After much of teasers, Xiaomi finally launched its Mi NoteBook 14, company’s first laptop in India. The main highlight of this laptop is that it features elegant design along with a high-end hardware configuration under a (comparatively) cheaper price tag.
Xiaomi Launches Mi NoteBook 14
The Mi NoteBook 14 packs in a come in 3 models along with Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition. The only difference between the normal and Horizon Edition is that Horizon Edition comes with 14-inch FHD screen with 3mm bezels on the three sides and 91% screen-to-body ratio, while the normal version has a 14-inch FHD screen and 81.2% screen-to-body ratio.
That said, the NoteBook is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor along with GB NVIDIA MX250/350 graphics, coupled with 8GB of RAM, paired with (up to) 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD, runs on Windows 10 Home Edition and is backed by a 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.
Apart from that, NoteBook 14 comes with printed key text and scissor-switch keyboard mechanism with 1.3mm key travel, however, it is not backlit, and it doesn’t have a dedicated number pad.
In addition to that, it sports 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.
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
- 46W battery with fast charging, up to 10h battery life, 65W adapter offers fast charging
- 3.5mm headphone / microphone jack, 2x 2W stereo speakers, DTS audio
- 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
- Dimensions: 323x228x17.95mm
- Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Dimensions: 321.3×206.8mm; Weight:1.35kg
Pricing And Availability
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 the inaugural offer. And 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.