Mi Notebook 14, Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition With 10th-Gen Intel CPU Launched in India

Mi Notebook 14, Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition launched in India

After waiting for so long, Xiaomi has finally entered into the chaotic laptop market and unveiled its first laptops in India – the Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition. Now, the Horizon Edition is obviously the more exciting and the more higher-end of the two and well let’s talk about the Horizon Edition first.

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition Specifications and Features

The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition houses an all-metal design with no branding on the outside which makes it clean and minimal. The device is made from an aluminum and magnesium alloy and weighs just 1.35 kgs.

Unlike the Mi Notebook variants that are available in China, neither of the Indian variants come with a fingerprint sensor for quick unlocking via Windows Hello, which I feel quite disappointing.

The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition boasts a 14-inch Full-HD anti-glare LCD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a 16:9 aspect ratio, and 91% screen-to-body ratio. The panel comes with a 178-degree viewing angle, 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 250 nits of peak brightness.

Since the bezels here are super small, you don’t get a built-in webcam onboard. Xiaomi, however, will be bundling an external webcam in the box.

Free HD Webcam With Mi Notebook 14

Talking about the internals of the device, the laptop is powered by up to 10th-Gen Intel Core i7-10510U processor with a max clock speed up to 4.9GHz. And this is coupled with 8GB DDR4 RAM (2666MHz) and up to 512GB SSD storage. You also get a dedicated GPU here, the Nvidia GeForce MX350 (2GB) that the graphics need on the Horizon Edition, enabling you to enjoy some casual gaming and light video editing.

The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition does not include a full-size keyboard instead it comes with a chiclet keyboard with 1.3mm key travel and a fairly modest-size trackpad. You also get Mi Smart Share for faster and secure file sharing and Blaze Unlock for unlocking the laptop via a Mi Band

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Mi Smart Share and Mi Blaze Unlock Feature of Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition
Mi Smart Share and Mi Blaze Unlock Feature

As for the I/O ports of the device, you get a single USB 2.0 port and 3.5mm audio jack on the left. The right edge includes two USB 3.1 ports, one HDMI 1.4b, and one USB Type-C port. You also get WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 5.0 onboard as the wireless connectivity options.

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition comes equipped with a 46Wh battery, which the company claims should last you up to 10 hours on a single charge. The laptop supports 1C fast-charging and comes with a 65W charger that can juice up the battery from 0% to 50% in just around 30 minutes.

Both, Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition and a 1-month free trial of Office 365.

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition Price

The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition will be available in two variants. The Core-i5 variant has been priced at INR. 54,999 while the Core-i7 variant will cost you INR. 59,999.

Mi Notebook Horizon Edition Price and Specifications
  • Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition – 8GB RAM + 512GB SSD, i5 10th Gen + Nvidia MX350 – INR 54,999 (~ Rs. 87,999 in Nepal )
  • Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition – 8GB RAM + 512GB NVMe SSD, i7 10th Gen + Nvidia MX350 – INR 59,999 (~ Rs. 95,999 in Nepal )

Mi Notebook 14 Specifications & Features

The standard Mi Notebook 14 has some differences  – both on the internals and design front. This variant is essentially a rebranded version of the RedmiBook 14 Pro, which was launched in China back in August last year.

The most noticeable differentiator between the two variants is the bezels. The Mi Notebook 14 comes with thicker bezels surrounding the 14-inch Full-HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 178-degree viewing angle, and 250 nits of peak brightness. Even though we have bigger bezels in Mi Notebook 14, you still don’t get a built-in webcam, which is quite disappointing.

Mi Notebook 14 Laptop in India

As for the internals of the notebook, you still get 10th-Gen Intel Core i5-10510U (Comet Lake) in this variant. It’s coupled with up to 2GB Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics memory, 8GB 2666MHz RAM, and up to 512GB SATA 3 SSD onboard. The laptop includes a single fan for cooling.

Mi Notebook 14 Performance and Design
It comes with a wider air intake area of 2530mm² and a large diameter fan which brings excellent cooling to the whole machine. This keeps your machine cool so that you can hold onto yours. The maximum sound of the fan is a mere 37 dB even when the system is loaded to its max.

The connectivity and battery features for Mi Notebook 14 remains the same as the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition, so yeah, you won’t be missing out on anything here.

Mi Notebook 14 Price and Availability

The Mi Notebook 14 comes in three configurations and has been priced starting at INR 41,999 in India. You can find the prices of all three variants of the laptop listed below:

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Price and Specifications
Product Variant Price in India Price in Nepal
Mi Notebook 14 8GB + 256GB INR 41,999  Rs. 67,999
Mi Notebook 14 8GB + 512GB INR 44,999  Rs. 71,999
Mi Notebook 14 8GB + 256GB + MX250 INR 47,999  Rs. 76,999

Both Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition come in a single color – Mercury Gray. Both of these laptops will go on sale starting from June 17 on Mi.com, Amazon India, and offline Mi stores across India.

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Nikhil Agrawal

An IT Professional by qualification, now he works as the editor-in-chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets Beat. He runs a number of other technology websites as well. Got a scoop? Get in touch with me at editor@gadgetsbeat.com

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