The Lenovo Legion Y90 gaming smartphone and Lenovo Legion Y700 gaming tablet have been officially launched. Although details on the price and availability of the two devices will be announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 on February 28, Lenovo has announced the design and specifications of its third-generation gaming phone and tablet ahead of the event. The Lenovo Legion Y90 features a display with a 144Hz refresh rate and is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The handset comes in three different configurations, and its top-end model has a RAID 0 configuration with SSD and UFS 3.1 storage. Lenovo Legion Y700 packs a Snapdragon 870 SoC under the hood. It packs a 6,500mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging.
The company announced the specifications of the Lenovo Legion Y90 gaming smartphone and the Lenovo Legion Y700 gaming tablet via a post Office on Weibo. The Lenovo Legion Y90 smartphone comes with three RAM and storage configurations – 12GB RAM + 256GB storage, 16GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 18GB RAM + 512GB/128GB SSD storage. Lenovo
The Legion Y700 gaming tablet is offered in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage configurations.
As mentioned, price and availability of Lenovo’s gaming smartphone and tablet are expected to be announced at MWC 2022 on February 28th.
Lenovo Legion Y90 specifications
The Lenovo Legion Y90 features a Samsung-engineered 6.9-inch E4 (2460 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display with a peak brightness of 1300 nits, a refresh rate of 144 Hz and a pixel density of 388 pixels per inch ( ppi) is equipped. The phone is equipped with vapor chamber or VC cooling with a square heat dissipation area of 3,520 mm.
Under the hood of the Lenovo Legion Y90 gaming smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
For optics, the new Lenovo Legion Y90 features a dual rear camera unit consisting of a 64-megapixel main sensor and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide sensor. Lenovo has provided a 16-megapixel camera sensor for selfies.
The Lenovo Legion Y90 gaming smartphone has up to 512 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The 18GB RAM model has a RAID 0 storage strip that spans 128GB of SSD storage. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth v5.2, OTG and two USB Type-C ports. Lenovo Legion Y90 features a dual X-axis linear motor. It also supports Dolby Atmos audio.
The new Lenovo smartphone packs a 5,600mAh battery with 68W fast charging support. Also, the Lenovo Y90 gaming phone measures 177 x 78.4 x 10.14 mm and weighs 252 grams.
Specifications of the Lenovo Legion Y700 gaming tablet
The Lenovo Legion Y700 features an 8.8-inch (2,560 x 1,600 pixels) LCD display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and a peak brightness of 500 nits. The display offers support for DC dimming, HDR10 and Dolby Vision. According to Lenovo, the tablet gets VC cooling with a square heat dissipation area of 8,500 mm. The new Lenovo Legion Y700 gaming tablet is powered by a Snapdragon 870 SoC coupled with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
For optics, the Lenovo Legion Y700 has a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor and an 8-megapixel selfie sensor. The tablet has up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The storage can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 1 TB).
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6, microSD, Bluetooth v5.1, 3.5mm audio jack, OTG, USB Type-C port. The tablet has a built-in 6,550 mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging. Other features of the device include a JBL speaker system and dual microphones with Dolby Atmos support. The Lenovo Legion Y700 measures 207.1 x 128.1 x 7.9 mm and weighs 375 grams.
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