- Mi Notebook 14 series has gone on open sale in India
- The two are the first laptops to be launched by Xiaomi in India
- The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition brings top-end specifications with itself
The Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition laptops were launched in India earlier last month, and since then, the two have emerged as fan favourites. However, because of the company continuing with flash sales for the laptops, it was proving difficult for users to get their hands on the device.
However, this may be about to change as the company has now announced that these laptops will now go on open sale in India and will be available 24×7 via the Mi Online Store (Mi.com) and Amazon India. For the uninitiated, the Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition are the first laptops launched by the company in India. These are powered by up to Intel 10th Gen processors. The two also promise fast performance with inbuilt SSDs transferring data over the NVMe standard.
The Mi Notebook 14 begins retail at Rs 41,999 for the entry variant with 256GB storage while the 512GB one costs Rs 44,999. The top-end variant with 512GB storage and Nvidia graphics card costs Rs 47,999. The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition has two variants with same storage and RAM but different processors. There is a Core i5 variant which comes in at a price of Rs 54,999, while the Core i7 variant retails for Rs 59,999. There's also an HDFC Bank offer that which gives up to Rs 2,000 off on the Horizon Edition model.
As for the laptops, the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition is the flagship model for Xiaomi's this year and features a narrow-bezel display. The Horizon Edition comes with a 14-inch Full HD display that has a screen-to-body ratio of 91 per cent. The display also gets an anti-glare coating. Made out of Aluminium and Magnesium alloy, the laptop weighs at 1.35Kg. Inside, there's a standard keyboard with scissor keys that Xiaomi says have 1.3mm of key travel.
When it comes to connectivity, the Horizon Edition features two USB 3.1 ports, a USB 2.0 port, a Type-C port, HDMI 1.4b port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a charging port. For performance, Xiaomi has fitted the device with a 10th Gen Intel processor. The Horizon Edition comes with an option to choose between a 10th Gen Core i5 and 10th Gen Core i7 processors. Both the variants come as standard with 8GB DDR4 RAM clocked at 2666MHz.
For storage, Xiaomi is using a 512GB SSD NVMe Gen 3 storage on the Horizon Edition. Graphics performance is taken care of by a dedicated Nvidia GeForce MX350 card. For battery, it gets a 46Whr pack that offers up to 10 hours backup on a single charge. Xiaomi is bundling a 65W charger with the laptops. The Mi Webcam HD is also bundled in the package.