2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 vs. Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7): Full specs comparison

Here is a comparison of the specs between 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 and Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7), including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Pros

Reasons that 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 is better than Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7).

Newer manufacturing

2023 vs. 2022

Supports larger memory

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 supports a larger memory capacity than the Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7). It supports up to 48GB versus 32GB of system memory on the Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7).

Max system memory size
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16
48 GB
Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
32 GB
About 16% lighter

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 weighed 4.63 pounds, 16% lighter than the 5.5 pounds Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7).

Weight2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Pound
4.63 lbs.
5.5 lbs.
Kilogram
2.10 kg
2.49 kg

Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) Pros

Reasons that Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) is better than 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i9-12900HX inside Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) has a 10% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i9-13900H inside 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) - Intel Core i9-12900HX
15,974
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 - Intel Core i9-13900H
14,490
Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) - Intel Core i7-12800HX
13,824
Supports faster memory

Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) supports a faster memory speed than the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16. It supports up to 5600MHz versus 4800MHz of system memory on the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Memory type and speed
Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) - OC DDR5
5,600 MHz
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
Has two more ports and slots

Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) has more ports and slots count than the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16. It has eleven versus nine amount of ports and slots on the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Ports2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
E-Shutter SwitchNoYes
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesNo
microSD card slotYesNo
power portYesYes
RJ-45NoYes
Thunderbolt 4YesYes x2
USB-AYes x2Yes x2
USB-CYesYes x2
Total911

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 and Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7).

Upgradable memory

Both laptops come with available RAM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed.

Memory2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Slots
x1
x2
TypeDDR5OC DDR5

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$1,825.31
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VI-M16.I94070 (i9-13900H, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 4070 8GB, 16" QHD+ 240Hz 3ms, Windows 11) Gaming Notebook
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VI-M16.I94070 (i9-13900H, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 4070 8GB, 16" QHD+ 240Hz 3ms, Windows 11) Gaming Notebook
By EXCaliberPC
$1,869.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD, USB Type A&C, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD, USB Type A&C, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$2,289.00
Lenovo Legion 7 Price
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i Gaming Laptop, 16" WQHD IPS 240Hz Display, Intel Core i9-13900HX, GeForce RTX 4080, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD, Webcam, Per-Key RGB Backlit KB, Wi-Fi 6E, Windows 11 Home
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i Gaming Laptop, 16" WQHD IPS 240Hz Display, Intel Core i9-13900HX, GeForce RTX 4080, 32GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD, Webcam, Per-Key RGB Backlit KB, Wi-Fi 6E, Windows 11 Home
By Lenovo
$2,429.42
Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gaming Laptop 2024 Newest, 16" WQXGA 240Hz Display, Intel Core i9-13900HX, RTX 4080, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 4TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Pro, with Laptop Stand
Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gaming Laptop 2024 Newest, 16" WQXGA 240Hz Display, Intel Core i9-13900HX, RTX 4080, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 4TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Pro, with Laptop Stand
By Lenovo
$2,889.00
Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gaming Laptop, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080 12GB GDDR6, 16” WQXGA Display, AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, 2560x1600 px, Windows 11, Onyx Grey
Lenovo Legion Pro 7 Gaming Laptop, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080 12GB GDDR6, 16” WQXGA Display, AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, 2560x1600 px, Windows 11, Onyx Grey
By Lenovo
$2,499.99

Availability

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Released20232022
Release DateAnnounced on January 04, 2022 (CES 2023)
  • Announced on May 10, 2022.
  • Available in May 2022.
Pricing-Starting at $2,449.
Applicable Models
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023)
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VI
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VY
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VZ
  • Lenovo Legion 7i 16” 16IAX7
  • Lenovo Legion 7i 16IAX7
  • Lenovo Legion 7 16IAX7
  • 2022 Lenovo Legion 7 16” (Intel)
  • Lenovo Legion 7i 16” (12th Gen Intel HX-Series Processors)
Generations

Exterior

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Size Comparison
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Dimensions13.98” x 9.69” x 0.78 ~ 0.88” (355 x 246 x 19.9 ~ 22.3 mm)14.1 x 10.37 x 0.76 in (358.1 x 263.5 x 19.4 mm)
Weight4.63 lbs (2.1 kg)5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)
Colors
Black
Storm grey
Keyboard and TrackpadStealth Type Keyboard
  • Full-size backlit chicklet keyboard
  • 1.7 mm key travel
  • Overstroke technology
  • Aura Sync
  • N key rollover
  • Hotkeys
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • Trackpad - large and more accurate glass precision trackpad.
Keyboard
  • 6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys, numeric keypad.
  • Per-key RGB backlight
  • 1.5 mm key travel.
  • 0.2 mm ditch.
  • 100% Anti-ghosting.
  • WASD Force Sensors.
  • Switchable Set (4 Keycaps).
Touchpad
  • Buttonless glass surface multi-touch touchpad supports Precision TouchPad (PTP)
Chasis InformationOptional AniMe Matrix™Surface Treatment
  • Anodizing sandblasting
Case Material
  • Top: Aluminum
  • Bottom: Aluminum
System Lighting
  • "LEGION" logo RGB lighting on top cover
    • RGB lighting on power button
  • "U" strip RGB lighting
    • RGB lighting on left / right / rear thermal vent

Display

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Size16 Inches16 Inches
Info16” QHD+ ROG Nebular HDR 240Hz Display
16:10 Aspect Ratio 2560 x 1600 IPS 240Hz refresh rate 3ms response time Pantone Validated 100% DCI-P3 G-Sync / Adaptive Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision HDR
  • 16” WQXGA 165Hz
    16:10 2560 x 1600, 165 Hz 3ms response time, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, 1200:1, Dolby® Vision™, DisplayHDR™️ 400, AMD FreeSync™ Premium, TÜV Rheinland® Certified.
  • 16” WQXGA 165 ~ 240Hz
    16:10 2560 x 1600, 165 Hz 3ms response time, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, 1200:1, Dolby® Vision™, DisplayHDR™️ 400, AMD FreeSync™ Premium, TÜV Rheinland® Certified.

Ports

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (5)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery 3.0
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (4)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery 3.0
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x lock slot
    Kensington Lock
Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) Ports
Image Source: Lenovo
Left (2)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x E-Shutter Switch
Back (6)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, PD up to 135W
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), 1 x Always-On 5V
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x RJ-45
    2.5 Gbps
  • 1 x power port

Internal Specs

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Processor
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800HX
    16 cores, 24 threads, 1.50 → 4.80 GHz, 30MB SmartCache, 55W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HX
    16 cores, 24 threads, 1.70 → 5.00 GHz, 30MB SmartCache, 55W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800HX
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, → 1450 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HX
    Intel UHD 770 Graphics
    32 Execution Units, → 1550 MHz
Memory
  • Slots 2 x SO-DIMM slots
  • Type DDR5 SDRAM
  • Speed 4800 MHz
  • Max 64GB
8GB 16GB 24GB 32GB
4800 MHz DDR5 or 5600 MHz OC DDR5 MemoryMemory Info
  • Slots: 2 x SO-DIMM Slots.
  • Type:
    DDR5-4800 MHz OC DDR5-5600 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1980MHz at 115W (2030MHz at 140W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080
    12GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1665MHz at 120W (1715MHz at 145W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4090
    16GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1505MHz at 145W (1455MHz at 145W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti - 8 GB GDDR6
    125W TGP, Listed Boost Clock: 1485 MHz.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti - 16 GB GDDR6
    175W TGP, Listed Boost Clock: 1590 MHz.
Storage
  • Single
    • 512GB 1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Dual
    • 512GB+512GB 1TB+1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
      Supports RAID 0.
256 GB 512 GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
  • 2 x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 slots.

Connectivity

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
  • Intel® Killer™ WiFi 6E AX1690i Dual Radio
  • 2x2 Intel® Killer™ WiFi 6E AX1650
  • 2x2 Intel® WiFi 6E (802.11 ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.2
Ethernet-2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
10/100/1000/2500 Mbps.

Battery

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Size90 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
99.9Wh
Li-Polymer, supports Rapid Charge Pro.
Battery Life-Up to 10 hours of battery life
Power Supply
  • 280W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • Supports fast charging technology with up to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • 135W
    USB-C PD adapter.
  • 300W
    Slim tip (3-in) AC adapter.

Software

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
OSWindows 11 ProWindows 11 Home | Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate
  • Lenovo Vantage
  • Lenovo PC Manager
  • Tobii Horizon
  • Tobii Aware
  • McAfee® LiveSafe™
  • Lenovo Antivirus
  • Microsoft Office Trial6
  • Power2Go

Camera & Audio

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
Camera
  • Front-facing 1080p FHD camera.
    Top-mount front camera.
  • Built-in IR Camera. 
    For Windows Hello Facial Authentication.
FHD Front-facing camera
1080p HD fixed focus camera with E-camera shutter.
Audio
  • 2 x 2W tweeter
  • 2 x 2W dual-force woofer with Smart Amp Technology
  • Audio by Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res audio certification
  • Built-in array microphone
  • AI mic noise-canceling
  • 2 x 2W Harman® Super Linear Speaker System
  • Smart Amp with Nahimic Audio
  • Dual array microphone

Misc

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
SensorsIR Camera-
Security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Kensington Lock
  • Windows Hello Facial Authentication
  • Security Chip
    • Firmware TPM 2.0 integrated in chipset
  • BIOS Security
    • Supervisor password
    • Power-on password
    • Hard disk password
  • Other Security
    • E-Camera shutter
In the box
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023)
  • Barrel-type power adapter
  • ROG Backpack (optional)
  • ROG Fusion II 300 (optional)
  • ROG Gladius III Mouse P514 (optional)
  • 100W USB-C AC Adapter (optional)
  • Lenovo Legion 7 16” IAX7
  • AC adapter
  • Internal Battery
  • Quick Start Guide
Warranty-
  • 1-year depot service
  • 1-year depot with 2-year system board service
  • 2-year (1-yr battery) depot service
  • 3-year (1-yr battery) depot service

Key Features

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7)
At Glance
Released in Early
2023
16:10 QHD+
16”
1600p 240Hz
Weight
4.63 lb
2.10 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i9-13900H
14C/20T, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,889
Single Core
Geekbench 5
14,490
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Upgradable up to
48GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 4090
16GB GDDR6 145W Max
Released in Mid
2022
16:10 WQXGA
16”
1600p 165~240Hz
Weight
5.5 lb
2.49 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C/24T, 1.70 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,921
Single Core
Geekbench 5
15,974
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel UHD 770 Graphics
32 Execution Units, → 1550 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
5600 MHz OC DDR5
Lenovo Legion 7i (16”, 7) Ports
NVIDIA® GeForce
RTX 3080Ti
16GB GDDR6 175W TGP

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