Lenovo announces Legion Y90 gaming phone with UFS+SSD dual storage

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Lenovo is expanding its gaming phone lineup with its latest release, the Legion Y90.

The Lenovo Legion Y90 is powered by a 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with a 6.92-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 720Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+ support, and up to 1300 nits of brightness.

Lenovo Legion Y90 Specs

But the big news here is the brand’s use of dual storage technology for its top variant. The 512GB model combines UFS 3.1 with 128GB SSD to form a RAID 0 system to improve read and write speeds. It also forms a total of 640GB storage capacity.

The top variant has 18GB RAM. Other variants include 12GB and 16GB RAM, both paired with 256GB storage.

Lenovo Legion Y90 Specs

As a gaming phone, the Legion Y90 has a large vapor chamber cooling plate to help dissipate heat and a cooling fan to regulate air intake and further improve cooling. It also comes with shoulder trigger buttons for L1/L2 and R1/R2, and pressure-sensitive zones on the display that function as L3 and R3 buttons.

The phone is powered by a huge 5600mAh battery with 68W fast charging that can top up the phone from 0 to 100% in just 35 minutes. It also has stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos and ZUI 13 on top of Android 12.

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As for the cameras, the Legion Y90 has a 64MP main and a 13MP ultra-wide at the back, and a 16MP selfie shooter in front.

Lenovo Legion Y90 Specs

The Lenovo Legion Y90 is priced at CNY 4,299 (around ~Php 35,000) for the 12GB + 256GB model, CNY 4,599 (~Php 37,500) for the 16GB + 256GB model, and CNY 5,299 (~Php 43,200) for the 18GB + 640GB (512GB UFS + 128GB SSD) model.

Lenovo Legion Y90 specs

Display6.92-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, 2460 x 1080, 144Hz Refresh Rate, 720Hz Touch Sampling Rate, HDR10+
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 4nm
Adreno 730
Storage256GB/ 640GB Storage, UFS 3.1, (With 128GB SSD for 512GB model)
Rear Cameras64MP Main, f/1.9
13MP Ultra-wide
Dual LED Flash
Front Camera16MP Selfie Camera
Network5G, 4G LTE, Dual SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi AX Dual Band, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC
OthersIn-display Fingerprint Sensor, USB-C, RGB Lighting, Stereo Speakers, Shoulder Triggers, Pressure Sensitive Zones on Display, Dolby Atmos, Vapor Chamber Cooling, Cooling Fan
OSZUI 13, Android 12
Battery5600mAh Battery, 68W Fast Charging

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