Lenovo Legion Phone Duel could launch in India soon
Lenovo India website goes live with Legion Phone Duel listing
No official word on when the launch might take place
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel could soon launch India as the product listing has appeared on Lenovo India’s official website. The Legion Phone Duel is Lenovo’s first gaming smartphone that launched on July 22, the same day as the Asus ROG Phone 3. However, unlike the latter, the Legion Phone Duel didn’t launch in India at the time.
The listing page of the Legion Phone Duel on Lenovo’s official website doesn’t confirm when the phone will launch in India. Nevertheless, it does hint that Lenovo could be importing the Legion Phone Duel from China to India. The listing further reveals all the specifications and features of the gaming smartphone from Lenovo.
Legion Phone Duel, Lenovo's gaming smartphone with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865+ SoC, 144Hz AMOLED display, 90W charging & up to 16GB RAM might be launching soon in India. As the product page is already live on official website.#LegionPhoneDuelhttps://t.co/9WEIJG2pbu pic.twitter.com/PIc8j7P7OG
— Sudhanshu (@Sudhanshu1414) November 6, 2020
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel starts at CNY 3499 for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage in China while the maxed-out variant with 16GB RAM/512GB storage and 90W fast charger is priced at CNY 5999. If Lenovo is planning to bring its gaming smartphone to India, it will go up against the Asus ROG Phone 3 that is the only go-to option for people looking for a gaming smartphone in India. You can also read our in-depth review of the ROG Phone 3 here.
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel specifications
The Legion Phone Duel features a 6.59-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses an AMOLED panel with a 144Hz high refresh rate. The display is also home to a fingerprint sensor and the front-facing camera has been repositioned on the side. The phone has an RGB lighting system underneath the Legion logo on the back which can be customized from the phone. The phone measures 9.9 millimetres in thickness and has a 239 grams weight.
It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 650 GPU. The Snapdragon 865 Plus is essentially an overclocked Snapdragon 865 with the prime core capable of running at up to 3.1GHz. This is paired with upto 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and upto 512GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. It runs on Android 10-based Legion OS out-of-the-box.
The phone comes with a dual-camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 64MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a 16MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 120-degree field-of-view. As for the selfie camera, Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is one of the first phones to come with a side-mounted 20MP selfie camera that’s housed in a pop-up mechanism. With this placement, Lenovo is targeting gamers who also live-stream their matches as the side-mounted selfie camera will help you add a selfie-inlay while streaming online.
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 90W fast charging. Lenovo claims that by using both the charging ports simultaneously, it takes 10 minutes for the phone to go from 0-50% and 30 minutes to fully charge the battery. We also compared the specifications and features of the Asus ROG Phone 3 with the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel and you can read it here.