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LOQ 15
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Bravo 15
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Advantages of the Lenovo LOQ 15
  • Good for gaming and AI
  • Good overall display quality
  • Good overall build quality
  • Very good keyboard
Advantages of the MSI Bravo 15
  • The MSI Bravo 15 has no clear advantages over the Lenovo LOQ 15.

Key differences

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Gaming and AI

7.5
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
6.5
7.0/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
4.4/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
144Hz
REFRESH RATE
144Hz
Yes
SUPPORTS DLSS
No
Yes
MUX SWITCH / ADVANCED OPTIMUS
No
7.0/10
FAN NOISE SCORE
6.5/10
The Lenovo LOQ 15 is good for gaming and AI, while the MSI Bravo 15 is only fair.

Engineering and Design

7.9
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
7.0
9.1/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
7.4/10
7.0/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
4.4/10
16.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
The Lenovo LOQ 15 and MSI Bravo 15 are both good for engineering and design, though the Lenovo LOQ 15 is somewhat better.

Screen Quality

7.1
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
6.8
15.6in
SIZE
15.6in
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
144Hz
REFRESH RATE
144Hz
329.0 nits
BRIGHTNESS
245.0 nits
The Lenovo LOQ 15 has a better screen than the MSI Bravo 15 for general use, gaming and AI, engineering and design, software development, and content creation.

Build Quality

7.4
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
6.7
The Lenovo LOQ 15 has good build quality, while the MSI Bravo 15 has only fair build quality.
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Key similarities

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General Use

7.6
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
7.3
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
329.0 nits
DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS
245.0 nits
6.0 Hours
BATTERY LIFE
6.0 Hours
8.0/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
6.5/10
6.6/10
PORTABILITY SCORE
6.8/10
The Lenovo LOQ 15 and MSI Bravo 15 are both good for general use.

Content Creation

7.6
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
7.2
9.1/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
7.4/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
16.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
The Lenovo LOQ 15 and MSI Bravo 15 are both good for content creation.

Software Development

7.5
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
7.1
9.1/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
7.4/10
16.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
8.0/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
6.5/10
The Lenovo LOQ 15 and MSI Bravo 15 are both good for software development.

Battery

6.0 Hours
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
6.0 Hours
The Lenovo LOQ 15 has 6 hours of battery life. The MSI Bravo 15 has 6 hours of battery life.

Portability

Fair
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
Fair
15.6in
SIZE
15.6in
5.2 lbs
WEIGHT
5.1 lbs
0.9in
THICKNESS
0.9in
The MSI Bravo 15 and Lenovo LOQ 15 both have only fair portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Cost

$1,109
LOQ 15
Bravo 15
$1,100
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The Lenovo LOQ 15 has a price of $1,109 and the MSI Bravo 15 costs $1,100.

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How the Lenovo LOQ 15 and the MSI Bravo 15 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Lenovo LOQ 15MSI Bravo 15
Lenovo LOQ 15MSI Bravo 15

GENERAL

Price
$1,109
$1,100
Release Date
April 1, 2023April 1, 2022
Overall Dimensions
14.2'' x 10.4'' x 0.99''14.1'' x 10.2'' x 0.98''
Weight
5.28 lbs5.18 lbs
Width
14.16"14.13"
Depth
10.42"10.2"

INTERNAL

Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 7840HSAMD Ryzen 7 5800H
RAM
16 GB16 GB
DDR Memory Version
54
RAM Slots
22
Storage
512 GB512 GB

BATTERY

Battery Life
6 Hours6 Hours
Battery Capacity
60 Wh53.5 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
15.6"15.6"
Display Technology
IPSIPS
Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Refresh Rate
144Hz144Hz
Display Brightness
329 nits245 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
7.4/106.8/10
Portability Score
6.7/106.8/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
YesYes
Premium Business Laptop
NoNo
Fan Noise Score
7/106.5/10

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
8/106.5/10
Speaker Quality Score
6.8/106/10
Webcam
1080p720p
Fingerprint Reader
NoNo
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes
Number Pad
YesYes

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
33
USB-C ports
11
USB-C Charging
YesNo
Display Outputs
21
Thunderbolt Ports
00

Shopping

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Lenovo LOQ 15

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PCMag

Mark Knapp | August 2023
"Even after a short time with the LOQ 15, you'll find it has a lot going for it, but ultimately it's just "good"—not quite a star. The performance is respectable for the hardware it’s running, but Lenovo had to make some design sacrifices to trim the price. One of the better aspects is the keyboard, making it one of the better low-cost gaming laptops to actually put your hands on."

MSI Bravo 15

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LaptopMedia

Nikolay Palaozov | July 2023
"Overall, the MSI Bravo 15 C7U is a great gaming device for the masses that isn’t too pricey. The capable hardware (for the price range), the 144Hz display, and the comfortable keyboard are one of the things that should attract buyers who don’t want to spend a fortune on a new gaming laptop."

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About Lenovo

Lenovo is a Chinese technology company, and one of the largest personal computer vendor. They are well known for a variety of technology products, including laptops. Their consumer series include their entry level IdeaPad and LOQ series and mid-to-high-end Yoga and Legion series. On the business-oriented side, their series include their entry-level ThinkBook series and mid-to-high-end ThinkPad series. Lenovo laptops offer strong performance for reasonable prices, and are often on sale.

About MSI

MSI, also known as Micro-Star International, is a Taiwanese technology corporation. MSI is known for their wide range of gaming devices. Their series include the entry-level Cyborg/Thin and Sword/Katana series, the mid-range Bravo/Delta and Crosshair/Pulse series, and their high-end Vector, Raider, Stealth, and Titan GT series. At every performance level, MSI offers a variety of devices with varying balances between performance, battery life, weight, and price, making them a solid option to consider at every price point.

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