, lenovo, legion, 5 price and configuration options. The lenovo legion 5 can be configured in a 15 inch or 17 inch model, but both start at 769, which is a great price point for a budget gaming notebook. The legion 5 laptops are slated to launch sometime in march 2021. You can outfit the lenovo legion 5, with up to an amd risen, 7 cpu, 32 gigabytes of ram a two terabytes ssd and the latest nvidia geforce rtx graphics card lenovo legion, 5 design. The legion 5 has a similar chassis to its predecessors, but it looks a lot more stylish thanks to the phantom blue hood, combined with the prismatic legion logo in the top left corner of the lid, the interior sports, the same phantom blue deck and a four zone. Rgb lit keyboard flowing from left to right, like a rainbow ocean crashing against the shore there’s a small touchpad below in a power button just above the keyboard. The bezels on the display are relatively slim as the webcam sights on a notch, where the top bezel is at 14.3 by 10.2 by 1 inches and 5.3 pounds. The legion 5 is a little on the thicker and heavier side for a gaming laptop we’ve seen gaming laptops shrink down to 0.7 inches and way below 5 pounds. Lenovo legion 5 display the legion 5’s. 15.6 inch display comes with three panel options, all of which are 1080p. The most premium features a 165 hertz refresh rate 3ms response time and covers 100 of the srgb range, with 300 nits and dolby vision support the middle tier 1 drops to 120 hertz, 45 ntsc and 250 nits.

Meanwhile, the bottom one drops to 60 hertz, but is bumped up to 100 s rgb and 300 nits it’s frustrating that the middle tier is dimmer than the cheapest display available, lenovo legion, 5 keyboard and touchpad. I was pleasantly surprised with the legion 5s keyboard. It not only had deep travel, but it also felt punchy to type on the keys even have a decent layout too. It almost feels like a thinkpad keyboard, but it’s not quite there, yet i nailed 76 words per minute on the 10fastfingers.com typing test, which is below my current 78 wpm average. However, the keyboard is incredibly comfortable to use more so than the previous legions i’ve tested. The keyboard features 4 zone, rgb lighting that can be customized via the lenovo vintage app. When i tested the touchpad, it felt a bit sticky at first, so the material used isn’t really the best, but at the very least it had a decent click to it. I did notice that windows 10 gestures, like two fingers scrolling, were a bit finicky, but that may just be because this is a pre production model. Lenovo legion, 5, audio little legion, 5’s bottom firing. Speakers were surprisingly loud but had a weird balancing issue. The volume was loud at 10 and barely got louder when i turned it up to 100. That may be a pre production issue. However, i listened to icon for hires demons, and the intro to the electronic beats was loud and bold, but the electric guitar and drums sounded a little muddy.

The vocals, however, were crisp and took center stage. Unfortunately, the bass wasn’t well rounded enough to make the percussion pop you can customize the audio via the nahemic app to tune the sound to your liking. It features settings like surround sound volume, stabilizer voices, bass and treble. There are also four presets music movie communication and gaming lenovo legion 5 battery life. Obviously we can test the battery on the pre production unit, but lenovo claims that the legion can survive seven to eight hours on a single charge, which is impressive if that’s accurate. However, we won’t know for sure until we get a post production unit through our lab Music lenovo outlook, we’re excited to get a more official look at the lenovo legion 5 when it comes through our lab and is able to hit all of our benchmarks once it Does then it comes down to where it really belongs among its competitors having an amd cpu definitely bodes well for the battery life as well as performance, but we won’t know for sure until we get to actually put pressure on it.