Mi Mix 2S was not the only announcement of Xiaomi. She also presented a product, similar to which a well-known Chinese vendor of mobile devices had not released before – a notebook designed for games. It pleases with its pleasant design, powerful technical characteristics and innovative cooling system. In the meantime, Mi Mix 2S is already on the Internet as an alternative to the most famous flagship smartphones on the market today.
Xiaomi's first gaming notebook
Xiaomi offers a wide variety of devices on the market. Now they added a gaming laptop. And he has a very suitable name – Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop, that is, “Xiaomi Mi gaming notebook”. This is the first to date high-performance laptop from the famous Chinese smartphone vendor. So far, Xiaomi has only offered ultrabooks – with 12.5-, 13.3- and 15.6-inch displays. In more detail, some features of the novelty were considered by Ivan on the pages of the resource gsmarena.com.
Xiaomi equipped Mi Gaming Laptop with a cooling system. There is even a “turbo-cooling” button. Of course, a powerful cooling system does not require a small weight of the computer. As a result, Mi Gaming Laptop weighs 2.7 kilograms. And this is more than the weight of competing offers from Asus and MSI.
Gamers will certainly like the keyboard with color illumination with four customizable segments. Receiving orders for Mi Gaming Laptop will begin April 13, 2018. The version with 16 GB of RAM and GTX 1060 will cost an equivalent of 1150 euros. The price of the model equipped with 8-gigabyte RAM and 1050 Ti will be 770 euros in equivalent.
Details regarding the technical specifications of the new Mi Gaming Laptop were discussed in the note Omar Sohail, published resource wccftech.com.
The 15.6-inch display of the gaming notebook in question is characterized by a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. As already mentioned above, it will be offered to consumers in two versions, differing by video accelerators – GTX 1060 or GTX 1050 Ti. In addition, users will be pleased with the premium design of the novelty, the body of which is made of aluminum.
The processor of the high-end model Mi Gaming Laptop is i7-7700HQ. The base version of the new computer is equipped with a Core i5 processor. In the maximum configuration, the laptop is equipped with 16 gigabytes of 400-MHz DDR4 2 RAM, combined with 256-gigabyte NVMe SSD or 1 terabyte hard drive.
Xiaomi Mi Gaming Laptop provides – 1 HDMI 2.0 port, four USB 3.0 ports and two Type-C USB ports, which, as noted in addition, may or may not support Thunderbolt 3. The company further notes that the laptop is equipped with Dolby Atmos support.
How does the new Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S look like against the background of the most noticeable flagships from Apple and Samsung?
New with Xiaomi full-screen smartphone Mi Mix 2S, which, as noted by the resource Bloomberg, is comparable to the best offers of market leaders – companies Apple and Samsung.
First of all, the new Mi Mix 2S, whose sales in China will begin on April 3, 2018, costs slightly more than $ 500. In this case, it is equipped with the ability to shoot in low light with a dual camera, similar to those with the flagships of the Samsung Galaxy S9 + and the iPhone X.
Xiaomi equipped its novelty with a 5.99-inch display that is slightly larger than 5.8-inch screens Samsung Galaxy S9 and iPhone X. However, unlike the market leaders, a well-known Chinese vendor did not equip its novelty with OLED-display. It is believed that such screens deeper transmit the color gamut, but they also increase the price of the device.
Mi Mix 2S is equipped with a battery for 3400 mAh. For comparison: Samsung Galaxy S9 found itself a 3000 mAh battery, and the most expensive of mobile devices from Apple is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 2716 mAh. This means that the Mi Mix 2S energy reserve is larger. However, as a result, his weight, which is 191 grams, was also great. The flagship of Samsung weighs 163 grams, and the innovative iPhone – 174 grams.
The novelty from Xiaomi is based on the most productive to date from chipsets from Qualcomm – Snapdragon 845, which also found application in one of the versions of Samsung Galaxy S9. Apple used the A11 Bionic chip in the iPhone X.
The base model Mi Mix 2S is equipped with a 64-gigabyte drive, but there is also a version with a storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, as in Apple's iPhone X
from Xiaomi in the minimum configuration – 3299 yuan (in equivalent – 527 US dollars). The price of the iPhone X starts at $ 999, and the Galaxy S9 starts at $ 700.
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