MSI has updated its Modern 14 and Modern 15 series compact laptops with new Intel Alder Lake processors. The new products are based on 15-watt models of 12th generation Core chips.
The dimensions of the Modern 14 laptop are 319 x 223 x 19.35 mm and the weight is 1.4 kg. The novelty is equipped with a 14-inch IPS screen with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. Alder Lake-U processors with a nominal TDP of 15W are offered as a basis. In particular, the company is ready to offer a Core i3-1215U with six cores (two productive and six energy efficient) operating in the frequency range from 3.3 to 4.4 GHz, or a Core i5-1235U with ten cores (2 performance and 8 energy efficient) with a frequency of 3.3 to 4.4 GHz.
The laptops received up to 16 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, 512 GB of SSDs with PCIe 3.0 x4 interface and have the Windows 11 operating system. MSI Modern 14 also includes an HMDI port, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, two USB 2.0 Type-A and one 3.5mm audio jack. The Core i3-1215U version of the laptop costs $699. The company valued the Core i5-1235U-based model at $100 more.
The base version of the 15-inch MSI Modern 15 offers exactly the same specifications as the more expensive 14-inch version. Specifically, we’re talking about a Core i5-1235U processor, 16GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, and a 512GB solid-state drive. The laptop is equipped with a 15.6-inch display with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and 45 percent coverage of the NTSC color space. The weight of the MSI Modern 15 is 1.7 kg. In this configuration, the laptop is valued at $849. The older version of the laptop offers a Core i7-1255U processor with ten cores (2 productive and 8 energy efficient) with a frequency of 3.5-4.7 GHz, 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB solid state drive . Your business is valued at $999.