At IFA 2022 in Berlin, XMG is upgrading its entry-level Focus series laptops to the new generation M22 and is now putting them in a higher performance category. While So far I’m done with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti The XMG FOCUS M22 was now available with a significantly faster NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 laptop, while the Core i7-11800H has now been replaced by the Alder Lake series Intel Core i7-12700H.
Leipzig is powering the graphics solution with a 115W TGP, which consists of 90W normal plus 25W Dynamic Boost 2.0. This significantly increases 3D performance compared to the 2021 model generation. In 3DMark’s Time Spy benchmark, the M22 variant is said to gain 48% to 8,310 points, meaning it can play not only esports titles, but also the latest graphics hits.
The series is also available for the first time in three different sizes from 15.6 to 17.3 inches. New 16 inch version. While the FOCUS 15 and FOCUS 17 are based on an IPS display with a Full HD resolution and a refresh rate of 144Hz, the FOCUS 16 offers up to an IPS panel with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels in a 16:10 format. It’s also slightly brighter at 400 nits and covers 95% of the sRGB color space.
Despite the significantly increased performance, the XMG FOCUS (M22) remains completely portable. Depending on the screen size, it weighs between 2.05 and 2.6 kg and has a height of 23.9 to 25.0 mm. Above all, structural changes in the cooling system are said to have made this possible.
As usual, the buyer can choose from a wide range of well-known manufacturers of the rest of the technical equipment. Up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM can be accommodated in two SO-DIMM sockets and two fast M.2 SSDs. The battery has a capacity of 54Wh and is installed internally for easy replacement.
On the connectivity side, USB-A and USB-C are offered twice, with the port on the right also supporting Thunderbolt 4. HDMI, miniDisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, and even a microSD card reader are also available, as well as two separate headphone connections. If desired, wireless connection is possible via Killer-WiFi 6E. LED backlit rubber dome switches, with 15 different lighting colors to choose from. The touchpad is compatible with Microsoft Precision measuring up to 150 x 90 mm.
XMG FOCUS (M22) as usual Freely configurable on bestware.com. The base version of the FOCUS 15 (M22) with Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3060 laptop, 16GB RAM and 500GB SSD from Samsung including FHD board costs 1679 euros. Larger variants of the model cost at least 1729 or 1749 euros. All three variants are now available.
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