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Lenovo guns for the ROG Phone 5 with its insane new Legion Phone Duel 2

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel (Image credit: Lenovo)

What you need to know

  • The Legion Phone Duel 2 is Lenovo's latest flagship gaming smartphone.
  • It comes equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 chipset, dual cooling fans, and up to 18GB of RAM.
  • The phone is slated to go on sale in Europe in May.

Lenovo today announced its second-generation Legion gaming phone, dubbed the Legion Phone Duel 2. Like its predecessor, the new Legion Phone Duel 2 packs impressive specs and a unique design that sets it apart from all its rivals.

As you would expect, the Legion Phone Duel 2 features Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The phone uses an impressive new cooling system that comprises of a vapor chamber and dual cooling fans.

Moving on to the display, Lenovo's latest gaming phone sports a 6.92-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with a 144Hz refresh rate and 720Hz touch sampling rate. Just like the best Android phones on the market, the Legion Phone Duel 2 comes with HDR10+ support as well. For an enjoyable gaming experience, the phone also includes eight virtual keys.

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel

Source: Lenovo (Image credit: Source: Lenovo)

In the camera department, the gaming phone has a dual-camera setup on the back with a 64MP main sensor and a 16MP ultra-wide lens. For selfies, the phone offers a 44MP pop-up side camera. Other major highlights include a 5,500mAh battery with 90W fast charging, 5G connectivity, dual front-facing speakers with Dolby Atmos, and an in-screen fingerprint sensor.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 will go on sale in China later this month and is set to debut in Europe in May. The 12GB/256GB version of the phone will retail for €799 ($950), while the 16GB/512GB version will cost €999 ($1,190). Although there's no word yet on when the phone will arrive in the U.S., Lenovo has told AndroidAuthority that North American availability is "to be determined."

Babu Mohan
Babu Mohan
4 Comments
  • Not buying a Chinese phone...
  • Hate to be the bearer of bad news kiddo, but more than likely what ever phone you're currently using, most if not all of it was more than likely made in China...
  • I have a Samsung Note 20 Ultra, made by a Korean company which does not manufacture in China...
  • Asus is MUCH more likely to update their phones than Lenovo is.