Xiaomi renews its RedmiBook 16 and RedmiBook 14 II laptops

Just a month ago we saw the first arrival of Xiaomi’s new RedmiBook laptops, limited to configurations with AMD. Now, the Chinese company has just introduced two new versions for the RedmiBook 16 and RedmiBook 14 II, which presenting important additions such as the 10th generation Intel Core processors or a screen ratio of up to 90%, maintain the reduced price and high performance characteristic of its terminals.

Specifications RedmiBook 16

  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen: 16.1 inches with FullHD resolution (1,920 x 1,080) and 300 nits
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-1035G1 or Core i7-1065G7
  • GPU: Intel Iris Plus (integrated) with NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (dedicated
  • Memory: 16 GB of DDR4 RAM (3200 MHz)
  • Storage: 512 GB of internal SSD space
  • Battery: 46 Wh with 65W fast charge
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x USB-A 3.1, 1x USB-A 2.0, 2x USB-C, 3.5mm jack port
  • Audio: 2x 2W built-in speakers with DTS sound
  • Dimensions: 367.2 × 232.86 × 17.55 mm
  • Weight: 1.8 kg

Specifications RedmiBook 14 II

  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home
  • Screen: 14 inches with FullHD resolution (1,920 x 1,080) and 250 nits
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-1035G1 or Core i7-1065G7
  • GPU: Intel Iris Plus (integrated) with NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (dedicated
  • Memory: 89 or 16 GB of DDR4 RAM (3200 MHz)
  • Storage: 512 GB of internal SSD space
  • Battery: 40 Wh with 65W fast charge
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x USB-A 3.1, 1x USB-A 2.0, 2x USB-C, 3.5mm jack port
  • Audio: 2x 2W built-in speakers with DTS sound
  • Dimensions: 320.51 × 203.1 × 16.85mm
  • Weight: 1.3 kg

At first glance, the new RedmiBook arrive with a minimalist design very similar to that of their predecessors, although with just lifting the cover we will begin to see the first changes. And it is that both terminals will have a renewed screen 1,920 x 1,080 pixels FullHD, which thanks to the use of smaller bezels, leaves us with some screen / body ratios greater than 90%.

In addition, the keyboard has been redesigned to offer a better optimized user experience, with new keys with a 1.5-millimeter stroke. Additionally, both laptops have a new improved cooling system, with a 6mm heat pipe for cooling and fans up to 30% larger than the previous generation.

However, this does not prevent the RedmiBook 14 II from staying at just 1.3 kilos, being one of the lightest 14-inch models on the market; or the still manageable 1.8 kilograms of the RedmiBook 16. And is that Xiaomi refocuses its laptops in the field of maximum performance with maximum portability.

Xiaomi RedmiBook

In line with the latter, we will find other changes at the connectivity level, with the inclusion and support for WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1, in addition to the highly demanded additional ports, now augmented with an HDMI, three USB ports, and two USB-C ports (one of them intended for charging devices).

Some batteries that will go up to 40 and 46 Wh for the 14 and 16-inch models respectively, which will result in uup to 7.5 hours autonomy in normal use and surfing the web for the RedmiBook 14 II, and a slightly longer shelf life for the RedmiBook 16, from up to 8.5 hours under the same stage.

In addition, both models will have the same 65W fast charging system, which through the USB-C port, promises to be able to charge the 50% battery in just 30 minutes.

Availability and price

As is customary in the brand’s first releases, both RedmiBook 14 II and RedmiBook 16 have only been announced for China, where they can be purchased from next July 15, with prices that will start at 4,699 yuan (approximately 593 euros) of the basic RadmiBook 14 II, and up to 5,699 yuan (approximately 719 euros) for top-of-the-range versions of both computers.

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