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 Class9.6/10
SIZE: 16"

The Lenovo Legion 7i Pro is a high-end laptop with a substantial price due to its Intel i9 processor and Nvidia RTX 4090 graphics card. It has 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, ensuring high performance for even the most demanding tasks, such as 3D rendering, machine learning, and engineering software. Its 16-inch IPS display with a high refresh rate makes it suitable for intensive gaming and smooth visuals, while the high resolution and color accuracy offer a vivid picture quality. However, with a weight of over 6 pounds and a battery life that only supports typical usage for up to 5 hours, it is not the most portable option. Furthermore, its gaming appearance might not appeal to those seeking a more business-oriented design. It features a backlit keyboard with a number pad, multiple USB-C and Thunderbolt ports, and supports USB-C charging, making connectivity and charging convenient. It was released in March 2023 and runs on Windows 11 Home. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • High-performance Intel i9 processor
  • Top-tier Nvidia RTX 4090 GPU
  • Excellent keyboard quality
  • High screen refresh rate
  • Substantial RAM and storage
Cons
  • Heavier than average, affecting portability
  • Short battery life for typical usage
  • Thicker than many laptops
  • Higher end of price spectrum

Ratings by Category

Gaming & AI:
4.8
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i excels in gaming and 3D tasks due to its powerful Nvidia RTX 4090 graphics card, ensuring high frame rates and smooth visuals for complex scenes. Additionally, it features a 240 Hz screen refresh rate, providing seamless motion and an improved gaming experience.
Engineering & Design:
4.8
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i excels in engineering and design use due to its powerful Intel i9 CPU and ample RAM which ensure smooth handling of complex software, while the Nvidia RTX GPU provides excellent graphics performance for rendering and visual simulations. The high-quality IPS screen with wide color coverage and high resolution delivers sharp and accurate visuals which are crucial for detailed design work.
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 excels in general use due to its powerful Intel i9 processor and substantial RAM which ensure smooth performance for a wide range of tasks, and its high-quality IPS screen which offers crisp resolution and high color accuracy, making it suitable for both work and entertainment.
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
$2,641
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 4090 (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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