Lenovo has officially launched the Legion Phone Duel, the brand’s flagship gaming smartphone. First launched in China back in July, the phone is the first of its kind for the brand’s gaming arm and comes with some top-tier hardware in the mobile realm.
On the surface, the phone’s display is a 6.59-inch Full HD+ panel, with a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz and touch sampling rate of 240Hz. Beneath the hood, the Legion Phone Duel is rocking a Snapdragon 865+ SoC, up to 16GB RAM and 512GB internal storage capacity, plus dual 2500mAh batteries that give the phone a total battery size of 5000mAh.
On that note, the phone also supports dual Type-C charging that allows you to turbo-charge the phone. Through both USB-C ports via the bundled 65W adapter. In this configuration, charging the phone from zero to 100% in just 34 minutes.
Keeping the innards of the Legion Phone Duel cool are dual-liquid heat pipes, Graphite sheets, and copper foils that Lenovo says will allow consumers to game on the phone for long periods of time, all at comfortable heat levels. Additionally, the phone also comes with dual shoulder controls that are equipped with dual Haptic engines, designed to provide feedback to the gamer when certain actions are performed.
Camera-wise, the Legion Phone Duel’s main dual-camera system comprises a 64MP main and 16MP ultrawide, while the pop-up selfie camera uses a 20MP sensor and can be used for background removal (via AI) while streaming your gameplay online. Oh, and yes, the phone does come with programmable RGB lighting.
Contrary to an earlier report, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel will be available in Malaysia from 26 October onwards. The phone will be available in two memory and storage variants, with the 12GB + 256GB retailing at RM3399, while the 16GB + 512GB is priced at RM3999. You can purchase via Lenovo’s official product page, along with authorised resellers.