Xiaomi is expected to launch its first laptop, expected to be named Mi Notebook, on July 27. Meanwhile, today images of the alleged device have surfaced online.
As per the leaked images, the Mi Notebook has a metal body and thin bezels. The notebook will have a USB Type-C port and a full-size USB port on the right side. However in the images, the device does not have Mi logo. Another leaked image of the laptop shows a close-up view of the arrow keys, which can double as page keys, home and end keys.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook is expected to be launched in three display variants of 12.5 inch, 13.3 inch and 15.6 inch. The smaller two variants are rumoured to be unveiled at the July 27 event but the 15.6 inch model is expected to be announced later. Note that this would be Xiaomi’s first ever notebook.
The alleged Xiaomi Mi Notebook is expected to be priced at 3999 Yuan (approximately Rs 40,365) for the base variant which will offer an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. The high-end variant of Mi Notebook Pro is expected to be priced at 6999 Yuan (approximately Rs 70,620) which will come with an Intel Core i7 CPU, an NVIDIA GTX 970M 4GB graphics card, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi has posted images of Xiaomi Redmi Pro smartphone Weibo in which the company’s CEO, Lei Jun is seen holding the Redmi Pro. These were the first official pictures of the phone.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi’s sub brand, Mijia has launched a pen, called Mi Pen, in China.
But before you jump the gun, here are some facts. The Mi Pen is not smart pen or has anything to do with internet or any features we related with Smart devices. It is just a normal pen but claimed to a best one owing to its high end features.
To start with, the Mi Pen uses Swiss PREMEC refills with quick-drying Japanese Mikuni ink. As per reports, the Japanese Mikuni ink doesn’t fade easily or break. Mijia says the ink does not easily dry up even if you do not use the pen for a long time. The Mi Pen is 9.5mm in diameter with a 0.5mm high-precision tungsten ball tip and it weighs less than 20 gram. The pen is priced at 19 Yuan (approximately Rs 200) in China. The Mi Pen is available in two color options – black and white.