Walmart exclusive Motile laptops now shipping with THX spatial audio, 1080p displays, and AMD Ryzen 5 3500U for only $600
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Earlier this year, Walmart introduced its own lineup of gaming PCs called Overpowered. The series focuses on high performance at aggressively lower prices than what you'd find from other OEMs like Asus, MSI, HP, and others. Walmart is now ready to take a similar approach in the budget-midrange laptop space with a new house brand called Motile.
The Motile series consists of only one 14.1-inch model with no 15.6-inch versions for now. In order to keep costs low, initial SKUs will come with either 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 3 or Ryzen 5 processors instead of the more common Intel Core U series. The series boasts THX-certified speakers and 1080p displays as unique selling points in a big sea of competing alternatives.
The Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 5 SKUs start at just $500 and $600, respectively, with Black, Rose Gold, and Silver color options. Unfortunately, the specifications sheet does not specify whether the processor is a Ryzen 3 3200U or 3300U. In either case, expect raw performance to be most similar to a Core i3-8145U.
San Francisco, California (Oct 3, 2019) – THX Ltd., renowned for the certification of world-class cinemas
and consumer electronics, today announced the availability of two new AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) powered
MOTILE laptops exclusively available on Walmart.com. Designed for efficient productivity for on-the-go
lifestyles, these devices will arrive in market just in time for the fall and holiday shopping seasons. The
MOTILE devices are powered by AMD Ryzen™ mobile processors, bringing powerful computing
performance and brilliant entertainment experiences. Complemented with THX Spatial Audio
technology for an enhanced sound experience and Tuned by THX displays to provide richer, more
vibrant colors and better contrast, these devices are expected to greatly improve audio and video
playback for consumers.
“We are pleased to make the THX enriched audio and video experiences available to an expanded
audience of consumers at various price points,” said Grace Qaqundah, vice president, global marketing,
THX Ltd. “Today, more people than ever enjoy music, movies, and TV shows on the go, and through our
collaboration with MOTILE, THX is able to make this improved entertainment experience with THX
Spatial Audio and Tuned by THX displays more accessible.”
MOTILE - Tuned by THX and THX Spatial Audio: MOTILE, a private-label electronics brand exclusively
sold on Walmart.com, welcomes two new MOTILE laptops to its existing lineup of electronics
accessories. The two new MOTILE laptops have Tuned by THX for a better viewing experience, ensuring
crisper images and brighter colors, as well as immersive, surround audio with THX Spatial Audio. Simply
put, with THX Spatial Audio over headphones, the user is in the center of the action and experiences
immersion similar to how audio sounds in real-life.
Available with AMD Ryzen™ 5 Mobile Processors or AMD Ryzen™ 3 Mobile Processors both with built-in
Radeon™ Vega Graphics, these MOTILE devices deliver advanced, high performance processing and
feature the exceptional graphics available on a mobile processor, making Ryzen processors with Radeon
graphics the perfect all-in-one solution for those looking for blazing fast performance, rich graphics, and
long battery life.
“AMD is pleased to join with THX and MOTILE to offer consumers exceptionally fast, stunning, and
efficient computing experiences at an array of price points,” said Kevin Lensing, corporate vice president
and general manager, global MNC Sales at AMD.
Powered by AMD Ryzen mobile processors, MOTILE, with both Tuned by THX and THX Spatial Audio
features, are performance series laptops, and are thin and light - designed for use by busy people on the
go. The laptops run Windows 10 and include integrated graphics, a magnesium aluminum chassis, and a
thin bezel design, each with a travel-optimized keyboard. The two 14.1-inch laptops cost just $499.99
(R3/4GB/128GB) and $599.99 (R5/8GB/256GB), and are exclusively available on www.walmart.com .
“Customers shouldn’t have to sacrifice performance for premium visual and audio quality,” said
Terrance Oliver, vice president of electronic for Walmart eCommerce U.S. “Our collaboration with AMD
and THX enables us to bring customers a quality device that delivers both at an exceptional price.”
For further information about MOTILE products, Tuned by THX and THX Spatial Audio, please visit
To purchase these products, please visit www.walmart.com/motile.
About THX Ltd.
Founded by legendary filmmaker George Lucas in 1983, THX Ltd. and its partners provide premium
entertainment experiences in the cinema, in the home and on the go. Over the last thirty-five years, THX
has expanded its certification categories beyond studios and cinemas to consumer electronics, content,
live events and automotive systems. Today, THX Ltd. continues to redefine entertainment, providing
exciting new technologies and assurance of experiences which provide consumers with superior audio
and visual fidelity and ensure an artist’s vision is delivered with integrity to audiences worldwide. For
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