Xiaomi's Mi Notebook Pro takes on Apple's Macbook

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Compared with Apple MacBook Pro, Mi Notebook Pro features 19% larger keyboard area for increased comfort and ergonomics. The Mi Notebook Air, that launched in 2016 was a cheaper competitor to the MacBook Air and its 2017 iteration has targeted the more expensive Apple laptop. Other features of the Mi Notebook Pro include a full-size keyboard and fingerprint unlock. It also supports Windows Hello, furthermore, the fingerprint scanner is under-the-trackpad. For now the Mi Notebook Pro, announced at an event in Beijing, is specific to China. However, let us first take a look at the specifications and features of the Xiaomi Notebook Pro. With aluminium alloy and magnesium alloy composition, the Mi Notebook Pro is both sturdy and light. The laptop measures 360.7 x 243.6 x 15.9 mm and weighs 1.95kg. Any 15-inch "pro" laptop deserves a higher-res screen (even if it's something less than 4K), and you're going to notice the lack of pixels on a 1080p display that big. On the connectivity front, the device support two USB Type-C ports, HDMI port, two USB Type-A ports, 3-in-1 SD card slot, WiFi 802.11 ac, and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Judging by the Mi Notebook Pro's specifications, many experts already agree this is Xiaomi's another shot at Apple. It has 16GB RAM on-board with 1TB of SSD Storage.

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In the Chinese market Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro is available in versions with processors Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors cost between 5,600 and 6,400 yuan (860 and 983 of the dollar). Also, the Mi Notebook Pro has Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics card. On-board, are also a pair of capable Harman Infinity speakers, an aluminium chassis. You get the combination of i7 processor/16GB RAM, i7 processor/8GB RAM and i5 processor with 8GB RAM. The Mi Notebook comes with a large 15.6-inch display (1,920 x 1080) with Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a 6.52 narrow bezels on the sides. As far as availability goes, details are scant, but it will be available in China soon.

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