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Lenovo Legion 5 (15.6-Inch, 2020)

Lenovo Legion 5 (15.6-Inch, 2020)
alaScore 97

120 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of Lenovo Legion 5 (15.6-Inch, 2020). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the keyboard and screen are generally positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas the portability and size get negative views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo Legion 5 (15.6-Inch, 2020) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Michelle Ehrhardt (tomshardware.co.uk)

Lenovo Legion 5i Review: Screen Saver

 

Nvidia Advanced Optimus makes its debut

Bright, colorful G-Sync screen ; Comfortable keyboard ; Strong Productivity Performance ; Fast file transfer speeds

Optimus needs tinkering for best game performance ; Pricey for the specs

The Lenovo Legion 5i hits two key points for a laptop, with a vivid display and comfortable keyboard, but you may want to tinker with the Advanced Optimus settings.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Matthew Buzzi (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Legion 5i Review

 

RTX 2060 GPU provides more than 60fps in demanding games ; 144Hz display for competitive multiplayer titles ; Well-made, compact build and good battery life ; Comfy revamped keyboard with full numpad ; 1TB of SSD storage and plenty of ports, including...

Some may find design plain ; Not especially lightweight for its screen size

The Lenovo Legion 5i is a smart refinement of last year's Legion gaming laptops, delivering practical design updates, a new CPU, and solid 1080p gaming performance at a fair price.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Cameron Faulkner (theverge.com)

Lenovo’s Legion 5i is a gaming laptop of few compromises and few perks

 

RTX graphics make this a reliable midrange machine

The concave keys are still a joy to type on ; Good performance ; Can run most games at 60 frames per second with minimal compromises

An SD card reader and Thunderbolt would have been nice ; Poor webcam quality ; It’s eerily similar to the more affordable IdeaPad Gaming 3

This package is what I wanted the IdeaPad Gaming 3 to be: a powerful gaming laptop that doesn’t make heavy compromises in visual fidelity to get a fast frame rate. The Legion 5i is far from perfect, though. Its 720p webcam looks horrendous, and there...

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Kimberly Gedeon (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo Legion 5i (15-inch) review

 

The Lenovo Legion 5i is a budget gaming rig that's perfect for minimalists

Budget-friendly for a gaming laptop ; Clutter-free, well-placed ports ; Good speakers ; Decent VR benchmark scores

Dim display ; Middling performance

The Lenovo Legion 5i is a budget gaming laptop with decent gaming benchmark scores, but it has a dim display.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Jason Bouwmeester (techaeris.com)

Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H review: Decent gaming performance if you get the upgrades

 

Our Lenovo Legion 5 review takes a look at one of their latest gaming laptops that can be customized to suit your needs and price range.

Solid build quality ; Pretty decent performance ; Customizable configurations ; Handles most games o.k. ; 120Hz refresh rate display (up to 240Hz available) ; Plenty of ports on board ; RGB lighting

Struggles with higher settings on some games ; Keyboard slightly spongy/soft for typing ; Crowded number pad ; Not very bright at 250nits (up to 500nits is available) ; Mediocre battery life

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Anuj Bhatia (indianexpress.com)

Lenovo Legion 5 review: This entry-level gaming laptop is impressive

 

Lenovo Legion 5 review: The good news is that the Legion 5 performs well for someone who is not a hardcore gamer but still wants a gaming-centric laptop.

Dec, 2020

Expert review by (laptopmedia.com)

Lenovo Legion 5 (15) review – playing it safe but still delivering

 

Lenovo's Legion series is one of the best sellers on the market. And this is no coincidence. They are constantly delivering quality at a relatively low price, making it one of the best gaming…

It has two RAM SODIMM slots and two M.2 drives, besides the 2.5″ SATA drive bay;Great input devices with an optional RGB backlight;Lacks PWM for brightness adjustment (AUO B156HAN13.1);Comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio (AUO...

Lacks an SD card reader;Slow response times, despite the 120Hz refresh rate (AUO B156HAN13.1);Covers only 51% of sRGB (AUO B156HAN13.1)

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Legion 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 7, RTX 2060, 256 GB SSD

 

Easy overclocking turn off rtx and it's fast

Not to say didn't like but installed 1tb ssd and 8gb ram is a must and easy to do

Dec, 2020

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Legion 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 7, RTX 2060, 256 GB SSD

 

• Display Quality. 144Hz, 100% sRGB, 350+ nits brightness. • Size, weight and design for product category and pricing. • Performance for Mobile Hardware. Ryzen 7 4800H, RTX 2060 excellent combination even for most modern games. • Phenomenal performance...

• ONLY 8GB Ram in single-channel. This can be upgraded as the laptop offers two RAM slots. (I'm now running 16GB in dual-channel which I'd highly recommend). • ONLY 256GB of m.2 storage working out at roughly 190GB free storage after Windows/Updates....

Dec, 2020

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Legion 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 7, RTX 2060, 256 GB SSD

 

Longer battery life. When gaming i get 2 hours

Dec, 2020

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