[Review] Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro ‘Fingerprint Recognition’ (Buying Guide)

Here we have the Xiaomi New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro, and it is the upgraded version of the previous Xiaomi Mi Notebook. The device look has been same, but there has been some addition of hardware to make it the best value for money. The device is now on pre-order sale and is expected to sale for 27th November. You can check it out from here.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

The device comes with a price tag of $1279.99. At this price tag, you expect some premium hardware and Xiaomi has done the same. It has taken the design of Apple’s MacBook Pro and add some good Processor like Intel 8th Gen, large bandwidth RAM and Nvidia GPU. The star of the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device is the large battery on the device. Below we have discussed all the features and specification of the device in details.

 (Buying Guide) Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Review ‘Fingerprint Recognition’

As said, this Mi Notebook Pro takes the inspiration from the Apple MacBook Pro. Xiaomi even has teased the product with MacBook Pro for having more ports than the latter. The device has a metallic finish and comes only in deep grey color. On the top back side, there is nothing written. The Mi logo is at the bottom of the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device. The device is quite thin but heavy as it weighs almost 2 Kg. The ports are distributed equally especially the two types C USB port.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

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At a Glance:

Price$1279.99
Memory256 GB Solid State Drive as Internal Storage
RAM16 GB DDR4
Processor & OS8th Gen Intel Core i7 Quad-Core processor with Windows 10 OS out of the box
Display15.6- inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
Battery8000 mAh Li-ion Polymer battery with a run time of more than 7 hours to 8 hours.
CameraSingle front facing camera 1.0 MP
ConnectivityDual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, WLAN and LAN
PortsTF card slot, 2 x USB 3.0, USB type C, Standard HDMI port and 3.5 mm headphone jack

So here we are showing you everything about this Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Review laptop. so you can get each and every buying guide informations about this notebook before buying it.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Features & Specifications –

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Operating System (OS):

For smooth and easy use of the Mi Notebook Pro, the device comes with the latest Windows operating system.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Operating System

  • The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device comes with Windows 10 Home edition.
  • The operating system comes with only Chinese Pack. As a result, everything will be in Chinese, but you can download another language pack from the Microsoft page over the internet.
  • The OS has very easy to use interface (UI)
  • It comes with its own battery management application to control the background application running to save and increase the running time of the battery.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Battery:

To run this Notebook, Xiaomi has added a massive battery so you could go about without charging the battery.

  • The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device comes with a 7.4 V, 8000 mAh Li-ion battery to power the device.
  • The battery can last up to 7 hours to 8 hours of usage.
  • You can also charge the battery very fast, thanks to the USB type C fast charger. It can charge the device in less than 2 hours.
  • Long usage and less charging time is the best combination you can get in a notebook.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Display:

A notebook is all about the screen, and Xiaomi has provided a big screen to go with the Notebook Pro.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Display

  • Screen Size: The device comes with a big 15.6- inch screen display for all your day-to-day work.
  • Screen Resolution: The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device supports a full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • Display Type: The screen is an IPS display panel, which ensures crisp display and wide view angle and good color contrast.
  • The Notebook has a good edge to edge display which makes the display look more good to see. The screen display ratio is the regular 16: 9.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Processor:

The brain of the Notebook which makes any Notebook standout with speed and smooth operations.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Processor

  • Specs: Xiaomi has added the latest 8th Generation Intel processor for best and fast operation.
    • You get the Intel Core i7 – 8550U Quad-core processor.
    • The CPU cores are clocked at 1.8 GHz which can be overclocked up to 4.0 GHz
    • The processor has 8 MB of cache memory to increase the level of multitasking and fast execution of any processes.
    • The processor is made with Nanotechnology (14 nm), which ensures less power consumption (15 W) and produce less heat but gives the maximum efficiency.
  • Graphics: The device comes with a dedicated Graphics card so you can play any games or edit videos and images.
    Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Graphics

    • The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device features a dedicated Nvidia GeForce MX150 2GB.
    • It gives 3 times more performance than the 940MX GPU and helps 4 times more while editing videos.
    • The dual graphics gives better performance while playing games.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Memory:

Without some decent memories, no notebook is good. So, Xiaomi has added a decent memory as well as RAM to go with the device.

  • Internal Memory: You get a fast Solid State Drive (SSD) as your internal memory
    • You get a storage space of 256 GB to store all your work.
    • The fast SSD ensures fast read and write speed, so you do not wait for any loading time.
    • The Hard disk comes with an interface of PCI – E for fast speed of data transfer.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Memory

  • RAM: The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device also hosts a high bandwidth RAM to support the device.
    • You get two choices to choose from the size of the RAM. You get either an 8 GB or a 16 GB variant of the i7 processor.
    • The RAM is the DDR4 variant which has a high rate of multitasking to ensure less load time.
    • Now either video or image editing or playing games is easy on these devices.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Camera:

When it comes to laptops and notebooks there is not much of a fancy camera to go with.

  • You get a single 1.0 MP front facing the camera with the notebook.
  • You can now web chat with the camera online.
  • The camera can also capture images and videos but at a low quality.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Ports & Connectivity:

The Mi Notebook pro comes with a set of ports to enable wired as well as wireless connections.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Ports & Connectivity

  • Ports: To connect other devices using wires the Notebook has some distinct ports to go with the device.
    • To add memory cards, the Notebook comes with a TF card slot to which you can add memory cards.
    • You get two USB 3.0 for connecting your device to other devices. You also get the fast USB type C. There are two such ports to connect it with other devices for faster data transfer.
    • It has an HDMI port to connect to another monitor or other display for better and higher resolution display.
    • A 3.5mm headphone jack for connecting your headset.
  • Connectivity: The device also has some wireless connection to connect to other devices.
    • The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device has a Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet. The Wi-Fi is compatible with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/a wireless connection. The Wi-Fi is a dual band which works at two frequency 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.
    • The device also supports Bluetooth 4.1 to connect to other Bluetooth enabled devices nearby to share and transfer files and other data.
    • The device also has WLAN card to create your own hotspot and connect with another device to share and transfer data wirelessly.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Miscellaneous:

There are some extra features that are worth mentioning about this Notebook.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Miscellaneous

  • Backlit Keyboards: The Keyboard is backlit to ensure its usage in complete darkness. The backlit is a White color to give a good visual aid in darkness.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Accessories:

Accessories are what using a laptop makes it useful. There are different types of accessories that you can add to the device.

  • In the box, you get only the power adapter and the USB cable to connect the device to the adapter.
  • Extra: You can buy other Laptop accessories to make the device better and long-lasting.
    • If you travel with the laptop a lot, you can get either a laptop pouch or better a laptop bag to travel with the laptop as the laptop is quite big and heavy to carry with your hand.
    • You can buy Bluetooth speakers if you make a house system and listen to bass music.
    • If you need more USB ports, you can add USB hub using one of the type C ports, to increase the number of ports

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Pros:

Now coming to the end of this review, no doubt it has provided a great value for money. But there are some flaws that we did not like in this notebook.

  • Pros:
    • The design and look of the device are one of the best with all metallic finish.
    • The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro device houses one of the best battery you can get in this price range.
    • The Processor with the large RAM provides one of the best multitasking and smooth performance. Playing games at medium setting is a piece of cake especially with the 2 GB of Nvidia GeForce GPU.
    • The Backlit keyboard does its job well.

Conclusion:

No doubt one of the best laptop at this price range. Xiaomi has also put a teaser on this new laptop by adding a picture on its twitter comparing it with MacBook Pro. If you want a laptop with some features of MacBook but is tired of fewer ports then this Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro is the one for you. The device is now in pre-order sales. You can check it out there and pre-order it if you are interested.

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Overview

$1279.99
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Overview
9.8

Design

10/10

Processor

10/10

RAM

10/10

Battery

10/10

Pros

  • Best Design with all Metallic Finish
  • Best Battery
  • Large RAM
  • Best Multitasking & Smooth Performance
  • Backlit Keyboard

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