Legion 5 Pro comes with a monster build quality, Powerful hardware and has been one of the best gaming laptops last year. The device’s design and this year’s Legion 5 Pro live up to its standards. Let’s check it out.

Design

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Lenovo keeps the rear-panel simplified with Legion branding, and the Keyboard faded with a minimal flush look that matches the laptop’s body. Build-quality is amazing, and the same true strike keyboard feels steady. One of the best-designed gaming laptops, but it lacks behind with the 300W Power-adapter bundled in the box, which is a heavyweight 0.97Kg. In comparison, most of the design remains the same.

Display

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It looks the same as the last generations, and It comes with a 16-inch QHD+ with 165Hz refresh rate having a 3ms response time. The display can reach 500 nits of peak brightness while boosting 100% sRGB gamut. Furthermore, you will also find 240Hz variants to choose from. However, the display comes pre-calibrated, but you can choose color profiles using the X right color assistant.

It can easily handle, Photo Editing, Video Editing and is easily visible during daylight. Like most gaming laptops, this is also coated with anti-glare to make this easier to view. Besides this, everything surpasses most of the competition. Keep having RGB lighting, but Simple white is also on the list. Talking about the Trackpad, it is still the Myler plastic trackpad instead of Glass which feels more smooth.

Speaker

Which is placed on the lower half of the laptop, Which is not the best but acceptable for fulfilling the scenarios. The base feels recessed, and the mids outshine everything else.

Webcam

This sucks; even in 2022, it offers 720p support, which is usable for some scenarios. The camera switch button on the laptop is a welcome feature for privacy. However, as for the use case scenarios for streaming, this will not serve you the best. You require to opt for the aftermarket webcam.

Performance

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This laptop uses the AMD Ryzen 5 6600H, or AMD Ryzzen 7 6800Hz, which easily beats intel Core i7 12th gen. Making this an industry leader, but in real-time, usages sailed through intel Soc. This means you will get an immersive experience without lags. However, we recommend setting Medium settings to get the best experience.

Cooling

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Lenovo introduced the Cold Front 4.0, which makes the fans 140% more powerful, and the blades are 40% thinner. To further cool the CPU, it has a dedicated copper block. You won’t feel any major heat-related issues even after multiple-gaming sessions. During testing, We have registered the 45°C tweaking around this, and you will hear Fans-running during an extensive workload.

Battery

To power the device, it is equipped with an 80Whr battery, Which gives you 4 to 6hrs of SOT and takes almost 2hrs to charge from 0 to 100%. There is also Rapid Charge support for faster charging.

Pricing

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Under the hood, the device is powered by Ryzen 7 6800H (8c/16T, 4.47Hz Max) paired with a 16GB DDR5 2×8 @4800mhz Ram and 1TV NVMe Pcie 3.0 SSD. As for GPU, it has RTX 3060 bundled with 6GB GDDR6 – 140W TGP. The whole package cost ~$1599 (~Rs 1,50,000). You can also opt for the higher variants, which will cost $1599 for RTX 3060, $1799 for RTX 3070, and $1999 for RTX 3070 Ti.

Yes, they have kept everything and have upgraded with incredible display and solid build quality, which makes it easy to recommend.