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Xiaomi Launches Ryzen 4000 Based RedmiBook 16 Starting @ $499

In line with our earlier report, Xiaomi today launched its next-gen Redmibooks based on AMD’s Ryzen 4000 mobile processors (Renoir APUs). These come in three screen sizes: 13″, 14″ and 16″. Surprisingly, the base price for the three is expected to be the same, 3999 Chinese Yuan. These notebooks will utilize the 15W Renoir U series APUs. The Ryzen 5 4500U model with 8GB LPDRR4(X) memory will cost around $499 while upgrading to 16GB will cost you another $50. The base config is expected to come with 512GB of NVMe based SSD storage.

Update: The US prices may vary by $15-30 bit due to shipping and conversion rates.

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The higher-end Ryzen 7 4700U powered variants are going to cost between $625 and $650. They’ll come with 16GB of memory and 1TB of SSD storage. There’s no word on whether you’ll be able to opt for a lower-end Ryzen 3 part.

The 14″ and 16″ models have a 90% screen-to-body ratio, while the 13-inch variant is limited to 89%. All three notebooks have a decent color calibration, covering 100% of the sRGB color gamut.

As far as the battery life goes, Xiaomi promises a duration of 12 hours. The largest 16″ model has a 46Whr battery under the hood which also supports a form of fast charge. The OEM claims that the notebooks can be charged up to 50% in just 38 minutes using this technology.

The new Redmibook notebooks will go on sale starting on he 1st of June. Pre-orders will go live starting tonight.

Areej Syed

Processors, PC gaming, and the past. I have been writing about computer hardware for over seven years with more than 5000 published articles. Started off during engineering college and haven't stopped since. Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Divinity, Torment, Baldur's Gate and so much more... Contact: areejs12@hardwaretimes.com
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