Computex 2022 – Corsair releases the Voyager a1600, its first gaming laptop dedicated to streaming


At the Computex 2022 conference, AMD announced the arrival of a new AMD Advantage model, the Voyager a1600 from Corsair. This chassis of less than 2 cm embeds 10 Stream Deck compatible keys and will be available from June.

Corsair announces its Voyager a1600, its first laptop dedicated to gamers, with an appeal to those who broadcast their games online. In 16-inch format, the chassis measures 35.6 x 28.6 cm for a thickness of less than 2 cm (19.9 mm) and 2.4 kg. A model to be classified among the thin and powerful gaming chassis.

The Corsair Voyager a1600 is equipped with 10 shortcut keys compatible with the Stream Deck. © Corsair

Note the presence of 10 shortcut keys above the mechanical keyboard decked out with an ultra low profile MX mechanical switch. The 10 S-keys, as Corsair calls them, are compatible with Elgato’s Stream Deck software.

The Voyager a1600 is equipped with a 16-inch screen in 16:10 format displaying 2560 x 1600 pixels at 240 Hz. This panel probably equipped with IPS technology (not specified by the manufacturer) is also FreeSync Premium compatible.

A new AMD Advantage model

The Voyager a1600 being an AMD Advantage certified PC, it features an AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS or Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and a Radeon RX 6800M graphics card. It thus benefits from the entire AMD ecosystem and the technologies offered by the latter (SmartShift, AccessMemory, etc.). Depending on the version, 16 or 32 GB of DDR5 RAM and a 1 or 2 TB NVMe PCIe 4 SSD accompany the processor / graphics card pair.

The touchpad is gigantic.  © The Digital

The touchpad is gigantic. © The Digital

The connection consists of two Thunderbolt 3 compatible USB-C ports, a USB-C 3.2 port and a USB 3.2 port. For the wireless part, wifi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 are in the game. Corsair has made an effort on the webcam, since it is a 1080p sensor at 30 fps which takes place at the top of the screen accompanied by four multidirectional microphones.

© Corsair

The Corsair Voyager a1600 will be available in June at $2699 with an AMD Ryzen 7 processor, 16nbsp; GB of DDR5 and a 1nbsp; TB SSD. For the Ryzen 9 version with 32 GB of DDR5 and 2 TB of SSD, it will cost $2,999.

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