The Lenovo Legion Go portable game console offers an 88 inch
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The Lenovo Legion Go portable game console offers an 8.8-inch QHD display and AR glasses

The resource “Windows Report”, citing its own source, continues to arouse interest in the Lenovo Legion Go portable game console, which will become a direct competitor to such solutions as Valve Steam Deck, ASUS ROG Ally and AyaNeo devices. According to the publication, the console will be officially presented on September 1, but its characteristics and price are already known.

    Image Source: Windows Report

Image Source: Windows Report

The Lenovo Legion Go will be based on AMD Ryzen Z1 series processors with Zen 4 cores and RDNA 3 graphics. The same uses the ROG Ally console from ASUS. The Lenovo set-top box received an 8.8-inch IPS display with a resolution of QHD (2560 × 1600 pixels), an aspect ratio of 16:10, with support for 10-finger input, a refresh rate of 144 Hz, 97 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color space and brightness 500 cd/m2.

The novelty will offer 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM with a frequency of 7500 MHz, as well as an M.2 2242 SSD with a capacity of 256, 512 GB or 1 TB. The set-top box itself received a 49.2 Wh battery. The detachable controller of the novelty is equipped with its own 900 mAh battery.

The set-top box also features a 3.5mm audio output, two USB Type-C (USB 4.0, DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery 3.0) and a microSD card reader. Lenovo Legion Go also received two speakers with a power of 2 W, two microphones, support for Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 ax) and Bluetooth 5.2. The console also comes with a 65W USB-C power adapter. Purchase of the console includes a three-month Legion Space Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription. The Windows operating system runs on the device.

The dimensions of the main module of the set-top box are 210 × 131 × 20 mm, and the dimensions of the console together with the connected controllers are 299 × 131 × 41 mm. The weight of the console is 640g (without controller) or 854g (with controllers).

The Lenovo Legion Goggles and Lenovo Legion E510 Wired Gaming Headset are sold separately for Legion Go. The first are equipped with Micro-OLED displays supporting 1920 × 1080 pixels per eye and a refresh rate of 60 Hz. The glasses have integrated headphones and require a USB-C connection that supports the DisplayPort Alternate Mode to operate.

The Lenovo Legion E510 headset, in turn, is equipped with 10mm speakers. It supports 7.1 sound emulation, is equipped with RGB lighting and a control panel located on a 150 cm cable.

According to Windows Report, the Lenovo Legion Go portable game console will cost €799 / $799. The Lenovo Legion Glasses augmented reality glasses are €499/$499, and the Lenovo Legion E510 gaming headset is €49.99. All new products are expected to go on sale in October.

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