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MSI Primo Series

MSI Primo 76Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2, PowerVR SGX544
Display: 7.00 inch, 7.90 inch, 9.70 inch
Weight: 0.3kg, 0.4kg, 0.62kg

 

MSI Primo 81

MSI is a brand more associated with traditional PCs and laptops, but they are also in the tablet game. The MSI Primo 81's specification is nothing spectacular. Sporting an Allwinner A31s quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, it will not blow anyone away with its specs sheet. This device will not be able to handle any graphically intense games and will also have trouble multitasking with multiple apps. It runs Android 4.2 Jellybean.

The screen is a little bit better compared to its internal hardware, boasting a 7.85-inch 1024 by 768 resolution IPS display; the same used in the iPad Mini. The viewing angles are great, as to be expected with IPS displays and colors are vibrant and items on the screen appear crisp and clear. Another downside to the Primo 81 are its cameras, sporting only a 2 MP main camera and a 640 by 480 resolution front camera.

The Primo 81 is thin, measuring only at 7.82 mm and is 330g light. So, even the smallest hands would not have trouble holding it. It also supports microSD-cards to expand its storage from the default 16 GB. This device is not for a power user but if you’re on a tight budget and just want a device to surf the web and your social media accounts, it might be worth considering because of its beautiful display.

Specifications

MSI Primo 81Notebook: MSI Primo 81
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 7.90 inch, 4:3, 1024 x 768 pixels
Weight: 0.4kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section
 Primo 81 (Model)

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MSI Primo 81 Tablet
Source: Hardware Secrets English
The MSI Primo 81 is an excellent option for anyone looking for a small and light low-cost tablet to browse the web, access social networks, read emails, etc. It may not have the most powerful hardware, but the high-quality screen and sturdy all-aluminum construction gives it a terrific cost/benefit ratio.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/30/2014

Foreign Reviews

Msi Primo 81 – Удачный Домашний Гаджет
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Stylish and elegant; inexpensive; light; good IPS-display. Negative: Short battery life; low resolution camera; no Bluetooth; low brightness of the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2014
세련된 디자인과 높은 가격 경쟁력을 갖춘 태블릿 - MSI 프리모 81
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Positive: Stylish design; competitive price; good performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/28/2013

 

MSI Primo 93

Specifications

MSI Primo 93Notebook: MSI Primo 93
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: PowerVR SGX544
Display: 9.70 inch, 16:9, 1024 x 768 pixels
Weight: 0.62kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

MSI Primo 93 – Не Останется Незамеченным
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: IPS display and 3G connectivity; pretty decent autonomy; decent sound system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/06/2014

 

MSI Primo 76

Specifications

MSI Primo 76Notebook: MSI Primo 76
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 7.00 inch, 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixels
Weight: 0.3kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

MSI Primo 76 – Интернет Всегда И Везде
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Fairly inexpensive; simple design; high performance; quite good autonomy; long battery life; good brightness of the IPS display. Negative: Mediocre resolution of the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/18/2014

 

Comment

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).


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

PowerVR SGX544: OpenGL ES 2.0 compatible with 4 pixel and 2 vertex shaders

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

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


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» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


7.90:

This display diagonal is quite small for tablets.

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.


0.3 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.

0.62 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Lenovo Tab M7
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8321
Alcatel 1T 7
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8321
Samsung Galaxy Tab J
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC8830
Samsung Galaxy J Max
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC8830
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 2016
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC7731
Lenovo IdeaTab A3300
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8312
Lenovo Tab A7-50
Mali-400 MP2, unknown

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Archos Hello 7
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6580M, 0 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Prestigio Grace 3738 3G
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8321, 8.00", 0.321 kg
Archos Hello 10
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6580M, 10.10", 0 kg
Prestigio Wize PMT3096 3G
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8321, 9.60", 0.5 kg
Teclast P10
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6580M, 10.10", 0.5238 kg
Prestigio Grace 3118 3G
Mali-400 MP2, unknown, 8.00", 0.343 kg
BQ 1045G Orion
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC7731, 10.10", 0.53 kg
Lenovo A10-70 A7600-F
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT8312, 10.10", 0.56 kg
Blaupunkt Endeavour 1001 DVBT
Mali-400 MP2, AML8726-MX, 10.10", 0.639 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

MSI Primo 93
SGX544, unknown, 9.70", 0.62 kg

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MSI Vector GP76 12UGS-434
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MSI Raider GE76 12UHS-293
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-S i7-12700H, 17.30", 2.9 kg
MSI Raider GE76 12UHS-214
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i9-12900HK, 17.30", 2.9 kg
MSI Bravo 15 B5DD-046ID
Radeon RX 5500M, Cezanne (Zen 3, Ryzen 5000) R7 5800H, 15.60", 2.35 kg
MSI Katana GF66 11UC-231ES
GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU, Tiger Lake i7-11800H, 15.60", 2.1 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11SB, i5-1135G7 MX450
GeForce MX450, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Katana GF66 11UE-088NEU
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Tiger Lake i7-11800H, 15.60", 2.1 kg
MSI Stealth GS77 12UHS-063
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, Alder Lake-P i9-12900H, 17.30", 2.8 kg
MSI WS66 11UMT-220US
RTX A5000 Laptop GPU, Tiger Lake i9-11900H, 15.60", 2.1 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MOU-852VN
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-19 (Update: 2014-06-19)