Lenovo Legion R45w-30 44.5-inch DQHD Curved Gaming Monitor with 170 Hz and KVM

Lenovo has recently unveiled the Legion R45w-30, a cutting-edge ultra-wide curved display measuring 44.5 inches. This innovative monitor boasts a stunning resolution of 5120 x 1440 pixels (DQHD, 32:9 aspect ratio) and can achieve a remarkable peak brightness of 500 cd/m², all while supporting a maximum refresh rate of 170 Hz.

Lenovo Legion R45w-30

The Legion R45w-30 employs a VA panel with a 1500 R curvature, holds DisplayHDR 400 certification, and maintains a maximum refresh rate of 170 Hz. It offers a contrast ratio of 3000:1, a peak brightness rating of 500 cd/m², and a swift 4 ms response time (gray to gray). The color depth is 8-bit, and typical power consumption stands at 34 watts. Furthermore, the spec sheet indicates a remarkable 99 percent coverage of sRGB and 90 percent of DCI-P3 color gamuts.

For audio, the monitor features integrated speakers, though they deliver a modest output of 3 watts each. The Legion R45w-30 ensures a tear-free gaming experience with FreeSync Premium Pro support. Notably, it also holds ClearMR-7000 certification, offers picture-in-picture and picture-by-picture modes, and is equipped with both a KVM switch and a USB-C docking station.

In terms of connectivity, the monitor provides two HDMI 2.1 inputs, a DisplayPort 1.4, a USB 3.2 hub (Gen 1), an RJ-45 socket with a speed of 2.5 Gbit/s, a headphone output, and USB-C with DisplayPort Alternate mode, along with 75-watt PD capabilities. On the ergonomic front, the monitor leaves little to be desired, featuring tilt, rotation, height adjustment, VESA mounting (100 x 100 mm), blue light filtering, and flicker-free backlight technology.

Price and availability

The Lenovo Legion R45w-30 weighs 8.3 kg without its stand and is currently listed on Amazon.com for $981.37, with an expected release date in October 2023. Please note that release details may change. Lenovo also offers a generous 3-year limited warranty for this device.

Updated on October 18, 2023: the Lenovo R45w-30 is now also listed on Amazon.co.uk at £804.82.

Lenovo R45w-30 specifications

Lenovo Legion R45w-30
  • Display: 44.5-inch VA panel, Anti-glare
  • Curvature: 1500R
  • Max View Area: 1087.5 x 305.9 mm
  • Resolution: 5120 x 1440 (DQHD)
  • Aspect Ratio: 32:9
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.212 x 0.212 mm
  • Dot / Pixel Per InchL 119.5 dpi
  • Brightness: 450 nits (Typical) / 500 nits (Peak)
  • Contrast Ratio: 3000:1
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 3M:1
  • View Angle: 178°, 178°
  • Response Time: 1 ms (MPRT)
  • Refresh Rate: 165Hz (Overclock to 170Hz)
  • Color Gamut: 99% sRGB (CIE 1931), 90% DCI-P3 (CIE 1976), 120% sRGB (CIE 1931), 95% DCI-P3 (CIE 1976)
  • Color Support: 16.7 Million
  • Color Depth: 8-bit
  • Features: ClearMR 7000, Picture In Picture (PIP) / Picture By Picture (PBP), DisplayHDR 400, True Split, Gaming Console Support, KVM Switch, Natural Low Blue Light, Lenovo Artery, AMD FreeSync Premium Pro, Smart Power
  • Audio: 2x 3W Speakers
  • Ports: 2 x HDMI 2.1, 1 x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x USB-C, 2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1, 1 x USB-B 3.2 Gen 1, 1 x RJ-45, 1 x Headphone output
  • Stand: Tilt (-5° to +22°), Swivel (30°), Height adj. (135mm)
  • VESA mount: 100 x 100 mm & 200 x 100 mm
  • Dimensions: 1089.9 x 341.1 x 528.4 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 12.1 kg / 26.7 lbs

In addition to the Legion R45w-30, Lenovo has introduced the ThinkCentre Tiny In One 24 Gen 5. This impressive 23.8-inch IPS monitor boasts 10-point touch capability and delivers a crystal-clear Full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 60 Hz. It covers an impressive 99 percent of the sRGB color gamut and is competitively priced at $354.

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