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Lenovo Legion Y90 gaming smartphone officially announced

Lenovo Legion Y90

We are nearing Q2 2022 and we still have few gaming smartphones launched in the year. Xiaomi announced some few weeks back, but it is now Lenovo turn to introduce theirs. The latest gaming smartphone by Lenovo is Legion Y90, which was announced earlier today.

The usual bells-and-whistle that can be expected on a gaming rig are present, including RGB lighting, customizable shoulder trigger buttons, advanced cooling system (dual fans and liquid cooling in this case), extensive connectivity, and state-of-the-art screen.

It has a 6.9-inch FHD+ E4 AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate, and is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm processor, coupled with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM. There are plenty of storage, although limited to 256GB in basic version, while the top-most version gets 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage with 128GB SSD tagged along.

The Legion Y90 does not have microSD slot in case you are wondering. Stereo speakers enhanced by Dolby Atmos are present, and there is an in-display fingerprint reader onboard to quickly unlock the phone. The cameras equipped on the smartphone are not bad—there is a 64MP primary and a 13MP ultra-wide secondary cameras on the back, while it has a single 16MP camera at the front.

The device have two USB-C ports with fast data transmission (up to 10Gbps), reverse charging, OTG, and video output functions. It is backed by a 5600mAh battery with 68W fast charging supports that can fully charge the phone from 0% to 100% within 35 minutes.

Lenovo Legion Y90 Specifications

  • Display: 6.9-inch E4 AMOLED display with FHD+ (2460x1080) resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, 720Hz touch sampling rate, DC dimming
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm 64-bit chipset
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • RAM: 12GB / 16GB / 18GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1)
  • Rear Camera (Triple): 64MP with f/1.8 aperture; 13MP ultra-wide angle (120°) camera, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Smart PA
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 12, ZUI 13
  • Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dedicated dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ax (tri-band), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS dual band (L1+L4)/GLONASS, USB-C 3.1 Gen2, USB-C 2.0, NFC
  • Dimensions: 177×78.4×10.14mm
  • Battery: 5,600mAh, 68W fast wired charging
  • Color(s): Titanium Gray

Pricing

Legion Y90 12GB/256GB -> CN¥4299 (US$681)
Legion Y90 16GB/256GB -> CN¥4599 (US$728)
Legion Y90 16GB/521GB+128GB SSD -> CN¥5299 (US$839)

It is available for pre-orders in China and sales will start on March 10th. The firm is offering CN¥300 discount for early buyers.




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