Lenovo Legion 'Halo' gaming smartphone could have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus chipset


In recent years, Lenovo has launched a gaming phone each year. This year, that phone should be the Legion Y90 that's expected to launch on 23 March 2022. However, sources suggest that Lenovo may have a second gaming phone in store for us in 2022.

According to Evan Blass, Lenovo is also working on a smartphone codenamed 'Halo'. Based on the renders provided, this is a Lenovo Legion-branded device that has a more standard smartphone design. The phone will allegedly come with the Qualcomm SM8475 chipset, which is believed to be a variant of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. In our opinion, this could be an overclocked version like the Snapdragon 888+ is to the Snapdragon 888.

In addition, this device would also come with the following memory configurations: 8/12/16GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage. It also has a 5000mAh battery with 68W fast charging, 50MP+13MP+2MP rear triple-camera, and a 16MP punch-hole front camera. As for the display, Lenovo would be using a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED panel with a 144Hz refresh rate.

Currently, it's unknown what this phone's actual name is or when it could be launched. But we'll keep an eye out for more updates on it, so stay tuned to TechNave.com!