In the rapidly evolving world of gaming technology, Lenovo has just made a groundbreaking entrance with its latest releases, the Lenovo Legion Go Handheld and the Legion AR Glasses. These two innovations will change how we experience mobile gaming and augmented reality. This article will delve into the specifications, pricing, and availability of these exciting products.
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Lenovo Legion Go Handheld Gaming Console
Lenovo’s Legion Go is poised to disrupt the mobile gaming console industry. Designed to rival established players like the Nintendo Switch, Steam Deck, and Asus ROG Ally, the Legion Go offers a compelling alternative for gamers seeking portability and power.
Unveiling the Power Inside
The heart of the Lenovo Legion Go is the AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor. This APU boasts 16GB of DDR5 7500MHz memory, combining the capabilities of CPU and GPU for outstanding performance. This chipset is a powerhouse with an 8-core, 16-threaded architecture and clock speeds reaching 5.1GHz.
Storage and Battery
The Lenovo Legion Go doesn’t compromise on storage, either. It can accommodate up to a 1TB NVMe Gen 4 SSD, with additional storage available through a microSD slot, supporting up to 2TB. The device has a 49.2Wh battery, supporting Lenovo’s Super Rapid Charge technology, ensuring you spend more time gaming and less time charging.
The Lenovo Legion Go comes with Legion TrueStrike Controllers, featuring Hall effect joysticks for durability, detachable controllers for versatility, a trackpad, a D-Pad, an angled mouse wheel, and ten mappable shoulder buttons. The ‘FPS Mode,’ driven by an optical eye, offers precision targeting comparable to a mouse.
The device sports an impressive 8.8-inch QHD+ display with a brightness of 500 nits. It covers 97% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and offers a refresh rate of up to 144Hz at 2560×1600 resolution. The 10-point touchscreen promises an enhanced user experience.
A Unique Blend
While the Legion Go draws inspiration from devices like Valve’s Steam Deck and the Nintendo Switch, Lenovo’s implementation, combined with robust hardware, creates a unique handheld gaming console with unmatched capabilities.
Legion AR Glasses and E510 Headphones
Lenovo doesn’t stop at gaming consoles. They’ve also unveiled their Legion AR Glasses, offering a micro-OLED display with 1080p resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate. Thanks to the versatile USB-C interface, these glasses are compatible with a wide range of devices, from Windows to Android and macOS.
The Legion AR Glasses come equipped with built-in speakers for high-fidelity audio. They provide an immersive, portable, and comfortable viewing experience with adjustable angles.
Additionally, Lenovo introduced the Legion E510 7.1 headphones, featuring 10mm armature drivers, RGB lighting, and USB Type-C compatibility.
Pricing and Availability
The Legion Go handheld is set to hit retailers in November 2023 with a price tag of 799 euros (including VAT), which translates to approximately $866. While it’s on the higher end of the price spectrum for handheld consoles, its unique features make it an intriguing choice.
As for the Legion AR Glasses are expected to be released in October 2023, priced at 499 euros. While they may seem pricey, their versatility and immersive AR experience could justify the investment.
Lenovo’s recent announcements have stirred excitement in the gaming and AR communities. The Legion Go handheld and Legion AR Glasses promise innovation, power, and immersive experiences. As these devices hit the market, it will be interesting to see how they shape the future of gaming and augmented reality.
SOURCE Lenovo Pressroom