After entering the TV market in India earlier this year in March, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has now expanded into the laptop category. Today, the company launched two new thin-and-light notebooks in the region — the RedmiBook Pro and the RedmiBook e-Learning Edition. Here’s everything you need to know about the new Redmi laptops.
The RedmiBook Pro is the more premium of the two laptops in the RedmiBook series. It features a sleek design with a 15.6″ display with an 81.8% screen-to-body ratio, Intel’s 11th-Gen TigerLake Core i5-11300H processor with Iris Xe graphics, 8GB DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200MHz, a 512GB NVMe SSD, and a 46WHr battery. The laptop features a thin-and-light design, measuring just 19.9mm thin and weighing 1.8kg. The laptop has a brushed metallic body finish and comes in a Charcoal Gray colorway.
The RedmiBook Pro comes with a large 100cm2 trackpad that supports Windows Precision Drivers, a membrane keyboard with 1.5mm key travel, a 720p webcam, and two 2W stereo speakers. In terms of I/O, the RedmiBook Pro packs two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, one USB 2.0 Type-A port, an SD card reader, an HDMI out port, a Gigabit Ethernet port, and a 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0.The laptop runs Windows 10 Home out of the box with MS Office Home and Student Edition 2019.
RedmiBook e-Learning Edition
The RedmiBook Pro e-Learning Edition features the same design as the Pro model, but it’s a bit less powerful. The laptop features the same 1080p 15.6-inch display, Intel’s 11th Gen TigerLake Core i3-1115G4 processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200MHz, and a 256GB SATA SSD on the base variant. The higher-end variant features a 512GB NVMe SSD instead.
The e-Learning Edition features the same keyboard and trackpad as the Pro model, the same 720p webcam, and two 2W speakers. It also features the same I/O port selection.Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0. The laptop also runs Windows 10 Home out of the box with MS Office and Student Edition 2019.
Pricing & Availability
The RedmiBook Pro will go on sale in India starting 6th August on Xiaomi’s website, Mi Home Stores, and Flipkart. It’s priced at ₹49,990. The e-Learning Edition will also go on sale on the same date through the same channels. It’s priced at ₹41,999 for the 256GB SATA SSD variant and ₹44,999 for the 512GB NVMe SSD variant.