Lenovo presents Legion 7i and 5i, New Gaming-oriented Laptops. The new models come with Intel’s 10th generation mobile processors and Nvidia RTX graphics cards with Advanced Optimus technology.
With the 10th generation Intel Core H-Series mobile processor Lenovo launched the latest Legion 5i and Legion 7i gaming laptops. Those two versions follow Legion Y540 and Y740 of the brand. The company has modified its model names to make laptops easier to identify.
Lenovo’s next generation gaming-oriented laptops feature Intel H-Series processors of the 10th generation, as well as graphics cards from Nvidia. The Legion 7i model includes the new, Max-Q equipped NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU. Model Legion 5i comes with NVIDIA RTX 2060 GPU. For the first time both models offer NVIDIA Advanced Optimus technology, powered by the NVIDIA G-SYNC.
According to Lenovo, Advanced Optimus technology improves battery efficiency by dynamically detecting GPU workloads and switching to the internal graphics card for less demanding processes. In other words, this technology helps to increase battery life by reducing energy use for light tasks. In addition, the design of the new models reveals an aesthetic similar to the current generation Legion gaming laptops.
On the other hand, the new 10th generation Intel Core H-Series processors promise much better performance than older hardware. For example, the new generation Core i9-1098HK offers Red Dead Redemption 2 in 1080p, while it offers a 54% FPS increase compared to the old Core i7-7820HK. Lenovo has not revealed all the technical details about its new gaming laptops. Legion 5i for $ 999; Legion 7i will be launched this month with prices starting from $ 1,199.