Xiaomi confirmed early last month that it will launch the first Redmi Book laptop in India. Today, the company finally unveiled its first Redmi notebook series, the Redmi Book 15 Pro and Redmi Book 15 e-Learning Edition, at a virtual event in India. The laptop features a 15.6-inch display, an 11th generation Intel processor, 10 hours of battery life, and more.
Before moving on to device pricing and availability, let’s take a look at the key specifications and features of the Redmi Book series.
RedmiBook 15 series released in India
RedmiBook 15 Pro
Since the high-end Redmi Book 15 Pro, the device boasts a 15.6-inch Full HD display. The device comes in a polycarbonate chassis and weighs about 1.8 kg, making it easy to carry. In addition, you can keep the RedmiBook Pro flat on the surface and open it with one finger.
Internally, the device is powered by the 11th generation Intel Core i5-11300H, which operates at 4.4GHz. It comes with an integrated Intel XE GPU and is paired with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD storage.
According to the company, the device can wake up in less than 12 seconds, reboot in less than 25 seconds, and wake up from sleep mode in less than 2 seconds. The RedmiBook Pro also has a 46Wh battery, which can deliver 10 hours of battery life on a single charge.
In terms of I / O ports, the device comes with a set of ports including a 2x USB 3.2 port, a 1x USB 2.0 port, an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, an SD card reader and a 3.5mm audio jack. Turning to wireless connectivity, RedmiBook Pro features the latest Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 technologies to accelerate your wireless speed.
In addition to these, there is a scissor mechanism-based keyboard with 1.5mm key travel, a large trackpad that supports the Windows Precision driver, and a pair of 2W speakers that support the DTS Sound app.
RedmiBook 15 Pro runs Windows 10 Home with Microsoft Office 2019 and the MiSmartShare app pre-installed. There is a charcoal gray color option with a metallic brush finish that you can upgrade to Windows 11 when it’s released later this year.
RedmiBook 15E Learning Edition
When it comes to low-end models, the RedmiBook 15 e-Learning Edition is aimed at students studying at home. It features a 15.6-inch Full HD display, like its older brother.
However, things change internally. The RedmiBook e-Learning Edition features a low-end 11th generation Intel Core i3-115G4 processor clocked at 4.1GHz. Paired with 8GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200MHz and up to 512GB of SSD storage.
Other than that, the RedmiBook e-Learning Edition has the same ports as the RedmiBook Pro. This includes two USB 3.2 ports, one USB 2.0 port, an HDMI port, an Ethernet connector, an SD card reader, and 3.5mm audio. Jack. It also comes with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 technologies for wireless connectivity.
In addition, the e-learning model is ready to run Windows 10 with Microsoft Office 2019 Home and Student Edition, the Mi Smart Share app, and the DTS Sound app pre-installed on your device. Also, when it’s released to the masses, you’ll be able to upgrade to Windows 11 for free.
Price and stock status
Now coming to pricing, the RedmiBook 15 Series caters to students and telecommuting professionals. Therefore, with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage, the RedmiBook 15 Pro is priced at Rs. 49,999. The low-end RedmiBook 15 e-Learning Edition, on the other hand, starts with Rs. 41,999 for the base 8GB + 256GB model. The price goes up to rupees. 44,999 for the 512GB storage variant. HDFC credit and debit card owners can also earn up to Rs. 2,500 discounts on these prices.
Both the RedmiBook 15 Pro and RedmiBook 15 e-Learning Edition will be available starting August 6th. These are available at Flipkart, Mi.com, and the offline Mi Home store.