Lenovo has unveiled the Legion Phone Duel 2, a gaming phone with two fans and two batteries with a total capacity of 5500mAh. The two fans sit in the center of the rear between the batteries and cool the Snapdragon 888-soc.
In addition to the Snapdragon 888 with 5G support gets the games smartphone 12GB to 18GB memory and 256GB to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. The screen is a 6.92 “amoled display with a resolution of 2460×1080 pixels and a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz. The 8bit display supports HDR10 +, can display 111.1 percent of the DCI-P3 color space and has a peak brightness of 1300cd / m².
The Legion Phone Duel 2 has a pop-up selfie camera that pops out from the center of the right-hand side. This camera uses a Samsung GH1 + sensor with 44-megapixel resolution and can record videos in 4k at 60fps. The pop-up camera can also film at 240fps in 720p resolution. Lenovo says it has deliberately placed this camera in the middle of the right side, because this would be a good place for streamers. The smartphone will receive software to blur the backgrounds of the selfiecam.
At the rear are two cameras, a 64-megapixel camera with OmniVision OV64A sensor and a second 16-megapixel sensor with ultra-wide-angle lens. The rear cameras allow the phone to record HDR10 + videos at 4k and 30fps, or regular videos at 8k and 24fps. Slow motion is also possible with a maximum of 720p and 240fps.
Those two rear cameras are also in the middle of the phone, on the cooling block. This block has two fans with 29 blades. The intake fan runs at a maximum of 12,500rpm, the outtake fan runs at a maximum of 15,000rpm. According to Lenovo, the fans produce a maximum of 27dB of sound, measured at a distance of 30 cm.
The cooling block sits on top of the soc, between the two 2,750mAh batteries. These batteries can be charged simultaneously with up to 90W with the two USB-C ports. If the user charges for 17 minutes at this maximum speed, 4500mAh of capacity can be charged. A full charge takes 30 minutes. With the two fully charged batteries, the smartphone must be able to show 19 hours of videos or a maximum of 8 hours of ‘periodic’ gameplay.
The Legion Phone Duel 2 also has two speakers on the front, four microphones, a fingerprint sensor, four ultrasonic shoulder buttons, Android 11, dual SIM and RGB lighting. The smartphone comes in black and white, measures 176×78.5×12.56mm and weighs 259 grams. Sales will start ‘in certain European markets’ in May. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 with 12GB of memory and 256GB of storage costs 799 euros, a 16GB / 512GB copy costs 999 euros including loading dock.