Lenovo’s next video gaming phone dripped previously today, and now the business is formally sharing information about the brand-new gadget, called the Legion Phone Battle 2. It’s a monster in every method– with a 6.92-inch screen, this is a massive phone that houses 2 batteries, 2 USB-C ports, and 2 real spinning fans, along with a video camera bump that makes us a little regret we currently utilized the “that’s no moon; it’s a spaceport station” joke on the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra.
A few of its functions are carryovers from Lenovo’s initial Android video gaming phone, the Legion Phone Battle, consisting of the twin USB-C ports and a pop-up selfie video camera created for banners. Like the initial Battle, Lenovo likewise preserves the uncommon option of focusing the phone’s other 2 cams around back, and now that raised video camera bump houses a popular consumption fan and a covert exhaust fan, each with their own vents. Lenovo states the split style keeps the heat far from your hands.
Those fans, together with a vapor chamber, assist the Battle 2 funnel cool air to and from the brand-new Snapdragon 888 processor, as much as 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and as much as 512GB of UFS3.1 storage. It operates on Lenovo’s ZUI 12.5, which the business states is based upon Android 11.
The Battle 2 can be found in either “Titanium White” or “Ultimate Black”, however truly it’s the video camera bump, Legion logo design, and fan hole that make the Battle 2 appear like absolutely nothing else on the marketplace– other than, maybe, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate with its uncommon rear screen and optional fan accessory snapped on. Lenovo does not point out in its statement whether the Double 2’s vibrant back style is lit with a personalized light, however even without the radiance, it appears prepared to use up area on somebody’s desk together with a RGB-lit video gaming PC.
On the front, the Battle 2 includes a 2,460 x 1,080 144Hz high-refresh rate OLED screen with 800 nits of brightness (1300 nits at optimum), which ought to be more than brilliant sufficient for outside play. It’s likewise physically bigger than its predecessor at 6.92 inches, up from a 6.65-inch screen. Seeing the screen in landscape, the Battle 2’s pop-up 44-megapixel selfie video camera (up from 20 megapixels) can be utilized for live streaming or video chats, similar to the initial Battle, with background elimination. There’s still a 64-megapixel primary video camera around back, along with a 16-megapixel ultrawide.
The Double’s 2 USB-C ports– one on the long side of the phone and one on the bottom– can be utilized for 90W quickly charging if you purchase an optional adapter, and Lenovo claims utilizing them at the same time can fill the phone’s 2 different 2,750 mAh batteries in thirty minutes. Utilizing 2 cable televisions to charge a phone simultaneously is sort of an amusing image, however those type of factors to consider head out the window when you purchase a Legion Phone Battle 2.
Lenovo states a complete charge needs to provide you “as much as 8 hours” of “periodic gameplay.”
The Battle 2 includes 5G connection, in this case with assistance for both sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrum, in theory in service of faster video and video game streaming, and supports dual-SIM for 2 connections simultaneously. To recreate a few of the experience of utilizing a controller while you play, the Battle 2 likewise includes 4 “shoulder” buttons made it possible for through haptic feedback and ultrasonic sensing units on the sides of the phone, 2 capacitive touch points on the back, and 2 force touch points in the screen. (Haptics are supplied by a set of direct motors, another location where Lenovo chose one was inadequate.)
There are a lot more specifications to put over, so if you ‘d like the complete image we ‘d advise digging into Lenovo’s spec sheet:
As an entire plan, the Battle 2 shares more than a couple of resemblances with its rivals. The Asus ROG 5 Ultimate likewise has several USB-C ports, a distinct technique for imitating additional button inputs, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 processor, and an optional clip-on cooling fan. The Xiaomi Black Shark 4 Pro has even fancier magnetically raising physical buttons and an optional fan device also. And some video gaming phones have actually had integrated fans in the past: look no more than the Nubia Red Magic 3 for a gadget with additional cooling from the start.
Just like numerous video gaming phones, the crucial concern might be accessibility. Presently, Lenovo prepares to launch the Lenovo Legion Phone Battle 2 in China this month, and it needs to concern Europe later on in May. The European design will retail for EUR999 (around $1,186) with 16GB of RAM, 512GB of storage and a bundled charging dock, or EUR799 (around $948) as a standalone phone with 12GB and 256GB respectively.
Lenovo hasn’t yet revealed if the Battle 2 will concern the United States.