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Lenovo Legion takes Gaming PCs to New Levels with TrueStrike Keyboard and Coldfront 2.0


Lenovo, the world’s leading PC company has announced its latest generation of Lenovo Legion PCs landing in Malaysia. The 2020 lineup features the Legion 5 (AMD), Legion 5i, Legion 5Pi, Legion 7i, Legion Tower 5i and IdeaPad Gaming 3i. Stylish on the outside, savage on the inside, the new generation provides gamers with a smarter class of gear with our unique blend of uncompromised engineering and industrial design.

For gamers who are looking to refresh their gaming device, Lenovo has great offerings when you pre-order the Legion 5i and Legion 5Pi from 1 – 15 June, by visiting lenovo.my/legionpreorder or at selected Lenovo Exclusive Stores (LES). Those who pre-order the Legion 5Pi will enjoy free gifts worth up to RM5,436, including the Legion Y44w-10 Gaming Monitor, while stocks last.

The Legion 7i, Legion Tower 5i and IdeaPad Gaming 3i will be coming to Malaysia later in 2020.

Set to deliver unbridled performance for the most demanding users, this new range of devices are packed with performance and features for an enhanced gaming experience. Prior to launching this new generation of gaming devices, Lenovo surveyed thousands of global players. Among those surveyed, nearly half responded that they used their gaming PCs for everyday computing as well as gaming. Better graphics, processors and memory options are tops on their must-have list.

A key conclusion was that how people game, with whom, on how many devices, and for how long, all factored heavily when choosing a PC. When they do manage to squeeze in some hardcore gaming time with friends, it is crucial that the experience in those precious hours blows them away.

Lenovo Legion has gamers covered with powerful Windows 10 PCs packed with the following innovations:

  1. Lenovo Legion TrueStrike Keyboard

Inspired by Lenovo’s heritage in innovative keyboard technologies, the Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboard is precision-crafted to deliver 100 percent anti-ghosting, sub-millisecond response times, and ‘soft-landing’ switches resulting in hair-trigger accuracy.

You can feel a more tactile gaming experience due to its superior key travel via its second transition curve design. The keyboard layout is ideal for gaming with full-sized keys and number pad, and optional 4-zone RGB lighting on the other new Lenovo Legion laptop models. Built to withstand heavy long-term use, Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboards feature an anti-oil coating to resist abrasion.

  1. Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0

Gamers can extract maximum performance from their rigs through the next-generation thermal efficiencies of Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0. This is the synergy of hardware and software that promotes better airflow, lower system temperatures to keep your Lenovo Legion laptop cool and quiet.

Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 features Dual Burn, which pushes the CPU and GPU to their in-game limits so that gamers can experience more predictable frames per second (FPS) without thermal throttling.

In the past, gaming laptop processors would slow down (thermal throttling) as temperatures rose and framerates would be unpredictable. Meanwhile, the Lenovo Legion devices stay cool to the touch via an optimized cooling system of heat sinks that dissipate more heat away from the motherboard.

Finally, a multipoint sensor array works to cool down key components in anticipation of intense gameplay.

  1. Improved Battery Life

Lenovo Legion gaming PCs will be first to feature the new Advanced Optimus designed in collaboration with NVIDIA to boost battery life.

Advanced Optimus dynamically switches between the use of the Integrated Graphic Processing Unit (found on the CPU) for more battery life, to the discrete NVIDIA GPU for higher frames per second. All this happens without a need to reboot the machine. If gamers want to manually disable their discrete GPU for a longer battery life, they can do so using Lenovo Vantage software’s Hybrid Mode.

Lenovo Q-Control 3.0 also lets users switch between three settings for system voltage and fan speeds – Performance, Quiet, and Balanced.

Upshift to Performance Mode to turbo-charge past the competition with higher CPU voltage and higher FPS. When streaming esports, downshift into Quiet Mode to lower battery drain and fan noise. Or enable Balanced Mode for automatic adjustments based on which apps are open. Other power-enhancing features include Rapid Charge Pro (from 0 to 50 percent battery in 30 minutes) and battery sip feature (instinctively releases power in small doses for more battery life consistency).

  1. Brilliant Displays

Lenovo Legion makes the most of your display panel’s capabilities through Dolby Vision which offers deeper blacks and brighter whites without washing out color or contrast. The laptops offer panels of up to 240hz refresh rates at under 1ms response times for ultra-smooth cinematics without screen tearing.

The new Lenovo Legion laptops offer High Dynamic Range (HDR) on select panels with at least 300nits of brightness, so that dramatic shadowed scenes with high levels of black tones are reproduced vividly with more depth; 100 percent sRGB color accurate panels also offer life-like visuals.


  1. The Industry’s PC Leader

With innovations such as Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 and Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboards, Lenovo delivers a level of performance that keeps it the industry’s PC leader.

And for the first time in our gaming lineup, players can also opt for premium, high-performance AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series Mobile Processors in the Lenovo Legion 5.

Lenovo Legion 5i and Lenovo Legion 5

The Lenovo Legion 5i1 and Lenovo Legion 5 are our mainstream Windows 10 gaming laptops offering several configuration options and next-level NVIDIA GeForce graphics.

All models across the Lenovo Legion 5i and 5 families feature Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 thermal management, Lenovo Legion TrueStrike keyboard, and improved battery life (up to 8 hours6) using technologies like Advanced Optimus and Hybrid Mode.

They support faster Wi-Fi 6 and Dolby Atmos, and come in a Phantom Black hue and with Rapid Charge Pro. They also come with up to 16GB DDR4 memory and 1TB PCIe SSD storage.

The Intel-based 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5i will start at RM4,199 and is expected to be available starting in June 2020.

Lenovo Legion 5 (15”, AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series mobile processors)

The Legion 5 offers maximum gaming performance with the latest AMD Ryzen 7 4000 H-Series Mobile Processor with 8 cores, and up to the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2060 graphics for the visual fidelity of real-time ray tracing.

The AMD-based 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5 will start at RM3,599 and is expected to be available starting in June 2020.

Lenovo Legion 5Pi

The Legion 5Pi is the advanced 15” gaming laptop for gamers who desire the balance of style and adrenalin. Its minimalist design with white-backlit “Y” logo and subtle Iron Grey chassis will make you look great while battling others online.

The Legion 5Pi offers great gaming performance with the latest 10th Generation Intel® Core H-series processors, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 or GTX GPUs. NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ offers real-time ray-tracing for greater visual fidelity in the latest games.

The 15-inch Lenovo Legion 5Pi will starts at RM6,399 and is expected to be available starting in June 2020.

Lenovo Legion 7i

The premium 15” gaming laptop will be set to deliver unbridled performance for the most demanding users.

Featuring an all-metal exterior and available in a sleek Slate Grey hue and stylish RGB lighting accents along the base and through the cooling vents, this 2.2kg laptop packs serious punch. It is fitted with up to 10th Gen Intel Core i9 H-Series overclocked mobile processors and advanced thermal management.

Keyboards on all Lenovo Legion laptops are coated to resist abrasion and the wear-and-tear from oily fingertips. They also feature full-sized keys and a number pad, plus a larger one-piece trackpad, full-sized arrow keys, and dedicated media keys.

The 15-inch Lenovo Legion 7i will be available in Malaysia later in 2020. For more information on the price, keep a lookout at www.lenovo.com.

Lenovo Legion Tower 5i

Lenovo Legion Tower 5i is made for the avid gamer who wants a high-performance battle station.

Push system performance to the highest settings, while staying quieter and cooler during cinematic gaming experiences with the tower’s optional liquid-cooling system.

With cool blue LED lighting, optional RGB internal lighting and its chassis in a Phantom Black hue, gamers can choose to showcase their personality and high-power internals with transparent side panels.

The Lenovo Legion Tower 5 will offer the elite performance of AMD Ryzen desktop processors for the most demanding gamers. The Lenovo Legion Tower 5i desktop will be available in Malaysia later in 2020. For more information on the price, keep a lookout at www.lenovo.com.

IdeaPad Gaming 3i

Gamers who want to level up without breaking the bank will love the new IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop.

Designed to eliminate screen stuttering, slow game loads, and blistering keyboards, the 15-inch IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop with optional 120Hz refresh rate features an up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 H-Series mobile processor.

High-octane gaming sessions on this new laptop can last longer than before, supported by improved thermals with an extra heat pipe dedicated to the discrete GPU in its thermal array, plus dual thermal vents for better airflow.

The 15-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i laptop will be available in Malaysia later in 2020. For more information on the price, keep a lookout at www.lenovo.com.

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