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THUNDEROBOT lands in Malaysia — 4 new laptops, with more to come

by Vyncent ChanJanuary 18, 2018
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THUNDEROBOT, a Chinese gaming laptop brand founded back in 2014 has arrived in Malaysia, bringing four interesting gaming notebooks to offer some extra options in the Malaysian gaming laptop scene.

THUNDEROBOT Strikes Malaysian Gaming Laptop Market

THUNDEROBOT has just made its debut here in Malaysia, bringing four new gaming laptops to add some variety to the Malaysian market. THUNDEROBOT is a leading brand in China, making its entry into Malaysia all the more interesting.  THUNDEROBOT offers powerful specifications including the latest 7th Generation Intel Core CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards. The four laptops that will spearhead the Chinese brand’s entry into Malaysia will be the flagship DINO, along with the 911GT, 911SE and bestseller ST Plus.

THUNDEROBOT DINO

As the flagship model, the DINO features a space-grey all-metal chassis with a signature breathing blue light. Powered by the Intel Core i7 7700HQ and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, the DINO is VR gaming capable. The 15.6″ full HD IPS-level display touts a refresh rate of 120 Hz, so you can take advantage of the immense performance of the GeForce GTX 1070 for a more fluid and immersive gaming experience. If that’s not enough, the DINO is capable of driving up to 2 more 4K displays at 60 Hz. Two fans cool the hardware inside, promising stability and optimum performance even for long hours of gaming.

As with any gaming laptop now, the THUNDEROBOT DINO comes with a RGB backlit keyboard. It can be configured with individual lighting zones and effects. The touchpad is also illuminated for additional bling. The THUNDEROBOT DINO will be priced at RM8899, with 16GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB M.2 SSD and a 1TB HDD.

THUNDEROBOT 911GT

The THUNDEROBOT 911GT sports the aesthetics of a performance car, and the performance to boot. The 911GT is bigger than the DINO with a 17.3″ FHD IPS-level display. For a more exciting audio experience, the 911GT has an integrated subwoofer. In the 32.3mm thick chassis lies an Intel i7 7700HQ CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB cooled by dual fans, along with 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 256GB M.2 SSD and a 1TB HDD. The THUNDEROBOT 911GT weighs a hefty 2.93 kg and is priced at RM7099.

THUNDEROBOT 911SE

The 911SE is the Chinese’s brands entry level gaming laptop. Priced at just RM4499, the THUNDEROBOT 911SE features an Intel Core i5 7300HQ and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB to kick off your gaming experience. 128GB M.2 SSD and 1TB HDD ensure ample space for your games. The keyboard is backlit with white LEDs and surface carving, for better visibility and durability of the key legends, even when gaming in the dark.

While coming in as THUNDEROBOT’s lowest end offering in Malaysia at the moment, the 911SE is no slouch with Intel Wireless-AC for reliable and fast WiFi. What’s more, Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 technology promises a premium audio experience. A 1080p IPS display ensures wide viewing angles and accurate colors.

THUNDEROBOT ST Plus

The THUNDEROBOT ST Plus is more powerful than the THUNDEROBOT 911SE with a i7 7700HQ under the hood, but features the same GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. Priced at RM4899, the THUNDEROBOT ST Plus comes with 8GB of RAM, 128GB M.2 SSD and 1TB HDD. The ST Plus also features Intel Wireless-AC and Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 technology, just like the 911SE.

But there’s more…

THUNDEROBOT has more products to offer but they will gradually introduce them into the Malaysian market. As of now, the four laptops are the only products available in Malaysia, with gaming peripherals, backpacks and more laptops on the way.

THUNDEROBOT will be exclusively distributed here in Malaysia by ECS Astar Sdn Bhd, and can be purchased online at Lazada. For those who prefer to get their gaming laptops from a standard brick and mortar store, you may head over to the following list of authorized dealers:

Thunder Match TechnologyMid Valley Megamall & Sunway Pyramid
Brightstar ComputerPlaza Lowyat
PC ImageWisma Sarbekas, Kuching
Top MacroKaramunsing Complex, Kota Kinabalu
CORE ICTKB Mall, Kota Bahru
Monaliza & Mastura EnterpriseJalan Haji Abdul Aziz, Kuantan
Aidea.com TechnologyPanju Curve Business Park, Kuala Terengganu
IT CompMines Wellness City, Seri Kembangan
My Computer SystemDigital Mall, PJ Sealngor
My IT Computer9 Avenue, Tmn Korporat, Nilai
C-ZonePlaza Lowyat, IOI City Mall
EIT LifestyleJalan Sutera Tanjung, Taman Sutera Utama Biz Centre, Skudai, Johor

The list of authorized dealers are expected to expand in the near future, so if you see that you have no store near you, fret not, there might be one soon enough!

Pokdepinion: The THUNDEROBOT lineup seems to offer interesting value-for-money. We definitely will have to test them out!

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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