Lenovo Legion Go Handheld Teardown Reveals Smaller Cooling Solution, Ryzen Z1 Extreme APU

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Lenovo's Legion Go portable console has actually lastly gotten a teardown, exposing the internals of the 2nd AMD Ryzen Z1-powered gadget.

Lenovo's Legion Go Handheld Console Comes With A Compact Single-Fan Cooling Solution For AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme APU, Reveals Teardown

The teardown video has actually been shared on the Chinese social networks platform Bilibili, by the popular hardware leaker Golden Pig Upgrade. Beginning with the internals, the total setup is rather comparable to what we have actually seen with other mainstream handhelds in the market, nevertheless, the obvious distinction is the more compact cooling option, and when compared to its closest rival like ASUS's ROG Ally, the distinction is rather obvious.

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The very first distinction is that the Lenovo Legion Go portable includes simply one fan to dissipate heat out of the chassis whereas the ASUS ROG Ally includes 2 fans. The heatsink option uses an aluminum fin style with a single copper heatpipe whereas the ASUS ROG Ally features 2 copper heat pipelines and a copper baseplate. ASUS had some problems with the heat output of its ROG Ally throughout launch which it needed to repair through firmware updates Early tests have actually exposed that the Lenovo Legion Go mainly uses the very same temperature levels as the ROG Ally at the very same TDP in video gaming. 2 of 9 Upon additional digging, the user then removed the ABS plastic installing bracket to reveal the enormous 49.2 Wh battery, which has actually taken up a significant piece of area of the gadget's overall size. After exposing the battery compartment, the specialist then entered into the more amazing part, which is the Lenovo Legion Go's primary PCB, which makes up the majority of the"goodies". This specific system of Legion Go includes AMD's Z1 Extreme APU in addition to 16 GB LPDDR5X-7200 memory, boasting high speeds. For storage functions, you get up to 1TB PCIe Gen4 SSD and a micro-SD slot supporting as much as 2TB of additional

storage, which shows up in the M. 2 slots displayed in the teardown. The construct structure of Lenovo's Legion Go portable is on par with other gadgets seen in the international market. The gadget definitely is bigger and has a much better screen that makes sense considering that there's a huge battery onboard too however it stays to be seen how the gadget will hold

up in the hands of its very first consumers when it introduces. Lenovo's Legion Go is anticipated to strike retail by November 1, 2023, with United States merchants such as Microcenter currently having the gadget up for pre-orders beginning at $799.99 United States for the 512 GB, $749.99 United States for the 1 TB and $799.99 United States for the 2 TB variation.

Handheld Gaming Console Lineup:

Name Lenovo Legion Go ASUS ROG ALLY Ayaneo Air One AYANEO TWO AOKZOE A1 Pro AOKZOE A2 GPD Win Max 2 GPD Win 4 (2023 ) CPU Name AMD Ryzen Z1 Series AMD Ryzen Z1 Series AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
AMD Ryzen 5 7640U CPU/ GPU Architecture 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 4nm Zen 4/ RDNA 3 CPU Cores/ Threads 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz 8/ 16 @ 5.1 GHz
6/ 12 @ 4.9 GHz GPU Cores 12 CU @ 2.8 GHz 12 CU @ 2.8 GHz 12 CU @ 2.7 GHz 12 CU @ 2.8 GHz 12 CU @ 2.7 GHz 12 CU @ 2.7 GHz 12 CU @ 2.7 GHz 12 CU @ 2.7 GHz
8 CU @ 2.6 GHz Memory 16 GB LPDDR5-7500 16 GB LPDDR5-6400 32-64 GB LPDDR5x 16 GB LPDDR5x-7500 32-64 GB LPDDR5x 32-64 GB LPDDR5x 16 GB LPDDR5x-7500 16-64 GB LPDDR5x-7500 Storage 512 - 2 TB (M. 2) 512 GB (M. 2) +
Micro-SD UHS-H 512 - 2 TB (M. 2) 512 GB - 2 TB (M. 2) 512 - 2 TB (M. 2) TBD 512 GB - 2 TB (M. 2) 512 GB - 4 TB Show Resolution 2560x1600 @ 144Hz 1920x1080 @ 120Hz 1920x1080 @ 60Hz 1920x1200 1920x1200 @ 60Hz 1920x1200 1920x1200 1920x1200 @ 60Hz Screen Type 8.8-Inch Full IPS 7-Inch 5.5-Inch Amoled 7-Inch Full IPS 8-Inch Full IPS 7-Inch Laminated IPS 10.1-Inch Full IPS 6-Inch Full IPS WiFi Option WIFI 6E + BT 5.2 WIFI 6E + BT 5.2 WIFI 6E + BT 5.2 WIFI 6.0 + BT 5.0 WIFI 6E + BT 5.2 WIFI 6E + BT 5.2 WIFI 6.0 + BT 5.0 WIFI 6.0 + BT 5.0 Battery Size 49.2 Wh 40Wh 38Wh 50.25 Wh 65Wh 48Wh 67Wh 45.62 Wh Weight 845g 608g 405g TBD 729g 600g 1005g 598g Kind Factor 299x131x41mm 28.0 x 11.3 x 3.9 mm 224x89.5 x21.6 mm TBD 28.5 x 12.5 x 2.1 mm TBD 227 × 160 × 23 mm 220 × 92 × 28 mm Running System Windows 11 Windows 11 Windows 11 Windows 11 Windows 11 Windows 11 Windows 11 Windows 11 Release Date November 2023 May 2023 2023 May 2023 May 2023 May 2023 May 2023 August, 2023 Cost $649 (16 GB + 512 GB)
$749 (16 GB + 1 TB)
$799 (16 GB + 2 TB) $699 (Z1 Extreme)
$599 (Z1 Standard) $799 (16 GB + 512 GB) TBD $799 United States (32 GB +512 GB) TBD 730 EUR (7640U +16 +1)
959 EUR (7840U +32 +2) TBD

News Sources: Golden Pig Upgrade, Dave2D

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