Xiaomi on Monday at its Mi MIX 2 and Mi Note 3 launch event unveiled a new laptop, called the Mi Notebook Pro. The company is touting the use of eight generation Intel Core i7 processors as a highlight of the laptop, as well as a new ‘symmetrical cooling design’ that cools it down more efficiently.
Featuring a 15.6-inch display, the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro was compared with the 15-inch MacBook Pro 2017 throughout the launch presentation. Another highlight is the addition of a fingerprint sensor in the touchpad itself, compatible with Windows Hello.
Mi Notebook Pro Specifications:
In a nutshell, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro comes with ultra cooling for the ultra performance it provides, how cool is that? pic.twitter.com/G8T2COgDxD
— Mi (@xiaomi) September 11, 2017
At its hardware event today, Xiaomi today announced Mi Notebook Pro, its flagship Windows laptop. Mi Notebook Pro comes with a 15.6-inch display protected by 3rd gen Corning Gorilla Glass, up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, dual channel RAM up to 16GB and up to 1TB SSD.
Xiaomi has also packed NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card in this notebook. To keep this laptop cool under high performance loads, Xiaomi has engineered extra-large cooling system. This laptop also comes with fingerprint sensor to support Windows Hello authentication.
Core i7/16GB RAM model – RMB 6999 ($1075 USD)
Core i7/8GB RAM model – RMB 6399 ($981 USD)
Core i5/8GB RAM model – RMB 5599 ($859 USD)
Xiaomi team has also improved the typing experience on this laptop. Compared with Apple MacBook Pro, Mi Notebook Pro features 19% larger keyboard area for increased comfort and ergonomics. It also features full-sized arrow keys and dedicated functions keys for Home, End, etc,.
On the connectivity front, Mi Notebook Pro includes 3-in-1 SD card slot, two USB Type-C ports, a HDMI port, two USB 3.0 ports and 3.5mm headphone jack. To offer immersive audio experience, Xiaomi has included Harman Infinity custom-built speakers which is Dolby Atmos certified. Mi Notebook Pro packs a 60 Wh battery for long battery life and comes with quick charge support. It can charge 50% in just 35 minutes.