MSI has announced the latest in their Summit Series line of laptops, built around productivity and business use. The laptops most recently won the Best of CES 2021 award, and will feature a new aspect ratio as well as lightweight build for ease of use.
Summit E13 Flip Evo (RM6899)
|Dimensions||300.2(W) x 222.25(D) x 14.9(H) mm (1.35kg)|
|Display||13.4″ FHD (1920 x 1200) Touchscreen|
|CPU||11th Gen Intel Core i7-1185G7|
|GPU||Intel Iris X Graphics|
|I/O Port||2 x Thunderbolt™4 Type-C
(support USB3.2 Gen2 / DP/ PD charging)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
1 x Micro SD Card Reader (Hidden)
Leading the pack is the Summit E13 Flip Evo, the laptop that won the Best of CES 2021 award. Featuring a “16:10” aspect ratio screen and lightweight body, the laptop was designed to embody the Golden Ratio. It also uses the latest Intel i7 processor, and is equipped with multiple Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C ports to make sure you can charge your devices as efficiently as possible.
On top of that, the Summit E13’s screen is compatible with the newly-announced MSI Pen, which lets you draw or take notes on the go. Thanks to its built-in SSD, transfering files will be a breeze, letting you work at your best for longer.
Summit E16 Flip
Also in the Summit series is the Summit E16 Flip, the much larger variant of the Summit E13 Evo. While it uses many of the best features of the Summit E13, it differs with its 16-inch display as well as using NVIDIA Graphics instead of Intel. Thanks to its special Dynamic Cooler Boost, the laptop will be much quieter than its competitors even when taking heavy loads.
Aside from the MSI Summit Series, they also announced several accessories to boost your productivity with it. These are the MSI Pen, as well as a USB Dock connector to charge more devices at once.
The MSI Pen will feature 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, as well as MPP2.0 technology to make for a smooth experience either taking important notes or even sketching to your heart’s content.
As for the USB Dock, this device allows you to use the Summit Series’ USB-C ports to open up a variety of options for your laptop, giving you high levels of flexability. Here’s the list of options from the port:
|Downstream port||USB 2.0 Type-A x 1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A x 2 (BC1.2 5V/1.5A x 1)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C x 1 (Data only, 5V/1.5A)
(Up to 10Gbps, share upstream USB bandwidth)
|Video Out||DisplayPort 1.4* x 1
HDMI* x 1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C* x 1(support Alt Mode, 5V/3A)
*Only for laptops with video output via USB-C.
May vary by input signal.