Lenovo officially launched the second generation Legion smartphone, i.e., Legion Phone Duel 2 with a ton of great specifications. The smartphone is will available in the China Mainland this month, but right now, there is no proper information regarding the global availability, maybe sometime in May.
The smartphone has a unique design, a totally different approach from the past generation of smartphones, whether it is a gaming smartphone or a normal smartphone. The device has a unique pop-up camera on the right side of the smartphone.
Legion Phone Duel 2 Specifications
The smartphone features a 6.92-inch AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 144Hz and a touch sampling rate of 720 Hz. The screen has a screen resolution of 2340×1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20.5:9. Other display features include HDR10+, DC Dimming, 1300nits brightness, 111.1 percent DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, TUV Low Blue Light certification, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Other than that the display also houses an under-display fingerprint sensor.
Under the hood, the Legion Phone Dual 2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, paired with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The Snapdragon 888 is an octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680) SoC with Adreno 660 GPU for best graphical performance. It has a dual cooling system with an internal VC 4,730 square millimeters liquid-cooled plate, dual fans, and copper independent air ducts.
In the camera department, the smartphone houses a dual-camera setup at the rear and a single motorized pop-up at the front for selfies. The dual rear camera setup includes a primary 64-megapixel OmniVision OV64A image sensor with an f/1.9 lens and a secondary 16-megapixel ultrawide sensor with a viewing angle of 123-degrees and an aperture of f/2.2. At the front, the smartphone has a 44-megapixel motorized pop-up camera located on the right side of the smartphone, so that it can be used while gaming in landscape mode as well.
The Legion Phone Duel 2 is fueled using the 5500 mAh battery that can be charged using the 90-watt dual port charger. The smartphone is using the dual cell design (2,750mAh + 2,750mAh), according to the company, the smartphone can be charged using the both charging port at the same time with an charging capacity of 45-watt per port, that sums up to a total of 90-watt charging.
As, it is a gaming smartphone, there are a few gaming-specific features that will help us to increase our gaming efficiency and performance. The gaming-related features include Dual Haptics X-axis haptic vibration linear motors, quad ultrasonic shoulder buttons, dual pressure touch buttons, and dual capacitance keys. Other than that it has an active cooling system that runs at a speed of 12,500 rpm to exhaust the heat dissipated from the SoC.
The smartphone includes all the necessary connectivity options and basic sensors like Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Dual Type C ports, NFC (market/region dependent), IR, fingerprint (side-mounted) sensor, accelerometer, gyro, etc.
Legion Phone Duel 2 Price and Availability
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 (or Legion Phone 2 Pro in China) will be available in two RAM/ROM variants globally and five RAM/ROM variants in China. The base 12GB + 256GB global variant will be priced at EUR 799, whereas the top 16GB + 512GB global variant will come with a price tag of EUR 999.
The smartphone will be available in two color options, that includes Titanium White and Ultimate Black. The Chinese RAM/RAM variants and their pricing is listed below,
- 8GB + 128GB: CNY 3,699
- 12GB + 128GB: CNY 4,099
- 12GB + 256GB: CNY 4,399
- 16GB + 512GB: CNY 5,299
- 18GB + 512GB: CNY 5,999
The phone will go on sale this month in China and in select markets in Asia Pacific and Europe in May.