Lenovo Legion 7i, Legion 5i Pro, Legion 5i Gaming Laptops With 11th Intel Tiger Lake H SoCs, NVIDIA RTX 3080 GPU Announced

Let’s have a closer look at the specifications and price of the refreshed Legion 7i, Legion 5i, and Legion 5i Pro laptops.


Lenovo, the company known for its high-end gaming laptop Legion series has unveiled three new refreshed gaming laptops in the series — Legion 7i, Legion 5i, and Legion 5i Pro. The newly launched laptops come with highlighted features like 11th Gen Core Tiger Lake-H processors, Thunderbolt 4 support, and Wi-Fi 6, enhanced cooling mechanism, and a lot more among others.

The refreshed series is equipped with the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX laptop GPUs including the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and GeForce RTX 3050, which seems to work as a cherry on the cake. Let’s have a closer look at the specifications, features and price of the refreshed Legion 7i, Legion 5i, and Legion 5i Pro gaming laptops.

Lenovo Legion 7i, Legion 5i, and Legion 5i Pro Price

The LenovoLegion 7i comes in a Storm Grey colour option with a starting price of USD 1,769.99 (approx Rs 1.30 lakh). While the Legion 5i Pro starts at USD 1,329.99 (around Rs 97,700), it would be available in Stingray White and Storm Grey colour shades. These two models will be up for grabs from June 2021, no specific dates have been mentioned by the company.

On the other hand, the Lenovo Legion 5i will be available for sale in July starting at USD 969.99 (approx Rs 71,300), the gaming laptop will be up for sale in Phantom Blue and Stingray White colour options. Let’s have a look at the specifications of these three laptops.

Lenovo Legion 7i Specifications

Starting with the Lenovo Legion 7i, the gaming laptop comes with a 16-inch WQXGA IPS panel with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels and a 165Hz refresh rate. It has a 3ms response time, 16:10 aspect ratio, 500 nits of peak brightness, Nvidia G-Sync support, and VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification. Under the hood, the laptop is fuelled by an 11th Generation Intel Core i9-11980HK processor, clubbed with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU.

The gaming laptop is backed by a 16GB GDDR6 VRAM and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 2TB PCIe SSD storage. On the connectivity part, it offers dual Thunderbolt 4 ports, a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port, three USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 ports, an HDMI 2.1 port, along an Ethernet jack.

Lenovo Legion 5i, 5i Pro Features

The Lenovo Legion 5i features a 15.6-inch WQHD IPS display with 300 nits of peak brightness and a 165Hz refresh rate. It comes with support for Dolby Vision and Nvidia G-Sync. There is also a 17-inch model which sports up to full HD IPS panel with a 144Hz refresh rate. While the Legion 5i flaunts a 16-inch WQXGA IPS display and a 165Hz refresh rate the rest of the screen specifications remains the same as the vanilla variant.

Under the hood, both the gaming laptops come equipped with an 11th Generation Intel Core i7-11800H CPU, accompanied by up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM. The Legion 5i and 5i Pro ships with up to 32GB of RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. However, the 17-inch variant is restricted to 16GB RAM and the 15.6-inch models get up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD storage.