Mi India today launched Mi NoteBook 2021 series in India which is successor to Mi NoteBook 14 series. The portfolio includes two series of thin and light laptops- Mi NoteBook Ultra and Mi NoteBook Pro.
Mi NoteBook Ultra has metallic and minimalistic design. It is made of a single block of Series 6 Aluminium, an aircraft grade metal alloy. The body chassis of this laptop goes through a process of sandblasting and anodization for a Lustrous grey finish. The entire body weighs just 1.7 kg and is less than 17.9mm thick, making it sleek and easy to carry around.
With an all-metal body, the hinge is designed to be sturdy yet smooth which allows for easy single finger opening and a 140-degree tilt for versatile viewing angles. It comes integrated with a 720p HD camera with a 2D array dual-microphone setup for good video and call quality.
Mi NoteBook Ultra comes equipped with the all-new Mi TrueLife+ Display of 15.6 inch with a 3.2K(3200×2000) resolution,90Hz refresh rate coupled with 16:10 aspect ratio. It comes with an IPS panel with a screen to body ratio of over 89% and pixel density of 242 PPI.
Mi NoteBook Ultra is powered by the latest 11th Gen TigerLake Intel Core i7 and i5 H35 series processors integrated with high-performance Intel Iris X? graphics and dedicated AI hardware. It comes with up to 16GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD storage. This laptop is packed with a large 70 WHr battery which is claimed to offer up to 12 hours of battery life. It also comes with the 65W USB Type-C charger which can charge from 0 to 50% in just under 45 mins.
Mi NoteBook Ultra has a backlit keyboard that comes with three levels of illumination (off, dim and bright). Each key comes with a deep travel distance of 1.5 mm with a concave curved top making typing easier and more accurate with the right tactile feedback. It houses a large, comfortable trackpad that offers 62% more area compared to the previous generation of Mi NoteBook 14 series. The trackpad supports Windows Precision Drivers that support gestures and multi-finger taps for shortcuts to various programs and commands.
The Mi NoteBook Ultra is packed with stereo 2 x 2W speaker setup. The accompanying DTS audio processing app provides preset sound profiles and also customization as per user preference.
It comes with the latest Thunderbolt 4 port, with up to 40 Gbps data bandwidth, power delivery support and capable of supporting upto two 4K displays. In also has an inclusive set of ports: A single USB Type-C port supports data and power delivery, HDMI 1.4 port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, a 3.5mm audio jack as well as an additional USB 2.0 connector for peripherals. Similarly, Mi NoteBook Ultra offers the latest wireless connectivity options: Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. For additional security and convenience, it has fingerprint scanner which supports Windows Hello and is embedded within the power button for fast, secure and easy login.
Mi NoteBook Pro
Mi NoteBook Pro also boasts of a robust Aircraft-grade Series 6 Aluminium alloy chassis. This unibody design enables it to be lightweight at just 17.3mm thin and 1.4 kg light. It has 125mm x 81.6mm trackpad with intuitive gesture controls. The keyboard uses scissor switches with a comfortable travel of 1.3mm. For fast and secure login, it also has the fingerprint scanner that is embedded within the power button.
Mi NoteBook Pro has a 14-inch 2.5K(2560×1600) QHD+ screen with an 88% screen-to-body ratio. It also comes with a 16:10 aspect ratio for 5% extra vertical real estate.
This laptop is powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 Tigerlake H35 processors which clock up to 4.8GHz and intergrated with Intel Iris X? graphics and dedicated AI hardware. The processor is paired with 8GB/16GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200 MHz and supports up to 512GB of NVMe SSD storage.
Both the Mi NoteBook Ultra and Mi NoteBook Pro run-on Windows 10 Home and will be eligible for free upgrade to Windows 11 when available. They also come preloaded with MS Office Home & Student Edition 2019, and Mi SmartShare.
Pricing and availability
- Mi NoteBook Ultra:
- Intel Core i5-11300H + 8GB RAM: INR 59,999
- Intel Core i5-11300H + 16GB RAM: INR 63,999
- Intel Core i7-11370H + 16GB RAM: INR 76,999
- Mi NoteBook Pro
- Intel Core i5-11300H + 8GB RAM: INR 56,999
- Intel Core i5-11300H + 16GB RAM: INR 59,999
- Intel Core i7-11370H + 16GB RAM: INR 72,999
Availability and offers
- Mi NoteBook Ultra will be available across Mi.com, Mi Homes, Amazon.in and retail stores starting 31st August 2021. HDFC card members can avail additional discount up to INR 4500
- Mi NoteBook Pro will be available across Mi.com, Mi Homes, Amazon.in and retail stores starting 31st August 2021. HDFC card members can avail additional discount up to INR 4500.