Lenovo Legion gaming phone to launch in July: Report

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Chinese technology company


is planning to launch its first

gaming smartphone

in July, as per a report by TechRadar. The company recently shared a teaser on Chinese microblogging platform Weibo where it says that the phone would arrive in China this July. However, the exact date of the launch hasn’t been revealed yet.
The teaser poster shows a Legion logo in a red accent. The company has been posting teasers for about some months now.
So, what to expect with the

gaming phone

, now that it faces stiff challenges from those from Asus and Nubia in the market? For starters, it may come powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor (which was teased by Lenovo earlier) coupled with a DDR5 RAM and may even be a 5G phone. It may have the front camera on the side, as per the report. As for the display, it is rumoured to come with a 144Hz OLED display sans the notch. Right now, the

Nubia RedMagic

5G comes with a 144Hz refresh rate display while the

Asus ROG

Phone II features a display with a 120Hz refresh rate.
More expected specifications include a 64MP primary rear camera and a 16MP ultra-wide lens, X-axis linear motor for haptics, an in-display fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port and dual stereo speakers. The phone is expected to be given a 5000mAh battery.
The gaming smartphone market has seen a boom in the last one year or so with gaming-centric smartphones like the Asus’ ROG Phone I and II, Black Shark and Black Shark 2 and Nubia’s RedMagic 3 and 3S phones making their way to India.

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