Hands-on: MSI Stealth 15M

One of the thinnest and lightest gaming laptops from MSI.

Abey Mascreen  •  December 03, 2020

Hands-on: MSI Stealth 15M

The MSI Stealth 15M, based on Intel’s Tiger Lake, is one of the thinnest and lightest gaming laptops from MSI, at only 15.95 mm and 1.69 kg.

From it’s lineup of Stealth gaming notebooks, the new Stealth 15M model comes with Intel’s 11th generation Tiger Lake processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q, a 15.6-inch IPS matrix display with FullHD resolution offering up to 240Hz refresh rate.


  • Up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor
  • Up to GeForce GTX 1660Ti Max-Q
  • Ultra-light 1.69kg, Ultra-slim 15.95mm
  • Up to 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080), 240Hz refresh rate
  • Support for PCIe 4.0 and Thunderbolt 4


CPUUp to 11th Gen. Intel Core i7 U-Processor
RAMUp to DDR4-3200 Memory Type
2 Slots Number of SO-DIMM Slot
GPUNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti With Max-Q Design, 6GB GDDR6
Storage1x M.2 SSD slot (NVMe PCIe Gen4)
Display15.6″ FHD (1920×1080), IPS-Level
15.6″ FHD (1920×1080), 144Hz, IPS-Level
15.6″ FHD (1920×1080), 240Hz, IPS-Level
Ports1x Micro SD
1x (4K @ 60Hz) HDMI
2x Type-A USB3.2 Gen1
1x Type-C (USB4 / DP / Thunderbolt 4) with PD charging
1x Mic-in/Headphone-out Combo Jack
Connectivity802.11 ax Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth v5.1
CameraHD type (30fps@720p)
AudioDual-speaker Harman Kardon-certified audio system
Battery52 Battery (Whr)
150W adapter
Dimensions358 x 248 x 15.95 mm (WxDxH)
Approx. 1.69 kg

MSI Stealth 15M Specifications

The MSI Stealth looks and feels premium with its all-aluminum chassis. The laptop comes two color options – Pure White and Carbon Gray.

MSI Stealth 15M
Hands-on: MSI Stealth 15M

The MSI Stealth 15M has a RGB-backlit, chiclet-type keyboard without the numeric keypad. The keys are pretty large for a compact laptop. The arrow keys are full size too, with just the function keys smaller in size. The laptop has a standard size touchpad.

MSI Stealth 15M
Hands-on: MSI Stealth 15M

The display is a 15.6 inch, FullHD (1920 x 1080) IPS screen with up to 240 Hz refresh rate.

MSI Stealth 15M
Hands-on: MSI Stealth 15M

In terms of ports, The MSI Stealth 15M has 1x Type-C (USB4 / DP / Thunderbolt 4) with PD charging, 2x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen1, one HDMI output, a microSD slot and a combo audio jack. For video calls, there is a 720p webcam. Audio is powered by NAHIMIC 3 technology.

For wireless connectivity, the Stealth 15M comes with a Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) wireless network card and Bluetooth 5.1.

When it comes to hardware power, the laptop is equipped with a 11th-Gen Intel Core i7 processor with support for both PCIe Gen 4 and Thunderbolt 4, another advantage of the Tiger Lake CPU. In terms of graphics, the Stealth 15M is powered by a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.

MSI Stealth 15M

The MSI Stealth 15M comes with a 52Wh battery and a 150W power supply. You can also charge the laptop over USB-C PD. Check back soon for our full review and benchmarks of the MSI Stealth.

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