6 best Lenovo gaming devices to give for the holidays

Reward yourself with a gaming laptop or a gaming phone



The holiday season is the season of giving. This year may be different and difficult, but there are still a lot of reasons to be thankful for 2020. Perhaps, one of the better ways to cap off the year is by giving yourself or a special someone a gaming device. After all, we’re all staying inside due to COVID-19.

Thankfully, Lenovo devices are there to serve your gaming needs. Its Legion gaming brand caters to gamers of different backgrounds, including those who love to play on their mobile devices. There’s also its IdeaPad brand suited specifically to gamers on a budget.

See also: The best video games of 2020 that made quarantine bearable

Here are some of the best Lenovo gaming devices that you can give to yourself or to others for the holidays.

1. Legion Slim 7i

The recently-launched Legion Slim 7i comes packing with high-end specs on a slim body, making it the perfect fit for gamers who wanted the best on a thin and light package. It packs a 15.6-inch FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate for a smooth gaming experience.

In terms of raw performance, expect the latest 10th gen Intel Core i7-10750H processor inside. On the GPU front, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 provides ample performance for gaming and video editing. There’s 16GB of DDR4 memory onboard. Storage is enough to last a few years of use with its 1TB SSD and extra SSD slot inside.

You can avail of the Legion Slim 7i on all Lenovo authorized retailers nationwide and official online stores at a price of PhP 99,995.

2. Legion Y740Si

For the best gaming laptop, the Legion Y740Si is there to meet your ultimate gaming needs. The display is one of the best that you can expect from a gaming laptop with its UHD resolution and high dynamic range. Thanks to Dolby Audio, watching the latest gaming streams or Netflix episodes are a much enjoyable experience.

A 10th-gen Intel Core i7-10750H processor powers the laptop, giving a desktop-class performance for hours of uninterrupted gaming. What’s unique with the Legion Y740Si is the inclusion of a BoostStation eGPU with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 graphics card for gaming on the go.

Lenovo Legion’s BoostStation eGPU

It comes with 16GB of DDR4 memory and 1TB of SSD for a reliable performance every day. All these great specs come on a slim body, making it the perfect companion for gamers on the go.

Legion Y740Si can be had for PhP 144,995 on Legion, Complink, Villman, Accent Hub, and Thinking Tools stores nationwide.

3. Legion 5Pi

Gamers who need a reliable, everyday laptop to get the job done should look no further than the Legion 5Pi. While not as slim as the Legion Slim 7i, the laptop still comes in a sleek Iron Grey chassis and a minimalist design. Complementing its design is its 15.6-inch FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The display has 100% sRGB and comes with Dolby Vision enabled.

Powering the device is a 10th-gen Intel Core i7-10750H processor coupled with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti graphics card. The processor and graphics card can work in tandem for improved framerates thanks to Dual Burn technology.

It is coupled with 8GB of DDR4 memory and 512GB of SSD, both of which are expandable. The Legion 5Pi starts at PhP 71,995 and can be had on all Legion concept stores nationwide.

4. Legion 5 and 5i

Legion 5 and 5i are both dependable gaming laptops that deliver the best performance without breaking the bank. Both laptops come with an advanced thermal management system in the form of Coldfront 2.0. For extended performance, Lenovo built this laptop with battery-saving technologies such as Advanced Optimus and Hybrid Mode. Meanwhile, the TrueStrike keyboard offers better response times and a comfortable typing experience all throughout.

For the display, it comes with up to 15.6-inch FHD display offering 500 nits of brightness and up to 240Hz refresh rate. The display is also VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified — suitable for photo and video editing workflows.

The only difference between the two models is the choice of processor. The Legion 5 comes with up to AMD Ryzen 4800H mobile processor while the Legion 5i comes with up to a 10th-gen Intel Core i7-10750H processor. You can get both laptops with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2060 graphics card for the ultimate performance.

You can configure both laptops with up to 16GB of DDR4 memory and 1TB of SSD. Both the memory and storage are expandable, accommodating to your workflow and gaming setup.

Both laptops start at PhP 56,995. All Legion concept stores, Lenovo authorized resellers, and official online stores sell the laptops should you consider one.

Lazada listing for Legion 5i: Intel Core i5-10300H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650; 8GB / 512GB SSD

Lazada listing for Legion 5: AMD Ryzen 5 4600H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650; 8GB / 512GB SSD

5. IdeaPad Gaming 3 and 3i

On a budget? Then consider Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 and 3i. While not exactly under the Legion brand, these laptops still offer powerful performance for budding PC gamers.

These laptops have all the features one can found on high-end gaming laptops, including a sharp and crisp 15.6-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate. They even have a Power Charge technology to charge your battery to 50% in just 30 minutes.

The IdeaPad Gaming 3 comes with an AMD Ryzen 4600H processor while the IdeaPad Gaming 3i comes with a 10th-gen Intel Core i7-10750H. Both laptop models come with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti for smooth gameplays.

In terms of memory, both come with 8GB of DDR4 RAM that can be expanded. Meanwhile, the storage maxes out at 512GB of SSD but can also be expanded.

Starting at PhP 46,995, these laptops are truly worth the look for an affordable gaming experience. It is available now on all Legion concept sores, Lenovo authorized resellers, and official online stores.

Lazada listing for IdeaPad Gaming 3: AMD Ryzen 5 4600H + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti; 8GB / 1TB HDD

6. Legion Phone Duel

While mobile gaming carries some stigma from hardcore gamers, one can’t deny that mobile devices are fast becoming mature gaming platforms. Lenovo offers a one-of-a-kind gaming phone that can trade blows with established gaming phones in the market: the Legion Phone Duel.

See also: Are mobile gamers actually gamers?

Legion Phone Duel is a landscape-optimized mobile gaming phone with 5G inside for next-level connectivity. Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ with a powerful and dependable CPU and GPU performance. It even has a 240Hz touch sampling rate for a lag-free and smooth gameplay experience.

One unique feature of the phone is its dual ultrasonic shoulder keys which offer faster gameplay actions. Unlike most phones in the market, it has a dual USB-C port for faster 90W charging. Its 20MP selfie camera is also unique, popping up from the side and eliminating the need for an unsightly notch.

Total immersion is what you can expect from the Legion Phone Duel thanks to its 6.65-inch FHD AMOLED display with 144Hz refresh rate. With its 5000 mAh battery, you can expect a day’s worth of gameplay.  Meanwhile, the dual 64MP wide + 16MP ultra-wide cameras should be enough for daily usage.

The phone also has plenty of memory and storage to meet the needs of mobile gaming enthusiasts. The Blazing Blue variant comes with 12GB of memory and 256GB of storage, while the Vengeance Red comes with 16GB of memory and 512GB of storage.

The latter variant is available to purchase at PhP 49,995. Meanwhile, the former retail at PhP 39,995. You can purchase the Legion Phone Duel on all Lenovo resellers nationwide and online stores.

Lazada listing for Legion Phone Duel: Vengeance Red variant

Lazada listing for Legion Phone Duel: Blazing Blue variant

An Empire Christmas Sale for the holidays

Lenovo is sweetening the deal on purchases of participating Legion devices through its Empire Christmas Sale promo happening until December 31, 2020. Through the promo, you can earn corresponding Empire Points by buying any Legion, IdeaPad, or IdeaCentre gaming device. These points can then be used to redeem exclusive Legion merchandise. You can view the full promo mechanics on this site.

For peace of mind, all Legion notebooks also come with Lenovo’s 3-Year Premium Care warranty which offers comprehensive hardware and software support for many years. The warranty solution also comes with a 24/7 direct hotline to support and on-site repair services.

These gaming devices are only a fraction of what Lenovo has to offer to gamers of varying backgrounds. You can know more about Lenovo’s offerings through its Legion Facebook page or website.


Infinix Valentine’s promo: Win PhP 5,000 worth of vouchers

Infinix Sweet Day



Infinix is offering customers the chance to win PhP 5,000 worth of vouchers and hoodies for its Valentine’s Day promo.

Available in Infinix kiosks and concept shops, here’s what interested participants will have to do to join the raffle:

  • Like and follow the official Infinix Facebook page;
  • Take a selfie with your partner together with a newly-purchased Infinix smartphone at any kiosk or concept shop nationwide;
  • Post the entry publicly via Facebook with the official hashtag #InfinixSweetDay and mention the Infinix kiosk or concept shop where you purchased the item

Three lucky couples will win PhP 5,000 worth of vouchers, as well as two Infinix-themed jackets.

The contest is open from February 4 to 13, and Infinix will announce the winners on February 14.

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vivo Valentine’s sale: Free bouquet for phone purchases

Free necklace also available



Now is the perfect time for lovers to upgrade their smartphones and make their Valentine’s Day celebration even more special.

vivo is offering customers free flower bouquets and premium necklaces for every purchase of participating phones above PhP 10,000 from February 10 to 19.

Participating devices in this promo are the following:

The mechanics are quite simple.

After purchasing from authorized vivo stores nationwide during the promo period, customers have to proceed to the nearest vivo concept stores, exhibits, kiosks, or multi-brand stores.

There, present the official receipt to claim either a 24k Gold Rose Bouquet or Premium Necklace with Blue Rose gift box.

You will then be assisted for a quick QR code scan which will lead you to a form you have to fill out.

Lastly, the V Love Sweet Picture Frame will be pulled out. Take pictures with your loved ones and post it on social media with the official hashtags #vivoValentinesPromo2023, #VLoveSweet, and #vivoPhilippines.

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ASUS 2.2 OLED Festival sale: Win a Vivobook 13 Slate

Enjoy 10% off on Vivobooks, Zenbooks



ASUS is celebrating 2.2 early, offering customers the chance to win a Vivobook 13 Slate OLED through the OLED Festival Sale on Lazada and Shopee.

From January 28 to February 5, selected Vivobook and Zenbook devices get up to 10% off. During the promotional period, a purchase of any ASUS OLED laptop entitles customers to a raffle entry.

One (1) lucky winner will be announced on February 10 through ASUS Philippines’ official Facebook page.

Award-winning laptops get more affordable

Participating laptops in ASUS’ OLED Festival Sale include the following:

  • Zenbook 14 Flip
  • Zenbook 13
  • Zenbook 14
  • Vivobook S14X
  • Vivobook S 14 Flip
  • Vivobook 13 Slate 
  • Vivobook Pro 15 
  • Vivobook 15X

The powerful 12th Gen Intel Core and Intel Iris Xe-boosted Zenbook 14 Flip gets a reduced price of just PhP 83,695 from PhP 87,995.

This foldable features ASUS’ 360-degree ErgoLift Hinge technology, a 2.8K OLED HDR 90Hz NanoEdge touch screen display, 16GB of DDR5 memory, and 512GB of PCIe Gen 4 SSD storage.

Meanwhile, both the Vivobook S 14X and Vivobook S 14 Flip retail for PhP 71,295 and PhP 71,245, respectively.

Both laptops are powered by up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and have 2.8K OLED displays, long battery life, fast-charging technology, and impressive performance.

They come with Microsoft Office for Home & Student pre-installed, as well as a 1-month free Adobe Creative Cloud upon purchase.

Be sure on the lookout for these deals from ASUS, as well as free shipping vouchers of up to PhP 100.

SEE ALSO: ASUS Vivobook Slate 13 OLED: Stay on top of your game

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