Mi NoteBook launched

Xiaomi launches Mi NoteBook in India starting ₹41,999

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Xiaomi has launched its first laptop in India. The company says that the laptop will make its global debut alongside India. Xiaomi has been touting the features of the Mi Notebook for the past few days. Let’s take a look at some of the features of the laptop.

  • It will be ultra-thin, ultra-light, and feature a sleek design.
  • The Notebook will feature ultra-fast data transfer with SSD instead of HDD.
  • Full HD Display with a resolution of 1920x1080p and a 178-degree viewing angle.
  • 91% screen-to-body ratio.
  • Large Precision Trackpad and keyboard on a compact form-factor.
  • Stereo speakers with DTS audio processing app to fine-tune the sound.
  • 10th Generation Intel processors.
  • 10hrs of battery life with 65W fast charger.

A premium variant of the Mi Notebook will be called Horizon Edition and will feature ramped up specs.

Mi NoteBook 14

Mi NoteBook 14
Mi NoteBook 14 Starting from ₹41,999

The NoteBook comes with a 16:9 Full HD Display with a resolution of 1920x1080p. It comes with a 178-degree field view and anti-glare coating. The laptop is powered by the 10th generation Intel Core i5 processor coupled with 8GB RAM. The laptop will feature SSD instead of the traditional HDD coupled with an NVIDIA MX250 graphics card.

Xiaomi has come up with one of the best batteries in a laptop. It offers up to 10hrs of backup and comes with a 65W fast charger. The company claims it can charge 50% of the battery in just 35 minutes. In terms of audio experience, the NoteBook comes with stereo speakers with DTS audio processing.

Specifications
Mi NoteBook 14 Specifications

In terms of connectivity, the Notebook comes with 2 High-speed USB 3.1 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, and 1 HDMI 1.4b interface. It also has a 3.5mm jack which doubles as a headphone and a mic in. A nice addition when learning or working from home is a Mi Webcam HD 720p which can be attached to the device pretty easily.

  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-10210U Processor 1.6GHz quad-core with boost clock (up to 4.2GHz)
  • Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620 with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (2GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • Display: 35.56cm (14) Full HD (1920×1080) Anti-glare Display 178° Wide-viewing Angle with 81.2 % screen-to-body ratio.
  • Memory: 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 256GB / 512GB SATA 3 SSD
  • Connectivity: 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI ,1 x Combo Audio Jack, 1 x DC-jack
  • Keyboard: Scissor Mechanism ABS Texture with 1.3mm key travel, 19mm pitch per key
  • Trackpad: Multi-touch support
  • Audio: 2x2W Stereo Speakers, DTS Audio Processing App Support, 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Wireless Connectivity: Wireless LAN Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0
  • Battery and Power: 46W Battery, up to 10hrs backup with 65W power adapter.
  • Weight and Dimensions: Thickness: 17.95mm, Length: 323mm, Width: 228mm Weight: 1.5kg
  • Included Software: Mi Blaze Unlock, Mi Smart Share
  • Mi Webcam HD 720p (Free with the Mi Notebook 14, will be included in the package)

Mi NoteBook Horizon Edition

Mi NoteBook 14
Mi NoteBook 14 – Horizon Edition Starting from ₹54,999

Mi NoteBook Horizon Edition comes with a 16:9 Full HD Display with a resolution of 1920x1080p. It comes with a 178-degree field view, anti-glare coating, and a 91% screen-to-body ratio. The laptop is powered by the 10th generation Intel processors coupled with 8GB RAM. Similar to the base variant, the Horizon Edition will also feature SSD but in this case, it will come with an NVIDIA MX350 graphics card.

Horizon Edition
Mi NoteBook 14 – Horizon Edition Specifications

Both the laptops have quite a lot of similarities and come with bigger fans to keep them cool. Let’s jump on to the specifications of the Horizon Edition.

  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10510U Processor 1.8GHz quad-core with boost clock (up to 4.9GHz) OR Intel Core i5-10210U Processor 1.6GHz quad-core with boost clock (up to 4.2GHz)
  • Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620 with NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (2GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • Display: 35.56cm (14) Full HD (1920×1080) Anti-glare Display 178° Wide-viewing Angle with 81.2 % screen-to-body ratio.
  • Memory: 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 256GB / 512GB SATA 3 SSD
  • Connectivity: 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI ,1 x Combo Audio Jack, 1 x DC-jack
  • Keyboard: Scissor Mechanism ABS Texture with 1.3mm key travel, 19mm pitch per key
  • Trackpad: Multi-touch support
  • Audio: 2x2W Stereo Speakers, DTS Audio Processing App Support, 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Wireless Connectivity: Wireless LAN Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0
  • Battery and Power: 46W Battery, up to 10hrs backup with 65W power adapter.
  • Weight and Dimensions: Thickness: 17.95mm, Length: 323mm, Width: 228mm Weight: 1.5kg
  • Included Software: Mi Blaze Unlock, Mi Smart Share
  • Mi Webcam HD 720p (Free with the Mi Notebook 14, will be included in the package)

In addition to this, the Mi NoteBook sports other features like Mi Blaze unlock and Smart Share. Mi Blaze Unlock allows you to unlock your laptop in just 1.2 seconds while the Mi Smart Share allows you to share your photos, videos, and documents.

Price and Availability

Both the Notebooks will go on sale on June 17th starting 12 PM via Amazon and Mi.com and other offline retails stores. The pricing of the laptops are as follows:

ModelStorageProcessor & GraphicsPrice
Mi NoteBook 148GB + 256GB SSDi5 10th Gen + UHD Graphics₹41,999
Mi NoteBook 148GB + 512GB SSDi5 10th Gen + UHD Graphics₹44,999
Mi NoteBook 148GB + 512GB SSDi5 10th Gen + NVIDIA MX250₹47,999
ModelStorageProcessor & GraphicsPrice
Mi NoteBook 14 – Horizon Edition8GB + 512GB NVMe SSDi7 10th Gen + NVIDIA MX350₹59,999
Mi NoteBook 14 – Horizon Edition8GB + 512GB SSDi5 10th Gen + NVIDIA MX350₹54,999

These are the inaugral prices and the Notebooks might cost you more once the offer ends. You can also avail No Cost EMI’s for up to 6 months and an additional instant cashback of ₹2,000 on HDFC cards.

In my opinion, NoteBooks do offer great value for money. If the battery claims are true, it will be one of the best power back-ups on the laptop in the market. So if you are looking for a stylish, lightweight Notebook that can get you through the day, go for this one.

What do you think about the Mi Notebook? Which one are you going to buy? Do tell us in the comments below.

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