Wallmart may have the cheapest Ryzen laptop around with “MOTILE Performance Laptop”, a 14″ laptop powered by AMD Ryzen 3 3200U dual-core/quad-thread processor, coupled with 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD. Price? $209 shipped to the US.
MOTILE Performance Laptop (M141-RG) specifications:
- SoC – AMD Ryzen 3 3200U dual-core/quad-thread processor @ 2.6GHz / 3.5GHz (Max boost clock) with Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1200 MHz; 15W TDP
- System Memory – 4GB DDR4 RAM, upgradable up to 16GB (1x SO-DIMM slot)
- Storage – 128GB SSD
- Display – 14” 1920×1080 display with LED backlight
- Video Output – HDMI
- Audio – 2x 2W speakers and microphone, 3.5mm headphone jack, THX Spatial Audio
- Camera – 720p IR webcam
- Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet port, 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi 5, Bluetooth 4.2
- USB – 1x USB-C 3.0 port, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x USB 2.0 port
- Battery – 4,100 mAh
- Power Supply – 19V/3.42A (65W)
- Dimensions – 320.2 x 21.45 x 16.8mm
- Weight – 1.16 kg
The laptop comes with Windows 10 Home 64-bit pre-installed, and ships with a power adapter and user manual. One downside is the use of single-channel memory that can reduce the performance of graphics and other applications susceptible to memory bandwidth.
Performance-wise Ryzen 3 3200U processor is slightly faster than a 10W Pentium J5005 Gemini Lake processor, but the Radeon 3 GPU will be about twice as fast as an Intel UHD 605 graphics found in Gemini Lake processors.
Since the MOTILE laptop will be hard to find outside of the US, I tried to look on Aliexpress for others Ryzen 3 3200U laptops, but no luck so far. There ‘s a similar HP model available on eBay for $240 plus shipping.
You may find further details on MOTILE M-141 product page.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.
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