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MSI Prestige 14 A12UC-228

Specifications

MSI Prestige 14 A12UC-228
MSI Prestige 14 A12UC-228 (Prestige 14 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1240P 12 x 1.2 - 4.4 GHz, Alder Lake-P
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR4-4266
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 Thunderbolt, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader
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): 15.9 x 319 x 215 ( = 0.63 x 12.56 x 8.46 in)
Battery
53.5 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p IR
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.29 kg ( = 45.5 oz / 2.84 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1570 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI Prestige 14 A12UC-228

80% MSI Prestige 14 A12UC 2022 review: A handsome and powerful compact business laptop
Source: It Pro English
The good parts of the Prestige 14 are excellent. The chipset imbues it with an impressive level of performance while the design, build quality and keyboard are absolutely top-notch. The screen is good too; granted it’s a rather traditional Full HD non-touch affair, but technically it’s better than the norm in this category of laptops and at this price point. The speaker system could be better though, as could the webcam. Both of these drawbacks wouldn’t take much - in terms of effort or money - to fix. The real drawback is the battery life. For a machine designed for on-the-go productivity, six and a half hours is a good distance shy of ideal and isn’t really good enough. Users who don’t stray far from a power outlet will be more than happy with the Prestige 14 - the more nomadic worker, perhaps less so.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU: Mid-range gaming laptop graphics card based on the Ampere GA107 chip. Offers 2048 shaders and is offered in different TGP (power consumption) variants from 35 to 80 Watt with different clock speeds and therefore performance.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


i5-1240P: A mid-range 28 W Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. The i5's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. Core i5-1240P runs at 1.2 GHz to 4.4 GHz; it has a built-in 80 EU Iris Xe GPU and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features.» 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.


1.29 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


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).


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09-22 (Update: 2022-09-22)