Lenovo Legion 5 | Ryzen 5 4600H GTX 1650 | Full Review

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We have a Lenovo legion Ryzen 5 variant. Ryzen 4000 series laptops are usually not available in the market, Although, Acer Nitro 5 with Ryzen 5 5000 series and GTX 1650 has been launched, We going to review that soon.

For a long time, people were asking me to review this As it is listed on Amazon under Rs 68000. We will do its full review today, Let’s find out whether it is worth it or not in this price range. We have reviewed the Intel variant also, But We weren’t able to completely test it as it came only sometimes.

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But on this laptop, we will test everything. This is the front look of the box, LEGION is written and Lenovo’s branding is at the corner. We are very excited so let’s quickly unbox the laptop. If you are new, subscribe to our newsletter. You will get this kind of packing, As soon as we lifted this The laptop came up. Let’s keep it aside. You get a lot of documentation, One power cord, And one 170W power adapter.

The laptop will arrive in this packing, We have received it the second time and We’ve become a fan of its looks. It has such a plain and minimalistic look. This is its look from the top, LENOVO is written on the left. And Legion is a rainbow design on the right, which changes color when tilted.

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Top lid flex is negligible as its build quality is amazing. After the Asus TUF A15, This laptop has a great build quality. Let’s open the lid. Keyboard flex is also minimal, This is a sturdy laptop, Before proceeding further, let’s talk about the specifications. It has Ryzen 5 4600H processor, GTX 1650 graphics card, 8 GB 3200 MHZ RAM, 1TB HDD, and 256GB SSD.

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It is mentioned on the website that you can upgrade RAM to 16GB, But according to me, all the Ryzen 4000 series laptops support 32GB RAM. People were also confused about HP pavilion gaming but one of our viewers upgraded it to 32GB without any issue. Other models are also available on this laptop all the links are available in the description. In terms of wireless connectivity, It comes with WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5 combo. And the speakers are also brilliant.

It has 2 Harman Kardon speakers of 2W each on the left and right sides. As you can see “audio by Harman” is written. and is backed by Dolby atmos. i.e The software support is provided by Dolby. But the sound is amazing and very loud. . Lenovo has mentioned that it has rapid charge pro-technology, That charges the laptop up to 50% within 30 minutes. So that is good if you have a very fast schedule.

Talking about the battery, It has a 60Whr battery. We used it with keyboard lights off and 50% brightness. In normal usage like youtube and file exploring, We got 3.5-4 hours backup and the laptop was in power-saving mode. These are the vents below the laptop, We will test the thermals later. So read the article till the end. Rest, there is windows branding here. In terms of ports, On the left side, It has an air exhaust vent, One USB Type-A 3.2 port, and one headphone and mic jack combo.

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On the right side, you get an air exhaust vent, One USB Type-A 3.2 port, and a notification LED. And on the backside, One air exhaust vent, One RJ45 LAN port, a Type C 3.2 port, 2 USB Type-A 3.2 ports, HDMI 2.0 port Power input port, a Kensington lock, and another exhaust vent. In terms of ports and thermals, this laptop is awesome. It has 4 USB 3.2 ports, Which means you don’t need to purchase a USB hub for the laptop. Talking about the display, It has a 1080P FHD IPS antiglare display, that comes with 45% NTSC, 120Hz refresh rate, And 250 nits brightness.

And the laptop’s display is connected to the Nvidia GPU, So you will get good FPS. you might have observed that we get less FPS on the laptop’s display but more FPS on the external display. That’s because usually the Laptop’s display is connected to the IGPU, and the HDMI port is connected to the EGPU. But in this laptop, it is connected to the Nvidia GPU i.e. EGPU let us show you how you can check it.

Go to display settings, scroll down and go to advanced display settings You can see that the internal display is connected to Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650. Its HDMI and Type C ports both are connected to Nvidia GPU, You can get the display output from the HDMI port as well as the Type C port. So you can also connect triple screen setup, But It will lag a lot, A very powerful CPU is needed for triple screen setup It comes with a 720P basic webcam, Which has a basic quality don’t expect more than that.

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Let me give you a mic sample, If you are attending any zoom meeting or anything without headphones, then this is the mic quality. Now this footage is being recorded by the webcam and the 2 mics present around the camera. You also get a camera shutter, When you close the shutter, the camera won’t work. This feature is provided for privacy, if a PC gets hacked, You can simply close the shutter.

It has a single color backlight keyboard, That has a white color LED.

Lenovo legion has 1.5 mm key travel, Keys are quite large so you won’t face any issues while typing. among all the laptops that I’ve reviewed and used till now, This one’s keyboard is best.

Laptop weighs around 2.3 kgs, And 3 kgs if we include charging brick and cord, Which is normal for a gaming laptop. In Omen, Aspire, and Legion you can extend the display to 180 degrees, It has no use but still looks cool.

In this laptop, you get Lenovo vantage software, You can optimize the laptop with different modes through this software. It has different thermal modes, Quite a mode, Balanced mode, and performance mode. You can also overclock the GPU through this software. But in the gaming test, We will not overclock the GPU but the laptop will be set on performance mode. Rapid charge, WiFi security, Dolby you can customize everything through this software.

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But you can’t customize the fan speed, Fans are set to auto. Coming over the hardware slots.It has 2 RAM slots, 1 HDD slot, 1 SSD slot.HDD and SSD slots are pre-occupied HDD slot has a 1TB HDD and SSD slot has a 256GB SSD You can install another SSD but for that, you have to remove the HDD. In terms of hardware slots, the laptop is good, you can’t expect more than that.

After that, We tested Cinebench R23 on this laptop. The multicore score came out to be 7343 points and the single-core score came out to be 1152 points. You can easily edit 1080P videos and basic 4K videos in this. now let’s come to the gaming test, We tested 7 games on this laptop with MSI afterburner stats. Now let’s come to the conclusion, In this laptop, We didn’t find any issues.

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Overall this is a brilliant laptop, It with 6 core CPU and all the ports, Hardware slots are amazing. In terms of thermals also, the laptop is fantastic. If your budget is between Rs 65000-70000, Then this laptop is one of the best. You also get an HP pavilion in the same price range, If you want to purchase an HP pavilion you can go for it. But it has some drawbacks, One is fewer ports, And the build quality is not as good as Legion. It depends on your choice.

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