Finally, Lenovo has launched the AMD variant of its much-hyped Legion 5 laptop almost after a year of the Ryzen 4000H announcement. Nevertheless, it could be a great opportunity for those looking for a great mid-range gaming laptop to grab one.
It basically retains the design and characteristics from its Intel variant named Legion 5i and having those powerful AMD chips makes it even more lucrative. However, as of now, Lenovo is offering only the Ryzen 5 4600H variant with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti discrete graphics.
- AMD Ryzen 5 4600H Mobile Processor with 6 cores and 12 threads
- Windows 10 Home OS
- Up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti 4GB DDR6
- 256GB SSD M.2 2280 PCIe 3.0×4 NVMe + 1TB HDD 5400rpm
- Battery life with (up to 8 hours) using technologies like Hybrid Mode by Lenovo Vantage
- Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 thermal management
- Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboard
- 15.6” IPS 1080p display
- Up to 120Hz refresh rate
- Built-in HD webcam (720p)
- 2 x 2W Harman Kardon speaker system, Dolby Atmos headphone support
- Manual mode switching via Lenovo Q-Control 3.0, e.g., Quiet, Balanced, or Performance
- Fastest connectivity with 802.11AX (2 x 2), Bluetooth 5.0
- Dimensions: 363mm x 259mm x 22-24mm
- Starting 2.3 kgs
This AMD powered device is equipped with Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboard with backlight for hair-trigger accuracy and superior key travel, Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 for thermal efficiency, and improved battery life (up to 8 hours) using smarter power features. This includes a Hybrid Mode by Lenovo Vantage to extend battery life, Rapid Charge Pro for fast charging, and Lenovo Q-Control 3.0 to control the system voltage and fan speed.
The laptop has an industrial design with a seamless fusion of practicality, precision, and performance built for the multitasking gamer. Users will balance the gaming and daily lifestyles with the exceptional design, clean display framed by slim, three-sided mylar bezels, and a top-placed webcam with physical privacy shutter – TruBlock Webcam Shutter for additional security.
Shailendra Katyal, Executive Director, Consumer PCSD, Lenovo India said “In the current scenario, with gaming becoming more mainstream, people tend to use a single laptop for work, studies, entertainment and more, leading to consumers demanding smarter, stylish and high-performance laptops. Legion over the last 2 years, with its unique ‘work and play’ design approach has been able to build a strong community and become the fastest-growing gaming brand in India. With the AMD powered Legion 5, we expand this high-performance range to deliver a superior gaming experience by offering a cream of the crop machine performance, an immersive visual experience, and a style that fulfills the requirement of a modern-day gamer. The Legion brand has been massively appreciated by the gaming community for breakthrough innovations, and with the Legion 5 we continue to raise the bar on innovation.”
“Gamers and content creators are increasingly seeking uncompromised performance with understated style for everyday gaming, productivity, and lifestyle needs. The much-awaited Lenovo Legion 5 powered by AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor is here, and is a blend of style, function, and extraordinary performance”, said Vinay Sinha, Managing Director – India Sales, AMD. “Our Zen2 core architecture combined with the industry-leading 7 nm process delivers a significant boost in performance and power efficiency, letting users push their boundaries across gaming, content creation, productivity workloads, and entertainment.”
Lenovo Legion 5 comes in Phantom Black color and has a starting price of INR 75,990. The laptop goes on sale on 1 December at 12 Noon on Lenovo.com and Lenovo Exclusive Stores. It will be soon available across other online partner platforms, and retail stores.
Legion 5 comes with one year of free Premium Care and one year of Accidental Damage Protection worth INR 3900. The laptop is already listed on Amazon India and you can get one for yourself: https://amzn.to/33teOic