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MSI Modern 15 B12M, i3-1215U

Specifications

MSI Modern 15 B12M, i3-1215U
MSI Modern 15 B12M, i3-1215U (Modern 15 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i3-1215U 6 x 0.9 - 4.4 GHz, Alder Lake-U
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Storage
M2 PCIe
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 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): 19.9 x 359 x 241 ( = 0.78 x 14.13 x 9.49 in)
Battery
39.3 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.7 kg ( = 59.97 oz / 3.75 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Price comparison

Reviews for the MSI Modern 15 B12M, i3-1215U

MSI Modern 15 B12M-430XES. Portátil 15,6" con Intel Core i3-1215U y panel IPS por 349 euros
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; decent processor; beautiful display; low price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/26/2023
MSI Modern 15 B12M-430XES. Portátil 15,6" con Intel Core i3-1215U y panel IPS por 349 euros
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; decent processor; nice display; low price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/05/2023
MSI Modern 15 B12M-430XES. Portátil 15,6" con Intel Core i3-1215U y panel IPS por 369 euros
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; decent processor; nice display; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/18/2023

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Alder Lake SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture (Xe) with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. 

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.


i3-1215U: Alder Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 4 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 8 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.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI) was founded in 1986 in Taiwan. MSI is especially known as a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards for PCs, but also offers computer accessories, complete systems, motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktop PCs, monitors and other components. However, the Microstar brand name in Germany belongs to the Medion company. MSI is known for its gaming products and has developed a wide range of gaming laptops and desktop PCs. The company is also active in workstations, servers and industrial automation. MSI has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2023-09-18 (Update: 2023-09-18)