MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR (RX5500M) Review

MSI recently launched it’s brand new MSI Bravo 17 with Ryzen 7 4800H and MSI Bravo 17 is one of the affordable gaming laptops in the gaming world. The Bravo 17 comes with a compact design, power pack performance, and decent battery life. So, here is my review of the Bravo 17.

MSI Bravo 17 is the successor of the MSI Alpha 15 which has an AMD Ryzen 7 3750H with AMD RadeonTM RX5500M. The Bravo 17 A4DDR has as the same specifications apart of it has also had some new features so let’s know about it.

MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR Specifications

ProcessorRyzen 7 4800H
Display17.3-inch FullHD
GraphicsAMD RadeonTM RX5500M
Storage4 TB SSD
Connectivity802.11ax dual band WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports and I/O1x RJ45
1x (4K @ 60Hz) HDMI
1x Type-C USB3.2 Gen2
3x Type-A USB3.2 Gen2
1x USB3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
2x Display Port

Design and Build Quality

MSI Bravo 17
MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR

The MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR comes with a compact Design laptop it’s fragile and lightweight as compared to another gaming laptop. The Bravo 17 weighs only 2.20Kg which makes it pretty handy and easy to carry everywhere you want. The Bravo 17  has a Shini Plastic body design aimed at productivity-oriented tasks, and it looks perfect for that. The silver color of this laptop is just an add on to its beautiful build and design.

The Company says the MSI Bravo 17 has cleared several types of Quality checks included burn-in stress testing for temperature, benchmark testing to ensure it is functioning to standard, keyboard, and touch-pad test, check of ports for functionality, display check for abnormalities, and a physical inspection of the chassis. if we talk about the durability of the laptop while uses the laptop we found that the device has decent durability but we haven’t tested the drop test so we can not confirm that.

Coming back to the design of Bravo 17, the laptop has skinny bezels which makes the laptop a lot smaller and result in the 17-inch display fits perfectly, which above the mark you’d expect. bravo 17 is slightly bigger than MSI Alpha 15, but it isn’t noticeable. The MSI Bravo 17 bezels are just perfect, and I love that.

The MSI Bravo 17 design and build quality are just perfect, and there is nothing that I can complain about. MSI has done an excellent job with this laptop as far as it’s design and build goes.


MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR

The MSI Bravo 17 comes with a decent size 17.3-inch FullHD display having up to 87% screen-to-body ratio. The display has a 120Hz Refresh rate which gives an excellent performance, and it’s a nice display with acceptable viewing angles. The display doesn’t lose the color accuracy if you see the display from different angles, the viewing angles on this laptop are not up to the mark, and just fair in this laptop.

The MSI is offering a good display for those who Playing high games on their laptop. The display is wide enough to work on documents or browsing the web with ease. The display provides vibrant colors and good brightness, and if you want to take this laptop out in daylight, you won’t face any problems with display brightness, it’s pretty much decent for that.

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MSI Bravo 17 packed with an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor and coupled with 16GB LPDDR4 RAM. The laptop comes with a 4TB PCIe SSD storage, which translates to impressive performance, and it doesn’t let you down.

The AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor is a weird choice by MSI, but you wouldn’t find much difference while executing, your day to day tasks and workflows. In my long week usage of the Bravo 17, I didn’t experience any freezes, lags, or any annoyance with this laptop. The laptop can easily handle multiple Chrome tabs coupled with a video editing session in Adobe Premiere Pro and doesn’t let you down if you try to push it.

Now Let’s talk about the latest AMD Ryzen 7 4800H which actually Crush 0all the Intel processor last 2 years, The Ryzen 7 4800H has power full processor which gives you a next-level performs while playing games. I talk about the gaming performances it’s a great experience it has also packed with AMD RadeonTM RX5500M.

Battery Life

If we talk about the battery of the MSI Bravo 17 as a gaming laptop we didn’t expect a great battery life of bravo 17 but while playing gaming you should connect to the charger. You can also activate a super sever mod so you can increase battery life for one or two hours for normal works or watching Netflix, etc.


Now let’s talk about the webcam, If you looking for a laptop with a webcam so the MSI Bravo 17 has an HD 720P Webcam that supports 720p at 30fps. The Webcam is good enough for video calling or attending video conference but if love stream games with that webcam the quality of videos is not that good that you want, So if you are planning to stream on youtube or twitch so we suggest you use an external webcam for better video quality.

I/O and Ports

MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR

There are the right amount of I/O ports available in the MSI Bravo 17. There is a USB-C, port, 3x USB 3 port, SD card reader, and a headphone mic combo port, I know that’s not too many, but it’s, enough for a laptop that is, as thin and sleek as this one, and having a USB-C port is a plus point. You will not feel any shortage of ports on this laptop, but if you feel so then, they’re a lot of USB-C dongles are available in the market that will bring more I/O and ports to your laptop.


The MSI Bravo 17 A4DDR is a fantastic laptop with impressive performance. Many laptops put in shame when it’s come to battery life, but that’s not the case with this laptop. This laptop had a great battery life that keeps up throughout the day, and that’s what we all look on a laptop, and it doesn’t disappoint you there. The laptop is powerful enough to handle all of your work needs with ease. The laptop is an excellent choice for working professionals, and for students also who are looking for a laptop that lasts throughout the day. At the Price of $2819.0, I have no issues recommending this laptop to people who need it for handling their productive tasks.

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Jitender kumar

Jitender is a tech geek you, mostly you can find him testing a new android app. In free time you can find him watching Netflix or playing multimedia games.


  1. Msi bravo 17 does not come with SD card reader.

    1. Hello Oscar,
      That’s right The MSI bravo 17 does not come with SD card reader port.

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