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Lenovo Legion Y70 Price, specifications, and release date

Lenovo Legion Y70 Price: The price of the Lenovo Legion Y70 starts at $569 for the model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This device features a very big battery and is the first Lenovo smartphone to feature the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset in 2022. It also features an impressive camera setup and some other cool features.

To know these features and specifications of the Lenovo Legion Y70, we’ll have to look beyond the price of the phone. So, in this post, I’ll also be sharing the specifications, release date, where, and how you can buy the Legion Lenovo Y70 (details to buy the device will be provided in a table at the end of this post).

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Lenovo Legion Y70

The Lenovo Legion Y70 is an affordable premium smartphone from Lenovo. This device was first launched in China and it features a brand new chipset, big battery, fast and smooth display, and comes with fast charging solution. Lenovo Legion Y70 brings lots of really cool features.

To know more about the Lenovo Legion Y70, let me share with you the summary of its specifications starting with the chipset, CPU, and GPU.

Chipset, CPU, and GPU

The Lenovo Legion Y70 features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. This is a 5G chipset that is built on TSMC’s 4nm process technology. This chipset features one Cortex-X2 prime core with a speed clocked at 3.19GHz. It also features three Cortex-A710 big cores with a speed clocked at 2.75GHz and four Cortex-A510 small cores with a speed clocked at 1.80GHz. This octa-core CPU is paired with the Adreno 730 GPU.

Lenovo Legion Y70 chipset
Lenovo Legion Y70 chipset details

The average peak download and upload speed of the chipset is 10Gbps and 5Gbps respectively. This chipset has support for SA/NSA/Sub6 5G bands and it’s also an efficient chipset. The chipset is fast and can manage heat very well. This chipset can encode and decode videos in 8K resolution and it also features a new ISP and more Neural Engine.

Other interesting features of this chipset are that it has support for LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 storage, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, NFC, GPS, and can record videos in 8K resolution.

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Lenovo Legion Y70 features a triple rear camera and a single front camera. On the rear, it has a 50MP primary camera with PDAF and OIS features. This primary camera is supported by a 13MP ultra-wide lens that has Auto Focus, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies.

Lenovo Legion Y70 camera
Lenovo Legion Y70 rear camera

The 50MP primary camera can record steady videos in 8K resolution while the 16MP front camera can record steady videos in 1080p resolution. Other available camera features for photography and videography are LED flash, panorama, HDR, portrait, night mode, Auto Focus, OIS, PDAF, gyro-EIS, slow motion, etc.

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Display, Design, and Durability

The display of the Lenovo Legion Y70 is a 6.67-inches 1080p OLED panel with support for a 144Hz refresh rate. You can choose to set the refresh rate to 60Hz, 90Hz, or 144Hz depending on current use. It also has support for HDR10+ and it has a peak brightness of 1000 nits. The front screen and back panel rate flat which makes the phone looks boxy.

Lenovo Legion Y70 display
Lenovo Legion Y70 display details

Lenovo Legion Y70 is made of a Glass front, Glass front, and an aluminum frame. Its rear camera module is placed in the top left corner on the back panel while on the front it has a punch hole on top of the screen that houses the selfie camera.

The Lenovo Legion Y70 has its volume rocker and power button on the right side of the frame of the phone. It has a microphone, speaker grill (stereo speakers), and USB Type-C charging port on the bottom frame of the phone. It has no 3.5mm headphone jack port and no space for a microSD card slot.

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RAM, Storage, and Battery

Lenovo Legion Y70 has three RAM and storage options. Its RAM and storage options are 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 2566GB, and 12GB + 512GB. It has no space for storage expansion via a microSD card slot.

Powering the Lenovo Legion Y70 is a 5,100mAh non-removable battery with support for a 68W fast charge. You can charge the battery of this phone from 0 to 100% in about 45 minutes. There is no wireless charging and no reverse wireless charging also.

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Software and Sensors

Lenovo Legion Y70 gaming
Lenovo Legion Y70 gaming

The Lenovo Legion Y70 boots ZUI 14 based on Android 12 out of the box. This smartphone will get at least three years of major software updates and four years of monthly security patches. You can download and install apps from the Google Play Store on this phone and even download major updates over OTA.

Lenovo Legion Y70 is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It also has support for Face Unlock and other sensors like the accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, GPS, Wi-Fi Direct, etc.

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Lenovo Legion Y70 Key Specifications

DISPLAY6.67-inches, OLED, 144Hz
SoftwareAndroid 12, ZUI 14
ChipsetSnapdragon 8+ Gen 1
GPUAdreno 730
Battery5,100mAh (68W)
Back Camera50MP + 13MP + 2MP
Front Camera16MP
Network2G, 3G, 4G & 5G
ColorsGrey, Red & White

Lenovo Legion Y70 Price

Lenovo Legion Y70 Price starts at $569 for the model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also comes in 12GB RAM + 256GB and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage. The last two models are sold for $699 and $839 respectively. You can use the information in the table below to buy the device.

Buy Lenovo Legion Y70
Lenovo Legion Y70Price
Buy on Giztop$569

Lenovo Legion Y70 Release Date

The Lenovo Legion Y70 was released on August 18th, 2022 in China. Pre-orders started immediately and the phone will start shipping out and be in stores from August 23rd, 2022. Details of how to purchase the device will be made available in the table above.

What do you think about the Lenovo Legion Y70 price? Which of the models of the Legion Y70 would you prefer to buy? Let us know via the comment section below.






2 responses to “Lenovo Legion Y70 Price, specifications, and release date”

  1. Rye Quinn Avatar
    Rye Quinn

    are you sure it’s 3 yrs major software updates with 4 yrs security updates regarding this unit

    1. Firstayo Avatar

      Hello Rye,

      Lenovo has promised three years of major software updates followed by an extra year of security patch for this unit. But we can’t guarantee if the company will stick to the update plan.

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