Lenovo has announced that it will be launching the Legion Duel in Malaysia next week. The device is the brand’s first ever gaming smartphone, and was initially launched in China in July earlier this year.
To recap, the Lenovo Legion Duel comes with a notchless 6.65-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate, and 240Hz touch sampling rate. Unique to the phone is its side mounted pop-up selfie camera which is designed to be used in the horizontal orientation for gaming. It also features an in-display fingerprint sensor, dual stereo front-facing speakers and two ultrasonic air trigger buttons on its side.
Powering the gaming smartphone is a Snapdragon 865+ SoC paired with up to 6GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The Legion Duel includes a split-cell 5,000mAh battery with 90W Turbo Power Charging technology. Lenovo claims that the phone could be charged in 30 minutes by utilising both USB-C ports on the device in order to fully utilise the 90W fast charging capability.
In terms of photography, the Legion Duel features a dual-camera setup on its back which consists of a 64MP main sensor and a 16MP ultra-wide. Housed in the side-mounted pop-up module is a 20MP front-facing camera.
The Lenovo Legion Duel will launch in Malaysia on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 and its release date as well as pricing is expected to be announced during the event. For reference, the new Lenovo gaming phone is priced at CNY3,499 (~RM2,125) for the 8GB/128GB variant when it was launched in China. Concurrently, the 12GB/128GB version retails at CNY3,899 (~RM2,370), 12GB/256GB at CNY4,199 (~RM2,550), and 16GB/512GB at CNY5,999 (~RM3,640).
(Source: Lenovo Malaysia media invite / Official website]