Last week, Chen Jing, general manager of Lenovo’s China mobile phone business, announced that the next Lenovo Legion gaming smartphone will be the world’s most powerful, innovative and coolest gaming phone.
Now the device has been certified by the 3C regulator, which confirms that the new Lenovo Legion 2 has two versions with support for 45- and 65-watt charging. Last year, the Lenovo Legion used a dual-cell dual USB-C solution to charge two batteries at the same time. In this case, the total charging power was 90 W (2 x 45 W). The Lenovo Legion 2 is set to be a record-breaking 130W (2 x 65W) fast wired charging smartphone this year.
The smartphone has also appeared in the database of the popular Geekbench test platform, which confirms that the smartphone is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and is equipped with 16 GB of RAM. The Lenovo Legion 2 smartphone runs the Android 11 operating system and scored 1130 and 3779 points in the Geekbench single-core and multi-core tests, respectively.
The smartphone has 14 temperature sensors that monitor heating in real-time and regulate the operation of the cooling system. The smartphone will not overheat even during long gaming sessions.
The presentation of new smartphones is expected in the near future.
IDC: The smartphone market has returned to growth
Experts of the analytical company IDC summed up the results of the fourth quarter of 2020 and the whole year in general on the smartphone market. As stated in the corresponding report, the smartphone market returned to growth. Sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 were 385.9 million units, which is 4.3% more than smartphones sold in the fourth quarter of 2019. At the same time, for the entire 2020, smartphones were sold 5.9% less than in 2019.
At the end of the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple was named the market leader. It was able to increase sales in annual terms; that is, compared to the same quarter of the previous year, by 22.2% – from 73.8 to 90.1 million devices. This led to an increase in Apple’s share from 19.9% to 23.4%. The second place is occupied by Samsung, which in annual terms increased sales by 6.2%, as a result of which its share increased from 18.8% to 19.1%. The third place is taken by Xiaomi. Its share increased from 8.9% to 11.2%. The top five also include Oppo and Huawei. Also, The share of Oppo increased from 8.3% to 8.8%. The share of Huawei decreased from 15.2% to 8.4%.
As for 2020 as a whole, Samsung remained the leader with 20.6% of the market. Apple is in second place with 15.9%. The share of Huawei, which is in third place at the end of 2020, is 14.6%. The fourth-place belongs to Xiaomi, whose share is 11.4%, the fifth – to Vivo, whose share is 8.6%. In 2019, Samsung’s share was 21.6%, Apple’s 13.9%. Huawei – 17.5%, Xiaomi – 9.2%, Vivo – 8.0%.