MSI Claw A1M Pre-Orders South Africa Hands-On
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Get Hands-On With The MSI Claw – Pre-Orders Open This Week in South Africa

MSI, the leading gaming technology brand in South Africa and worldwide, is set to enter the handheld gaming scene with its upcoming MSI Claw, a powerful portable device to dominate the market. The MSI Claw will allow players to take their PC gaming libraries on the road, powered by Windows 11 Home, Intel Core Ultra 5 processors and MSI’s impressive in-house technology.

MSI is now giving fans the opportunity to get some exclusive hands-on time with the Claw, with pre-orders going live this week.

Be The First to Try Out The MSI Claw A1M

MSI Claw A1M Pre-Orders South Africa Hands-On

MSI will feature its 14th Gen lineup publicly at the Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria on Thursday, 21 March at TechMarkit. MSI will celebrate the day with gaming activities across the featured line-up, and reward participants with limited edition MSI prizes. Gamers can enjoy the latest in games, including Tekken 8, Helldivers II and more.

In case you’re unfamiliar, TechMarkit is a retailer that sells new and pre-owned tech. Buyers can even trade in their old components which are then graded through a process that determines the component’s value based on its condition and quality. The credit can then be used towards new products – including the MSI Claw.

  • Date: 21st March 2024
  • Time: 9 AM – 3 PM
  • Place: Menlyn Park Shopping Centre  TechMarkit, Shop LF 27/28 

Pre-orders will officially open at TechMarkit on 21 March. The public can get hands-on with the CLAW and pre-order it on the same day.

Pre-Order and Receive A Gift Pack Valued at R1000

MSI Claw A1M Pre-Orders South Africa Hands-On

Once pre-orders open on 21 March, early buyers will receive a free Gift Pack from MSI valued at R1000. This includes the MSI Claw Travel Case, MSI Claw Lanyard, MSI Claw Keychain and 7” MSI Claw Tempered Glass Screen Protector.

Additional accessories that will be available for purchase include the MSI Nest Docking Station which will retail for R1500.

MSI Claw A1M Pre-Orders South Africa Hands-On

The MSI Claw A1M will hit store shelves nationwide on 21st April 2024 at a retail price of R17,999 (incl. VAT). Retailer availability will include: TechMarkit as well as Evetech, Computer Mania, GAME, Incredible Connection, Nexus Hub, Kloppers, EKD.


CPU Intel® Core™ Ultra 5 processor with Intel® AI Boost (NPU)
OS Windows 11 Home
DISPLAY 7” FHD (1920×1080), 120Hz, IPS-Level


AC ADAPTER 65W PD adapter

53 Battery (Whr)

GRAPHICS Intel® Arc™ Graphics


STORAGE CAPABILITY 1x M.2 2230 SSD slot (NVMe PCIe Gen4)
AUDIO 2x 2W Speaker
COMMUNICATION Intel® Killer™ BE Wi-Fi 7 + Bluetooth 5.4
AUDIO JACK 1x Mic-in/Headphone-out Combo Jack
I/O PORTS 1x Type-C (USB / DP / Thunderbolt™ 4) with PD charging

1x Micro SD Card Reader


RGB L & R Hall Effect analog sticks


L & R Hall Effect analog triggers

L & R bumpers

View button

Menu button

MSI Center M button

Quick Settings button

Macro button (M1/M2)

HD haptics

SECURITY Fingerprint Security
DIMENSION (WXDXH) 294 x 117 x 21.2



For more information visit the official MSI website.

Editor-in-Chief of Nexus Hub, writer at GLITCHED. Former writer at The Gaming Report and All Otaku Online. RPG addict that has wonderful nightmares of Bloodborne 2.

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