Are you looking for a laptop for gaming under 1000 bucks? If yes, MSI Bravo 15 A4DDR-022 that comes with a powerful AMD processor and 120Hz screen panel might need your attention.
The Bravo 15 is delivered with a mobile SoC for big laptops, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H. This higher-end laptop processor is a hexa-core one with twelve threads. The base clock is at 3.0 GHz and can raise up to a max boost clock of 4.0 GHz when in heavy-duty. It has an 8 MB L3 cache and integrated AMD Radeon RX Vega 6.
MSI also packs a dedicated AMD Radeon RX 5500M with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM into this Bravo laptop.
The system memory of 8GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM and the storage space of 512GB NVMe SSD are also packed into the device to ensure the strong performance of this gaming laptop.
With the engine above, MSI A4DDR-022 can smoothly handle demanding tasks like gaming or video production. And of course, it can handle day to day tasks.
The MSI Bravo 15 has a 15.6-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9. This screen has LED-backlight and 45% NTSC color gamut, making it bright and displaying great colors. The motions and actions on-screen seem smooth and lively because of the 120Hz refresh rate. And when viewed from extreme angles, the sharp images and accurate colors remain steady, thanks to the IPS tech.
An array of interface options sit on both sides of the device. Sit on the left side is only the HDMI port, while on the right side, there are some useful ports, RJ-45 LAN port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, and audio combo jack.
As for network connection, the MSI A4DDR-022 uses all options for this, includes Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX 200, and Bluetooth 5.0.
The Bravo 15 features a keyboard with a single red-backlight per key. It has no numeric-pad. The keys come in chiclet-size and have a decent key distance.
The touchpad is wide enough. It has a smooth surface without any texture so fingers can slide smoothly for navigation.
This gaming laptop also has two 2W stereo speakers and a 720p HD web camera.
The battery inside is a 3-cell 51Whr Lithium-ion. According to the manufacturer, it can last up to 7 hours. Of course, it depends on the settings and the usage of the laptop.
This MSI notebook has a size of 14.13 x 9.99 x 0.85 inches. The weight is 4.10 lbs. As a gaming laptop, it is not heavy. Its size is also ordinary and still comfortable to take away.
The Bravo 15 A4DDR-022 is a great gaming laptop. It is also ready for work. Everyday work will be easily handled as well as graphic design working. No wonder since MSI has well-prepared it with a powerful engine, clear bright display, and various ports. The battery life is good enough and still comfortable to carry around. The price is $929.00 when this writing, so it is a laptop for gaming under 1000 bucks. It could be a good choice for those who are looking for a budget-friendly gaming laptop.
For your info, this laptop has some variants with different specs and they all have prices around $1000. Here they are MSI Bravo 15 A4DDR-017, MSI Bravo 15 A4DDR-022, and MSI Bravo 15 A4DDR-023.
Summary of MSI Bravo 15 A4DDR-022
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 4600H/Hexa-Core/3.0GHz-4.0GHz/8MB|
|RAM||8GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM|
|Storage||512GB NVMe SSD|
|Graphics Processor||Integrated AMD Radeon RX Vega 6
AMD Radeon RX 5500M 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM
|Display||15.6-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 LED-backlight 45% NTSC 120Hz IPS display|
|I/O Options||1 x HDMI port
1 x RJ-45 LAN port
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C ports
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports
1 x audio combo jack
|Networking||Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX 200
|Battery||3-cell 51Whr Lithium-ion (up to 7 hours)|
|Dimensions||14.13 x 9.99 x 0.85 inches|