Lenovo Legion 5i Pro pairs Tiger Lake CPU with an AI Engine for higher FPS

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro 2021 Announced Price in Nepal Specification Features Availability Launch
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Lenovo has announced Legion 5i Pro with the new Intel Tiger lake-H mobile processors and RTX 30-series GPUs from NVIDIA. The “i” in the 5i distinguishes it from the Legion 5 Pro that was announced back in January with Ryzen processors. Here, we will be taking a look at the complete specs and key features of the Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2021) along with its expected price in Nepal.

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2021) Overview:

Design and Display

Legion 5i Pro comes in two colors – Storm Grey and Stingray White. Depending upon the configuration, the thickness of the laptop ranges between 0.86 to 1.1-inches. Also, its lightest variant weighs 2.45 kg.

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro 2021 Design

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Coming to the display, it sports a 16-inch WQXGA display as its Ryzen counterpart. It’s a 165Hz panel with support for NVIDIA G-Sync technology. The display has a golden aspect ratio of 16:10 and covers 100% of the sRGB color gamut. Its brightness is listed at 500 nits and this display comes with multiple certifications like DisplayHDR 400, Dolby Vision, and TUV low blue light emission.

Performance

As I mentioned earlier, the Legion 5i Pro comes with the latest Intel Tiger Lake-H processors and RTX 30-series GPUs. Users can choose between 11th-gen Intel Core i7-11400H and Core i7-11800H CPU. Similarly, the base variant comes with GeForce RTX 3050 mobile GPU (4GB GDDR6).

The top-of-the-line model features RTX 3070 with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM. Irrespective of the SKU, these are Max-Q GPUs and support Advanced Optimus, Resizable BAR, and Dynamic Boost 2.0.

Cooling the system is Lenovo’s Legion Coldfront 3.0 thermal system. It boasts an 18% gen-to-gen boost in airflow. In addition, Lenovo has included Legion AI Engine, which the company claims boosts frame rates in games by dynamically shifting the power between CPU and GPU. Legion 5i Pro can be configured with up to 32GB of DDR4 (3200MHz) RAM and 1TB of PCIe SSD (Gen 3/Gen4).

Rest of the specs

I/O ports on this laptop include one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, three USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, two Thunderbolt, an Ethernet, an audio jack, and a DC input. The ports are located on the sides and the rear side of the laptop. In terms of wireless connectivity, it has Intel Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro 2021 Keyboard

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2021) Specifications:

  • Display: 16” IPS panel, 144Hz, 3ms response time, 100% sRGB, NVIDIA G-Sync
  • Resolution: WQXGA (2560×1600), 16:10 aspect ratio
  • Keyboard: White / Blue (Stingray White) / 4 Zone Backlight
  • Processor: 11th-gen Intel Core i7-11400H / Core i7-11800H
  • Graphics: Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (140W, 8GB GDDR6, 1620MHz)
  • RAM: 8/16/32GB DDR4 (3200MHz)
  • Storage: 256GB/512GB /1TB PCIe Gen3/Gen4 SSD
  • Webcam: HD with E-shutter
  • Audio: 2x 2W speaker with Nahimic 3D sound
  • Battery: Up to 8 hours, Rapid Charge Pro
  • Power Adapter: 230W Slim Adapter
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1
  • I/O Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 2x Thunderbolt, 1x Ethernet, 1x audio jack, 1x DC input
  • Extras: Lenovo PC Manager, Lenovo Vantage, Power2GO

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2021) Price in Nepal

Lenovo Legion 5i Pro will be available in the US from June at a starting price of $1,329.99. We expect the price of Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (2021) in Nepal to start at NPR 180,000 when it launches here shortly.

Lenovo Legion Laptop Price in the US Price in Nepal (Expected)
Legion 5i Pro 2021 $1,329.99 NPR 180,000
  • Meanwhile, check out our review of Lenovo Yoga 7i.