Mi NoteBook Pro and Mi NoteBook Ultra have been officially release
Xiaomi has boosted its Mi Notebook 14 Series to the Mi Notebook 2021 Series with the new release of the Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Ultra SKUs with Intel Tiger Lake-H35 processors and feature largely identical specifications with the primary differences being with respect to the display and battery capacity.
The Mi Notebook 2021 Series includes the Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Ultra and offer upgrades such as the Intel Tiger Lake-H35 CPUs, TruLfe and TruLife+ displays, and an aluminum unibody construction.
The Mi Notebook Pro (14-inch) and the Mi Notebook Ultra (15.6-inch) feature almost identical specifications with the primary differences being with respect to the screen size, display, key travel distance, and battery capacity.
Both devices offer a choice between the Intel Core i5-11300H and Core i7-11370H processors with built-in Iris Xe graphics. Users can configure either variant with up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 RAM and a 512 GB NVMe SSD. The Mi Notebook 2021 Series features a unibody design made of Series 6 Aluminum cut cut with a CNC machine and anodized to give a Lustrous Grey look.
The Mi Notebook Ultra headlines a 15.6-inch TrueLife+ 16:10 3.2K (3,200 x 2,000) display with 100% sRGB gamut coverage, a 90 Hz refresh rate, and a screen-to-body ratio of 89%. Xiaomi said that the Mi Notebook Ultra's display is TÜV Rheinland-certified and benefits DC Dimming to reduce eye strain. The Mi Notebook Pro, on the other hand, features a 14-inch 2.5K (2,560 x 1,600) 16:10 60 Hz panel with 100% sRGB coverage and DC Dimming.
The battery capacity are the other major difference while the Mi Notebook Pro offers a 56 Whr cell with a rated 11 hours of battery life and 65 W USB Type-C charging, the Mi Notebook Ultra uses a 70 Whr battery with 12 hours of battery life and 65 W USB Type-C charging.
The Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Ultra include Thunderbolt 4 with power delivery, USB Type-C with power delivery, USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, USB 2.0 Type-A, and HDMI 1.4 apart from Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. There's also a 2x 2 W speaker system with DTS audio processing and a 2D dual-microphone setup.
Xiaomi said that both the Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Pro come pre-loaded with Windows 10 Home and are eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 11 when it becomes available. Other pre-loaded software include Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2019 and Mi SmartShare.
Mi NoteBook Ultra:
Intel® Core™ i5-11300H + 8GB RAM: $799
Intel® Core™ i5-11300H + 16GB RAM:$899
Intel® Core™ i7-11370H + 16GB RAM: $999
Mi NoteBook Pro:
Intel® Core™ i5-11300H + 8GB RAM: $959
Intel® Core™ i5-11300H + 16GB RAM:$999
Intel® Core™ i7-11370H + 16GB RAM:$1099