Lenovo is updating its Legion gaming smartphone lineup with a device that features the most recent flagship chipset. The Legion Y70 was rumored to be available in August with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip. Well, the smartphone company officially announced the new Legion Y70 smartphone on July 27, and the company also confirmed that the new Legion smartphone would be available on August 13.
According to the company, the device is expected to be thinner and lighter, with powerful performance. Despite being a gaming device, it also looks like most standard smartphones on the market. The Lenovo Legion Y70 has already been certified by Geekbench and CMIIT.
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Lenovo announced the new Lenovo Legion Y70 on Weibo. The company released a poster revealing the smartphone’s rear camera module and confirmed that it would be released in August. According to the poster, the smartphone will have a triple rear camera mounted on a rectangular island. The poster also reveals that the smartphone will have a 50-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS).
As previously stated, the device has already been discovered on Geekbench and the CMIIT website, revealing its major specifications. Lenovo Legion Y70 will likely have a 6.67-inch OLED screen with 2400 1080. The device will have a rear 50-megapixel triple camera setup and may support 8K video recording.
It is powered by a 4880mAh battery that supports 68W fast charging. The device is expected to include a fingerprint scanner on the side. The phone will be 7.99mm thick and 205g in weight. It will reportedly be available in two colors: grey and silver.
The device’s processor is uncertain because CMIIT indicates it uses a 3.0GHz Snapdragon 8 Gen1 chip, but the Geekbench 5 running score suggests a 3.2GHz Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 Soc. It will most likely be powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 chip with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.