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Here's our best look yet at Lenovo's upcoming Legion gaming phone

Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone Render
Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone Render (Image credit: JD)

What you need to know

  • Promo images and press renders showing Lenovo's upcoming Legion gaming phone have surfaced.
  • The promo images confirm the phone will come equipped with a side pop-up camera.
  • It is set to be launched in China on July 22.

Lenovo is set to launch the world's first gaming smartphone powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset on July 22. Ahead of the phone's official unveiling next week, the company has released new promo images on its Weibo page, confirming the presence of a side pop-up camera (via GSMArena). In addition to the official promo images, renders of the upcoming gaming phone have also surfaced courtesy of an early listing on the website of Chinese retailer JD.com (opens in new tab).

The promo images shared on Weibo by Lenovo show off the phone's side pop-up camera and dual-speaker setup. We can also see that the gaming phone includes four air triggers and a dual-camera setup at the rear. Unlike most phones, however, the rear cameras on the Legion gaming phone are positioned in the middle, along with a dual-LED flash. The phone features red accents at the top and bottom of the display, while the Legion logo at the rear appears to have RGB lighting, similar to the ROG Phone 2.

The Lenovo Legion gaming phone is rumored to come with a FHD+ AMOLED display boasting an impressive 144Hz refresh rate. Some of the other rumored specs of the flagship gaming phone include a 5,000mAh dual-cell battery with 90W wired charging, dual USB Type-C ports, and a 64MP primary camera. In terms of software, it is likely to run Android 10 with Lenovo's customized "Legion OS" on top.

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