Lenovo Halo Gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Soc scheduled for release in Q3 2022

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 25, 2022
Updated 2022/01/25 at 6:50 AM

Lenovo Halo specs have surfaced online, suggesting the company is working on a smartphone equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC under the hood and up to 16GB of RAM. The smartphone is also said to have a 5,000mAh battery with support for 68W fast charging. Unlike other gaming phones from the company, the smartphone will have a standard design and is expected to launch in Q3 2022.

According specifications shared by famous whistleblower Evan Blass (@evleaks), Lenovo is working on a smartphone dubbed the Lenovo Halo, which bears the company’s Legion branding. In the image of the device posted on Twitter, the new Lenovo Halo appears to look like a regular smartphone, without RGB lighting or custom gaming hardware features in the body. The Lenovo Halo appears to have a triple rear camera setup, with the company’s Legion branding emblazoned on the back.

The Lenovo Halo is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC under the hood, paired with up to 16GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The handset could be available in 8GB, 12GB and 16GB RAM variants as well as 128GB and 256GB storage variants, according to the insider. The smartphone is said to have a 6.67-inch full-HD+ POLED display, with a refresh rate of 144Hz and a touch sampling rate of 300Hz.

The smartphone may feature a triple rear camera setup, with a 50-megapixel primary camera, a 13-megapixel secondary camera, and a 2-megapixel tertiary camera, paired with a 16-megapixel front camera. The smartphone is said to measure less than 8mm thick. It may include a 5,000mAh battery that supports 68W fast charging. The upcoming Lenovo Halo smartphone is not a successor to the Lenovo Legion Duel 2 and could be released in Q3 2022, according to the insider.

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