Lenovo Halo specs have surfaced online, suggesting the company is working on a smartphone powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC under the hood and up to 16GB of RAM. The smartphone is also said to sport a 5,000mAh battery with 68W fast charging support. Unlike other gaming phones from the company, the smartphone will feature a standard design and is expected to launch in Q3 2022.
According to Characteristics shared by famed tipster Evan Blass (@evleaks), Lenovo is working on a smartphone dubbed Lenovo Halo, which bears the company’s Legion branding. Like the handset posted on Twitter, the new Lenovo Halo appears to look like a regular smartphone, with no RGB lighting or custom gaming hardware features on the body. Lenovo Halo appears to sport a triple rear camera setup, with the company’s Legion branding on the rear.
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 come in 8GB, 12GB, and 16GB RAM variants, as well as 128GB and 256GB storage variants, according to the tipster. The smartphone is said to sport a 6.67-inch Full HD+ POLED display, with a refresh rate of 144Hz and a touch sampling rate of 300Hz.
The smartphone can feature a triple rear camera setup, comprising 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 would measure less than 8 mm thick. It can pack a 5,000mAh battery that supports fast charging at 68W. The upcoming Lenovo Halo smartphone is not a successor to Lenovo Legion Duel 2 and could launch in Q3 2022, according to the tipster.