Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is a budget-friendly gaming smartphone launched in China and European countries. The phone packs with extraordinary gaming configuration giving tough competition to top-end gaming smartphones available. The phone has got design familiar to its predecessor but comes with the latest Snapdragon 888 processor.
The Chinese-based smartphone company has provided its Lenovo legion Duel 2 with upto 2 years of manufacturer warranty. Also, the phone is readily available in Titanium White and Ultimate Black color option.
What is the Price of Lenovo Legion Duel 2?
Lenovo legion Duel 2 comes with a price tag of £ 799 which is around $ 1095 & INR 81000 for 16GB RAM and 512GB ROM variant. The pre-booking of Duel 2 has already been started on the official Lenovo website. With Pre-booking, users will get upto £ 100 off by using the Coupon Code EARLYBIRD.
What is the Launch Date of Lenovo Legion Duel 2?
Lenovo Legion Duel 2 has already been launched in China whereas in Europe the phone was launched on 8th April. The company has not announced its availability in India which possibly means that just like other Lenovo gaming smartphones we will not see it in the Indian market. Asus ROG Phone 5 and Black Shark 4 is its major competitor.
What are the Pros & Cons of Lenovo Legion Duel 2?
- Excellent processor
- Outstanding sensors and connectivities.
- 5500mAh Battery.
- Supports Fast-Charging.
- Super-AMOLED Display
- Latest software and OS.
- 144Hz Fast Refresh Rate.
- No Expandable storage options
- Little bulky but reasonable.
Display: 6.92″ (17.57 cm)
Processor: Snapdragon 888
Front Camera: 44MP
Rear Camera: 64MP +16MP
RAM: 12GB / 16GB
Storage: 256GB / 512GB
Operating System: Android 11, ZUI 12.5
Lenovo Legion Duel 2 has got a glass body that comes with readily available Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The sides frames are made up of aluminum installed with 6 customizable touchpoints. The phone overall supports 8 touchpoints which adds some extra enhancement to the gaming performance of the phone. Legion Duel 2 has got a Rear-LED display just like most of the other gaming smartphones that give it a professional gamers look.
The phone on the other side is hefty weighing around 262 grams which is reasonable as it is a gaming smartphone. Lenovo Legion Duel 2 has got physical dimension greater than the average with a thickness measuring about 10.32 millimeters.
MODEL: Lenovo Legion Duel 2
OTG Compatible: Yes
DIMENSION: 176×78.5×10.3 mm
WEIGHT: 262 grams
AVAILABLE COLOURS: Titanium White, Ultimate Black
The phone side bezels are thin which gives us access to a larger active display. The gaming and multimedia experience in this smartphone is going to be great as it comes with a AMOLED display. The FHD+ supported display gives an extensively vivid and immersive visual experience. The phone supports upto 144Hz fast refresh rate so that users may not have any lagging issues while gaming.
Lenovo Legion Duel 2 maximum brightness can reach upto 1300nits giving an exceptionally great outdoor viewing experience. The RGB color gamut adds more gaming quality display functions to the Legion Dual 2. The display of Legion Duel 2 also supports Gorilla Glass 5 protection which protects it from scratches and unwanted falls.
SCREEN SIZE: 6.92″ (17.57 cm)
SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1080×2460 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE: AMOLED
PIXEL DENSITY: 388 PPI
BRIGHTNESS: 1300 nits (Max.)
SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 82.3%
PROTECTION: Gorilla Glass 5
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE
Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 processor that can ease out gaming performance to the next level. The phone is provided with dual fans and vapour chamber to keep the phone temperature optimal hence providing great gaming performance. The phone has also got an independent air duct made up of copper to dissipate the hot air outside.
The phone comes with the latest Android 11 along with ZUI 12.5 to provide a user-friendly gaming UI with no ads or bloatware. For Graphic Processing, this phone uses Adreno-660 that can handle extensive graphic processing. After seeing its software configuration we can say that the phone will deliver great gaming performance.
RAM: 12GB / 16GB
Storage: 256GB / 512GB
USB OTG Support: YES
PROCESSOR: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, ZUI 12.5
PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.84 GHz
GPU: Adreno 660
EXPANDABLE STORAGE: No
REAR CAMERA: Though, Lenovo Legion Duel 2 is a gaming-oriented smartphone yet its camera configuration is great. Thanks to Snapdragon 888 processor that enables us to record videos in 8K resolution. The phone snaps quite detailed photos with natural colors. The readily available HDR10+ support along with Gyro-EIS adds extra functionality to cameras.
Selfie Camera: The phone has got a pop-up selfie camera working on the motorized action. The phone clicks perfect selfies and gives hand-to-hand competition to even high-end camera smartphones. The selfie camera can also record videos with a maximum of 4K resolution.
REAR CAMERA: 64MP (f/1.9, Wide)+ 16MP (f/2.2, Ultrawide)
FRONT CAMERA: 44MP (f/2.0, Wide).
FLASH: YES (LED flash)
FLASH POSITION: Rear
VIDEO RECORDING: 8k@24fps, 4k@30/60fps, 1080@30/60/240fps
REAR-CAMERA FEATURES: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Detection, HDR10+, Gyro-EIS, Continuous Shooting, etc.
FRONT-CAMERA FEATURES: AI Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, HDR, Panorama, etc.
The gaming beast is powered by a 5500mAh battery that provides a good battery backup. The phone has got a power conserving processor but does not compromise with performance. The reliable battery can last upto 1-day in normal usage but hardcore gaming decreases the battery backup time.
Lenovo Legion Duel 2 has a dual USB Type-C port so that user gaming might not be affected. The phone comes with a 65W fast charger which usually charges the full smartphone in around half an hour.
BATTERY CAPACITY: 5500 mAh
BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery
BATTERY CHARGER: 65W fast-charging.
USB Type C: Yes
WIRELESS CHARGING: No
REVERSE CHARGING: No
Talking about the connectivities of the Legion Duel 2, the phone has got all the latest wireless connectivities alongside NFC which enables us to have cashless transactions. In addition to that, the phone is provided with 6 pressure-sensitive zones and 4 ultrasonic buttons to quickly navigate while gaming. There is also all major sensor present that contributes to good gaming performance.
Wi-fi: YES (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6)
OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot.
GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS)
NFC( Near Field Communication ): YES
BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.2)
USB: YES (Side:-USB Type-C 3.1; Bottom:-USB Type-C:- 2.0)
USB RELATED FEATURES: Data Transfer, USB Charging
5G READY: YES
HEADPHONE JACK: YES
PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes
LIGHT SENSOR: YES
UNLOCK FEATURES: Under Display fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.