MSI introduces a range of powerful new products at Computex 2023, focusing on creativity and performance. The premium line-up aims to offer visitors a comprehensive experience, which was showcased at this year’s CES 2023.
MSI Prestige 16
The Red Dot Product Design Award-winning Prestige 16 is now even sleeker, measuring just 17.9mm thin and weighing only 1.5kg. Its magnesium aluminum alloy chassis provides durability.
Powered by the latest 13th Gen. Intel Core i7 processor and certified by the Intel Evo platform, the Prestige 16 offers impressive performance. The laptop features a 16″ QHD+ display with a 165Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, and IPS-Level panel.
There is also a Studio certified version available with GeForce RTX 40 Series Laptop GPUs. Notably, the Prestige 16 supports 140W PD3.1, making it a capable choice for users seeking a powerful laptop with a larger screen.
Additional features include the Exclusive MSI Center, a cooling design with a design patent, Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, a fingerprint scanner, DTS Audio, and an IR FHD camera.
Quick specifications: Prestige 16 2023
- Display: 16” QHD+ (2560×1600), 165Hz, IPS-Level
- Processor: Up to 13th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti
- Memory: Max 32GB; LPDDR5-4800
- Storage: 1x M.2 SSD slot (NVMe PCIe Gen4)
- Web Cam: IR FHD type (30fps@1080p)
- Keyboard: Single Backlit Keyboard (White)
- Connectivity: 802.11 ax Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth v5.3
- Audio: 2x 2W Speaker
- Ports: 1x Type-C (USB3.2 Gen2 / DP) with PD3.1 charging, Type-C USB3.2 Gen2, Type-A USB3.2 Gen2, Micro SD Card Reader, HDMI 2.1 (8K @ 60Hz / 4K @ 120Hz) and Mic-in/Headphone-out Combo Jack
- Sensor: Fingerprint, Ambient Light
- Battery: 82whr; 150W adapter
- Color: Urban Silver
MSI Commercial 14
The MSI Commercial 14 offers tailored solutions for enterprises with a strong focus on security. It incorporates precise security measures, offering two optional features: NFC (Near-field communication) and a built-in Smart Card Reader.
These features add an extra layer of identity authentication. Additionally, the laptop configuration can be customized according to specific requirements.
In addition to its impressive business features, the Commercial 14 also showcases MSI’s commitment to environmental protection. The keyboard deck is made from a recycled material called “PCR,” and over 90% of the packaging is composed of recycled paper.
MSI addresses common commercial laptop issues with the Commercial 14. It offers a variety of ports, including Thunderbolt 4 and USB Type-A, along with optional additions like Ethernet and NFC support. The laptop features fast charging, a silent cooling design, and durability with a spill-resistant C-cover.
It improves audio quality with a three-mic setup and offers an on-screen indicator. The MSI Meeting Helper app allows screen annotation during presentations, while the Enterprise Support Tool streamlines support processes.
MSI’s New QD-OLED Monitor Series
MSI introduces QD-OLED monitors that combine Quantum Dot and OLED display technologies, delivering rich colors and deep blacks for an immersive gaming experience. The MEG 342C QD-OLED, featuring a rapid 0.03ms GtG refresh rate and certifications like VESA DisplayHDR True Black 400 and ClearMR 9000, has received acclaim.
It offers KVM functionality and various I/O ports, including HDMI 2.1 and USB Type-C with 65W PD charging support, appealing to consumers. The SpectrumBar, with exclusive Mystic Light lighting effect control, enhances immersion by synchronizing with the on-screen display.
Additionally, MSI showcased a groundbreaking 49-inch 32:9 QD-OLED concept monitor. It boasts a refresh rate of up to 240Hz and combines superior QD-OLED display technology with MSI features like Gaming Intelligence and OLED Care, providing gamers with deep blacks and vibrant colors for an unparalleled gaming experience.
Quick specifications: MEG 342C QD-OLED
- Display: 34.18″ QD-OLED 175Hz display, Curve 1800R, 3440×1440 (UWQHD),
- 21:9 Aspect ratio, 178° angle, Anti-Reflection, 1.07B (10 bits) colors
- 0.03ms (GtG) response time, 1000 (HDR Peak) brightness
- VESA DisplayHDR True Black 400
- Video ports: 2x HDMI™(Supports 3440×1440@175Hz as specified in HDMI™2.1), 1x DisplayPort (Supports 3440×1440@175Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.4a) and USB Type-C (DP alt. w/ PD Charging 65W)
- USB Ports: 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A and 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type B
- Type-C 65W PD
MD272QXP Series Monitor
MSI’s Modern MD272QXP series, a 27-inch monitor that features WQHD resolution and IPS technology. It incorporates EyesErgo eye-care technology and an ergonomic design. The monitor features a 27-inch IPS panel, built-in speakers, and a 4-way adjustable stand for optimal comfort.
The stand allows tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments. With a 100Hz refresh rate, smooth scrolling is ensured. TUV-certified Anti-Flicker and Less Blue Light PRO technologies prevent eye strain and fatigue. Less Blue Light PRO acts as a hardware blue light filter, reducing harmful blue-violet light while maintaining screen color and detail.
The monitor provides a lifelike image with a wide contrast range, delivering a vivid HDR viewing experience. The exclusive Productivity Intelligence (P.I.) software offers smart features such as KVM function, color, and display mode. The KVM function allows seamless switching between two computers using one keyboard and mouse. The built-in USB Type-C connection with 65W power delivery enables effortless connectivity and charging of mobile devices.
Pricing and availability
The MSI Prestige 16, MSI Commercial 14, and the monitors are expected to be available in the second half of the year. Pricing details will be disclosed at a later date.
Speaking on the announcement, Sam Chern, MSI Marketing Vice President, said:
We are honest and proud to show our best products at COMPUTEX 2023. We have many tough rivals, but MSI always follows our vision of “TECH MEETS AESTHETIC” and makes our products fit the market’s wants. Our amazing performance and beautiful design please our fans, and our powerful product range is our answer to the hard situation.