Lenovo Legion Go launched at the IFA 2023 in Germany with impressive specifications. The company also launched the Legion Glasses and Legion E510 7.1 RGB Gaming In-Ear Headphones at the event. The Legion Go is the brand’s first Windows gaming handheld console and goes up against the likes of Steam Deck and ASUS ROG Ally. The latest handheld console has a massive 8.8-inch Lenovo PureSight gaming display and is powered by AMD Ryzen Z1 Series processors. Let’s take a look at Legion Go’s price, availability, and specifications.
Lenovo Legion Go Price, Availability
The Legion Go console costs €799 (~Rs 72,000). On the other hand, the Legion Glasses and Earphones are priced at €499 (~Rs 45,000) and €49.99 (~RS 4,500).
The Lenovo Legion Go will go on sale starting November 2023, whereas the Legion Glasses and Legion E510 7.1 RGB Gaming In-Ear Headphones will be available in October. There’s no word on the Indian pricing and availability yet, but we should know more in the coming days.
Lenovo Legion Go Specifications, Features
The Lenovo Legion Go is the biggest Windows handheld gaming console with a massive 8.8-inch Lenovo PureSight gaming display. The 10-point touchscreen display flaunts a 16:10 aspect ratio, 97% DCI-P3 colour gamut, 800p-1,600p resolution support, up to 144Hz refresh rate, and 500 nits peak brightness.
There are two variants with AMD Ryzen Z1 and Ryzen Z1 Extreme processors. Backing the processor is the AMD RNDA GPU and up to 16GB LPDDR5X (7500Mhz) RAM. The performance is further enhanced by Lenovo Legion’s Coldfront thermal technology and a liquid crystal polymer 79-blade fan for effective thermal management. Lenovo claims that there’s a Quiet Mode, which restricts the fan noise under 25dB when silence is required. The console offers up to 1TB SSD storage and expandable storage of up to 2TB using a microSD card.
The TrueStrike controllers on the Legion Go are detachable and feature hall effect joysticks, which means there’s no joystick drift or dead zones to improve accuracy and responsiveness in games. The controllers have a trackpad, D-pad, mouse wheel, and 10 mappable buttons, including shoulder, triggers, and grip buttons. There is RGB lighting around the power button and joysticks for gaming aesthetics. The console comes with the new Legion Space software, where users can access all games, customise button mapping, change settings per game, and more.
The controllers flaunt a dedicated FPS mode. In this mode, users can prop the console on a surface using the large kickstand on the back and detach both controllers to play FPS games. The right controller is attached magnetically to a controller base included with the console, and the left controller is used to play. The right controller has an optical eye at the bottom, which allows for precision and accuracy during competitive gaming, similar to using a mouse.
As for connectivity, the Legion Go console is equipped with dual USB-C charging ports, with DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery 3.0 support. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2. Lenovo is offering a free 3-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership with a console.
Lenovo Legion Glasses and E510 7.1 RGB Gaming In-Ear Headphones
The Lenovo Legion Glasses are wearable virtual monitors with micro-OLED display technology for the Legion Go console. It offers FHD resolution for each eye with a 60Hz refresh rate and integrated speakers offering high-fidelity audio. The full-function USB-C port can connect it to other compatible devices, including Windows, macOS, and Android.
The Legion E510 7.1 RGB Gaming In-Ear Headphones offer driverless 7.1 surround sound for crisp and clear in-game audio. These earphones flaunt a 10mm armature driver setup for punchy bass and distortion-free mids and highs. It features an RGB-lit in-line controller and USB-C port.