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MSI announces slew of new laptops to get business done on the go

 MSI Modern Series
MSI Modern Series (Image credit: MSI)

What you need to know

  • MSI announced several new laptops from its Summit, Prestige, and Modern series of devices.
  • The laptops feature 11th Gen Intel processors and modern connectivity options.
  • The Stealth 15M is the newest member of MSI's gaming lineup of laptops.

MSI announced a slew of new laptops today, including new models from its Summit, Prestige, and Modern series of devices. The new laptops are powered by new 11th Gen Intel processors. MSI ensured that the devices can deliver speedy performance and connectivity, with several having PCIe Gen 4 SSD and support Thunderbolt 4 with USB 4.0. Many of the laptops can be paired with up to Intel Iris Xe graphics, which should deliver three times faster performance than standard integrated graphics, according to MSI.

The Summit series has two new series of laptops, the Summit E Series (Summit E14 and E15) and the Summit B Series (Summit B14 and B15). All of the new Summit laptops feature aluminum chassis with military-grade durability. Meetings should be clear while using the laptops, thanks to AI noise cancellation. They also have facial recognition, a fingerprint reader, an SD card lock, and TPM 2.0.

MSI Summit Series of laptops

The Summit B series is an ultra-portable option from MSI and gets 10 or more hours of battery life.

CategorySummit B14Summit B15
OSWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro for Business
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro for Business
ProcessorUp to 11th Gen Intel Core i7Up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7
GraphicsIntel Iris XeIntel Iris Xe
MemoryUp to DDR4-3200
Single-channel
Up to DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
StorageUp to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
Dual M.2 SSDs
PCIe 3, PCIe 4, SATA
Display14 inches
FHD, IPS
FHD, ~100% sRGB
15.6 inches
FHD, IPS
FHD, ~100% sRGB
PortsThunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2
HDMI
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
Thunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2
HDMI
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
AudioDual 2W speakersDual 2W speakers
WirelessWi-Fi 6 or Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5 or 5.1
Wi-Fi 6 or Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5 or 5.1
CameraFront-facing HDFront-facing HD
KeyboardWhite backlightWhite backlight
SecurityTPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
TPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
Battery52Wh52Wh
Dimensions12.56 x 8.46 x 0.67 inches
(319mm x 215mm x 16.9mm)
14.05 x 9.2 x 0.67
(356.8mm x 233.7mm x 16.9mm)
Weight2.86 pounds (1.3kg)3.5 pounds (1.6kg)
MaterialAluminumAluminum

The Summit E series laptops have touch displays and come up to an NVIDIA GTX 1650 TI Max-Q.

CategorySummit E14Summit E15
OSWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro for Business
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro for Business
ProcessorUp to 11th Gen Intel Core i7Up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
6GB GDDR6 VRAM
Up to NVIDIA GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
6GB GDDR6 VRAM
MemoryLPDDR4x-4266MHz
Dual-channel
Up to DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
StorageUp to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
Display14 inches
FHD, 60Hz
FHD, touch
4K UHD, 60Hz
15.6 inches
FHD, 60Hz
FHD, touch
4K UHD, 60Hz
PortsTwo Thunderbolt 4
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
Two Thunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2
HDMI, microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
CameraFront-facing 720p
IR camera
Front-facing 720p
IR camera
AudioDual 2W speakersDual 2W speakers
KeyboardWhite backlightWhite backlight
WirelessWi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
SecurityTPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
TPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
Battery52Wh82Wh
Dimensions12.56 x 8.62 x 0.63 inches
(319mm x 218.9mm x 16mm)
14.05 x 9.2 x 0.67 inches
(356.9mm x 233.7mm x 17mm)
Weight2.95 pounds (1.34kg)3.94 pounds (1.79kg)
MaterialAluminumAluminum

MSI Modern series of laptops

The Modern series laptops come in a variety of colors, allowing you to show some personality with your device. They're aimed for everyday business use. You can opt for a laptop from this lineup with Intel Iris Xe graphics or bump up to an NVIDIA MX450.

CategoryMSI Modern 14MSI Modern 15
Processor11th Gen Intel
Core i5-1135G7
Core i7-1165G7
11th Gen Intel
Core i5-1135G7
Core i7-1165G7
MemoryDDR4-3200MHz
Single-channel
DDR4-3200MHz
Dual-channel
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe
NVIDIA MX450
Intel Iris Xe
NVIDIA MX450
StorageUp to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
Dual M.2 SSDs
PCIe 3 and PCIe 4
Display14 inches
FHD, IPS
FHD, ~100% sRGB
15.6 inches
FHD, IPS
FHD, ~100% sRGB
PortsThunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2
HDMI
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
Thunderbolt 4
Three USB-A 3.2
HDMI
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
AudioDual 2W speakersDual 2W speakers
WirelessWi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
CameraFront-facing HDFront-facing HD
KeyboardWhite backlight
1.5mm travel
White backlight
1.5mm travel
Battery52Wh52Wh
Dimensions12.56 x 8.67 x 0.67 inches
(319mm x 220.2mm x 16.9mm)
14.05 x 9.2 x 0.67 inches
(356.8mm x 233.7mm x 16.9mm)
Weight2.86 pounds (1.3kg)3.52 pounds (1.6kg)

MSI Prestige series of laptops

The Prestige series includes the Prestige 14 and the Prestige 14 Evo. The PRestige 140 Evo is one of the first laptops to be certified on the Intel Evo platform. MSI highlights its strong Wi-Fi connectivity, instant wake function, quick login times, and long battery life.

CategoryMSI Prestige 14MSI Prestige 14 EvoMSI Prestige 15
Processor11th Gen Intel
Core i5-1135G7
Core i7-1165G7
Core i7-1185G7
11th Gen Intel
Core i5-1135G7
Core i7-1165G7
Core i7-1185G7
11th Gen Intel
Core i5-1135G7
Core i7-1165G7
Core i7-1185G7
MemoryLPDDR4x-4267MHZ
Dual-channel
LPDDR4x-4267MHz
Dual-channel
DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GTX 1650 Max-QIntel Iris XeUp to NVIDIA GTX 1650 Max-Q
StorageUp to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
PCIe 3 and PCIe 4
Dual M.2 SSDs
Display14 inches
FHD, 60Hz
4K UHD, 60Hz, 100% AdobeRGB
14 inches
FHD, 60Hz, 100% sRGB, 1W power
15.6 inches
FHD, 60Hz
4K UHD, 60Hz, 100% AdobeRGB
PortsTwo Thunderbolt 4
USB-A 2.0
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
Two Thunderbolt 4
USB-A 2.0
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
Two Thunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
AudioDual 2W speakersDual 2W speakersDual 2W speakers
WirelessWi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
CameraFront-facing HD
IR camera
Front-facing HD
IR camera
Front-facing HD
IR camera
KeyboardWhite backlight
1.5mm travel
White backlight
1.5mm travel
White backlight
SecurityFingerprint readerFingerprint readerFingerprint reader
Battery52Wh52Wh82Wh
Dimensions12.56 x 8.46 x 0.63 inches
(319mm x 215mm x 15.9mm)
12.56 x 8.46 x 0.63 inches
(319mm x 215mm x 15.9mm)
14.05 x 9.2 x 0.67 inches
(356.8mm x 233.7mm x 16.9mm)
Weight2.84 pounds (1.29kg)2.84 pounds (1.29kg)3.63 pounds (1.65kg)

MSI Stealth 15M

The Stealth 15M joins as the newest member of MSI's gaming lineup. It is currently the world's thinnest 15-inch gaming laptop in its class, according to MSI. It supports PCIe Gen 4 and Thunderbolt 4 for fast data transfer and connectivity. Despite its relatively small form factor, it can pack in an NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q.

The Stealth 15M will be available online starting at $1,549 from October.

MSI Stealth 15m Gray

Source: MSI (Image credit: Source: MSI)
CategoryMSI Stealth 15M
ProcessorUp to 11th Gen Intel
Core i7 U-series
MemoryDDR4-3200MHz
Dual-channel
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q
StorageUp to 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD
PCIe 4
Display15.6 inches
144Hz, IPS
PortsThunderbolt 4
Two USB-A 3.2
HDMI
microSD card reader
3.5mm audio
AudioDual 2W speakers
WirelessKiller Wi-Fi 6
Intel Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
CameraFront-facing HD
KeyboardWhite backlight
Battery52Wh
Dimensions14.09 x 9.67 x 0.63 inches
(357.9mm x 245.6mm x 16mm)
Weight3.92 pounds (1.78mm)

MSI hasn't shared complete availability and pricing details at this time, but we'll update this piece with more details as they come in.