MSI CR620 15.6-inch Laptop Review

MSI CR620 15.6-inch Laptop Review
MSI : has announced its latest offering in ‘Classic-Series’ the MSI CR620 laptop that has 15.6-inch WXGA Widescreen LCD TFT glossy display powered by integrated Intel GMA graphics chipset with shared video memory.

This thin laptop has completely revolutionized the idea of a portable computer; its sleek yet simplistic lines fit seamlessly into its polished exterior, raising the bar for thin-notebook design a step higher.

MSI has designed a new keyboard with this particular laptop in mind, with each key molded to ergonomically fit your fingertips; not only thin, but has been proved to relieve strain on the user. MSI EDS (Ergonomic De-Stress) Keyboard has a surface areas that is 51% larger, so the face of each individual key wider for your typing convenience; it encourages natural finger and wrist movement to reduce strain and allow you to work for hours without discomfort.

The MSI CR620 weighs just 2.47 kg with battery pack yet delivers long run times and it produces very little noise and heat during its operation so it doesn’t heat up after extended use and external appearance makes clever use of sensual urban curves and a special glossy finish. The perfect proportions enhance its minimalist style while the personalized color bezel gives the laptop a sense of depth.

the MSI CR620 laptop is powered by Intel’s 2010 series 2.13 GHz Core i3-330M processor and featues 4GB DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM, choice of 320 GB / 500 GB SATA 7200 rpm 2.5-inch hard drive and has a built-in 9.5mm DVD Super-Multi drive.

The MSI CR620 laptop is equipped with 15.6-inch WXGA Widescreen LCD TFT glossy display powered by integrated Intel GMA HD graphics chipset with 512 MB shared video memory, providing support for millions of colors, brilliant detail and breathtakingly vivid effects offering upto 1366 x 768 HD screen resolution in 24-bit 16.7 million colors.

The MSI CR6200 is embedded with LED power-saving backlight technology to provide better color fullness and brightness, elevating the total quality of imagery. Furthermore, the lower usage of power can offer a longer operating time.

The MSI CR620 laptop PC comes with integrated 10/100/1000 Realtek RTL8100CL Ethernet LAN connection, and standard 56kbps V.92 fax/modem card for connectivity. The laptop also features standard internal Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless connection allowing upto 3 times faster data transfer speed.

The laptop is equipped with 802.11 b/g/ Wi-Fi wireless local area networking so users can live a truly mobile life with the convenience of wireless Internet access. Wireless Bluetooth is also supported so there’s no more fiddling with cables for mobile phones, headphones or PDA devices!

Measuring 14.74? x 9.73? x 0.70? – 1.18?, the MSI CR620 laptop PC comes with integrated high quality Altec Lansing Stereo Speakers (1.5W each) offering Realtek ALC 660 24-bit AUDIO CONTOLLER with built-in AC 97 stero Sound with 3D Sound effect. Theater Class 4 Speakers Qualified by Latest Dolby Surround.

In addition, the CR620 also offers 2 USB v2.0 compliant 4-pin ports, HDMI, ExpressCard 54mm, S-Video TV-out port, built-in microphone and IEEE 1394 (FireWire) integrated port.

The MSI CR620 also supports the next generation E-SATA port with a transfer speed of 3GB/s and with it, greater efficiency. E-SATA delivers enhanced scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saves. It allows easy sharing and transfer of entertainment content and digital media on external devices.

The laptop also features integrated 5-in-1 Media Card Reader supporting Multimedia Card (MMC), Memory stick (MS), Secure Digital Card, and MS-PRO media cards so digital data can be easily transferred to the notebook computer and integrated 1.3 megapixel resolution Webcam along with integrated microphone for easy video chat.

The MSI CR620 laptop comes with Windows 7 preinstalled and uses the latest Lithium-polymer with the Intel CULV ultra-low voltage processor platform to deliver reasonable battery endurance. A standard 6-cell battery can deliver up to 4 hours of use.

I/O Ports:

  • ExpressCard/54 slot
  • 2x USB v2.0 ports
  • 1 eSATA/USB Combo Port
  • IEEE 1394 Port
  • RJ-11 – Modem
  • RJ-45 – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base
  • 15 pin HD D-Sub VGA Port
  • Line-in/microphone – mini-phone 3.5 mm
  • Line-out/headphones – mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
  • S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port
  • 5-in-1 Media Card Reader
  • HDMI Digital Out Port

MSI CR620 Notebook Features:

  • Intel Core i3-330M Processor, 2.13 GHz
  • Integrated Intel GMA HD with Shared Video memory
  • 15.6-inch HD widescreen display, 1366 x768 pixels resolution
  • 4-GB DD2 Ram, up to 4GB maximum
  • 320/500-GB SATA HDD
  • DVD Super-Multi drive
  • 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN
  • 1.3 MP webcam
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/draft n
  • Wireless, Bluetooth
  • HDMI, 2x USB 2.0, e-SATA
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
The MSI CR620 laptop comes with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium and is available in India for the price of Rs. 27,500 with one year warranty.