Lenovo Legion Slim 7i Gen 8 (2023) vs Pro 7i Gen 8 (Intel, 2023)

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Evaluation of Lenovo Legion Slim 7i Gen 8 (2023) and Pro 7i Gen 8 (Intel, 2023) important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
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Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

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Advantages of the Lenovo Legion Slim 7i Gen 8 (2023)
  • Significantly easier to carry: weighs 800 grams less (around 1.76 lbs)
  • Thinner bezels and 3% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Features a bigger (~25%) battery – 99.9 against 80 watt-hours
Advantages of the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i Gen 8 (Intel, 2023)
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 240 versus 165 Hz
  • Can run popular games at about 68-92% higher FPS
  • Around 55% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Provides 67% higher max. screen brightness: 500 vs 300 nits

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2 kg (4.41 lbs) 2.8 kg (6.17 lbs)
Dimensions 357.7 x 259.3 x 17.6-19.9 mm
14.08 x 10.21 x 0.69-0.78 inches
363.4 x 262.1 x 21.9-25.9 mm
14.31 x 10.32 x 0.86-1.02 inches
Area 928 cm2 (143.8 inches2) 952 cm2 (147.7 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~80% ~77.9%
Side bezels 6.5 mm 9.4 mm
Colors White, Gray Gray
Material Aluminum Aluminum
Transformer No No
Opening angle 180° 180°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No Yes
Liquid metal No Yes
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level (max. load) 54.4 dB 56 dB


Size 16 inches 16 inches
Refresh rate 165 Hz 240 Hz
PPI 189 ppi 189 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision Yes, Dolby Vision
Sync technology G-Sync G-Sync
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Ambient light sensor No No
Display tests
Contrast 1200:1 1278:1
sRGB color space 100% 99.7%
Adobe RGB profile - 71.2%
DCI-P3 color gamut - 69.1%
Response time 5 ms 3 ms
Max. brightness


Full charging time 1:30 hr 1:30 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Po
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left, Bottom Left, Bottom
Charge power 230 / 330 W 140 / 300 / 330 W
Weight of AC adapter 835 / 1080 grams 1010 / 1068 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 2.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.7 GHz 5 GHz
Cores 12 (4P + 8E) 16 (8P + 8E)
Threads 16 24
L3 Cache 18 MB 30 MB
Integrated GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Intel UHD Graphics (32EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 115 W 140 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes, Advanced Optimus MUX
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 4 nm 4 nm
GPU base clock - 1395 MHz
Memory size 6 GB 8 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 96 bit 128 bit
Memory speed ~16 Gbps ~16 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2560 4608
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 80 144
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 32 48
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 1x16 GB 2x8 GB
Clock 5200 MHz 6000 MHz
Type DDR5 DDR5
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 2
Max. ram size 32 GB 64 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
NVMe Yes Yes


Audio chip Realtek ALC3306 Realtek ALC3306
Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W 2x2W
Dolby Atmos No No
Loudness ~84.8 dB ~82 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6E v6E
Bluetooth v5.3 v5.2
Fingerprint Yes No
Infrared sensor No No
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
USB-A 3x USB 3.2 4x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 4.0 2x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No Yes
SD card reader Yes No
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.5 mm 1.5 mm
Size 12.0 x 7.5 cm 12.0 x 7.5 cm
Surface Glass Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can vary depending on the laptop's specific configuration or region.

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