In Mi MIX 2 launch event, Xiaomi has officially taken the wraps off its long-rumored gaming laptop: the Mi Gaming Laptop. The 15.6-inch Mi Gaming Laptop comes with either 7th Gen Intel Core i5-7300HQ (2.5GHz) processor or i7-7700HQ processor (up to 4GHz) with the respective NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (with 4GB GDDR5 RAM) and GTX 1060 (with 6GB GDDR5 RAM) GPUs. There’s up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, 256GB of SSD + 1TB HDD, and expandable SSD slot included.
It has a 55Wh battery that can be charged up via USB Type-C port. Xiaomi is claiming it’s good for 5 hours of online video playback, 5.5h of local video playback and 6.5h web browsing. You’ll also get a backlit professional four-zone gaming keyboard with 30 n-key rollover as well as five macro keys, Dolby Sound and Sony Hi-res certified audio. Connectivity features included Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, 4 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x Ethernet port, 3-in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC) card reader and 3.5mm audio jack.
Other features worth mentioning are 3W × 2 speakers, High Thrust Headphone Amplifier, a 1 MP webcam and a high power cooling system along with hotkey turbo cooling for optimal gaming performance, while the device runs on Windows 10 Home operating system. It measures at 364 x 265.2mm x 20.9 mm and weighs in at 2.7 kg.
The Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop will be available in Ash as well as Space Grey colours and will go on sale in China on April 13 but no release plans have been announced for global markets.
Here’s all you need to know about Xiaomi’s gaming laptop pricing:
- Mi Gaming Laptop with i5-7300HQ, 8GB RAM, GTX 1050Ti GPU, 128GB SSD – ¥5999
- Mi Gaming Laptop with i5-7300HQ, 8GB RAM, GTX 1060 GPU, 128GB SSD – ¥6999
- Mi Gaming Laptop with i7-7700HQ, 8GB RAM, GTX 1060 GPU, 128GB SSD – ¥7999
- Mi Gaming Laptop with i7-7700HQ, 16GB RAM, GTX 1060 GPU, 256GB SSD – ¥8999
Apart from Mi MIX 2S and Mi Gaming Laptop, Xiaomi also announced the launch of Mi AI Speaker mini at a price of ¥169.
Here are the Mi AI Speaker mini highlights:
- Access to 35 million books and songs
- Intelligent voice controlled lifestyle assistant
- Set reminders and check your schedule, traffic, etc
- Smart home integration
It’ll be available for purchase in China starting from April 3.
What do you think of Xiaomi’s Mi gaming laptop and Mi AI Speaker mini? Would you consider buying one?