Redmi, Sub-brand of Xiaomi has recently launched RedmiBook 16. This laptop comes with a 65W mini power adapter, and the brand claims that the charger takes only 38 minutes to charge the laptop by 50 %. Moreover, it only takes 1.2 seconds to unlock the laptop by using the Xiaomi bracelet. The laptop comes with excellent features and smart specifications. Let us read about them in detail.
- 1 Top Features of RedmiBook 16:
- 2 Price and Availability:
- 3 My Thoughts
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Top Features of RedmiBook 16:
16.1-inch Full HD Screen
It features a full HD screen of 16.1-inch and comes with a 3.26mm ultra-narrow bezels on all three sides and offers a 90% screen-to-body ratio. The laptop is lightweight and is just 17.55mm thick and weighs 1.8Kg.
100% sRGB Wide Colour Gamut
RedmiBook 16 supports 100 % sRGB colour gamut and offers 178 degrees wide viewing angle
AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Processors
The base model is powered by AMD Ryzen R5 4500. However, the upgrade option of the laptop comes with R7 4700U processor. The R7 processor is equipped with 8 cores, and the R5 processor is equipped with 6 cores. AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor relies on a 7nm process that is known to offer better efficiency and faster performance. The RedmiBook 16 will also feature Radeon RX Vega graphics card.
Function (Fn)+ K keys Smart Switch Mode
RedmiBook 16 comes with three performance modes that can be switched by using the (Fn) + K keys. The three methods are named “Full Speed”, “Balanced” and “Quiet”. The “Full speed mode” is basically targeted for gaming purposes, the “Balanced mode” is designed for office work, and finally the “Quiet mode” can be used for regular tasks. The “Full speed mode” is capable of increasing performance by 34.5 %.
46 Watt Large-Capacity Battery
The 46 Watt large-capacity battery supports 12 hours of battery life from a single charge. The battery supports fast charging that helps the laptop to reach 50 % in just 38-minutes. It also comes with a massive size fan and 8nn heat pipe for maximum heat transfer.
The laptop offers various interfaces to meet different needs. It comes with a 3.5mm jack slot, a slot for USB 2.0, a slot that supports multifunction USB C, an HDMI slot, a separate slot for USB 3.1, and USB-C Data. The laptop features a full-sized keyboard with 1.5mm keystroke and 0.3mm custom keycap for a comfortable typing experience.
65W Type C Mini Power Adapter
The laptop comes with a 5*5*2.8cm mini power adapter that weighs for around 100g, and this mini power adapter can also be used to charge the laptop via a USB-C port. This adapter can even be used to charge a smartphone.
Smart Sensor key unlock the laptop
The laptop features a smart sensor key to unlock using Mi Band in just 1.2 seconds.
Price and Availability:
- 8GB RAM/512GB/Ryzen 5 4500U version – 3799 yuan (US$ 532 / Rs. 40,230 approx.)
- 16GB RAM/512GB/Ryzen 5 4500U version – 3999 yuan (US$ 560 / Rs. 42,345 approx.)
- 16GB RAM/512GB/Ryzen 7 4700U version – 4499 yuan (US$ 630 / Rs. 47,640 approx.)
The pre-order for RedmiBook 16 has started and will be available from June 1 in China. The device is currently on sale at gearbest.com
RedmiBook 16 is the first laptop by Redmi to feature a 16-inch display. It comes with a pre-installed Windows 10 Home Edition. The laptop is for sure a competition for Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro and the recently launched Honor MagicBook Pro 2020.
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However, this model is not equipped with a camera. But, if you are looking for a lightweight laptop even for gaming purposes, you can go for it!