Mi Notebook 14 Based on Intel 10th Gen CPUs Out Now: Starting $550

After the launch of the Renoir powered RedmiBooks, Xiaomi has gone ahead and followed it up with the Intel-based Mi Notebook 14 lineup. There are two main variants, namely the Mi Notebook 14 and the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition. While the former comes with the Core i5-10210U, the latter also gives you the option to opt for the Core i7-10510U. Both are quad-core chips though and the main difference is in terms of the operating clocks.

CPUVideo cardSSDPrice
Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14
Intel Core i5-10210UIntel UHD Graphics 620256 GB SATA$550*
512GB Storage SATA$590*
NVIDIA GeForce MX350512 GB SATA 3$630
Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition
Intel Core i5-10210UNVIDIA GeForce MX350512 GB NVMe$725
Intel Core i7-10510U$790
The post-launch prices will be $25 higher

Other than the beefier processor, the Horizon Edition also comes with a larger NVMe based SSD and a GeForce MX350 for an additional $175, bringing the pre-order price to $725. The Standard Edition costing $550 comes with a 256GB SATA III SSD and the basic integrated graphics in the form of the UHD Graphics 620. The latter is upgradable to a discrete graphics option (MX350) and a higher-capacity SATA based SSD for $40, each, bringing the cost of the notebook to $630 (pre-order).

The Core i5-10201U operates at a base clock of 1.6GHz and a boost of 4.2GHz while the 10510U runs at a base and boost of 1.8GHz and 4.9GHz, respectively. Both chips have a TDP of 15W (PL1). Xiaomi promises a battery life of 10 hours, with the quick charge ability allowing you to charge it up to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Both models come with a 14″ 1080p IPS display with a viewing angle of 178 degrees. In case you were wondering, both models come with 8GB of DDR4-2666 memory.

The GeForce MX350 is paired with 2GB of GDDR5 memory with a base and boost of 1354MHz and 1468MHz, respectively. In terms of wireless connectivity, you get Bluetooth 5.0 and WiFi 802.ac (2×2). For I/O, there are two USB 3.1 Type-A ports, one Type-C, and one USB 2.0. There’s also a headphone/mic jack to complement the Webcam and an HDMI 1.4 port fort connecting external displays.

The pre-orders for the Mi Notebook 14 have already started and the shipping will commence on the 17th of June. For the sake of comparison, here’s the price table of the Renoir powered RedmiBook lineup:

RAMSSD (NVMe)CPUPre-Launch Price
RedmiBook  13
8 GB512 GBRyzen 5 4500U530 dollars
16 GB512 GBRyzen 5 4500U560 dollars
16 GB512 GBRyzen 7 4700U700 dollars
RedmiBook 14
16 GB512 GBRyzen 5 4500U560 dollars
16 GB512 GBRyzen 7 4700U630 dollars
RedmiBook 16
8 GB512 GBRyzen 5 4500U530 dollars
16 GB512 GBRyzen 5 4500U560 dollars
16 GB512 GBRyzen 7 4700U630 dollars
Approximate Pricing

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