With its RedmiBook line of notebooks, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has already penetrated the laptop market. Expanding the range, the firm has now secretly released a new laptop in China — RedmiBook Air 13. The machine is now available for pre-order in the company’s home market (China); with a reservation of 100 yuan and will go on sale from 17 August. In terms of engineering, the machine arrives with an all-metal frame; but the manufacturer claims it is just 1.05 kg light in weight and just 12.99 mm wide.
RedmiBook Air 13 Specifications
It comes with a 13.3-inch screen with a maximum resolution of 2560 by 1600 pixels and a 16:10 aspect ratio. It facilitates 100 per cent sRGB colour gamut and 300nits of peak brightness. The panel also allows for DC Dimming. Beneath, the system comes with an Intel Core i5-10210Y 10th generation CPU with a Turbo Boost of up to 4.5GHz. The laptop is currently available in two ram capacity variants; 8 GB and 16 GB of RAM with 512 GB of SSD
For cooling and to ensure that the system does not heat up during heavy use, it carries an all-copper heat dissipation module and comes with a dual-outlet configuration. Ensuring improved compatibility, Wi-Fi 6 support is offered along with Bluetooth 5.1. It is operated by a 41Wh battery, which the company says will allow for eight hours of usage. The firm is also bundling a 65W USB-C adapter for charging the unit. It runs on Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box. For ports, this has two USB Type-C ports and a 3.5 mm headset jack on the top.
Moving on to pricing, the RedmiBook Air 13’s base model with 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD has been priced at 4,899 yuan (roughly converts to $705) while the higher-end version with 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD has been priced at 5,199 yuan (roughly $748).
RedmiBook 16 Specifications
Previously, Xiaomi launched the Redmibook 16 in China packing in an Intel 10nm Ice Lake 10th-generation Core processor. The i5-1035G1 and i7-1065G7 chips are optional, all of which have 4 cores and 8 threads. They are clocked at 1.0-3.6GHz and 1.3- 3.9GHz. And these chips come with an L3 cache of 6MB and 8MB, integrated core display 32 and 64 EU computing units. At the same time, there is the third-generation model MX350 of NVIDIA MX series discrete graphics.
There is a 16.1-inch screen with a narrow border of 3.26mm, a 90% screen ratio, a resolution of 1080p, a colour gamut coverage of 100% sRGB, a DC dimming support, etc. The machine thickness is 17.55 mm and it weighs 1.8kg. The RedmiBook 16 comes with a built-in Wi-Fi 6 wireless network card, and it supports 2×2 MIMO connectivity. The full-size keyboard has a 1.5mm keystroke. The fingerprint recognition module is integrated into the power button.
The 46Whr battery has a nominal battery life of 12 hours. it supports 1C fast charging, and can charge 50% in 30 minutes. The USB-C mini charger can also charge smartphones. As for interfaces, the RedmiBook 16 comes with a 3.5mm headset jack, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, two USB-C (one of which is fully functional), and HDMI ports.