Xiaomi India launched it’s first ever laptop series the “Mi Notebook 14 Laptop” in India today. Mi launched three variants of the standard Mi Notebook 14 and 2 different variants of the Mi Notebook Horizon Edition.
Price of the base variant of Mi Notebook 14 series starts at 41,999 Rs.
The laptop will be sold through amazon.in, mi.com websites from 17th June. Mi has also planned to sell Mi notebook 14 laptops on their offline stores.
Price of the Mi Notebook 14 starts at 41,999 Rs while the price of Mi Notebook 14 Horizon edition starts at 54,999 Rs.
Here are the specifications and price for standard Mi Notebook and Mi Notebook Horizon edition.
Mi Notebook 14 (Standard)
Variants and Price:- Mi Notebook 14 is available in 3 variants. Here are the Ram + storage and their price:-
1. Mi Notebook 14 with 8GB RAM and 256 GB SATA SSD Storage costs 41,999 Rs.
2. Mi Notebook 14 with 8GB RAM and 512 GB SATA SSD Storage costs 44,999 Rs.
3. Mi Notebook 14 with 8GB RAM and 512 GB SATA SSD Storage costs 47,999 Rs. This variants also comes with NVIDIA GeForce MX250.
Features and Specifications of Mi Notebook 14 (Standard)
1. 10th Generation Intel Core i5 processor
2. NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (in top variant only)
3. 14 Inch FHD display with 16:9 aspect ratio
4. 8GB DDR4 Ram in all variants
5. 10 Hours battery with fast charging
6. 1.5 KG Weight
7. All Metallic body in all three variants
Bottom line for this series is that it comes with Intel core i5 (10th generation) processor and offers a very good build quality as it comes with Metallic body. Laptops of this series are very light weight (1.5 KG) and offers a great battery life of 10 hours. These laptops have very thin bezels (5.75 m)and also only 17.99 mm thin.
Overall This series would be the perfect pick for a normal user.
Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition
Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition comes in 2 variants. Here are the prices and differences in storage for these variants:-
1. Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition with 8GB DDR4 Ram + 512GB SATA SSD and Intel Core i5 10th generation has been priced at 54,999 Rs.
2. Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition with 8GB DDR4 Ram + 512GB SATA SSD and Intel Core i7 10th generation has been priced at 59,999 Rs.
Features and Specifications of Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition
1. Full HD Anti glare 14 inch display
2. Light weight (1.35 KG)
3. 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512 GB SAATA SSD for both variants
4. 10 hours battery with fast charging
5. Intel Core i5 (10th generation) in base variant and Intel Code i7 (10th generation) in top variant
6. 91% screen to body ratio
Mi Notebook horizon edition laptops have been priced higher than the standard laptops as these are ultra light weight and weighs only 1.35 gm. These laptops comes with very thin bezels (only 3 mm).
These offer 10 hours of battery life and comes with a 65 W fast charger.
1. All the Mi Notebook 14 Notebook laptops comes with two USB 3.1 ports and single USB 2.0 port.
2. Xiaomi has bundled a separate webcam for the laptops as these do not feature an in build webcam due to the thinner bezels.
3. Redmi Notebook 14 Series comes with Window 10 Home out of the box.
All the prices are introductory prices and these might be increased by the Mi India anytime after the first sale on 17th June ends.
These are very good laptops with great specs but have few shortcomings as well:-
1. Mi Notebook 14 Series don’t feature an integrated webcam so you will have to carry a separate webcam with the laptop though Mi has giving it for free with the laptops.
2. These laptops do not feature any finger print scanners which competition offers in the similar price segment.
3. Base variant of Mi Notebook 14 series comes with only 256 GB storage.
Should you buy it?
The answer is “Yes”, as these offers SSD storage for all the variants, offers good performance as these are packed with powerful processors.
All the variants offer a sleek design with very thin bezels specially the horizon edition sports only 3 mm bezels. Mi Notebook 14 laptops are very light weight 1.5kg and 1.35 kg for standard and horizon models.