Redmi recently launched its new flagship smartphone, the Redmi K20 Pro in China, along with the Redmi K20. At the launch event, the company also announced a new laptop called the RedmiBook 14, which is the company’s first notebook. At first glance, the device’s design resembles a MacBook but the specs are different from what Apple offers on its laptops. The new RedmiBook 14 comes with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 Processors and gets an Nvidia GeForce MX250 GPU. The laptop is said to weigh around 1.5kg and deliver up to 10 hours of battery life on a single full charge.
The new RedmiBook 14 falls under the thin and light category of laptops. As mentioned, it is powered by up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and features the discrete Nvidia Geforce MX250 GPU. Equipped with a 14-inch 1920 x 1080p display, the device sports 8GB RAM that is coupled with 512GB of SSD storage, and comes with an ‘efficient’ cooling system. The laptop is touted to deliver DTS surround sound and is said to deliver up to 10 hours of usage on a single full charge.
The RedmiBook 14 features a full-size keyboard with 19mm wide keys that have a travel distance of 1.3mm. Its touchpad also supports multitouch gestures. In terms of connectivity, the laptop features an HDMI port, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB 2.0 port. The laptop includes a genuine Microsoft Office Home and Student editions.
The base variant of the RedmiBook 14 is priced starting at CNY 3,999 (Rs 40,300 approx). It comes equipped with the Intel Core i5 processor and 256GB of SSD storage. The 512GB SSD variant of the laptop is priced at CNY 4,299 (Rs 43,300 approx), while the top-end Intel Core i7 model with 512GB SSD is priced at CNY 4,999 (Rs 50,400 approx). There is no info on whether the device will make it to India or not. In China, it will be available for pre-bookings from 12 AM local time on June 1 and go on sale starting June 11.