Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro vs Macbook Pro: Pricing and Specs Comparison

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In fact the Mi Notebook Pro starts at only $850 which is less than half of what Apple is offering.

Company Xiaomi announced the Mi laptop Notebook Pro, powered by Intel Core eighth generation who, according to the manufacturer, up to 40% faster chip predecessors.

Xiaomi is set to launch the Mi Notebook Pro starting at ¥6399 CNY or $1189.47 CAD. The multi-touch touchpad of the Mi Notebook Pro boasts an integrated fingerprint reader which is compatible Microsoft's Windows Hello biometric authentication service and seemingly works in a swift and reliable manner, according to our limited testing. The flagship notebook also features a built-in fingerprint scanner embedded into the trackpad.

All of this so far sounds pretty good, but there's one aspect of the Mi Notebook Pro that might be disappointing for potential customers. For gamers, this means the Mi Notebook Pro is capable of some light gaming. The Mi Notebook Pro also comes with a backlit keypad, which is covered with 0.3mm concave keycaps.

2GB GeForce MX150 DDR5 GPU from NVIDIA.

The notebook features a 15-5-inch display which is more than the latest MacBook Pro.

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You can configure the Mi Notebook Pro with either an eighth-generation Core i5 8250U clocked at 3.40GHz or a Core i7 8550U clocked at 4.0GHz.

Custom-made Harman Infinity speakers along with support for Dolby Atmos.

Regarding the specifications, the Mi Notebook Pro has a 15.6-inch display with has a Corning's Gorilla Glass 3 for the protection of the notebook screen.

The 15.6-inch laptop will have a similar design to the MacBook Pro, but will have a better selection of ports, which include two USB-A ports, two USB-C ports, HDMI and an SD Card slot as well. The 8GB model will be available at 6,399 Yuan (Rs 62,733 roughly) and the 16GB model will be available at 6,999 Yuan (68,615 roughly).

The Windows 10 notebook can be configured with up to 16 GB of dual channel RAM and a 1 TB PCIe SSD. It's unlikely the notebook will be available outside of China.

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