Xiaomi has finally entered the India PC market and launched new Mi laptops in India. The latest Mi Notebooks come with affordable prices and will be seen competing against laptops from HP, Dell, Lenovo, and others. The Mi Notebook 14 price in India starts from Rs 41,999 for the base 256GB SSD model and the 512GB SSD variant price is set at Rs 44,999. Customers also get up to Rs 2,000 cashback offer with HDFC Bank cards on Mi.com.
The brand has also launched a Horizon Edition of the same Xiaomi notebook. The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition will costs Rs 54,999 for the Intel Core i5 model and Rs 59,999 for the Intel Core i7 option. Here’s how the newly launched Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 compares against the HP 14s, Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3, and Dell Inspirion 14 laptops.
The Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 price in India has been set at Rs 41,999. For the same price, you will get a 256GB SSD model. There is also a 512GB SSD model, which is priced at Rs 44,999. The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 price in India starts at Rs 26,990 and goes up to Rs 40,990. The HP 14s (2020) price in India has been set at Rs 64,999, which is for the Intel Core i5 processor. Lastly, the Dell Inspirion 14 (5490) laptop is priced at 43,990 in India.
The newly launched Mi laptop features a 14-inch full-HD display with 16:9 aspect ratio. The Mi Notebook 14 ships with Windows 10 Home, and a 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor. It is paired with up to Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics and 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB of SATA SSD. The company says that the new Mi NoteBook 14 laptop has very thin bezels on the top and sides of the display. It is said to deliver up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. The device weighs about 1.5 kilograms. It doesn’t have a built-in webcam, but Xiaomi ships a USB webcam with it.
The HP 14s (2020) comes with a 14-inch full-HD IPS display with 250 nits of brightness. It supports a 45 percent NTSC color gamut. HP will be selling the device with 1TB 5400rpm SATA HDD and 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage options. The laptop supports an HP True Vision 720p HD webcam. There is also a digital integrated dual-array microphone and a dedicated SIM card slot too.
This HP laptop was recently launched with up to 10th-gen Intel Core i5 processor, paired with Intel UHD Graphics and up to 8GB of DDR4-2666 SDRAM. The 4G notebook comes with a three-cell, 41Wh battery, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, multi-format SD card reader, and a USB Type-C port. Other connectivity options include an HDMI 1.4b, two USB Type-A ports, and a headphone/ microphone combo.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 is available in 14-inch and 15-inch screen sizes. In terms of features, the laptop is rated for up to 8.5 hours on a single charge. Lenovo has mastered the art of privacy and IdeaPad Slim 3 continues the tradition with a privacy shutter that we also saw on the ThinkBook range. The Windows 10 laptop comes with an optional fingerprint sensor, two USB 3.1 ports, Cortana and Dolby Audio support. The notebook weighs 1.6kg and is 19.9mm thick.
The Dell Inspirion 14 (5490) laptop is powered by up to 10th generation Intel Core i5-10210U processor. It ships with Windows 10 out of the box. It comes with up to NVIDIA GeForce MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory. The 14-inch Dell laptop is being offered with 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD and up to 8GB RAM, 4Gx1 + 4G onboard, DDR4. The device features adaptive thermals, a lid sensor, and a 3-sided narrow border.