MSI has announced a new laptop in its productivity-focused Creator series of laptops with the new Intel Tiger Lake-H processors. It is targeted squarely as a MacBook Pro alternative for Windows users. So, let’s dig into the specifications, features, and expected price in Nepal of the MSI Creator Z16.
MSI Creator Z16 Overview:
Design and Display
Creator Z16’s design is almost identical to the MacBook Pro. It is a 16-inch laptop built for creators with an aluminum unibody chassis. The Z16 comes in two models, both of which have the same panel size, a resolution of 2500 x 1600 pixels, and a 16:10 aspect ratio, which is also shared by the MacBook Pro.
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Moving on, this screen has a 120Hz refresh rate and covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut. Similarly, it has a MiniLED-backlit keyboard. MacBook’s grey design is replaced by a clean black chassis with a minimalistic MSI logo.
Moving on to the performance side, you can pick between Intel Core i7-11800H or Core i9-11900H processor. These are the newest Intel CPUs under the company’s 11th-gen Tiger Lake-H series. Aside from that, both models have Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 (65W) graphics and 32GB of RAM. Likewise, the Creator Z16 is available with 1TB or 2TB of SSD storage.
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Rest of the specs
Aside from that, this laptop is equipped with Wi-Fi 6E to deliver high-speed network connectivity. Similarly, it comes with a 90Wh long-lasting battery and a 180W slim power adapter. It has a relatively broad range of I/O ports, including USB-A, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, and a MicroSD card slot.
MSI Creator Z16 Specifications:
- Design & Build: Aluminum build, 359 x 256 x 15.9 mm, 2.2 kg
- Display: 16-inch, 120Hz refresh rate, IPS-Level
- Resolution: QHD+ (2560 x 1600)
- Keyboard: MiniLED Backlit
- Processor: Up to 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake-H Core i9 CPU
- RAM: Up to 64GB DDR4-3200, 2x SO-DIMM slots
- Storage: 1/2TB NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSD
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (6GB GDDR6), 65W TGP
- Audio: Mic-in/Headphone-out Combo Jack
- Battery: 90 Watt-hours battery
- Power Supply: 180W Slim adapter
- Webcam: HD (30fps @ 720p)
- Connectivity: Killer ax Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth v5.2
- I/O ports: 2x Type-C (USB / DP / Thunderbolt 4) 1x Micro SD 2x Type-A USB3.2 Gen2
MSI Creator Z16 Price in Nepal and Availability
The base variant of MSI Creator Z16 with 1TB of NVMe SSD storage is priced at USD 2,599 while the 2TB variant costs USD 2,999. We expect the price of MSI Creator Z16 in Nepal to start at NPR 330,000 when it launches here shortly.
|MSI Creator Z16||Price in USD||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Core i7, 1TB SSD||USD 2,599||NPR 330,000|
|Core i9, 2TB SSD||USD 2,999||NPR 380,000|
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