After announcing the Mi Notebook 14 and 14 Horizon Edition in India, Xiaomi has announced a refreshed Mi Notebook Pro 15 for 2020 with 10th Gen Intel Comet Lake-U processors and NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics. It is quite similar to its Enhanced Edition launched last year.
Talking of display, the laptop features an FHD IPS (1920 x 1080) display covering 100% of the sRGB colour gamut and with 300 nits of peak brightness. The screen has a 178-degree viewing angle and is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, the display has very narrow bezels of 6.52mm along with 81% screen-to-body ratio.
There will be two variants of the Mi Notebook Pro 15 – one powered by the 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-10210U CPU and the other with 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-10510U CPU, similar config to the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition. For cooling, Xiaomi has engineered a dual-fan along with dual cooling pipe solution.
The Core i5 variant is coupled with 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, while the i7 one features 16GB of 2666MHz DDR4 RAM and 1TB of PCIe NVMe SSD. For graphics, we have a dedicated Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM.
Coming to the keyboard, the Mi Notebook Pro 15 (2020) features a full-size backlit keyboard with 1.5 mm key travel and support for the Fn+K shortcut that lets you switching performance modes, much like its recent RedmiBook laptop with Ryzen 4000U APUs.
For ports, we have two USB-C ports on one side beside the SD card reader and two USB 3.1 ports on the other along with an HDMI port and 3.5 mm headphone jack. On the wireless connectivity front, the laptop comes with dual-band Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 support. The laptop is pre-installed with Windows 10 Home.
Xiaomi has also equipped two 2.5W speakers with Harman Audio and Dolby Audio Premium support. Also, there’s a good 60Wh battery included that, according to Xiaomi, should last up to 17 hours of video playback. You can charge the laptop from 0 to 50% in 40 minutes with USB-C and you can also use the port to charge your phone at 18W.
The base model with (Core i5, 8GB RAM & 512GB SSD) is priced at CNY 5999 (around Rs. 64,200) while the (Core i7, 16GB RAM & 1TB SSD) variant will cost CNY 6999 (around Rs. 74,900) and comes in single Silver colour option only.
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