Ripple Artifact Pro from Nepali Brand Launched as a Gaming Laptop
A Nepal-based OEM laptop brand Ripple has launched the latest model named ‘Ripple Artifact Pro’. The brand has earlier released a gaming laptop ‘Ripple Artifact’ in the market as well and now has extended its product portfolio with the latest addition.
The Ripple brand has stepped into a competitive market that is heavily dominated by Chinese tech manufacturing companies. However, the brand has tried to bring tough competitors into the market to go head-to-head with the leading brand in Nepal with their effort to bring top-notch specs and reasonable pricing. The Nepali brand is involved in assembling various parts of a computer to provide additional options for the consumers in Nepal.
The Ripple brought ‘Ripple Artifact’ as their first model in the country that is now followed by the ‘Ripple Artifact Pro’. Both offerings from the firm come as customizable laptops for the users i.e users have a choice to upgrade or downgrade the device. They have managed to provide an option to configure the processor as well. Meanwhile, the all-new ‘Ripple Artifact Pro’ comes as a compact laptop that is feasible for both gaming and business purposes. Without any further ado, let’s get to know more about what the new entry in the gaming laptop segment has on offer for Nepalese users.
As per the design is concerned, the ‘Ripple Artifact Pro’ does give a premium feel as the bezels are kept quite minimal. Meanwhile, the overall material can be found mostly made up of plastic and minimal use of semi-mental touch. The logo can be seen printed centrally on the clear plastic case. The dimension of the laptop measures 359.8 × 245.8 × 19.9mm while the weight of the laptop stands at 1.9 ks—which claimed by the firm is the lightest RTX 2060 laptop on the market.
Moving forward to the display, the Ripple Artifact Pro features a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS panel along with a refresh rate of 144 Hz. In terms of resolution, the device has an FHD 1920×1080 resolution. The keyboard has a backlit RGB configuration, a full-size scissor-style single-zone Chroma lighting keyboard and it comes with a Microsoft precision touchpad for enhanced touch response.
Performance and Memory
The ‘Ripple Artifact Pro’ runs on an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor—a high-performance 45W TDP CPU and AMD based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. The base clock is at 2.9GHz and the silicon can hit up to 4.2GHz of max boost clock. Now about the graphics card, the device comes with NVIDIA’s RTX 2060 Max-P and RTX 3060 variant. The former is paired with 6GB of GDDR6 VRAM while the latter is still limited for precise information. The Max-P (Max Performance) version of RTX 2060 will be consuming more power and delivering enhanced level performance. The cooling system in the device is handled by Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut thermal paste and features 2 exhausts on the side and 2 exhausts at the back. As claimed by the firm, the fans installed in their laptops can run at a speed of up to 8000 RPM.
The storage option for the Ripple Artifact Pro comes as 8GB or 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Both variants are paired with an M.2 2280 256GB SSD. Meanwhile, users have options to add 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, or 1TB HDD for Rs 5,000 each. The connectivity options for the device include WiFi 802.11 ax and Bluetooth v5.0. Powering the device will be a 62Wh Li-Po cell which is compatible with a power supply of 180 watts. The ports available in the device are a single USB 2.0 Type-A, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, 2 Mini DisplayPort 1.4 (G-SYNC compatible), 1 HDMI 2.0, 1 headphone out, 1 mic-in, 1 RJ45, and a card reader.
|Body||359.8 × 245.8 × 19.9mm|
|Display||15.6″ IPS panel, narrow bezels, 144Hz refresh rate|
|Resolution||FHD (1920×1080) resolution|
|Keyboard||Backlit, RGB lighting|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 4800H (Zen 2)|
|RAM||2× DDR4 SO-DIMM|
|Storage||2× M.2 2280 SSD|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with 6GB GDDR6 / RTX 3060|
|Battery||62Wh Li-Po, 180W power supply|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth v5.0|
|I/O ports||1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, |
1× USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 2× Mini Display Port 1.4,
1× HDMI 2.0, 1× headphone-out, 1× mic-in, 1× RJ45,
1× card reader
|Warranty||2 years (plus lifetime technical support, servicing)|
Ripple Artifact Pro price in Nepal
As for the pricing, the price for Ripple Artifact Pro in Nepal is set for Rs 175,000 for the RTX 2060 variant with an 8/256GB configuration. The RTX 3060 model with 16/256GB memory, on the other hand, holds a price tag of Rs 200,000 in Nepal. The firm offers 2 years of warranty on the Ripple Artifact Pro and a lifetime of technical support and servicing.
|Ripple Artifact Pro||Price in Nepal|
|8/256GB, RTX 2060||Rs 175,000|
|16/256GB, RTX 3060||Rs 200,000|
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