From its inception, Lenovo Legion wanted to make the modern gaming experience immersive, as well as more inclusive. At CES 2022, Lenovo Legion once again delivers on its pursuit of unyielding play and productivity to gamers of every generation and content creators, who can now all universally enjoy premium entertainment and play from home battle stations, dorms, esports arenas – or practically anywhere, and look good doing it too.
Lenovo’s first batch of 2022 battle-ready PCs, monitors, accessories, and gamer-focused software and services unveiled today, which include the powerful 16-inch Lenovo Legion 5i Pro and Lenovo Legion 5 Pro laptops and the polished 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5 laptops. The new gaming laptops come available with Windows 11 gaming performance, next-gen mobile processors from AMD Ryzen or Intel Core, and up to the latest fully powered NVIDIA GeForce RTX Laptop GPUs.
Inspired by gamer research, these new devices celebrate ‘magical minimalism’ design and denote a leap towards a contemporary aesthetic with purposeful detailing like an uncluttered wordmark, expressive venting, and immersive lighting. A top-placed camera bump with eShutter kill switch and rear port protection convey a sleek look of power and performance that helps to create a more inclusive experience focused on player enjoyment and winning, not labels. Paired with exclusives beloved by Legion fans such as the advanced thermals of next-level Legion Coldfront 4.0, the hair-trigger speeds and improved ergonomics of Legion TrueStrike keyboard, and optimized tuning via Lenovo Vantage for gaming.
Rounding out this impressive lineup is the low-latency and stylish Lenovo Legion Y25-30 Monitor for serious gamers looking for an edge, and two more Eyesafe® certified monitors, the Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20, offering entry-level players natural low blue light and sharp versatility. With such expertly-crafted gaming machines bringing max performance to esports, it’s no wonder Lenovo Legion is the official PC and monitor for the Apex Legends™ Global Series. Still, even the best hardware can be made better with the right software; introducing Legion Arena1, the new on-device application from Lenovo that’s giving gamers an easy way to consolidate owned games from multiple platforms into one library as they search, launch and play games from across their entire library.
This is all part of Lenovo’s brighter vision of creating an ecosystem of smarter Lenovo Legion technology, engaging services, and connected software solutions with competitive gameplay at its heart, because when every second counts, it’s the experience that matters most.
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro Series (16”)
Everyone has to start somewhere; before a player gets their chance to kill it in the series, they’ve got to first level-up with a battle-tested laptop known for delivering elevated gaming performance that’s a notch above mainstream and designed to fit seamlessly into your life. Engineered to handle full-powered graphics and third-party tested for max performance, the esports-centric Lenovo Legion 5i Pro and Lenovo Legion 5 Pro is the world’s first 16-inch laptop series2 with an WQHD+ up to 240Hz adaptive refresh rate3 gaming display to help you rise in the ranks.
Certified as Gold Label for its TÜV Rheinland4 High Gaming Performance, this laptop helps to reduce the negative effects of blue light from increased screen time, the smarter design of this fully-stacked powerhouse offers a variety of ports and slots and supports a superb up to 240Hz refresh rate. Soon, gamers will be able to dynamically switch variable refresh rates adapting to up to 240Hz refresh rate in the next wave of delivered Lenovo Legion 5i/5 Pro laptops. Immersive experiences start on a 16-inch WQHD+ (2960 x 1600) IPS display in 16:10 format with 100 percent sRGB color gamut and up to 3ms response time.5 Get up to VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification and up to 500 nits of brightness for an incredible viewing experience. It’s supported by Dolby Vision, which brings your favorite entertainment to life with spectacular picture quality and buttery smooth gaming via NVIDIA G-SYNC with less screen tearing.
With expanded bandwidth from 4800Mhz DDR5 memory and up to 1TB PCle SSD (Gen4) of storage6 supported, consumers will experience less lag with improved Wi-Fi 6E antenna placement7 and an 80Whr battery capacity and Super Rapid Charge to go from zero to 80 percent battery life in just 30 minutes charging.8 For seamless gameplay and productivity on the go, latest machines support up to 135W USB Type-C charging for added mobility, with a slimmer adapter delivering dedicated power between 230W up to 300W. Let machine learning lend a hand via Lenovo Legion’s artificial intelligence (AI) driven battery optimization for improved battery longevity and thermal performance – just press Fn+Q keys to shift into Intelligent Mode.
Turbo powered with a choice of latest up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor or up to next-gen AMD Ryzen 9-6900HX Mobile Processor. What’s more, gamers can squeeze up to 15W more graphical power over last generation for better in-game frame rates. Get robust graphics performance from a choice of several optimized configurations including up to the latest GPU from NVIDIA, the next-level GeForce RTX 3070 Ti that really packs a punch in AAA games. This gaming laptop enjoys raw performance and reaches a maximum total graphics power of 165W (TGP).
Tuned for esports, the device’s cooling system includes an updated fan system, larger exhaust area, and improved penta heat pipe layout that efficiently ushers air to lower skin temperatures. A copper block sits under the CPU as a heat sink to help dissipate heat created in hardcore battle sessions, and the fan blades on the Lenovo Legion laptops are slimmer by up to 40 percent to help keep the system quieter. Legion Coldfront 4.0 now offers noise suppression as one of its new attributes thanks to a noise-insulated chassis.
Smarter noise canceling happens to also be a shared obsession with Nahimic® Audio by SteelSeries. Designed for hardcore gamers, Nahimic Audio on Lenovo Legion laptops delivers professional-level sound tuning and audio effects via a precise 10-band equalizer that lets gamers to personalize their game’s sound frequencies. Adjusting each band helps the user highlight the sounds most important to them and their gameplay – like hearing in-game enemy footsteps clearly, while minimizing distractions. Delivering 2 x 2W stereo speaker system, PC gamers can also optimize the sounds around them for an immersive experience with Nahimic’s ‘easy surround’ feature designed to incorporate any Bluetooth speaker to improve a player’s spatial awareness through sound.
Available in metallic Storm Grey and pearlized Glacier White hue10, the durable body of the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro series is thinner than the previous generation. Featuring a trimmed lid and hinge design, the new laptop comes with a zero bump hinge for added protection and an electronic privacy shutter on top-placed HD webcam. The Lenovo Legion 5 Pro series is also built from an aluminum and magnesium metal blend (Al + Mg) for extreme lightness. Laptops feature new Legion Spectrum RGB Lighting, a 4-zone backlight effects system developed specially for Lenovo Legion PCs and our advanced Legion TrueStrike keyboard. Choose between optional blue backlighting that pairs nicely with the laptop in Glacier White, or try every color in the rainbow with 17 customized color profiles to express yourself with – all accessible via Lenovo Vantage.
Lenovo Legion 5 Series (15”)
Purpose-built for virtually all the players out there who want an all-rounder PC to help them stay social, connected and just have fun without sacrificing performance, the 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i laptop with up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor and the 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5 laptop with up to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Mobile Processor strike a sleek, happy medium between gaming performance while also handling multitasking, productivity and entertainment needs beautifully. These slim and super minimal laptops are unobtrusive and come equipped with up to optional NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPUs, or take your PC graphics experience even further with up to GeForce RTX 3070 Ti for new levels of gaming excitement and up to 125W TGP from the GPU and up to 1485Mhz Boost Clock.
Both laptop SKUs are offered in Storm Grey and Cloud Grey hues10 with a choice of 4-Zone RGB or white backlighting via our new Legion Spectrum RGB Lighting solution built into the Legion TrueStrike keyboard that now comes color matched in all grey with swappable WASD key caps for a customized look. One of its most exciting features may be helpful during marathon working sessions, for example when the laptop is fully-charged, the number keys across the top are all lit up, and as you play, look at social media or browse, it counts down how much charge is left in your device by dimming individual keys – so when it flashes red, it’s a good idea to start looking for an outlet to charge your battery.
Whether typing a report for class or work, or just clicking through MOBAs, your keystrokes are now noticeably quieter with a 33 percent reduction in percussion noise via the improved key travel of soft-landing switches yielding 1.5mm key travel. Moreover, the improved stealth cooling system found on the Lenovo Legion 5 series of laptops is thermally more efficient and quieter – offering a 40 percent more powerful fan with a larger exhaust fin area that’s 45 percent larger than its previous generation.
Effortlessly portable and designed to be 15 percent thinner than before for even more mobility, another great change brought by this mainstream gaming laptop is the improved aluminum and magnesium blended metal cover – so wave bye to that old plastic feeling and say hello to cooler skin temps. Check out the design of the camera bump for improved 1-finger lift solution while the handy rear I/O indent keeps any USB-C adapters plugged in flush to the machine for an easier time slipping this laptop in-and-out of a bag.
Offering speeds for intense gaming with flexible display configurations for most every gamer, including an up to 15-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS 16:9 display with super-fast up to 165Hz refresh rate and 100 percent sRGB color gamut at 300 nits bright and Dolby Vision for an immersive visual experience – other features of the new Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5, include:
- The engaging 2 x 2W stereo speaker sound of Nahimic 3D Audio that sounds even better when combined with a headset or external speakers
- Supports fast Wi-Fi 6E7 and quicker charging with more versatile USB-C power delivery
Discover your next favorite game thanks to Lenovo’s unique partnership with Microsoft for unlimited access to high-quality PC games. Consumer gamers with Lenovo PCs can get up to three months free11 of Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, including all the benefits of Xbox Game Pass for PC, Game Pass for Console, Xbox Live Gold, as well as cloud gaming. Claim your three months now and play on!
Whether you’re a diehard gamer or a casual one, you likely are deploying multiple apps to optimize your gaming experience. From the actual games available across platforms, to the apps that enable benchmarking, performance tuning and gamer interaction, it can be a lot to manage. Switching between these different apps to find and customize what and how you play can add unwanted complexity and waste precious time. To get gamers back into the game faster, Lenovo is launching Legion Arena, a gaming library that links to popular platforms and online stores to consolidate all of your purchased PC games into one easy to find, centralized hub.
When stepping into Legion Arena, gamers can easily search games by title or by those that were recently played, launching or installing the game directly from the app. Users can also see a list of the top games played by other Legion gamers, click-to-purchase new games not owned, and earn rewards and game play-driven achievements. It’s gaming simplified.
CO2 Offset Service for Legion Users
Speaking of simplifying processes, Lenovo is introducing a simple and transparent way for Legion users to give something back to the environment. The Lenovo CO2 Offset Service, previously only available on Lenovo commercial devices, enables gamers to easily offset the carbon emissions associated with their purchased device over its average lifecycle with just a click of a button. Based on the cost of those emissions, which the user pays for at the time of purchase when opting in, a contribution is made to one of several different United Nations Climate Action projects, including those that help to improve renewable energy, reduce air pollution, or enhance safe waste disposal. For Legion users that are interested in fighting climate change, the Lenovo CO2 Offset Service gives them an opportunity to compensate for the environmental impact of their purchased device.
If you have the need for speed, the lightning-fast 240Hz refresh rate of the new Lenovo Legion Y25-30 Monitor could be your ticket to the big leagues. Bringing 99 percent sRGB color gamut with Delta E<2 color accuracy, its mid-size 24.5-inch Full HD In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel helps players keep their concentration as they catch every detail on a gaming monitor certified by VESA DisplayHDR 400 for a more vivid viewing experience.
While competitive gamers benefit the most from this monitor’s smart variable refresh rate (VRR) technology capable of delivering a more professional experience, its high color performance plus integrated 2 x 3W speakers means it also works great for graphic design, video editing, browsing or multitasking, as well as for enjoying entertainment and streaming content in high-definition. Built to help deliver more wins and a smoother gaming experience free of screen tearing or stuttering, the monitor comes equipped with AMD FreeSync Premium12 to enhance gameplay further, and to capture big moments when streaming, the Legion Y25-30 supports our high-quality modular camera.9 Eliminate streaking and ghosting with a 0.5ms moving picture response time (MPRT)13 and 1ms extreme response time for even more accuracy.
The powerfully sleek design of this ergonomic stand features textured detailing on the back and a pop of color inside the cable management cutout giving it a vibe that’s distinctly cool and unmistakably Lenovo Legion. To help protect gamers from dry eye after long battle sessions, Lenovo’s gaming monitors have built-in natural low blue light technology to provide a superior viewing experience without eye strain or color distortion – the Legion Y25-30, as well as the new entry-level Lenovo G27qe-20 and Lenovo G24qe-20, are all certified by Eyesafe.
Designed for casual gamers of all walks of life, the Lenovo G-series monitors deliver uncompromised gaming monitor performance with a 1m MPRT response time for social players and young professionals alike while balancing their at-home learning, working, (and when there’s spare time) gaming needs too. When it comes to playing games or watching action movies, it is hard to beat an up to 100Hz refresh rate for the price with up to 110Hz overclock refresh rate on both monitors to help eliminate streaking and ghosting. Simply tilt to adjust the monitor to a more comfortable position, and to adjust your control display attributes or customize color settings for specific games – enjoy Lenovo Artery’s simple graphical interface for a better user experience.
Lenovo Legion M600s Wireless Mouse & Lenovo Legion M300s RGB Mouse
Before professional players make the podium, they must be able to perform hundreds of actions within a minute. Only peripherals engineered for smoother gameplay can keep up with such savagery at the highest level. Designed to give hardcore gamers more control with less twitch, the super light Lenovo Legion M600s Wireless Gaming Mouse weighs less than 75g and is ergonomically optimized for universal grip style like claw and fingertip grip, as well as for left and right-handed gamers too. Extremely versatile, this mouse can be used wirelessly for a lossless sub 1ms via 2.4GHz connection, via Bluetooth, or wired USB-C cable, and features spectacular lighting effects thanks to the 16.8 million colors.
With the M600s by your side, you’ll dominate the latest titles with precision with its native 19,000 dots per inch (DPI) optical sensor Pixart 3370, and ultra-long battery life of up to 70 hours with a single charge of just 90 minutes and lights off. Focus on the score not the battery life with rapid charging via USB-C on the wireless Lenovo Legion M600s mouse with feet made of 100 percent polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), the synthetic polymer known for having one of the lowest friction rates of any solid for a swifter glide. With ultra-fast response time and up to 80 million clicks via optical microswitch for lightweight actuation to not miss a thing.
Another lightweight battle weapon for your arsenal that’s easy on the wallet is the Lenovo Legion M300s RBG Gaming Mouse at just 61g. Its portable and ambidextrous design offers casual gamers enhanced performance via 8,000 DPI and 220 inches per second (IPS). Comes complete with an ultra-soft cable for minimal drag and mechanical micro switch for up to 10 million clicks that’s fast for gaming and typing.
- The Lenovo Legion 5i Pro laptop (16”, 7) with Intel Core processors is expected to be available starting in February 2022 and will start at $1,569.99 and the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro laptop (16”, 7) with AMD Ryzen processors is expected to be available starting April 2022 and starts at $1,429.99
- The Lenovo Legion 5i laptop (15”, 7) with Intel Core processors is expected to be available starting in February 2022 and will start at $1,199.99, and the Lenovo Legion 5i laptop (15”, 7) with AMD Ryzen processors is expected to be available starting April 2022 and starts at $1,129.99
- The Lenovo Legion Y25-30 Gaming Monitor is expected to be available starting May 2022 and will start at $339.99
- The Lenovo G27qe-20 monitor is expected to be available starting March 2022 and will start at $299.99
- The Lenovo G24qe-20 monitor is expected to be available starting March 2022 and will start at $259.99
- The Lenovo Legion M600s Wireless Mouse is expected to be available starting May 2022 and will start at $84.99
- The Lenovo Legion M300s RGB Mouse is expected to be available starting May 2022 and will start at $29.99