Xiaomi Launched Mi NoteBook Pro In China

Herbert Rhodes
September 12, 2017

That combination makes it an apparent 40 percent times more powerful than the Mi Notebook Air from past year, Xiaomi said.

The Mi Notebook Pro is a good-looking device with magnesium alloy chassis. Xiaomi also advertises its new cooling system, that should keep the laptop's temperature optimal at any time. It also has up to 256GB PCIe SSD. The chip was manufactured using 14nm lithography, features eight threads, bus speeds of up to 4 GT/s OPI, and the Intel UHD Graphics 620. All of that hardware is packed in a rather compact body which is 360.7 x 243.6 x 15.9mm in size and weighs only 1.95kg, making the Mi Notebook Pro a relatively portable offering given its sheer hardware power. Although it retains the Gorilla Glass 3 layer on top of the screen, which makes it somewhat unique in the world of laptops. Both models come with a dedicated video card in the form of the NVIDIA GeForce MX150, which has 2GB of video memory.

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In Xiaomi say that the keyboard of the new laptop is 19% more area compared to the MacBook Pro, which adds comfort while typing. It's about as close as you're going to get to a 15-inch MacBook Pro for under $1,000, and if you can get past the copycat looks, it's a good deal. The laptop has fans to maintain the temperature. The sizable touchpad below the keyboard hides a fingerprint reader. In terms of connectivity, the notebook comes with two fully-capable USB Type-C ports which can be used for data transfer as well as charging the device, two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, a three-in-one SD card slot and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The flagship notebook also features a built-in fingerprint scanner embedded into the trackpad.

The base variant of the Mi Notebook Pro has been priced at 5699 yuan (Rs.55,800 approx.), while the top end version with the Core i7 processor and 16GB RAM is priced at 6999 yuan (Rs.68,600 approx.). It starts from CNY 5,599 to CNY 6,999. Multiple configurations of the laptop will be made available in the market, the company said. The mid-range option drops the RAM to 8GB, while the entry-level Mi Notebook Pro also drops the processor down to a Core i5 8250U.

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