The Lenovo Legion 5i (2022) gaming laptop launched with AMD Ryzen and 12th Gen Intel Core processor.
Lenovo Legion 5 Series Overview:
Built & Display
The Legion 5 (2022) has undergone significant design changes, resulting in a 15% thinner notebook with a more robust aluminum-magnesium lid, available in Storm Grey or Cloud Grey.
The TrueStrike Keyboard remains the same, with 1.5mm key travel, but now boasts a 33% noise reduction. Users can choose between a new Legion Spectrum 4-zone RGB system and a simple white backlight.
For display, it gets a 15.6-inch FHD+ panel monitor that has a 165Hz refresh rate, is FreeSync and G-Sync compatible, and covers the sRGB gamut with anti-glare technology and a maximum brightness of 300 nits. While a premium model with WQHD resolution exists, it is currently unavailable in Nepal.
Lenovo offers both Intel and AMD versions of the Legion 5, distinguished by the I suffix for Intel models. The Intel versions come with either the Core i5-12500H or Core i7-12700H of the 12th generation, while the AMD version sold in Nepal has a Ryzen 7 6800H processor.
This processor has 16 threads, a 16MB L3 cache, and a hexacore CPU with a top clock speed of 4.7GHz. The laptop also features an RTX 3050 Ti with 4GB of GDDR6 Memory and a 95W TGP.
It has also updated the cooling system of the Legion 5 (2022) along with the new internals. The laptop’s dual fan system is now 140% more powerful, and the exhaust has been increased by 45%. The fan blades have also been made 40% smaller.
Battery & Other Features
The laptop is powered by an 80Wh battery, and Lenovo provides a more powerful 230W power adapter with it, even for the smallest versions that come with a 60Wh battery. Furthermore, all versions now support USB Power Delivery, making charging more convenient.
It now features Nahimic 3D Audio, enabling users to create a surround sound experience by combining external speakers or headsets with the two internal 2W speakers. Additionally, Wi-Fi 6E support has been introduced in this new model.
Lenovo Legion 5 Series (2022) Specifications
|Built||Plastic/Anodized aluminum hybrid build|
|Dimensions & Weight||358.8 x 262.35 x 19.9 mm, 2.4 kg|
|Display||– 15.6″ FHD+ anti-glare IPS panel, 165Hz refresh rate, 100% sRGB, 300 nits brightness, 170° viewing angle|
– 15.6″ WQHD+ anti-glare IPS panel, 165Hz refresh rate, 100% sRGB, 300 nits brightness, 178° viewing angle
|Others||Dolby Vision, Free-Sync, G-Sync, DC dimmer, Advanced Optimus|
|Resolution||FHD/WQHD+ resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio|
|Keyboard||Full-size backlit (White / 4-zone RGB) keys|
|Trackpad||Mylar surface (plastic) multi-touch trackpad, Windows Precision drivers|
|Processor||Legion 5: AMD Ryzen 5 6600H / Ryzen 7 6800H|
Legion 5i: 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12500H / 12700H
|Graphics||up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (140W), 8GB GDDR6 VRAM|
|RAM||up to 32GB DDR5-4800|
|Storage||2x M.2 slots total|
|Security||TPM 2.0 chip, No fingerprint sensor|
|Audio||2x 2W stereo speakers, Nahimic 3D Audio|
|Connectivity||up to WiFi 6E (ax) + Bluetooth 5.2|
|I/O Ports||Legion 5: 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (1x Always On), 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (1x Power Delivery 135W), 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm combo audio jack, 1x RJ45 (LAN), 1x power connector|
Legion 5i: 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (1x Always On), 1x Thunderbolt 4 (USB 4, DisplayPort 1.4), 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (1x Power Delivery 135W), 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm combo audio jack, 1x RJ45 (LAN), 1x power connector
|Battery||60/80 Watt-hours Li-Po battery, Super Rapid Charge (80% in 30 min)|
|Power Supply||240/300W Slim tip (3-pin) AC power adapter|
|Colors||Storm Grey and Cloud Grey|
Lenovo Legion 5 Gen 7 (2022) Price in Nepal
In Nepal, the Legion 5 Gen 7 line is available starting at Rs. 185,000 for the Ryzen 6800H model with RTX 3050 Ti, 16GB RAM, and 512GB SSD.
For Rs. 192,8000, the same version is available with an Intel Core i7-12700H and a WQHD display.
More expensive versions with RTX 3060 are available for Rs. 216,8000. The latest Legion 5 gaming notebook can be purchased from various Nepali computer shops, including Hukut, ITTI, and Bigbyte.
|Lenovo Legion 5 Gen 7 Series (2022)||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|Legion 5: 165Hz FHD, Ryzen 6800H, RTX 3050 Ti, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD||Rs. 185,000||ITTI|
|Legion 5i: 165Hz WQHD, Intel i7-12700H, RTX 3050 Ti, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD||Rs. 192,800||Bigbyte|
|Legion 5i: 165Hz FHD, Intel i7-12700H, RTX 3060, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD||Rs. 216,800||Bigbyte|
The Lenovo Legion 5 Gen 7 (2022) is a powerful gaming laptop that offers a sleek design, high-end performance, and a host of new features.
Its updated cooling system, thinner design, and stronger aluminum-magnesium lid make it a worthy successor to the previous generation.
With the option of Intel and AMD processors, as well as RTX 3050 Ti and 3060 graphics, the laptop is well-suited for demanding gaming and productivity tasks. The inclusion of Wi-Fi 6E, USB Power Delivery, and Nahimic 3D Audio further enhance the user experience.
Overall, the Lenovo Legion 5 Gen 7 (2022) is a top-performing gaming laptop that is well worth considering for those in the market for a powerful and reliable machine.
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