Lenovo recently unveiled its new line of Legion gaming products, including the Lenovo Legion 7i, each promising a blend of performance, sleek design, and value. The Lenovo Legion 7i is the company’s first gaming laptops With Nvidia Advanced Optimus alongside the 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-Series processors.
Where to Buy Lenovo Legion 7i
The new Legion 7i sports a big screen, strong body build, excellent keyboard, biometric security, and reliable battery life for uninterrupted day-to-day usage. Above all It has an improved internal design and cooling module for better air flow and lower system temperatures.
Lenovo Legion 7i Key Specs & Features
- 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 / i7 / i9 H-Series processors.
- Nvidia Advanced Optimus (NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX or NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX Graphics card)
- Windows 10 Home/ Pro (64 bit)
- 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 500 nits (144Hz or 240Hz)
- Up to 32 GB DDR4 2666 MHz RAM
- 2W Dolby Atmos® Speaker System
- Up to 1TB SSD PCIe
- 80Wh, 4 Cells Battery
- Up to 8 hours Battery Life
Legion 7i is one of the thinnest and lightest gaming laptop measuring a dimension of 360mm x 255mm x 20mm, thus, enhancing the portable yet durable build.
This laptop is made out of aluminum material, hence, the premium feel. Although, at first glance this laptop looks more like a business laptop due to its robust design, however, this laptop is perfectly designed for plump gaming experiences.
The Lenovo Legion 7i lid host Legion logo running vertically along the side with an RGB lights glow behind the ‘Y’ shape within the LEGION branding.
Furthermore, the rear vents on the sides and on the back also comes with the illuminating RGB lights which can be independently controlled using the Corsair iCUE ambient system lighting software.
Lenovo Legion 7i features a narrower top and side bezels compare to its predecessor. Although, the bezel below is quiet hefty with legion branding inscribed within.
Similarly, this laptop housed the full size Legion TrueStrike keyboard which stretch all the way to almost fill up the chassis.
The TrueStrike features soft-landing switches with 1.3mm key travel that leverage a second-transition design.
Furthermore, the Lenovo TrueStrike keyboard delivers a superior layout with dedicated media keys, numberpad, larger arrow keys and one-piece trackpad each individually brought to life in over 16 million different colors via Corsair® iCUE support.
Above all, for peripheral connectivity Lenovo Legion 7i comes with 3.5mm jack, and a single USB-C port on the left, a single USB-A input on the right.
The back however, host a Mini DisplayPort, an HDMI 2.0 port, two USB 3.1 ports, an Ethernet RJ45 port, the power jack and a security lock slot.
Lenovo Legion 7i comes with a IPS based display panel. It features a non-touch 15.6-inch screen size measuring 39.6 centimetres, in diagonal with LED backlight.
Furthermore, the screen comes with a FHD anti-glare display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and up to 240Hz refresh rate.
In addition, this display also offers 100% Adobe sRGB and up to 500 nits of brightness with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology and Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range 400.
The Dolby Vision HDR supports your gaming experience with ultravivid imaging, brightness, contrast, and color that bring your favorite gaming titles to life before your eyes.
Above all, Lenovo Legion 7i feature an image aspect ratio of 16:9, hence resulting into a bigger view of picture.
Lenovo Legion 7i is powered by the 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-Series processors. This processor comes with up to four different chipset options.
The premium model offers a model with the Core™ i9-10980HK which offers 8 core and 16 thread with up to 5.3GHz clock speeds and 2.40 GHz base frequency.
Similarly, the Legion 7i base model which comes with a 4 core Intel® Core i5-10300H clocks at 2.50 GHz base frequency and 4.50 GHz max turbo.
Although there are other two model with different performance quality. This includes Core™ i7-10750H as well as the Core™ i7-10875H.
The processor is used alongside the Nvidia Advanced Optimus graphics card, thus offering the best gaming experience.
Advanced Optimus is a further enhancement of NVIDIA’s Optimus technology, finally allowing for G-Sync to be used with the power-saving technology.
You can choose from either NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 with Max-Q Design, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 SUPER, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti.
This laptop has a storage capacity of up to 32GB RAM and Up to 1TB SSD PCIe and 2TB HDD storage space. The Lenovo Legion Y740 also support Dual Drive Configurations, i.e. HDD + SSD
Lenovo Legion 7i is a window 10 laptop with the best users experience and accessibility.
This gaming laptop is powered by a massive 4 Cell 80Wh Li-Polymer Internal Battery which can last up to 8 hours of gaming at a full charge.
Similarly, Lenovo Legion 7i comes with dual speakers boosted by smart amplifiers and the Dolby® Atmos Speaker System.
This speaker is fitted with two 4.7cc sound chambers with the support of Dolby Atmos’ immersive audio sound system.
Hence, delivering a crystal-clear audio when watching videos or taking a call. As well as, a dual far-field mics to ensure that you’ll be heard clearly on every call you make.
This laptop also comes with an HD 720p CMOS webcam so as to make video calls and other associated activities.
Furthermore, the Lenovo Legion 7i supports 802.11ac (2×2) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 for fast and reliable connectivity.
Lenovo Legion 7i Price and Availability
The Lenovo Legion 7i has a starting price of $799.99. depending on configuration of the laptop.
This business laptop is available on Lenovo’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
- OS: Windows 10 Home
- Processor: 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK, 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H, 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H, 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
- GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 SUPER, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 SUPER, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070, VIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060, NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 1660 Ti.
- Memory: Up to 32GB DDR4 RAM (8GB, 16GB, 32GB)
- Colours: Stale Grey
- Dimension: 360 x 255 x 20 mm
- Weight: Starting at 2.1 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: Up to 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, 240Hz, < 1ms response time, 100% Adobe sRGB, 500 nits, VESA DisplayHDR 400-certified, Dolby Vision™-enabled, NVIDIA® G-Sync
- Keyboard: Corsair® iCUE RGB support
- Pointing Device: Yes
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1TB SSD or 512GB + 32GB, 1TB + 32GB (Intel® Optane™ H10 with SSD support)
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 720p HD Camera
- USB Ports: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2, USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB Type C
- HDMI: Yes, HDMI™ 2.0
- Thunderbolt Ports: Yes, Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C
- DisplayPort: Yes (via USB Type C and Thunderbolt 3)
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: –
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel® WiFi 6 (802.11 ax)
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Kensington Lock Slot
- 2 x 2W Dolby Atmos Speaker System for Gaming with Chamber
- Lenovo Antivirus Plus
- Lenovo Vantage
- Magic Y Key
- McAfee® Antivirus
- Battery: 80Wh, 4 Cells
- Use Time: Up to 8 hours