Xiaomi India is reportedly looking forward to introducing a refreshed version of the Mi Notebook, equipped with a backlit keyboard and various new features. The company recently rolled out the first set of RedmiBook, its 15-inch laptop range sans the backlit keyboard, like the Mi Notebook.
Top official at Xiaomi India, Raghu Reddy has reportedly shared a picture on Twitter, that seems to feature the next-generation Mi Notebook comprising of a backlit keyboard. This new laptop is expected to be backed by the 11th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 processor. The Core i5 model is expected to feature the Intel Iris Xe graphics while the Core i3 will offer the Intel UHD graphics.
If sources are to be believed, the new Mi Notebook is anticipated to compete with RealmeBook. According to Realme, the RealmeBook will feature a high-resolution display of 1440p as well as a backlit keyboard.
Sources have reported that Xiaomi might introduce multiple variants, some of which are expected to offer a 1080p display, while the others may provide 1440p display. The laptop will come with an 11th Gen Intel processor with 256GB internal storage and at least 8GB RAM.
As the new laptop will be integrated with the 11th Gen Intel processor, it will supposedly offer some additional features such as support for Thunderbolt 4.0, WiFi 6, etc. The Mi Notebook is expected to have a USB Type-C port providing actual support to external monitors and other accessories through this port.
Similar to the present model of the laptop, the upcoming Mi Notebook will reportedly provide battery life of 10 hours with fast charging. Regardless of this, the company is expected to keep the battery size intact, as the 11th Gen Intel processors are known to be somewhat more power-efficient as compared to the 10th Gen Intel processors. Speaking of the price, speculations are being made that the upcoming Mi Notebook might be slightly more expensive than the current generation model, owing to the hardware upgrade.
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