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MSI Modern 14 C12M, i5-1235U

Specifications

MSI Modern 14 C12M, i5-1235U
MSI Modern 14 C12M, i5-1235U (Modern 14 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1235U 10 x 0.9 - 4.4 GHz, Alder Lake-U
Memory
8 GB 
, DDR4-3200 onboard
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.35 x 319.9 x 223 ( = 0.76 x 12.59 x 8.78 in)
Battery
39.3 Wh, 3-Cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.4 kg ( = 49.38 oz / 3.09 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI Modern 14 C12M, i5-1235U

[REVIEW] MSI Modern 14 (C12M) - great performance, questionable build quality
Source: Laptop Media English
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/31/2022
MSI Modern 14 (C12M) - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/18/2022

Foreign Reviews

81% MSI Modern 14 C12M, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/27/2022
Rating: Total score: 81%
MSI Modern 14 – merita toti banii
Source: Arena IT →EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice display; good speakers; fast SSD storage; comfortable keyboard; rich set of ports. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2022

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 80 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i5-1235U: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.4 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.4 kg:

In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.


MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI), is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer since 1986 best known for desktop computer motherboards. MSI also designs and manufactures graphics cards, barebone PCs, notebook computers, networking products, servers, multimedia, consumer electronics, and storage devices. MSI, as most Taiwanese computer manufacturers, sells products on OEM/ODM basis. It also sells products worldwide based on its own brand name "MSI". The market share of laptops with the MSI brand is rather low.

MSI is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09- 9 (Update: 2022-09- 9)