a unusual setup. Lenovo delegated many of the heat-generating parts to the center of the telephone and the lovers discussed above. That’s possibly to stay the telephone cool, nevertheless it additionally let Lenovo cut up the 5500mAh general battery in two and transfer them to the perimeters.


(*6*)No longer simplest does that setup provide you with a herbal position to position your fingers in a horizontal place, nevertheless it additionally let Lenovo throw in its charging trick. The Legion has two USB-C ports as an alternative of the standard one. On most sensible of that, it comes with a 90 Watt brick with two USB-C ports. Attach two cables from brick to telephone, and it fees at an astounding 90 Watts, topping even OnePlus, which manages 65 watts.

(*6*)It does that by way of charging “each batteries” in parallel (on the identical time). In case you simplest use one twine, you’ll nonetheless rate all of the battery, however “simplest” at 45 Watts. While you’re in a position to circulate to Twitch or different services and products, the Legion can lend a hand with that too.

(*6*)It has a pop-out 44 MP selfie cam hidden underneath the facility button. While you activate streaming and permit the digicam, the telephone will ship off your recreation circulate and your video, supplying you with a complete streaming setup out of the field. It’s no longer a gaming software with out RGB, and the Legion isn’t any exception. You’ll in finding RGB lighting fixtures you’ll customise at the again and in the principle fan.

(*6*)When you need to make use of the Legion as a plain-old telephone, it may well set up that too. It runs Android (*18*) and has two rear cameras, a 64 MP primary lens, and a 16 MP ultra-wide. Sadly, the one factor Lenovo isn’t promising but is U.S. availability and pricing.

(*6*)Lenovo plans to release the Legion first in China this month, adopted by way of a possible Would possibly release in Europe. In Europe, the telephone will come with a charging dock and get started at €999.00.