There have been several new laptop releases at CES 2019 and gaming laptop maker MSI has joined the list too. The Taiwanese company announced two new laptops, named MSI GS75 Stealth and the MSI PS63 Modern. The former is a slim gaming laptop and the successor to the GS65 stealth, whereas the latter is a new slim and light portable ultrabook. Apart from launching new models, MSI also upgraded its GL, GT, and GE line-up of laptops with the latest 8th gen Intel Core i9 processors and the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 GPU.
MSI GS75 Stealth specifications, features
The all new MSI GS75 Stealth gaming laptop looks very much like the previous model. However, it gets a big upgrade in the hardware department. The laptop features a metallic black finish with a gold trip and a 17.3-inch Full HD IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate. It also has a SteelSeries RGB gaming keyboard on board.
Buyers will be able to configure the laptop with up to 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processors and the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q with up to 8GB GDDR6 RAM. The laptop can be configured with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM; the laptop has one M.2 SATA SSD drive and two M.2 SSD NVMe PCIEe Gen 3 slots. MSI has also included 2 x 2 Watt speakers and DynaAudio ESS Sabre HiFi DAC with Nahimic 3 Audio Enhancer. The company claims that the laptop can provide up to 8 hours of usage in regular mode. The pricing for this laptop isn’t known yet, but will be revealed soon.
MSI PS63 Modern specifications, features
The MSI PS63 Modern laptop is a lightweight and slim ultrabook for the modern generation. It features a 15.6-inch IPS Full HD display with slim bezels and 100 percent sRGB colour gamut. The laptop weighs just 1.65kgs and is 15.9mm thin at its slimmest point. It comes with the latest 8th-gen Intel Core i7 U processors and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Max Q with 4GB GDDR5 memory. It can be configured with up to 32GB of RAM and has two storage slots (SSD and NVMe PCIe).
Although this laptop isn’t as powerful as the new Stealth, you can still game on it on the go. However, MSI’s main target audience for this laptop are those who are looking to buy productivity machines with long battery life. The laptop has a rated battery life of up to 16 hours and supports fast charging via Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. There’s also a fingerprint sensor on the trackpad and it features a single colour backlit keyboard.