Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launched a new notebook in China on Tuesday. The RedmiBook 14 was unveiled alongside the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro at an event in Beijing.
The new notebook is Redmi's foray into portable PCs. It carries a 14-inch display panel and is powered by up to eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor along with an Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics card.
The RedmiBook 14 would be available for pre-booking in China starting 1 June and it will go on sale from 11 June. Xiaomi has not mentioned about the global availability and price details of the RedmiBook 14.
The RedmiBook 14 starts at 3,999 Yuan (about ₹40,000) for the base variant with Intel Core i5 processor and 256GB SSD storage. Its 512GB SSD model is priced at 4,299 Yuan (about ₹43,000). The top-end model with eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor and 512GB SSD at 4,999 Yuan (about ₹50,400).
The RedmiBook 14 is lit by a 14-inch "ultra-narrow" HD display. It has a standard, full-size keyboard with a travel distance of 1.3mm and 19mm wide keys. Its touchpad supports multi-touch gestures.
The notebook comes in two processor configurations — eighth-generation Intel Core i7 and Core i5. The Core i5 version is available with 256GB SSD storage as well as 512GB SSD storage, which is also found in the Core i7 version.
Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics and 8GB RAM. There is also up to 512GB of solid-state drive (SSD).
Xiaomi claims that its new notebook can last 10 hours on a single charge. Other highlights of it include DTS audio support, a new cooling system, and Intelligent Unlock 2.0 feature.
It runs Windows 10 OS that comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition.
It weighs 1.5kg and comes with 17.95mm of thickness.