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Saturday, June 8, 2024

Lenovo launches its first gaming phone – Legion Y70

Lenovo has officially launched its first-ever smartphone powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC for only $485.

The company has recently launched a compact gaming phone, the Legion Y70 with a compatible price tag of $485.

However, the phone does not possess any aesthetic qualities of a gaming phone, rather it looks more like a standard handset for everyday use.

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Irrespective of that, the model is built around an impressive gaming-oriented display of a 6.67-inch OLED. The phone also comes with a 144Hz refresh rate and a massive 1500Hz touch sampling rate for low input delay. The model Y70 has a 1080p screen along with 1000 nits peak brightness and HDR10+ support.

Specs of Legion Y70

The phone has up to 10 layers of cooling solutions and incorporates graphite sheets for a greater effect. Additionally, the phone has an internal storage capacity of 8-16 GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128-512GB UFS 3.1 variants.

Likewise, it is lined up with its latest Qualcomm and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC makes the model more professional. The model does not have a micro SD card slot for storage expansion, as it has up to 512GB of built-in storage. Lenovo’s Legion Y70 is operated by ZUI 14 and Android 12 software and comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The model comes with a primary camera of about 50MP 1/1.55” sensor along with OIS, and a 13MP ultra-wide camera with a 120-degree FOV. The 2MP depth sensor is also one of the unique features of the phone to enhance portrait shots.

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The model Y70 has an 8K camera that can record 4K videos at 60 FPS and 1080p videos in slow motion. Moreover, a punch-hole selfie camera with a 16MP shooter is also a quality feature for shooting HD videos.

Additionally, the phone has an excellent 5,100 mAh power cell along with 68W fast charging. The model can charge up to 80% in only 34 minutes.  Furthermore, the phone legion Y70 comes in three unique colors; Black, Silver, and Red.

Conclusively, the company has taken a good initiative but the model has to be upgraded for more gaming properties.