MSI announces at CES a new range of award winning ultra-slim and stylish X-Slim notebooks

January 7, 2010 // 11:01 a.m.

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Las Vegas, 7th January, 2010: MSI, the manufacturer of notebooks, PCs and computer components, today announces the launch of its award winning new range of X-Slim notebooks. At CES 2010 the 13" X350, X360, 14" X420, and 15.6" X620 are being unveiled.

All new X-Slim notebooks feature the Intel CULV platform with Intel Core 2 Duo processors, offering high performance processing power and ultra-long battery life. They also ooze style and glamour with the X620 already winning the equivalent of a design Oscar, a German IF Product Design Award. These features make them the optimum choice for those who require a perfect balance between power, portability and stylish appearance.

MSI X420

The sleek and sophisticated X420 offers consumers a 14 inch HD widescreen display in 16:9 format, with HDMI and Bluetooth. The X420 weighs in at a lightweight 1.5 kg including battery, and is less than one inch thick, making it perfectly portable. The X420 comes in a gorgeous cappuccino brown colour adding a touch of class to the stylish notebook. MSI’s distinctive Chiclet keyboard gives both the exterior and interior a comprehensive upgrade, making the X420 a real statement at CES.

The new X420 is specially equipped with the ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5430 discrete graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM, Intel’s Core 2 Duo processor, and MSI's exclusive 3D Boost technology for outstanding display and processing technology. It also has a great battery life of up to 9 hours. These features make the X420 great for gaming and watching HD movies. The X420's star feature is its full support for two of the latest mobile broadband technologies, 3.5G and WiMAX. These technologies allow for anytime, anywhere enjoyment of wireless connectivity and mobile operating efficiency.

MSI X620

The new slimline MSI X620 comes equip with a 15.6 inch, 16:9 cinematic LED backlit display with support for HD output. With a built in ATi Mobility Radeon HD Discrete graphics card, the new generation X620 also features the unique 3D Boost button making it great for gaming. The X620 comes with a built in 2-spindle optical drive so users can enjoy their favourite movies. It also comes with an 8-cell battery giving the X620 an amazing 10 hour battery life! These features make the MSI X620 a perfect integration of performance, beauty, ultra-thin design and audio/video entertainment.

The X-Slim X620 not only has brains but also has beauty; the proud winner of the German IF Product Design Award the X620 has a smooth and attractive ultra-thin body design with a total weight of only 2.4kg. The exterior features a smooth and unassuming design. Hand placement areas have been treated with a specially designed material to avoid finger prints, and all four sides of the frame feature special metal inlays that give it a high tech feel. In addition, MSI's Chiclet keyboard has smooth contours and simple, graceful styling.

Other notebooks included in MSI’s newI X-Slim range are the 13.4 inch X350 and X360 notebooks. These similary to the X420 and X620 are slim and stunning in design and offer an array of excellent features.

The new MSI X-Slim X620 will be available in the UK from April 2010 priced from £700. For more information please visit or visit the MSI stand and press conference at CES.

Information on MSI at CES 2010 in Las Vegas:

Time: Jan 7th-10th , 2010

Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall 3, Las Vegas,

Booth no : 30651


MSI Notebook’s goal is to become the most trusted name in laptop computers. We have worked hard over the years to enhance the user’s experience. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. Examples include developing Turbo Power, ECO Engine and Cinema Pro technologies. MSI Notebook was also the first laptop manufacturer globally to be awarded True Dolby Home Theater Surround Sound certification.

MSI Notebook designs its products with the consumer in mind starting at the R&D stage. To ensure that consumers use MSI laptop computers with peace of mind, each MSI laptop computer undergoes a series of detailed testing before it is shipped from the factory. We test pressure and humidity, shock and vibration as well as the life spans of connector hinges, keyboards, and touch panels. Some of the other tests (around 30 tests in total) include pressure and dropping, I/O connectors, noise, antistatic capabilities, and system performance. We carefully check each detail employing the most rigorous testing standards, so that the consumer uses their new MSI laptop computer knowing that MSI Notebook stands behind its products.

So far, MSI Notebook has introduced 7 series of notebook computers to meet the expectations for every consumer, and they are the Gaming Series, Aesthetics Series, Professional Series, Entertainment Series, Ultra Portable Series, X-Slim Series and Value Series.

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