Mi India, a brand that has an extensive portfolio of smartphones and smart TVs, have announced the launch of Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Ultra as a part of the Mi Notebook 2021 portfolio. These sleek ultra-light notebooks strive to offer better performances in all sectors, from having all-day long battery life, to performing heavy computational tasks swiftly with the latest processors and hardware.
Both laptops come in an aerospace-grade Series 6 aluminium body, with Mi TrueLife+ and TrueLife displays, Type-C fast charging, and a host of other features. Let’s get to know more about what each laptop is made of.
Mi Notebook Ultra
With a precisely-cut aircraft-grade metal body, the minimalistic appearance of the Mi Notebook Ultra hides a 11th Generation TigerLake Intel Core i7 and i5 H35 series processors (different variants of the Mi Notebook Ultra), the former being able to clock up to a maximum of 4.8GHz while operating at a TDP of 35W. The Ultra is also integrated with the Intel Iris X graphics and dedicated AI hardware, which aids casual gaming and decent workloads of the content creating process.
The Mi Notebook Ultra packs a 15.6-inch display with a 3.2K resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The display also brings support for eye safety with hardware level TÜV Rheinland certification and DC Dimmingwhich reduces eye strain.
Additionally, the Mi Notebook Ultra is also equipped with 16GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD storage. This laptop utilises a large 70 WHr battery which offers up to 12 hours of battery life, and can be charged from 0 to 50% in within 45 minutes through a 65W USB Type-C charger.
Mi Notebook Ultra also comprises the widely-requested backlit keyboard that comes with three levels of illumination: off, di, and bright. Keys have a concaved curved top and a travel distance of 1.5mm. The trackpad too, is 62% larger in area as compared to the predecessor and it supports Windows Precision Drivers that support gestures and multi-finger taps for shortcuts to various programs and commands.
To create an immersive viewing environment by delivering good quality sound, the Mi Notebook Ultra also comes with a 2 x 2W speakers. Additionally, the laptop comes with the latest Thunderbolt 4 port, an HDMI 1.4 port, USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB 2.0 connector for peripherals. Connectivity-wise, the Mi Notebook Ultra offers Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. It also has a fingerprint scanner for security reasons.
Mi Notebook Pro
The Mi Notebook Pro’s build is similar to that of the Mi Notebook Ultra, and is just 17.3mm thin and weights just 1.4 kg. The Mi Notebook Pro has a 14-inch 2.5K QHD+ screen which offers incredible sharpness with an 88% screen-to-body ratio. The Notebook Pro is powered by the latest 11th gen Intel Core i5 and i7 Tigerlake H35 processors which clock up to 4.8GHz. The Intel Iris X GPU, along with dedicated AI hardware, is fit for casual gaming and creative workloads.
The screen is calibrated to offer accurate colour reproduction with 100% coverage of the sRGB colour gamut and it comes with the TUV low blue light certification and DC dimming. The laptop comes with an 8 or 16GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM and has an internal storage capacity of 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.
The 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
The Mi Notebook Ultra and Pro will be available from August 31, 2021 on Mi.com, Mi Homes, Amazon and retail stores. HDFC card members can avail additional discount of up to Rs. 4,500.