2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in

Availability

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Released2021
Release Date
  • Announced on January 07, 2021.
  • Available starting April 2021.
PricingStarting at $769.99
Applicable Models
  • Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6
  • Lenovo Legion 5 17ACH6H
  • 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 (AMD, 17-inch)
  • Lenovo Legion 5 17” (Ryzen 5000 Series)
Lenovo Legion 5 17 Ryzen 5600H 5800H Price
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Lenovo Legion 5 17.3" FHD Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H(up to 4.2GHz), 16GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD, GeForce GTX 1650, Windows 11
By Lenovo
$599.00

Exterior

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Dimensions15.7 x 11.41 x 0.96 ~ 1.03 inches (398.6 x 290 x 24.3 ~ 26.2 mm)
WeightStarting at 6.57 lbs (2.98 kg)
Colors
Phantom Blue (Top) Shadow Black (Bottom)
Keyboard and TrackpadKeyboard
  • 6-row, multimedia Fn keys, numeric keypad,
    black keycap
    keycap
  • White or 4-Zone RGB backlight
Touchpad
  • Buttonless Mylar® surface multi-touch touchpad
Chasis Information
  • Surface Treatment: Painting
  • Case Material: PC + ABS (top), PC + ABS (bottom)

Display

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Size17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3" FHD 60Hz 
    60 Hz.
  • 17.3" FHD 144Hz
    144 Hz, Dolby® Vision™.
  • All Configurations
    1920 x 1080, 16:9 aspect ratio, 300 nits, 800:1, 72% NTSC, Wide viewing angle, Anti-glare surface, IPS display type, Non-touch, DC dimmer, Free Sync.

Ports

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Ports
Left
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) and DisplayPort 1.4 only.
  • 1 x Headset jack
    3.5mm
Right
  • 1 x USB-A 
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
  • 1 x SD Card Reader
    4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC).
Rear
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) with Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 3 x USB-A
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) with Always On.
  • 1 x RJ-45 
    Gigabit Ethernet port.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
  • 1 x Power connector

Internal Specs

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 3.30 → 4.20 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in1
AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H1,24092.95%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H1,334100.00%
01,334

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in1
AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H5,47677.15%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H7,098100.00%
07,098
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1800 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
3200 MHz DDR4 Memory
  • 2 x SO-DIMM DDR4 Slots
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 | 4GB GDDR6
    DirectX® 12.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 | 4GB GDDR6
    1500 MHz up to 1740 MHz at 95W TGP, supports Advanced Optimus, Resizable BAR, Dynamic Boost 2.0, DirectX® 12.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3060 | 6GB GDDR6 
    1425 MHz up to 1702 MHz at 130W TGP, supports Advanced Optimus, Resizable BAR, Dynamic Boost 2.0, DirectX® 12.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3070 | 8GB GDDR6
    1560 MHz at 130W TGP, supports Advanced Optimus, Resizable BAR, Dynamic Boost 2.0, DirectX® 12.
Storage
512 GB 1TB 2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
  • 2 x M.2 2242/2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 slots.

Connectivity

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Wi-Fi2x2 WiFi 6 (802.11 ax)
M.2 card
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
EthernetRealtek RTL8111H Gigabit Ethernet
10/100/1000 Mbps.

Battery

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Size
80Wh
Integrated Li-Polymer battery, supports Rapid Charge Pro (charge up to 50% in 30 minutes)
Battery LifeHybrid Mode
  • Up to 7.9 hours
    With RTX 3060| 3070, tested with MobileMark 2014.
  • Up to 8.1 hours
    With GTX 1650 | RTX 3050, tested with MobileMark 2018.
Discrete Mode
  • Up to 4.6 hours
    With RTX 3060| 3070, tested with MobileMark 2014.
  • Up to 5.72 hours
    With GTX 1650 | RTX 3050, tested with MobileMark 2018.
Power Supply
230 300W
Slim tip (3-in) AC adapter.

Software

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 11 Home
  • No operating system
Built-in Apps
  • Lenovo Vantage
  • Lenovo PC Manager
  • Lenovo Nerve Center
  • McAfee LiveSafe™
  • Lenovo Antivirus
  • Microsoft Office Trial
  • Power2Go

Camera & Audio

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
CameraFront-facing camera
720p HD fixed focus camera with camera shutter.
Audio
  • High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek® ALC3306 codec
  • 2 x 2W stereo speakers with Nahimic Audio
  • Dual array microphone

Misc

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Security
  • Security Chip
    • Firmware TPM 2.0 integrated in chipset
  • BIOS Security
    • Supervisor password
    • Power-on password
    • Hard disk password
  • Other Security
    • Camera privacyshutter
In the box
  • Lenovo Legion 5 17”
  • 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

Key Features

2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9 FHD
17.3”
1080p 144Hz
Weight
6.57 lb
2.98 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 7-5800H
8C/16T, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,334
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,098
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 3070
8GB GDDR6 130W TGP

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What we like

Reasons to like about 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in.

Supports Windows 11

The 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 5-5600H → AMD Ryzen 7-5800H
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU6 → 8 cores
Good battery life of up to 8.1-hours

According to Lenovo, the 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in lasts up to 8.1 hours of battery life.

Hybrid Mode
  • Up to 7.9 hours
    With RTX 3060| 3070, tested with MobileMark 2014.
  • Up to 8.1 hours
    With GTX 1650 | RTX 3050, tested with MobileMark 2018.
Discrete Mode
  • Up to 4.6 hours
    With RTX 3060| 3070, tested with MobileMark 2014.
  • Up to 5.72 hours
    With GTX 1650 | RTX 3050, tested with MobileMark 2018.
Upgradable storage

The 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage Slots2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The 2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

Memory2021 Lenovo Legion 5 17in
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6 130W TGP

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