The all-new LOQ gaming laptop is finally here months after its launch. In this article, let’s talk about the design, specifications, and price in Nepal of the Lenovo LOQ (2023) gaming laptop.
For starters, LOQ is Lenovo’s new sub-brand of affordable gaming PCs (laptops and towers) announced in March of 2023. As such many might not be familiar with the naming, but to put it simply the LOQ laptops sit in between Lenovo’s entry-level IdeaPad Gaming laptops and the premium Legion Series. They come in 15 and 16-inch form factors packing in Intel’s 13th Gen and AMD 7000 series CPUs alongside RTX 40 series GPUs.
The 15-inch Ryzen 7 7840HS variant with the RTX 4060 has made its way here and is now available for purchase.
Lenovo LOQ (2023) Overview
Display and Build
Lenovo LOQ Gaming Laptop (2023) sports a 15.6-inch IPS display. It has a resolution of 1920×1080 (FHD) and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The 144Hz panel covers 45% of the NTSC color gamut and can hit a maximum brightness of 350 nits. Besides that, the screen is G-Sync and Free-Sync compatible and the laptop comes with Advanced Optimus.
Lenovo LOQ (2023) comes with a full-sized keyboard with an RGB or a white backlight. The Precision Touchpad supports multi-touch gestures and is placed a bit to the left. Besides that, the gaming laptop is made out of plastic and weighs 2.4 kg.
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Performance and Memory
Under the hood, powering the beast is a Ryzen 7 7840HS chipset. This 8 Core 16 Thread Processor has base and boost frequencies of 3.8 GHz and 5.1 GHz respectively. The integrated Radeon 780M GPU has 12 graphics cores that operate at 2.7 GHz.
Lenovo LOQ (2023) ships with NVIDIA’s RTX 4060 GPU with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM. The new-gen GPU has a boost clock speed of 2.3 GHz and a TGP of 115W. Key features include support for MUX switch, Advanced Optimus, DLSS 3, and DX12 Ultimate.
To cool this CPU+ GPU combo, the LOQ features two 85mm high-speed fans alongside large intake and outlet vents. Moreover, Lenovo AI Engine paired with their LA1 AI chip boosts fps in games and further optimizes the performance.
As for the memory, the Lenovo LOQ (2023) gaming laptop ships with 16GB of DDR5 RAM at 5600MHz and 512GB of PCIe Gen 4 SSD. You can upgrade the SSD to 1 TB and insert an additional one in the second M.2 slot but RAM upgradability is out of the question.
Battery and Connectivity
In the tank, Lenovo LOQ (2023) houses a 60Wh Lithium battery which can be charged to 80% in an hour via the provided 230W Slim Tip adapter.
Port Selection is decent too with 3 USB-As (1x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2), one USB-C, an HDMI Port, an Ethernet jack, and an audio jack. In terms of wireless connectivity, this gaming laptop comes with WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.
Lenovo LOQ (2023) Specifications:
- Design & Build: Plastic Top and Bottom, 359.6 x 264.8 x 22.1-25.2 mm, 2.4 kg
- Color Options: Storm Grey
- Display: 15.6″ FHD anti-glare IPS panel, 144Hz refresh rate, 45% NTSC, 350 nits brightness, 85° viewing angle
- Display Properties: Free-Sync, G-Sync, Advanced Optimus
- Resolution: FHD resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio
- Keyboard: Full-size backlit (White) keys
- Trackpad: Mylar surface (plastic) multi-touch trackpad, Windows Precision drivers
- Security: TPM 2.0 chip, No fingerprint sensor
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS (8C/16T, Up to 5.1 GHz)
- RAM: up to 16GB DDR5-5600
- Storage: 2x M.2 slots total
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 (115W), 8GB GDDR6 VRAM
- Audio: 2x 2W stereo speakers, Nahimic 3D Audio
- Battery: 60 Watt-hours Li-Po battery, Super Rapid Charge (80% in 60 min)
- Power Supply: 240 Slim tip (3-pin) AC power adapter
- Webcam: 1080p FHD camera, E-camera shutter, Dual-array microphones
- Connectivity: up to WiFi 6 (ax) + Bluetooth 5.1
- I/O Ports: 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A (1x Always On), 1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm combo audio jack, 1x RJ45 (LAN), 1x power connector
Lenovo LOQ Gaming Laptop: Price in Nepal and Availability
The Lenovo LOQ Gaming Laptop (2023) with Ryzen 7 and RTX 4060 Price in Nepal is NPR 185,000 for the sole 16/512 GB variant.
Lenovo LOQ Gaming Laptop
Price in Nepal
Ryzen 7 7840HS, RTX 4060, 16GB, 512GB, 15.6-inch 144Hz
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