Last year, MSI introduced a new 16” model to the Prestige series with discrete graphics. The company refreshed the laptop with Intel Raptor-H processors and RTX 40-series graphics at CES 2023. So, let’s get into the specs, features, official price, and availability of the MSI Prestige 16 Studio (2023) in Nepal.
MSI Prestige 16 Studio A13V Overview:
Performance and Memory
The “Studio” designation in the MSI Prestige 16 Studio refers to the GeForce RTX Studio program, of which it is a part. This means that this laptop includes exclusive software Studio drivers, Omniverse, and Broadcast to help with content creation. Studio laptops leverage RTX technology and GPU acceleration to accelerate processes in Adobe programs.
MSI is offering two GPU options on the Prestige 16 Studio. The base variant comes with RTX 4050 with a 45W TGP. You can also go with the RTX 4060 version with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM and 55W TGP.
It is paired with upto the Intel Core i7-13700H processor with improved hybrid core architecture. The processor features 6 Performance and 8 Efficient cores and boasts a turbo frequency of up to 5.0GHz.
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Display and Design
MSI has not changed much in the design aspect. The new Prestive 16 Studio A13V, like previous Prestige laptops, brings a portable design that is both beautiful and robust. The metal chassis weighs 2.1 kg and measures 16.85 mm in thickness. It has even passed MIL-STD-810G reliability and durability tests.
The display is what truly distinguishes the Prestige 16 Studio from the Evo variant. It features a 16” QHD mini LED display with a 165Hz refresh rate. It boasts 100% DCI-P3 coverage and is factory-calibrated Delta-E<2 right out of the box. MSI even has a 165Hz QHD IPS model that is slightly less expensive.
Power and Connectivity
Fueling the MSI Prestige 16 Studio is a 4-cell 82Whr battery, and you get a 120/150W adapter in the box. It has a dedicated charging port but users can also opt for PD charging with the supported USB-C port. There are two more USB ports for data transfer. Likewise, you get an HDMI, a microSD card reader, and an audio combo jack. The laptop also has Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 for wireless connectivity.
Rest of the Specs
Placed alongside the ports on the left is a physical Webcam Lock Switch that you can use to disable the FHD webcam. The webcam also has a second trick up its sleeve—an IR sensor for Window Hello Face authentication. For further protection, the MSI Prestige 16 Studio includes a fingerprint sensor and a TPM 2.0 chip. Additional features include a backlit keyboard, an ambient light sensor, and DTS Audio stereo speakers.
MSI Prestige 16 Studio A13V Specifications
- Design & Build: 358(W) x 258.55(D) x 16.85(H) mm, 2.1 kg
- Color Options: Urban Silver
- Display: 16” QHD+ Mini-LED / LCD, 165Hz refresh rate, 16:10
- Keyboard: Backlit Keyboard (White)
- Trackpad: Precision touchpad (130 x 82)
- Processor: up to 13th Gen Intel “Raptor Lake” Core i7-13700H, 14C/18T, 5.0GHz Max Turbo Frequency
- Graphics: up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 (55W with Dynamic Boost)
- RAM: up to 32GB DDR5-4800 RAM
- Storage: 1x NVMe M.2 SSD PCIe Gen4 x4
- Audio: 2x 2W speaker with DTS Audio
- Battery: 4-cell 82 Watt-hours
- Power Supply: 120/150W Adapter
- Webcam: 1080p FHD camera with IR sensor
- Connectivity: Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211, Bluetooth v5.3
- I/O Ports: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP (w/ PD Charging), 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 1 x microSD Card Reader, 1 x HDMI 2.1
MSI Prestige 16 Studio Price in Nepal and Availability (Official)
You can now reserve the Prestige 16 Studio (2023) in Nepal for Rs. 223,000. It is available through ITTI and other authorized computer stores in Nepal. This Nepalese variant is unique in that it includes an RTX 2050 rather than a 40-series GPU.
MSI Prestige 16 Studio
Price in Nepal (Official)
165Hz QHD IPS, Intel Core i7-13700HX, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD
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