Yesterday Xiaomi unveiled the Mi NoteBook 14 for many who need one thing mild to journey with (the Horizon Version weighs in at 1.35 kg). Immediately the corporate is displaying off a laptop computer for many who want one thing a bit beefier.
The Xiaomi Mi NoteBook Professional 15 (2020) is much like the Enhanced Version from final yr. The facility comes from 10th era Intel processors – an i5-10210U within the base model and i7-10-510U within the prime trim mannequin. In each instances there’s an eGPU, an Nvidia GeForce MX350 (in comparison with MX250 on the 14” laptop computer).
The MX350 matches the GTX 960M and is barely slower than a GTX 1050. In comparison with the MX250, the newer GPU has much more shaders – 640 vs. 384. Each are primarily based on the Pascal structure (14nm), however the MX350 has greater than double the TDP (25W) and barely larger reminiscence bandwidth.
To maintain all of this cool, Xiaomi engineered a twin fan, twin cooling pipe resolution. The bottom storage is a 512GB NVMe SSD, however you'll be able to have 1TB as effectively. That is additionally tied to upgrading from 8GB of RAM to 16GB (DDR4 2666 MHz).
The Mi NoteBook Professional 15 (2020) has a 15.6” LCD which is protected with Gorilla Glass 3. The 1080p panel guarantees 300 nits of brightness and 100% protection of the sRGB coloration area.
Beneath that could be a full-size keyboard with 1.5 mm key journey and backlighting. There’s a fingerprint reader for additional safety, situated on the touchpad.
When it comes to ports, there are two USB-C ports on one facet (subsequent to an SD card reader) and two USB-A ports on the opposite, plus an HDMI and three.5 mm headphone jack. Wi-fi connectivity options Wi-Fi 5 (ac, 2x2) and Bluetooth 5.0.
The 60Wh battery ought to final 17 hours of video playback. It may be charged to 50% in 40 minutes over USB-C. You can even use the USB-C ports to cost your cellphone at 18W.
The entire laptop computer weighs 2kg and boasts two 2.5W audio system courtesy of Harman Audio. Home windows 10 Dwelling comes pre-installed.
In China, the Xiaomi Mi NoteBook Professional 15 (2020) will probably be out there any second now on JD.com. The bottom model (i5, 8GB/512GB) is CNY 6,000 whereas the improve (i7, 16GB/1TB) is CNY 7,000. That works out to $850/€750 and $1,000/€875, respectively. Really, the i5 mannequin is displaying up barely cheaper, CNY 5,700, a launch day promo.