Xiaomi has released a fresh version of its Mi Notebook PC. The fresh version ships with 8th-gen Intel processors, an NVIDIA GPU, and a full-sized keyboard – complete with a dedicated number pad.
The new Mi Notebook has a 15.6-inch FHD panel and is powered by Intel’s 8th-gen processors. Depending on the model, you either Take a Core i5 or Core i7 cpu. The Core i5 version arrives in 4GB RAM and 8GB RAM versions. Irrespective of the model you get, you purchase 128GB of SSD memory paired with 1TB of HDD. You Furthermore buy an NVIDIA GeForce MX110 2GB RAM graphics card.
The new processor provides a 40% increase in functionality more than the 7th gen models and the GeForce MX110 should be great for image processing and handle online gaming. Xiaomi says users can include up to 32GB of storage for improved performance. The Mi Notebook has a double fan double ventilation design and style and has a 2+2 heat pipe layout to help with heat dissipation.
One of the other selling points of the fresh notebook is its dedicated numerical keypad which has hardcore navigation keys for the calculator, browser, and scroll lock. For connectivity, there are 2 x USB 3.0 ports on the left, an HDMI port, a3.5mm jack and an ethernet port. The right-hand side is home to an SD card slot, a single USB 2.0 port, and a DC port. Even so, this is missing a USB-C port. There is also a power LED light in-between the USB 2.0 port and DC port.
Xaiomi says the Mi Notebook has dual 3W speakers and Dolby Audio surround sound technology. It arrives pre-installed with genuine Microsoft Office and Xiaomi’s own sync assistant.
The Mi Notebook starts at ?3999 (~$582) for the Core i5 4GB RAM +128GB + 1TB model and jumps to ?4499 (~$655) if you need an extra 4GB of RAM. The Core i7 model with 8GB RAM and the same storage configuration and graphics card is valued at ?4999 (~$727). It is already available for pre-order ahead of its first sale on August 28 and will arrive in white and black.