Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

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BEST RATING
Gaming & AI:
4.8
GENERAL USE: Very Good8.4/10
GAMING/AI: Excellent9.2/10
ENG/DESIGN: Excellent9.1/10
SOFTWARE DEV: Very Good8.3/10
CONTENT CREATION: Very Good8.6/10
PORTABILITY: Fair6.4/10
BATTERY: Fair6.5/10
OVERALL SCREEN QUALITY: Very Good8.4/10
OVERALL PERFORMANCE: Best in Class9.5/10
SIZE: 16"

The Lenovo Legion 7i Pro is a premium laptop with a strong focus on gaming and high-performance tasks. It comes with a powerful Intel i9 processor and a top-tier Nvidia RTX 4080 graphics card, making it suitable for intensive 3D rendering, machine learning, and gaming. It has a large amount of storage and memory, enhancing its multitasking capabilities. The battery capacity is ample, but battery life is average, which is common in high-performance gaming laptops. The screen is sizeable and has a high refresh rate, ideal for fast-paced games, and the laptop is also equipped with a variety of ports, including USB-C and Thunderbolt, for easy connectivity. While the keyboard and speakers are of high quality, the laptop is relatively heavy, impacting its portability. If you require a machine for engineering, gaming, or other demanding tasks and can manage a less portable device with average battery life, the Legion 7i Pro would be an excellent choice. Give Feedback

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Pros
  • High RAM and storage capacity
  • Powerful Intel i9 CPU and Nvidia GPU
  • High refresh rate and brightness display
  • Good color accuracy and coverage
  • Qualifies as a premium business laptop
Cons
  • Short battery life
  • Moderate portability due to weight
  • Lacks touchscreen capability
  • Less suited for on-the-go use

Ratings by Category

Gaming & AI:
4.8
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i's excellence in gaming and 3D tasks largely comes from its Nvidia RTX 4080 GPU, which delivers high-end graphics performance, and a screen with a high refresh rate of 240Hz, providing smooth motion for fast-paced content.
Engineering & Design:
4.8
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i is excellent for engineering and design due to its powerful CPU and GPU, which provide high performance for computation-heavy tasks and graphics-intensive applications. Additionally, the laptop features a high-quality screen with a high resolution and color accuracy, essential for design work where visual detail and color fidelity are critical.
Keyboard Quality:
4.7
The Keyboard Quality score is based on the PerfectRec experts’ assessment of tactile feedback, typing comfort, keyboard reliability and typing noise.
Content Creation:
4.6
PerfectRec’s Content Creation Score takes into account the many different features of the laptop that make it more or less suitable for photo editing, and video editing work. In addition to a strong emphasis on overall performance, this score also places very high importance on screen quality. Heat management, storage, keyboard and speaker quality are also incorporated, with fan noise rounding out this score.
General Use Screen Quality:
4.6
The general use screen score is based on the screen technology, contrast ratio, resolution, brightness, color gamut and color accuracy. This score does not take into account specialized display features for specific use cases, such as high refresh rate for gaming.
Build Quality:
4.6
PerfectRec’s Build Quality Score incorporates case materials, display and keyboard flex, hinge quality, chassis rigidity, and overall reliability. Our assessment of build quality includes many details that are difficult to quantify. Our laptop experts use their best judgment to produce the final score.
General Use:
4.5
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i is equipped with a high-performing CPU and ample RAM, which makes it excellent for demanding applications and multitasking, and its screen quality with good color coverage and brightness ensures a sharp and vibrant display. While it is respectable in portability, its battery life is average, which could limit on-the-go usage without regular access to a power source.
Software Development:
4.5
PerfectRec’s Software Development Score takes into account the many different features of the laptop that make it more or less suitable for software development. In addition to a strong emphasis on overall performance, this score also places very high importance on screen quality. Heat management, storage, keyboard and speaker quality are also incorporated, with fan noise rounding out this score.
Battery Life:
3.5
PerfectRec’s Battery Life rating is based on hours of battery life in typical usage scenarios.
Portability:
3.5
PerfectRec’s portability rating takes into account the volume and thickness of the laptop as well as its weight.
Operating Noise:
3.5
PerfectRec’s Operating Noise Score is based on fan noise measurements. Laptops with a fanless design, such as Macbooks, receive the maximum score.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$2,049
Release Date
March 1, 2023
Overall Dimensions
14.3'' x 10.3'' x 0.94''
Weight
6.17 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Intel i9-13900HX
Graphics
RTX 4080 (175 W)
Mux Switch / Advanced Optimus
Yes
RAM
32 GB
DDR Memory Version
5

BATTERY

Battery Life
5 Hours
Battery Capacity
99.9 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
16"
Display Technology
IPS
Resolution
2560 x 1600
Refresh Rate
240Hz
Display Brightness
469 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
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8.5/10
Portability Score
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6.5/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
Yes
Fan Noise Score
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6.5/10
Keyboard Lighting Color
RGB
Warranty Period
1 year

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
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9/10
Speaker Quality Score
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9.8/10
Webcam
1080p
Fingerprint Reader
No
Backlit Keyboard
Yes
Number Pad
Yes

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
4
USB-C ports
2
USB-C Charging
Yes
Display Outputs
3
Thunderbolt Version
4

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Florian Glaser | February 2023
"Passionate gamers who want to play demanding modern titles with maximum details and don't mind spending the moolah will find the Lenovo Legion 7 Pro to be the right choice. The bright, sharp, and color-accurate 16:10 QHD 240 Hz display makes for an immersive viewing experience. The hardware is housed in a stylish chassis that feels premium and scores well in terms of workmanship and stability. Other aspects such as sound quality, input devices, and connectivity also seem to be near-perfect."

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