Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro – Takes a swipe at the Macbook Pro
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro looks absolutely gorgeous and it obviously takes a swipe at the Macbook Pro. It is one of the best value Ultrabooks currently available in 2017. It is beautiful, fast and offers everything you want on a Macbook lookalike but more power, features and also a lot cheaper.
Macbook Pro Clone?
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro
Intel Core i7 8700 1.8-4.0GHz
Intel Core i5 8250
RAM: 8/16 GB DDR4
ROM: 256 GB SSD
15.6 inch IPS Sapphire Glass
1920 x 1080p Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Harman Infinity Speakers
2x Dual Band WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4/5GHz)
1x Mini HDMI
2x USB 3.0 Slot (Standard sizes)
1x 3.5mm Audio Port
2x USB Type C Port
1x SD Card Slot
It is rumored that the Core i5 version will bare the $900 price tag, which means, it is priced close to even a true Gaming Laptop. Like its predecessor, you are probably getting a premium Notebook. However, it is still not a Gaming Notebook, considering it only has a low end Nvidia MX150. Also worthy to mention that it still doesn’t have Touch Screen, it seems Xiaomi is keen on keeping this a pure notebook. Probably a major change change is the addition of Ports or IO’s. Also Xiaomi has advertised this to have a much bigger Keyboard Layout compared to the Macbook Pro.
There are two models to choose from, the Core i7 version will probably come out much later compared to the Core i5. Both still offers up to 256 GB NVMe SSD Storage support, which is a welcome addition.
Pricey Notebook but definitely premium
The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro is one expensive notebook and at its current price range, you can buy a pure gaming laptop already. But what the Mi Notebook Pro has is a beast Macbook Pro lookalike notebook. It comes in two models, the Core i5 version comes with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD, but the more expensive Core i7 version will have much more, at 16 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD)
8th Gen Intel Core i7 8770 (clocks up to 4 GHz) – said to be 40% faster than 7th gen
or Core i5 8250 Processors
Dedicated GPU: Nvidia MX150
15.6 inch IPS 1920 x 1080p (3rd Gen Corning Gorilla Glass)