Here’s some good news for hardcore mobile gamers in the country. Legion Philippines has indicated that the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel will launch in the Philippines, more than a month after making its debut in China.
(Update, October 24: Pricing for the Philippine market is out!)
(Update, October 17: Lenovo Legion Phone Duel Philippine availability and price-reveal date here!)
Previously, Lenovo said that its first gaming phone will be released in Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and some parts of Asia.
A teaser photo posted on the company’s official social media page shows the front and back silhouettes of the world’s first Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus device. It’s pretty much a no-brainer if you know what the unit looks like; there are countless pictures and videos of it online. The accompanying text in the image reads, “The evolution of mobile gaming is coming.”
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel teased by Legion Philippines
This hints at some of the key features of the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel, including a 144Hz AMOLED screen and a side-mounted, pop-up front camera that lets you easily stream your gaming sessions in landscape mode.
The device packs dual batteries with a combined 5,000mAh capacity for all-day use. It comes with super-fast 90-watt wired charging as well, though the charger that supports the max power delivery is limited to the top-end variant with 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage.
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel also incorporates a new design for heat dissipation, a dual X-axis linear motor for better vibration feedback when gaming, and a pair of ultrasonic trigger buttons that can be customized with light-to-hard taps and multiple swipes and slides. Predictably, Lenovo’s gaming phone is fitted with customizable RGB lighting on the back.
In China, the different memory configurations of Lenovo’s Legion Phone Duel are aggressively priced as follows:
- 8GB/128GB: ¥3,499 (around P24,854 or $512)
- 12GB/128GB: ¥3,899 (P27,695 or $571)
- 12GB/256GB: ¥4,199 (P29,826 or $614)
- 16GB/512GB: ¥5,999 (P42,612 or $878)
Ad of the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel in China
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel specs
- 6.59-inch AMOLED display, 2,220 x 1,080 resolution, 144Hz refresh rate
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor
- 8GB/12GB/16GB RAM
- 128GB/256GB/512GB storage
- Dual 64MP main, 16MP ultra-wide rear cameras
- 20MP side pop-up front camera
- Fingerprint sensor (under-display)
- 5,000mAh battery (dual 2,500mAh) with 90-watt USB-C fast charging
- Android 10
- Colors: Blue and red
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