The Claw A1M is the first handheld gaming console from MSI

MSI Claw A1M Price in Nepal
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MSI, the Taiwanese laptop maker has joined the handheld arena with its first-ever MSI Claw A1M console. This handheld gaming device arrives with a Core Ultra 7 155H processor, Windows 11 OS, and more. In this article, we’ll walk through the specs, features, and expected price of the MSI Claw A1M in Nepal.

MSI Claw A1M Overview:

Design and Display

The Claw A1M adopts a usual handheld console’s rectangular form factor. It features the ABXY button layout with dual joysticks. You get RGB lights on the gaming keys for a fancy gaming vibe. To enhance the experience, there is a Hall Effect on both triggers and joysticks. Meanwhile, the haptics are handled by a 6-axis IMU vibration motor.

MSI Claw A1M Design and Display

Contemplating the visuals is a 7-inch IPS display with a 120Hz refresh rate. This FHD touchscreen panel also boasts 500nits of peak brightness and 100% sRGB color gamut support.

Intel Core Ultra 7 155H

As for the CPU, MSI has gone up to the Core Ultra 7 155H processor the Claw A1M.  This 14th Gen Meteor Lake CPU has 16 cores and 22 threads architecture with a boost frequency of 4.8GHz. Another CPU option is likely to be a Core Ultra 5. With the new integrated Intel Arc graphics and Intel Xe Super Sampling, do expect some smooth 1080p gaming. Likewise, the console features an intraflow thermal design, keeping the heat out from the vents.

MSI Claw A1M Cooling

Connectivity and I/O

Getting to the wireless connectivity, the Claw A1m supports WiFi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4. As for the I/O ports, you get a Thunderbolt 4 USB-C port, a microSD card reader, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Rest of the Features

Fueling the handheld device is a 6-cell 53Wh battery. It supports 65W PD 3.0 fast charging. And firing the audio is a dual 2W speaker setup with Hi-res audio support. Furthermore, the console boots on Windows 11 out of the box.

MSI Claw A1M

MSI Claw A1M Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 294 x 117 x 21.2 mm, 675g
  • Display: 7″ IPS panel (120Hz, 500nits, 100% sRGB,)
  • Resolution: 1080p (1920×1080px)
  • CPU: Up to Intel Core Ultra 7 155H
  • Cooling: Intraflow Thermal Design
  • Memory: LPDDR5-6400
  • Storage: 1 x NVMe M.2 2230 SSD by PCIe Gen 4 x4
  • OS: Windows 11 64-bit Home Edition
  • Controls: AYXB layout, Hall-sensing joystick, Linear hall trigger
  • Connectivity: WiFi 7, Bluetooth 5.4
  • Ports: 1x USB Thunderbolt4 Type-C, 1x microSD card slot, 1x audio jack
  • Battery: 53Wh, 65W PD 3.0 Charging

MSI Claw A1M Price in Nepal and Availability:

The company has not announced the price for the Claw A1M. The expected starting price is USD 699 for the base Core Ultra 5 version and 512GB of SSD storage. As such, we can expect the MSI Claw A1M price in Nepal to begin from NPR 111,000 when it launches here.

MSI Claw A1M Price (Rumored) Price in Nepal (Expected)
Core Ultra 5, 512GB SSD USD 699 NPR 111,000
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