Xiaomi just launched its Mi Notebook 14, the company’s first laptop in India, as it had promised. It comes in 3 models, and the Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition has a 14 Full HD horizon display with 3mm bezels on the three sides and 91% screen-to-body ratio, while the normal version a 14-inch FHD screen has 81.2% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor with 8GB of RAM, 2GB NVIDIA MX250/ 350 GPU options and 512GB SSD / M.2 NVMe SSD.
The notebook features A5052 aluminium and magnesium alloy body coated through a process of anodized sandblasting, which the company says is resistant to corrosion and abrasion. It has printed key text and scissor-switch keyboard mechanism with 1.3mm key travel, but it is not backlit, and it doesn’t have a dedicated number pad.
It has Mi Blaze unlock feature that lets you unlock the laptop with Mi Band (3 & 4) when you bring them near the device, and the Mi Smart share allows you to transfer files easily between Android phones and the laptop. It has 46W battery that promises 10 hours of battery and 65w charger with fast charging that can charge from 0 to 50% in about 30 minutes.
Mi NoteBook 14 / Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition specifications
- 14-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 16:9 display, 178° wide viewing angle, 250 nits brightness
- 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-10510U (8MB L3 Cache, up to 4.9GHz) / 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-10210U (6MB L3 Cache, up to 4.2GHz) (Comet Lake) processor, Intel UHD Graphics 620
- 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce MX250 / MX350 graphics (Horizon Edition)
- 8G DDR4 2666MHz RAM, 256GB / 512GB SATA SSD / 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD
- Windows 10 Home Edition, 1-month free trial of office 365
- WiFi 802.11ac 2×2 (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, 2 x USB 3.1 port, 1 x USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4b, 1 x USB-C for data and charging
- Mi Notebook 14 Dimensions:323x228x17.95mm
- Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Dimensions:321.3×206.8mm ; Weight:1.35kg
- 3.5mm headphone / microphone jack, 2x 2W stereo speakers, DTS audio
- 46W battery with fast charging, up to 10h battery life, 65W adapter offers fast charging
The Mi NoteBook 14 comes in Silver and the Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon has Mercury Gray color and will be available from June 17th on Amazon.in, Mi.com, Mi Home stores and Mi Studio. Pricing as follows.
- Mi Notebook 14 (1901-FC) Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD — Rs. 41,999
- Mi Notebook 14 (1901-FA) Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD — Rs. 44,999
- Mi Notebook 14 (1901-DG) Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, MX250 — Rs. 47,999
- Mi Notebook 14 Horizon (1904-AR) Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, MX350 — Rs. 54,999
- Mi Notebook 14 Horizon (1904-AF) Core i7, 8GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, MX350 — Rs. 59,999
Xiaomi said that the pricing for standard Mi Notebook 14 is only till July 16th as a part of inaugural offer. Since the laptop doesn’t come with a webcam, the company bundles an external webcam.
- Rs. 2000 instant discount for HDFC card users
- No cost EMI for up to 9 months
Commenting on the launch, Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi, and Managing Director, Xiaomi India said:
At Xiaomi, we aspire to bring breakthrough technology, premium design and superior performance to our users. We are always listening to our Mi Fans, and they’ve been eagerly anticipating the launch of Mi NoteBooks in India. We are excited to launch the series as Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition makes its global debut in India. With Mi Notebooks, we are confident that Indian consumers will love the harmonious balance of best in class technology, experience and design on Mi Notebooks.