Xiaomi’s upcoming laptop, the Mi Notebook is expected to launch next week. Before the launch, a batch of alleged slides and rendered images spotted by GizmoChina reveal potential hardware, pricing and even some images of the Mi Notebook.
The leaked renders tease a sleek metal laptop with plenty of ports. The device looks suspiciously similar to the ASUS ZenBook Pro, suggesting these images could be fake as reported by Liliputing. But based on earlier leaks we’re still expecting some sort of metal frame for the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Notebook (more images on GizmoChina).
As per the sources, the laptop will apparently come in two main variants. There’s a Pro model packed with high-end hardware, including a Core i7 processor, a GTX 970 graphics card, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD storage and a 4K display for 6,699 yuan (about $1,000 or INR 67,200). There also will be a standard Mi Notebook with a Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD storage and Intel HD 520 graphics card for 3,999 yuan ($599 or INR 40,200).
Neither version of the Mi Notebook seems to be super budget-friendly, though they both still come in lower than what we’d likely see with those configurations. That might be a hard sell Xiaomi’s core fans who had expected extremely competitive pricing. However, the laptop’s design may be its saving grace.
Source: Techno Buffalo