Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen 8 Review

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen 8 Review

Written by Deepak Bhagat, In Laptop, Published On
August 24, 2023

Lenovo Legion is a series of gaming laptops that has the best gaming PC with good hardware available in today’s market. The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i is Gen 8, which was recently reviewed, and recently at the top of picks for the most gaming laptops, it is not only legion with your attraction with also has a lot of features and many more things.

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Specs

Storage 512GB with M.2 PCle of 4.0 NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 11
Memory 16GB DDR5-5600, dual SODIMM slots
Battery 80Wh
GPU Nvidia RTX 4060 Laptop (8GB, 100W)
Speakers Dual 2W Setero, Nahimic Audio
Ports Two USB-C 3.2 (Gen2), two USB-A 3.2(Gen 2), RJ45 Ethernet, HDMI 2.1, 3.5mm audio, SD audio reader.
Display 16 inches, 2560×1600 (QHD+), 16:10 aspect ratio, IPS, 300 nits, AG, Dolby Vision, AMD Freesync, Nvidia G-Sync, TUV Low Blue Light.

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 (2023) Price and Availability

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen 8

Lenovo has offered a 5i with Intel hardware and a 7i that brings a large capacity battery which is aluminum. On the official website, Lenovo Slim 5’s starting price is $1300 which is the 16-inch. But the Lenovo is drastic and frequently the intro model is down to $1075. The lands of the AMD Ryzen 5 7640HS CPU, Nvidia RTX 4050 GPU, and the storage is 512GB M.2 PCle 4.0 NVMe which is solid-state with an SSD drive. The webcam is 1080p with a four-zone RGB keyboard and the display is about 16-inch with FHD+ with 144Hz refresh rate.

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 (2023) Design

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen 8

The Lenovo Slim 5 is AMD-based and its weight is about 5.5 pounds (2.5kg) and its measurement is 14.31×10.25 x 0.88-1.05 inches (363.4mmx260.35mmx22.45-26.75mm). The Legio Slim 5 is modified with slimmer plastic accents with sides and also a back. And the boot is massive which intakes a grille that remains uncovered thanks to the strategically replaced rubberized feet. Some of the weight varies due to the PC/ABS of which the plastic base.

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Display

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen 8

The recent running display is of 16-inch screen with a version QHD+ and it is slim 5 and Gen 8 and it has a similar Legion Pro5. You may observe the matte display because of the 330-nit, which has maximum brightness but is a big problem for gaming and working play or work in a bright room. Although you will get the deep contrast color with Dolby Vision which is compatible and TUV with a low blue light of certified for protecting eyes. It has been tested with a SpyderX Pro colorimeter with 100% sRGB of 76% AdobeRGB, and the DCI-P3 color coverage. But you don’t need to use a screen which is for specialized work purposes only.

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 (2023) Performance

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen 8

Last year’s laptops were AMD laptops which were prone to another level of performance which was very slow down the battery power. The AMD laptop cloud shines the battery running but for the CPU users and GPU and even for the SSD it will be a hammer strong for fresh many numbers. Coming to the DC performance is the number of the content which is Ryzen 7 7840HS CPU similar to the AC power but is more powerful than AMD Ryzen 7 7745HX of Intel Core i7-13700HX and the Intel Core i9-13900HX chips Legion Pro Laptop which we reviewed.


  • It is less bulky than Legion Pro for gaming
  • It is a laptop for gaming and functions for creative tasks
  • It is a gaming laptop that can smoothly handle modern games.


  • It needs a lot of performance for gaming purpose
  • You need to set in a 4K display
  • While using in 4K display the battery loses its power easily


However, that’s great if Windows 11 has a lot of options that improve the sound quality and many more options. Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Gen8 is the most compatible laptop for gamers and for the workload it is having a very good display with a sound quality system and a good design with all toggles and settings it is Ryzen 7 7840HS chip compared to the Core i7-13700HX which has half amount of the cores and eight fewer threads.


Which laptop is better than Lenovo Legion5?

The best laptop is MSI Bravo 15 C7VFK-087IN Gaming laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS of 16GB with 1TB SSD Windows 11 and 8GB.

Is Lenovo Legion better than HP?

Yes Of Course the Lenovo Legion is better than HP because Lenovo is having advantage of the MUX switch which HP Doesn’t and /or lacks due to this reason. Lenovo is almost having good things with good prices while HP is costlier.

Is Lenovo Slim and Good?

Yes it is Silm  and a good laptop which better for the class and it has components more powerful before the last year’s version laptop.

Why is the Lenovo Legion so popular?

Due to bringing a lot of high performance and multiple tasks for the gaming laptop and in public demand for design and quality.

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