Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Review: Outline & Impressions
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition : Spec-Heavy Laptop at Affordable Price
The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has finally launched its Mi Notebook series in India with Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition, a fresh new model that will be making its debut in India.
As Xiaomi has announced to launched its first-ever laptop. Crowd are anxiously waiting to see Laptops from Xiaomi. Just as it is every other model, Xiaomi has keeps its priced it way below as what people would expect looking at its specs.
The Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition begins at a cost of Rs 54,999, though the standard Mi NoteBook 14 starts at Rs 41,999 in the nation. Xiaomi is attempting to make an ecosystem of products just like Apple. It has just propelled cell phones, Mi Bands, Air Purifiers, and Smart TVs before. Presently with the Mi NoteBook scope of PCs, Xiaomi is going into one more classification. Xiaomi is a premium organization in China and it is meaning to turn into the equivalent in India too. With each item Xiaomi is bringing to India, it is building a product standard and making them good with one another. One such similarity of the NoteBook is that when you bring your Mi Band nearer to your PC, it will consequently open the PC for you. Simultaneously, you can likewise set a programmed screen lock with the assistance of your band.
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition: Design and Build Quality
Lets start with its design, the design of Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition. This laptop just weight 1.35Kg which usually feels you light when you carry.
Body of Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition is made of a combination of aluminum and magnesium. One exciting thing is that there is no logo on the back ~ that is on the top cover – it’s totally clear. Xiaomi has gone with a matte sandblasted surface finish, however, all things being equal and we like this look, and we speculate that a few people will be cheerful not to have Xiaomi or Mi marking on a costly PC. Xiaomi has claimed that you can lift the screen of the laptop with just a single finger.
The overall looks of the laptop is very compact. Two rubber tiles are located on the bottom of the laptop where you find the speakers. These tiles maintain the gap between the laptop and the ground surface which helps in cooling. Next comes to the ports given on this machine: one is USB Type-C port, two USB 3.1 ports, one HDMI port, LED indicator, power port on the right side, and on the left side is a USB 2.0 port along with a 3.5mm audio jack. There are two microphone holes in the front as well.
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition: Keyboard and Trackpad
A chiclet-style keyboard with a scissor mechanism is given and you will get key travel of 1.3mm, which is excellent, although it will take some time to get familiar with this keyboard but once you start using it you will love using it. Another thing to observing is the keyboard is not a backlit, which might bother some users.
Coming to the trackpad of the laptop, Xiaomi has offered a multi-functioning trackpad. It means that you can use it for different purposes such as pinching to zoom or use it as a scroll bar and more. The trackpad’s size is pretty decent compared to the compact size of the laptop.
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition: Display and Security
You are sure to adore the Skyline display of the Mi NoteBook 14. The thin bezels just enhance the attractiveness of the display. A 60Hz display with the Machine is something you’ll love. The extreme viewing angle of 178 degrees is what you can get with this laptop. The company has succeeded to add a 14-inch Full HD screen in 13.3-inch model and thus able to maintain high screen-to-body ratio.
Discussing the security of the gadget, you don’t get the unique mark scanner with the laptop. In any case, Xiaomi has presented the ‘Mi Blaze Unlock’ highlight with the laptop. As referenced above, you can utilize your band to open the laptop. The presentation appeared to be awesome during our underlying use, however we should say additionally regarding it in our full use.
Additionally, the Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition comes up short on a webcam, yet Xiaomi is packaging a free Mi HD Webcam inside the retail box which will take care of business.
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition: Hardware Specs
The Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition is one of the most intriguing laptops. It accompanies the tenth era Intel Core i7 processor, which is exceptionally quick. At that point it has 8GB DDR4 RAM which strangely can’t be extended. So on the off chance that you need more RAM, you should trade it with a higher RAM card. With respect to the inward stockpiling, you get 512GB M.2 SSD on NVMe, which will be extremely quick contrasted with SATA. It has a realistic card of 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA MX 350 which as I would like to think is one of the main laptops to highlight this card.
Discussing the battery, Xiaomi has guaranteed that you will get a reinforcement of 10 hours. On the off chance that you are utilizing it for gaming, at that point the battery reinforcement may be shrank to 7 hours. On the off chance that you need to utilize USB Type-C port for charging, at that point you can utilize that also and you can even connect Type-C headphones to listen music. For the OS, you get Windows 10 Home Edition and with it, you get a multi-day free preliminary of Microsoft Office 365 after which you should pay for it.
The sound yield is very acceptable from the Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition. There are two 2 watt speakers which are at the base of the laptop. With the slim bezels and great sound yield, you will cherish the experience of watching recordings on your laptop.
Specification at Glance
|Display Size||14-inch FHD (1920×1080)|
|CPU||10th-gen Intel Core i7-10510U (Comet Lake)|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce MX350|
|RAM||8GB DDR4 (2666MHz)|
|Storage||512GB NVME M.2 SSD|
|Connectivity||2×2 Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Ports||HDMI 1.4b, USB 3.1 (x2), USB 2.0, USB-C|
|Audio||2 x 2W speakers, 3.5mm jack|
|Battery||46Wh, 65W charger|
|Dimensions||321.3 x 206.8mm|
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition: Performance
On the off chance that you are working about whether you can go for altering recordings or doing substantial gaming with this laptop, the appropriate response is indeed, you can do that. Be that as it may, simply recollect, this is a 14-inch ordinary laptop, so on the off chance that you are contrasting it and a gaming pc or gaming laptop, you won’t appreciate the altering or gaming so a lot. We had the option to introduce essential applications like Google Chrome and Epic Games launcher as the laptop was with us for under 48 hours. We will introduce more applications in the coming days alongside some top of the line games to test the exhibition of the Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition.
Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition : Price
On the off chance that you take a gander at the specs of the laptop and take a gander at the beginning cost of Rs 54,999 for its one variation, and Rs 59,999 for its second higher one, you ought to be exceptionally glad. This is on the grounds that, in the event that you take a gander at some other brand offering around similar specs, they would be estimated significantly more than this.
Be that as it may, this valuing range is ideal for Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition with its specs and execution, be that as it may, on-paper specs are not all that matters, so sit tight for our full audit of the item coming ahead of schedule one week from now.
Here’s the complete itemization:
- Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition (Core i7-10510U/8GB RAM/512GB SSD/NVIDIA MX350): ₹59,999 ($790)
- Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition (Core i5-10210U/8GB RAM/512GB SSD/NVIDIA MX350): ₹54,999 ($725)
- Mi NoteBook 14 (Core i5-10210U/8GB RAM/512GB SSD/NVIDIA MX250): ₹47,999 ($633)
- Mi NoteBook 14 (Core i5-10210U/8GB RAM/512GB SSD): ₹44,999 ($593)
- Mi NoteBook 14 (Core i5-10210U/8GB RAM/256GB SSD): ₹41,999 ($554)
Xiaomi saying these as inaugural prices, valid until July 16. So, there will be a slight price hike after that, so if you’re attracted in the Mi NoteBook 14, you should get your order in before July 16. HDFC Customers gets an additional ₹2,000 off.
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