Xiaomi's Mi Notebook Pro takes on Apple's Macbook

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro launched A competition for Apple Mac Book Pro

The company recently made a bevy of announcements which included the new Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone, which the company had no problem comparing to the iPhone 7 Plus, the Mi Mix 2 and now a new Notebook that will take on Apple's MacBook Pro. While it's debatable as to how similar-looking the Mi Notebook Pro and the MacBook Pro are (naming convention aside), Xiaomi wasn't exactly helping by dedicating a keynote slide to mocking the lack of mainstream ports on Apple's machine.

- The Mi Notebook Pro comes with a 15.6-inch screen, topped with a Gorilla Glass 3 layer.

It comes with 8th gen Intel core processors.

A new cooling design that is symmetrical which allows 2x inbound airflow and 40% improved outbound air flow than competitors. The Mi Notebook Pro is wrapped in magnesium alloy material.

Display Processors RAM and Storage

Rest of the key highlights include a fingerprint sensor embedded inside the precision trackpad, a 3-in-1 card reader, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 2x USB Type-C ports, dual 2.5W Harman Infinity speakers, Dolby Atmos support, HD webcam, and a full-sized HDMI port. Xiaomi says that you can use two 4K monitors at the same time with the Mi Notebook Pro.

The company wants to cater to the Chinese and Indian audience by bringing in a laptop that would openly compete Apple's own Macbook Pro. Xiaomi has added an SSD slot, and the top-end mode of the laptop sports a 256GB PCIs SSD. Xiaomi is also releasing a premium Ceramic edition of the smartphone with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Units with less RAM and Core i5 CPUs are available at lower prices.

The Mi Notebook costs 6999 RNB in China, approximately 70,000 INR. Regarding the graphics, this notebook contains with the NVIDIA GeForce MX150. This particular quad-core CPU has a base frequency of 1.80GHz (i7-8550U) or 1.90Ghz (i7-8650U), depending on the exact model, while also being able to operate at up to 4.0GHz and boasting 8MB of Intel's proprietary SmartCache. The Mi Notebook Air supports 1C quick charge and comes with a 60Wh long battery life.

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