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Lenovo Legion Y90

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Lenovo Legion Y90
Lenovo Legion Y90 (Legion Y Phone Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 8 x 1.8 - 3 GHz, Cortex-X2 / A710 / A510 (Kryo) Waipio
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 GB 
, 12GB / 16GB / 18GB
Display
6.92 inch 20.5:9, 2460 x 1080 pixel 388 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, 144 Hz
Storage
256GB
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 10.1 x 177 x 78.4 ( = 0.4 x 6.97 x 3.09 in)
Battery
5600 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix Dual: 64MP (f/1.9, 25mm, 1/1.32", 1.0µm) + 13
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
252 g ( = 8.89 oz / 0.56 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Lenovo Legion Y90

Lenovo Legion Y90 Display test
Source: DxOMark English
The Lenovo Legion Y90, marketed mainly as a gaming phone, provided a below-average display performance overall and in its Premium segment. While the screen’s proper brightness made indoor use of the device comfortable, using the device outdoors showed the display’s limitations. Outdoor readability was very poor, and the display was unreadable in the sunlight. The Lenovo Legion Y90 is not the ideal device to watch HDR10 videos because of the display’s low brightness and poor color rendering. However, one bright spot for the Legion Y90 display was its touch performance, which helped to provide a very good video-gaming experience. Video gamers are likely to appreciate the display’s touch latency, which was clocked at a fast 41 milliseconds during testing, its good touch smoothness and its accuracy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2022
Lenovo Legion Y90 Audio test
Source: DxOMark English
The Lenovo Legion Y90, released this spring, is a flagship phone that squarely targets gamers. It’s got the newest and fastest Snapdragon chipset (the 8 Gen 1), a 6.97-inch AMOLED display that refreshes at up to 144Hz, two cooling fans and four gaming triggers. On the audio front, it has two speakers and Dolby Atmos. We put the Lenovo Legion Y90 through our rigorous DXOMARK Audio test suite to measure its performance both at recording sound using its built-in microphones, and at playing audio back through its speakers. In this review, we will break down how it fared in a variety of tests and several common use cases.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2022
Lenovo Legion Y90 Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
If you always wanted a gaming smartphone and that too at an affordable rate, then the Lenovo Legion Y90 smartphone will fulfill all your needs. A lot of people feel gaming smartphone designs can be embarrassing but the Lenovo Legion Y90 features a very elegant design with subtle RGBs in the back and so you won’t be embarrassed when you pull out the phone from your pocket in the public. Even if you don’t care much about the design, the performance is incredible and will never go down, thanks to the dual-fan vapor cooling system. Even the cameras are just perfect. All in all, it’s the ultimate gaming smartphone and it comes in a package you can’t refuse.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2022
Lenovo Legion Y90 Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
Lenovo Legion Y90 is the latest gaming smartphone by the Lenovo brand in the flagship category and is rumored to be announced soon in the first quarter of 2022. Lenovo Legion Y90 smartphone will be a high-grade gaming flagship phone that is expected to come with dual cooling fans. This phone will carry an AMOLED display, 144Hz refresh rate, and high brightness nits. This phone runs on the latest Android 12 OS layering with the ZUI 13 user interface. As for the internal part, you can expect the Legion Y90 to arrive in multiple variants with 12GB/16GB/18GB RAM and 256GB/640GB internal storage. It is one of the largest internal storage smartphones in the market. This smartphone will be powered by a 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset that will bring hardcore performance to this device. A dual rear camera of 64MP main and 16MP ultrawide will help you capture moments on Legion Y90. You will get realistic and bright colors in the daytime and on-night clicks. A pop-up 44MP selfie camera with 4K recording support is the other noticeable feature of this smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/11/2022

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 730: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 30% faster than the Adreno 660 in the Snapdragon 888 SoC. For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in late 2021.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 8 Gen 1: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2021 and manufactured in 4 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X2 architecture clocked at up to 3 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A710 but clock up to 2.5 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A510 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon DSP (for AI acceleration) and a Spectra ISP. The integrated memory controller supports fast LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X65 modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.92":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.252 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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