CES 2022 | MSI Creator Z16P: New 16-inch laptop launched with up to an Intel Core i9-12900H and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU
MSI has unveiled the Creator Z16P, a 16-inch laptop that closely relates to the Creator Z16 and Z17. According to MSI, the Creator Z16P weighs 2.39 kg and measures 358.90 x 256.03 x 19.05 mm. The device also comes with a 240 W power adapter to recharge its 90 Wh battery.
MSI adds that the Creator Z16P will be available with up to an Intel Core i9-12900H processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU. For reference, the latter has 16 GB of GDDR6 VRAM and can be paired with up to 64 GB of DDR5-4800 RAM running in a dual-channel configuration. The Creator Z16P can be configured with a 1 TB or 2 TB SSD, as well.
Nonetheless, the laptop has a 2,560 x 1,600-pixel resolution, a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 165 Hz refresh rate. The touchscreen display covers 100% of the DCI-P3 colour space too and supports the MSI Pen. The IPS-level panel is complemented by quad 2 W speakers, a per-key RGB keyboard by SteelSeries and IR FHD webcam. The Creator Z16P contains the following ports:
- 1x Thunderbolt 4 / DP/ USB Type-C (w/ PD Charging)
- 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C/ DP
- 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
- 1x SD Express Memory Card Reader
- 1x DC-in
The Creator Z16P will be orderable later from January 25 in the US. The machine will start at US$2,999 and rises to US$4,399 for the fully configured model. MSI plans to sell four configurations distinguished by different CPUs, GPUs, RAM and SSDs. All models contain the same ports, battery and display, though.