One year ago, Xiaomi entered the laptop category with the launching of the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon edition. They get huge appreciation from many folks for introducing metal body, bezel-less screen at a competitive price point. However, the laptop missed out on some common features like a backlit keyboard, inbuilt webcam, the fingerprint sensor was not there. That was a bummer for many users considering at this price point many brands were giving these features. But now Xiaomi has teased their upcoming laptops will fulfill these wishes with the new offerings. Here are all the features you can expect from these offerings.
Specification & features
The laptops will be coming in two different models one with 14 inches and another with 15 inches. And the brand claims that these will be their flagship offering this year. We don’t know the exact marketing name, but they can name these laptops Mi Notebook 14 and Notebook 15 respectively. The Mi Notebook 14 will sport a 14-inch 2.5K LCD panel with a 16:10 aspect ratio. These displays support 100% sRGB wide color gamut, DC dimming, and TUV Rheinland low blue light certification. The whole body will be made of 6 series Aerospace-grade Aluminum alloy material.
The laptop will come with a backlit keyboard and Fingerprint sensor and also a 720P Webcam. As for the I/O ports, there will be a USB Type C, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI interface, USB 3.2 Gen1, USB 2.0, and a headphone jack support. Under the hood, the laptops will come with the 11th gen Intel Tiger Lake H35 series CPUs. And coupled with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and 512GB of PCIe SSD storage. They are also coming with MX 450 Dedicated GPU support. The laptop will come with a 56WHr battery, which supports a USB Type C port for charging up to 65W. There are two variants of this Notebook, one with an i5-11300H processor and another one with an i7-11370H processor.
As for the Mi Notebook 15, there is some difference in display and battery compared to the Notebook 14. This model will feature a 15.6-inch LCD panel with a resolution of 3200 x 2000 pixels that also supports a 90Hz refresh rate as well. Other display features are the same as Notebook 14. The difference is the battery, this will come with a huge 70WHr battery and supports up to 100W charging using the USB Type C port. This Notebook also comes with two variants like an i5-11300H processor and an i7-11370H processor.
The prices of these Notebooks are unknown to us but we can expect it to be starting at Rs. 60K and the higher variant can touch the 70K mark as well. Xiaomi will unveil these laptops on 26th August at Smarter Living 2022 event along with Mi TV 5X Smart TVs, Mi Band 6, and many more IoT products.