Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Series Officially Launched | Will it be as successful as Smartphones?

Sujan Koirala 13 Jun, 2020

Xiaomi is known for its affordable feature-loaded smartphones all over the world. And now the brand has set its foot in the laptop market in India after the huge success of Redmi smartphones. Xiaomi has launched the first series of Laptops in India. The brand launched Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Series that consists of Mi Notebook 14, and brand new Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition. The base variant of Mi Notebook 14 and brand new Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition are priced at INR 41,999 and INR 54,999(Converted |~Rs.67.1K, and Rs.87.9K Nepali Price) respectively In India.

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Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition Overview

The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition is the brand’s entry into the popular light and portable ultrabook category. Talking about the design of Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition, it boasts an all-metallic design and is made of aluminum and magnesium alloy. It is very light and weighs just 1.35 kilograms so it is very easy to carry around. The laptop sports a 14-inch Full HD Anti-glare Horizon Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9. It also has a screen-to-body ratio of 91%, 178° Wide-viewing Angle, and up to 250 nits of peak brightness. 

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition includes a traditional with chiclet keyboard (not a full-size) with 1.3mm key travel & 19mm pitch per key. It also has Multi-touch Trackpad that allows for easy swipe, scroll, selection, zoom-in or zoom-out, etc. 

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition arrives in two different variants. The lower end variant comes powered by the Intel Core i5-10210U Processor 1.6GHz quad-core with boost clock (up to 4.2GHz) and the higher-end variant comes powered by the Intel Core i7-10510U Processor 1.8GHz quad-core with boost clock (up to 4.9GHz).

Fortunately, both the variants have NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU that provides you an unmatched gaming performance and improved photo and video editing experience. Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition comes coupled with 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD storage. The lower-end variant uses a SATA 3 SSD while the higher-end variant uses a faster PCI Express Gen 3 NVMe SSD. It runs on Windows 10 OS.

It comes equipped with a 46Wh battery and as per brand’s claims, it lasts up to 10Hrs. It arrives with a 65W charger that charges a laptop from 0 to 50% in just 35 minutes.

Mi Notebook 14 Overview

Mi Notebook 14 is an affordable device offering from the brand. It is basically a rebranded version of RedmiBook 14 Pro that was launched back in August 2019 in China. It is somewhat similar to the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition but comes with noticeable differences to cut down the prices. It has a slightly thicker bezel than Horizon edition. MI Notebook 14 features the same all-metallic design as that of Horizon edition but it weighs a little heavier i.e. 1.5 kilograms. It comes with the same 14-inch Full HD Anti-glare Display along with the resolution of 1920x1080 pixels & 178° Wide-viewing Angle. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 81.2%.

Mi Notebook 14 comes powered by the Intel Core i5-10210U Processor 1.6GHz quad-core with a boost clock (up to 4.2GHz). It is coupled with the 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM and 256GB / 512GB SATA 3 SSD storage. It comes paired with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 while there’s also a variant with the NVIDIA GeForce MX250 so you will be able to enjoy a decent gaming experience as well.

 

Talking about the longevity of MI Notebook 14, it comes backed up by the same 46Wh battery as that of Horizon edition. And you will be getting the same connectivity features as that of the Horizon edition. So, be assured you won’t be missing out on anything here. 

Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Series Specifications

Specification Mi Notebook 14 Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition
Display

14-inch Full HD Anti-glare Display along with the resolution of 1920x1080 pixels & 178° Wide-viewing Angle, the screen-to-body ratio of 81.2%

14-inch Full HD Anti-glare Horizon Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9, the screen-to-body ratio of 91%, up to 250nits brightness

Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel Core i5 10210U
  • 10th Gen Intel Core i5 10210U
  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7 10510U
RAM 8GB 2666MHz DDR4  8GB 2666MHz DDR4
Storage
  • 256GB SATA 3 SSD
  • 512GB SATA 3 SSD
  • 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD
Interface
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Combo Audio Jack
  • 1 x DC-jack
  • 1 x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 1 (For data transfer
    only & available only on the i7 10th Gen variant)
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Combo Audio Jack
  • 1 x Charging Port
Keyboard Scissor switch keyboard; multi-touch trackpad Scissor switch keyboard; multi-touch trackpad
Audio 2x2W Stereo Speakers
DTS Audio Processing App Support
3.5mm headphone jack
2x2W Stereo Speakers
DTS Audio Processing App Support
3.5mm headphone jack
Battery
  • 46Wh Battery
  • Backup of up to 10Hrs
  • 65W Power Adapter
  • 46Wh Battery
  • Backup of up to 10Hrs
  • 65W Power Adapter
Other Features
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi (2×2)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi (2×2)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Software
  • Windows 10 Home Edition
  • Office 365 30-day trial
  • Mi Smart Share
  • Mi Blaze Unlock
  • Windows 10 Home Edition
  • Office 365 30-day trial
  • Mi Smart Share
  • Mi Blaze Unlock

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Price And Availability

Both the Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition will go on sale starting 17th June in India and will be available via official mi.com, Amazon India, and other offline MI stores. The base variants of  Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition are priced at INR 41,999 and INR 54,999 respectively in India. The expected price of Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition in Nepal are Rs.69,999 and Rs.89,999 respectively. The laptops will surely be made available very soon in Nepal seeing the reach of the brand In Nepal. The prices of different variants of Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition are listed below:

Mi Notebook 14 Series

Variants

Price In India

Price In Nepal (Expected)

Mi Notebook 14 

256GB SATA SSD version

INR.41,999

Rs.69,999

  512GB SATA SSD version

INR.44,999

Rs.73,999

 

512GB SATA SSD + NVIDIA MX250 GPU

INR.47,999

Rs.78,999

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition

512GB SATA SSD version

INR.54,999

Rs.89,999

  512GB PCI Express Gen 3 NVMe SSD version

INR.59,999

Rs.96,999

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