MSI announces Prestige 14, 15 and Modern 14 laptops with 10th-gen Intel processors

On: August 27, 2019

MSI has expanded its range of Prestige laptops aimed at creative content creators. The lineup consists of the Prestige 14, Prestige 15 and Modern 14. The machines are portable and offer powerful performance. Let’s take a look at the technical specifications below:

Prestige 14 and 15:

Beginning with the Prestige series, the laptop is offered in 14 and 15.6-inch display variants. Both the devices sport MSI’s True Pixel display featuring 4K UHD resolution. There is True Colour calibration and 100 percent AdobeRGB wide colour gamut for a true-to-life colour display. MSI says that all True Pixel displays are CalMAN verified for accurate and precise visual representation. The display on the Prestige 14 and Prestige 15 are surrounded by thin bezels offering a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. 

Design-wise, the Prestige 14 and 15 flaunt a slim and compact form factor with sandblasted aluminum chassis. Both the laptops are lightweight, with the former weighing 1.2 kg and the latter 1.6 kg. The Prestige 14 and 15 feature a backlit and elevated keyboard with 1.5mm key travel distance. The screen can also be laid 180-degrees flat. 

Under the hood, the Prestige 14 and 15 are powered by up to Intel’s latest 10th generation Core i7 U processor. They are paired with up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5 GPU based on Max-Q design. The Prestige 14 packs up to 16GB LPDDR3 RAM, while the Prestige 14 maxes out at 64GB in the form of a DDR4 slot. The former is equipped with one SSD combo slot, while the latter comes with one SSD combo as well as a standalone SSD slot.  

Battery life on Prestige 15 is rated at 16 hours, while the Prestige 14 is claimed to last up to 10 hours on a single charge. On the connectivity front, the Prestige 14 and Prestige 15 come with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, two USB-C ports, two Type-A USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, and a microSD card reader. There is also support for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. 

Modern 14:

The MSI Modern 14 is an affordable laptop also made for content creators. The laptop features a 14-inch IPS-level display bearing FHD resolution. It also features a backlit keyboard and weighs 1.19kgs. The Modern 14 houses the 10th generation Core i7 processor paired with up to 32GB DDR4 RAM. It is equipped with up to an Nvidia GeForce MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics card. In terms of storage, the laptop comes with one M.2 SSD combo slot comprising of an NVMe PCIe Gen3 and SATA drive. Connectivity options on the device include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, two USB Type-C USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, two USB-A USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, one SD card reader and an HDMI port. MSI claims that Modern 14 can provide up to 10 hours of battery life. 

Pricing & Availability:

MSI hasn’t revealed the price of the laptops for the Indian market yet. They will be available in the country later this year at MSI’s exclusive stores and leading e-commerce websites. The Prestige 14, 15 and Modern 14 will be available in a Carbon Gray colour. The Modern 14 will also ship in a Silver colour option. 

Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.